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A Novel Idea Free Block of the Month Series - A Bookcase Quilt Using Novelty Fabrics

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A Novel Idea Row 2

 

For the whole bookcase quilt:
Main Bookcase fabric
- 1¼ yard
Darker Bookcase fabric (A) - 1 yard
(this is an estimate, but I believe that would be plenty)

Plus...for the October Book blocks

Book Fabrics (B)
Book Bands Fabrics(C)
I also used novelty 'book' fabrics, as well as a few stripes, as some of my books.

Book Fabrics

 

Row #2 - Book Block 1

1. Cut the fabrics for this book block [Rotary Cutting] as follows:

Book Block Fabrics

Dark Bookcase fabric (A1) ~ 10½" x 8½"
Dark Bookcase fabric (A2) ~ 2½" square
Dark Bookcase fabric (A3) ~ 1½" x 2½"
Book fabric (B1) ~
7½" x 2½"

Book fabric (B2) ~ 10½" x 2"
Book fabric (B3) ~ 10½" x 2"

2. Layout the patches as pictured above.

3.Machine stitch [Machine Piecing Basics] the patches in numerical order.
Press the seams open.

4. Block [Blocking] this book block at the finished size of 10" x 13".

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Row #2 - Book Block 2

1. Cut the fabrics for this book block [Rotary Cutting] as follows:

Book Block Fabrics

Dark Bookcase fabric (A1) ~ 5½" x 12½"
Dark Bookcase fabric (A2) ~ 1½" x 8½"
Book fabric (B1*) ~ 8 - 1½" x 11½"
*I used the novelty fabric cut
8½" x 11½" for my books, which are standing up.
If you don't have novelty book fabric use the measurements I give above to cut, which will give you 8 ~ 11" long books, which you stitch together and add to the block, with the books laying down flat, instead.

2. Layout the patches as pictured above.

3. Machine stitch [Machine Piecing Basics] the patches in numerical order, into units.
Press the seams open.

4. Block [Blocking] this book block at the finished size of 12" x 13".

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Row #2 - Book Block 3

1. The measurements for the fabrics for the paper pieced parts of this book block are included on the unit templates.
Cut a bookcase fabric piece to be sewn across the top of this book block [Rotary Cutting] as follows:

Dark Bookcase fabric ~ 2½" x 8½"

2. Following [Paper Piecing] print and sew the 3 units into this block.

Request the free Row 2 Book Block 3 Paper Pieced Units here

3. Machine stitch [Machine Piecing Basics] the dark bookcase fabric patch to the top of the paper pieced unit.
Press the seam open.

4. Block [Blocking] this book block at the finished size of 8" x 13".

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Row #2

Machine stitch the three book blocks to the picture and globe blocks, as shown above, along the sewing lines.

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