First you cut 2 1/2" strips, then sew 5 of them together (the 5 was my decision, they could have been bigger or smaller). I trimmed my blocks to 10.5" as you can see here:
You sew 1/4" seam around all four edges and then slice the block diagonally in each corner:
This is the result:
After you press them open you get blocks that look like this:
These blocks will form the centre of my Bluebird's Song quilt. I am excited to see more of it come together!
Lynn (aka Buttons)