Assemble Side Units
1. Sew together one blue polka dot 1-1/4x23" strip and one cream floral 1-1/4x23" strip to make strip set A (Diagram 5). Press seam toward blue polka dot. Cut strip set into eight 2-3/4"-wide A segments.
2. Sew together one blue polka dot 1-1/4x6" strip and one cream print 1-1/4x6" strip to make strip set B (Diagram 6). Press seam toward blue polka dot. Cut strip set into four 1-1/4"-wide B segments.
3. Referring to Diagram 7, sew together two A segments, one B segment, two cream print 2-3/4" squares, and one green-and-red stripe 1-1/4x2-3/4" rectangle in two rows. Press seams toward A segments and green-and-red stripe rectangle. Join rows to make a side unit; press seam toward row with A and B segments. The side unit should be 5-3/4x4-1/4" including seam allowances. Repeat to make four side units total.