Assemble Nine-Patch Units
1. Referring to Diagram 1, lay out five solid black 2-1⁄2" squares and four red print 2-1⁄2" squares in three rows.
2. Sew together squares in each row. Press seams toward solid black. Join rows to make a Nine-Patch unit. Press seams in one direction. The unit should be 6-1⁄2" square including seam allowances.
3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to make four Nine-Patch units total.