Using leftovers from previous project. Use the Companion Angle (CA) designed by Darlene Zimmerman to cut the spool ends and background pieces.
Cutting both strips at once here
For a 2 inch center square line up the strip with the top dotted line on the CA and cut, flip over and cut another.
the short edge of the spool ends and background pieces are a tiny bit shorter than the center square but it works better that way.
Mark a 1/4 inch seam for each corner. I made a template from template plastic with a 1/4 inch square cut out. other angles don't mean anything for this block Center the square on the background fabric
and sew from dot to dot
1/4 inch mark to 1/4 inch mark sewing second piece to the center square
sewing the last piece to the center square
It looks like a spool sorta but it will background fabrics across from each other and spool ends across from each other so far so good even though they are getting in each other space right now. ha ha
Very important to match edges and fold in half and finger crease.
first seam so good so far whew............ wipe brow and on to the next.
We are on a roll here repeat with the last 2 corners you will be an expert by the 4th corner.
but its the back side
I like to press the background over the spool fabric so the spool stands out a little and the square flat.
trim all the dog ears and sew a bunch more.
Happy sewing spools,