I was going through some fabric the other day and putting stuff away when I found this old blue piece. It's so old I've forgotten it's origins and I suddenly thought "Get rid of it! Use it all up! Don't put any of it back in the drawer!"
I went to the container where I keep small blocks leftover from other quilts, or ones that I've made 'on spec', and pulled out these square in square units, that measure 3 1/2" unfinished.
It seemed it was all meant to be; there was just enough of the blue to cut the setting squares, and the blocks were all used up except for three.
I was already planning to make another one and use them as corners for the border- the end was in sight until....