A really helpful tutorial!
There’s a new craze out there promoted by Red Pepper Quilts, crazy mom quilts, and others, and it’s called the economy block. That’s a new term to me, as I know this block as “square-in-a-square” or “diamond-in-a-square.” Maybe the economy comes just in its name!
[See my post of seventeen free designs using this great block.]
This is the square-in-a-square made with TWO squares in the interior.
If you’d like to make the version with only ONE square inside, it’s the same as setting a block on point. You might do a large one for a medallion quilt center, or a small one as part of a block quilt or pieced border. See my tutorial here.
I’ve looked at a number of tutorials for the economy block. And none of them explain how to make it any size. That’s okay if you…
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