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

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WOF = Width of Fabric

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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 Row #3 Book blocks

Book Fabrics (B)

Book Fabrics

 

Row #3 - Book Block 1

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

Book Block Fabrics

Dark Bookcase fabric (A1) ~ 1½" x 8½"
Dark Bookcase fabric (A2) ~ 1½" x 2¼"
Dark Bookcase fabric (A3) ~ 2½" x 2¾"
Dark Bookcase fabric (A4) ~ 1¼" x 10½"
Book fabric (B1) ~
1½" x 10½"

Book fabric (B2) ~ 2¼" x 9½"
Book fabric (B3) ~ 2¾" x 10½"
Book fabric (B4) ~ 2¾" x 8½"

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 8" x 11".

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Row #3 - Book Block 2

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

Book Block Fabrics

Dark Bookcase fabric (A1) ~ 2½" x 6½"
Dark Bookcase fabric (A2) ~ 5" x 2½"
Dark Bookcase fabric (A3) ~ 2½" x 1¾"
Dark Bookcase fabric (A4) ~ 2½" x 2"
Dark Bookcase fabric (A5) ~ 2¼" x 8½"
Dark Bookcase fabric (A6) ~ 2-2½" x 11½"
Book fabric (B1) ~
2" x 9½"

Book fabric (B2) ~ 3-2" x 7½"
Book fabric (B3) ~ 2½" x 8½"
Book fabric (B4) ~ 2-2½" x 9¾"
Book fabric (B5) ~ 2½" x 8¼"

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 18" x 11".

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Row #3 - Book Block 3

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

Book Block Fabrics

Dark Bookcase fabric (A1) ~ 3½" x 8½"
Dark Bookcase fabric (A2) ~ 1½" x 4½"
Dark Bookcase fabric (A3) ~ 1½" x 8½"
Book fabric (B1) ~
4-2¼" x 8½"

Book fabric (B2) ~ 2¾" x 10½"
Book fabric (B3) ~ 2¼" x 10½"

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 12" x 11".

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Row #3

Machine stitch the three book blocks to the fish bowl and snowglobe blocks, as shown above, along the sewing lines.

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~Coming Soon - the final row of 'A Novel Idea' Book Blocks~

 

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~A Novel Idea Past Blocks~

Available to members only!

A Novel Idea Snowglobe Block

A Novel Idea Fishbowl Block

A Novel Idea Picture Frame Block

A Novel Idea Basket Block

A Novel Idea Flowerpot Block

A Novel Idea Jars Block

A Novel Idea Scrapbook Block

A Novel Idea Television Block

A Novel Idea Globe Block

A Novel Idea Rows  1 & 5

A Novel Idea Row 2

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