The "no waste" method does take more time in trimming, but it results in a perfect block every time!
I typically use the "wasteful" method of sew and flip corners (because I like the "waste" which is the bonus HST block). Most people throw those corners in the garbage, but I
I think my blocks look prettier in real life than they do in these photos!
This is a photo of the cutting board beside my sewing machine. It shows how I typically sew this kind of a project. I don't enjoy lengthy periods of repetitive tasks, so I mix it up by marking a few blocks, sewing a few, pressing a few, trimming a few, and repeat until the job is done. I also like that this method forces me to get up to the iron with frequent stretches.
Is this how you sew? Or do you fully complete one step at a time?
Looking forward to the release of step #4 next month!
And speaking of the number 4, it's day #4 of the Be a Diamond blog hop: