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Strips and Stacks Quilt

Gather a stack of fat quarters. Piece quilt blocks and sashing to mimic books on shelves for your favorite bookworm. The fabric is from the Halo collection by Gudrun Erla for Red Rooster Fabrics.


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Assemble B Blocks

1. Referring to Diagram 2, sew together an assorted print 2-1/2x4-1/2" rectangle and one matching set of 2-1/2x4-1/2" and 4-1/2x5-1/2" rectangles. Press seams toward center 2-1/2x4-1/2" strip.

2. Add one assorted print 3-1/2x9-1/2" strip and two assorted print 1-1/2x9-1/2" strips to Step 1 unit to make Block B (Diagram 3). Press seams in one direction. The block should be 9-1/2" square including seam allowances.
3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to make nine B blocks total.