I whipped through those smaller half square triangle units in no time.
You know my favorite method for perfect hsts, make 'em big and square'em up!
Here is one big star block with 4 smaller star blocks.
I think the only other colored background I have ever used was red, but I agree with you, that black is a great match for that American Jane fabric, it does seem to just light up against that background.
We are not enjoying fall weather where I live, winter has arrived and our trees still have green leaves. I wonder if they'll turn this year or just fall off, time will tell. I hope you're having a beautiful and colorful fall where you live, enjoy it for me!