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WOF = Width of Fabric
1. Cut the fabrics
for the basket block [Rotary Cutting]
Bookcase fabric (A) ~ 1½"
2. With right sides
together, pin the Dark Bookcase fabric unit (A) to the top edge
of the basket weave fabric (N).
3. Prepare the appliqué shape [Cardboard Templates ~ For Piecing] as follows:
Weave fabric (N): Fold the basket fabric in half, to mark
4. Finger press the seam allowance of the inner handle area of the basket, over to the back, around the edge, and baste in place [Stitches - #3c] all the way around.
5. Place the Basket
Handle fabric (B) behind the center of the opening.
6. Using 18"
of thread [Stitches]
that matches the basket, blind-stitch [Stitches
- #1] the inner edge, to the basket handle fabric.
7. Remove all the
basting stitches, and carefully trim down the basket handle fabric
on the back, if necessary.
8. Block [Blocking]
the Basket block at the finished size of 8"
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