Now on to quilty stuff! I belong to 4 quilting message boards; really I'm just a
Cut 2 light squares and 2 dark squares. I used 5 inch squares because that's what I had in my stash!
Sew a light and a dark together. Press toward the dark side. (I always think of Star Wars whenever I see that!)
Sew those units together, nesting the seams, to make a 4 patch.
Stuff the batting into the block, being careful not to stretch the batting. (I'm hoping this step gets faster the more I do it!) Hand-stitch the opening closed.
Here are my first two blocks! I haven't quilted them yet, can't decide what I want to do! And to put them together...most tutorials say to whip-stitch them together, other say zig-zag, or use a decorative stitch on your machine. Again, I haven't decided which I'll do yet!