A Square Album Four Patch calculator is available for different sizes, number and methods of blocks for your own project.
Background Fabric: Cut a 2 inch strip. Subcut into 4 squares.
Accent Fabric: Cut a 2 inch strip. Subcut into 4 squares and use the rest of the strip in the instructions to make half square triangles.
Extra Fabric: Cut a 2 inch strip and use it to make half square triangles from instructions.
Half Square Triangle
- Match 1, 2" strip each of Accent Fabric and Extra Fabric right sides together.
- Using a side right triangle ruler or template, cut 8 half square triangles pairs. Move ruler/template upside down for next cut when necessary.
- Using a regular ruler, trim triangles to 2" wide.
- Sew 1/4 inch seam on long side of triangle pair.
- Press seam to one side.
Using a 1/4" seam, sew units together as shown in picture, first columns then rows. Press seams to one side.
Here's what mine looks like...