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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 Quilt Center

1. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram for placement, sew together blocks in five horizontal rows. Press seams in one direction.

2. Cut and piece light green floral 3x42" strips to make:

  • 6—3x45-1/2" sashing strips

3. Cut and piece light green floral 1-1/2x42" strips to make:

  • 2—1-1/2x60-1/2" sashing strips

4. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, join rows and 3x45-1/2" sashing strips. Press seams toward sashing strips.


5. Add light green floral 1-1/2x60-1/2" sashing strips to long edges to make quilt center. Press seams toward sashing strips. The quilt center should be 47-1/2x60-1/2" including seam allowances.