So I cut out the pieces and they sat on my counter for three weeks. Last week I picked the project back up and pieced them together and the project went fairly quickly and was not difficult (but don't expect to be seeing an entire quilt of y-seams from me again any time soon).
this quilt) and it is really lovely. I will definitely be using it in more projects in the future.
The finished size is a little bigger than 20x20".