Next speed piece the
half squares by stacking the Color 1 and Color 2 3 7/8" x 7 3/4" strips,
right sides together. On the back of the top strip, lightly mark the diagonals, and mark
the 3 7/8" square line. Now sew a scant 1/4" above the marked diagonals,
pivoting at the square line. Sew back on the other side of the marked diagonals, and cut
apart ON the marked diagonals and on the square line to give you four half squares. Press
seams towards the darker fabrics... now...