Cutting the Squares

To decide on the size to cut for your background block you need to multiply the finished size desired by 2 and then add 1/2" for your seam allowance. In the following table there are some measurements that could be helpful to begin: 

 

Background Fabric

Window Fabric

Finished size:

Cut a square:

Cut a square:

2"

4.5"

1.25"

3"

6.5"

2"

4"

8.5"

2.25"

5"

10.5"

3"

6"

12.5"

4"