This is definitely an applique block. The pieces are not tiny even at the 6" size block that I made. Since the block is on the diagonal, the pieces are more like the size of an 8" block. I did raw edge applique and fused the pieces in place for the sample for this blog but if I decide to use the block in my sampler quilt, I will stitch along the edges of the pieces. You can download the templates here.
I'm looking for people to make some of the blocks for the posts. If you have a blog or website, you can promote it on this blog when posting about the block that you made. If you are interested, please email me for more info.