We will be making this unit for step one. I put the original here so you can refer to it for fabric choices.
I didn't take very many photos so bear with me and do not hesitate to ask questions.
We will make this unit first and it will finish at 4". It sounds small, but you can do it. Take your time and sew your 1/4" seam allowance as accurately as possible. (but it won't be the end of the world if it's humble!)
(A) Blue- four 1 1/2" squares
(B) Blue- one 3 1/4" square cut twice on the diagonal for 4 triangles.
(D) Blue- one 2 1/2" square
(C) Pink- four 1 7/8" squares, then cut them in half on the diagonal for 8 triangles.
Make 4 flying geese units by attaching C- (Pink) to B (blue). Add an A (blue) to the sides of two flying geese units. Add the two remaining flying geese units to the center D (blue). Assemble in rows. Your block should measure 4 1/2"
Now we will work on the hourglass blocks. The original has a large blue check print and a faded tan calico.
From the blue print cut two squares 3 1/4", then cut twice on the diagonal for 4 triangles.
From the tan print cut two squares 3 1/4", then cut twice on the diagonal for 4 triangles.
Piece the hourglass blocks. They should measure 2 1/2".
From the light pink print cut four 2 7/8" squares then cut once on the diagonal for 8 triangles. Piece as before.
Next step is Thursday, January 24th.