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WOF = Width of Fabric
1. Cut the fabrics
for the jars block [Rotary Cutting]
Bookcase fabric (A1) ~ 4"
2. Prepare the appliqué jar shapes [Cardboard Templates ~ For Piecing] as follows:
Jar fabrics (N1, N2, N3): Prepare the corners [Cardboard
Templates ~ For Piecing] as
3. Gently finger press the corners over on the drawn line and baste in place [Stitches - #3c].
Baste the prepared jars to the dark wood background fabrics (A3 & A4).
4. Using 18"
of thread [Stitches]
that matches the jars, blind-stitch [Stitches
- #1] them to the background
5. Remove all the
basting stitches, and carefully trim the jar fabric even with the
background, if necessary.
6. Sew a strip set
from fabrics A5 + B + A5 patches [Strip Piecing], as illustrated.
7. Layout the patches & units as pictured below.
Machine stitch [Machine
Piecing Basics] the patches in numerical order.
8. Block [Blocking]
the Jars block at the finished size of 12"
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