Assemble Center Block
1. Referring to Diagram 4, lay out a Four-Patch unit, two small Flying Geese units, and a cream tone-on-tone 1-1⁄2" square in two rows. Sew together pieces in each row. Press seams away from small Flying Geese units. Join rows to make a corner unit. Press seam in one direction. The corner unit should be 3-1⁄2" square including seam allowances. Repeat to make four corner units total.
2. Referring to Diagram 5, lay out four corner units, four cream tone-on-tone 2-1⁄2×3-1⁄2" rectangles, and remaining Four-Patch unit in three rows. Sew together pieces in each row. Press seams toward cream tone-on-tone rectangles. Join rows to make center block. Press seams toward middle row. The center block should be 8-1⁄2" square including seam allowances.