Okay, I totally couldn't think of a watermelon quote or song to go there. So, you get a pun instead! Yay!
But even if the name is lacking, the block is not. It's big - 22" wide! And features two shades of green! You could also use yellow-greens (instead of green-yellows like mine - I know, totally different) or a white for the middle rind.
- RED - (30) 2.5" squares; (1) 3" squares
- LIGHT GREEN - (13) 2.5" squares; (2) 3" squares
- DARK GREEN - (13) 2.5" squares; (5) 3" squares
- BLACK - (3) 2.5" squares (since these are the seeds, each replaces a red 2.5" square if you want more, or less)
- NEUTRAL - (6) 2.5" squares; (3) 3" square
Note: I am using the same neutral (Kona White) in all my blocks
HALF SQUARE TRIANGLES
Draw a line on the 3" light green squares and the 3" neutral squares. Pair one light green square with the 3" red square and two light green squares with the 3" dark green squares. Pair the remaining dark green squares with the 3" neutral squares.
Stitch 1/4" on each side of the line. Cut on the line.
Trim the HSTs to 2.5" square (I use the Quilt in a Day triangle ruler, so I trim before pressing.)
Press seams to the darker fabric.
Layout the block as shown. Stitch together by row, pressing each row in opposite directions. Press the final seams open.