My September Queen Bee is Nicole and she's asked us to make one or two modern sampler blocks of our choice in red and white with just a very small bit of cheddar yellow, here's her instructions.
Block 1 (original block tutorial:
Block 2 (original block tutorial: X Marks The Spot block from SewCraftyJess)
I straightened up the half square triangles using a Bloc-Loc - they're amazing. If you've never used one then be sure to check out my tutorial.