The HotDog pillowcase method is sooooo easy.
Here's a video of how to do it (even if she does call the selvage "salvage")
I've started a pineapple pattern quilt in white, cream, ecru, ivory, etc. A good sized quilt for my queen size bed will take 156 blocks and I have about a third done. I'm thinking that it will be a good foil for bed runners that can be changed easily and frequently.