Fancy Cut Diagonal Squares
At first glance, it may be hard to see how
this block is Fancy Cut. This is the same basic block as the
Squares Block, part of the the
Squares Quilt Block Showcase.
The only difference is that the large
blocks were fancy cut from a piece of fabric.
Here is a picture of the fabric used. This is not a
good fabric for piecing. It is better suited for either a border, backing,
or fancy cutting.
In the case of the above block, two squares
were cut out of the fabric, and then two
4_Patches were made in
coordinating colors to match the size of the squares.
The units were then sewn together to make
I did not purchase this particular fabric,
but I made up this block because it provides a good illustration of what you can
do with a similar overall design and this particular block.