Cut with no waste.
I recently read in Bonnie Hunters blog about making leader and ender block pieces which I have done before but I just sewed squares together. She said in her blog in an answer to someone about what size should they cut their scraps, that they find a pattern they want to make and cut the scraps accordingly.
Anyway I've wanted to try this square in a square method of Anita's but all my scraps had been cut into five inch squares and this pattern calls for bigger squares (6") so when I got some new scraps, I got busy cutting them for this block. This pile of block pieces now sits next to my sewing machine and I will sew these as leaders and enders while working on other projects. Just by working on my round robin quilt today I have three completed blocks. They will finish at 4.75 inch blocks.