Library Quilt

I received this beautiful fabric as a gift from my sweet friend, Donna. I used to work as a reference librarian. I loved that job!

This matching yardage is from Daughter #3.

Inspiration hit and I pulled some more fabrics and got out this Accuquilt die.

It didn’t take long to cut over 200 rectangles. I then divided into two equal piles of roughly lights and darks.

Then I sewed into twosies.

A quick press and I’m ready for the next step.

This will be my first finish of 2020. Have a great day!

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About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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5 Responses to Library Quilt

  1. Anja @ Anja Quilts says:

    That’s a great collection of prints. Happy sewing.

  2. Marjorie says:

    Katy, as a soon to be retired school librarian and quilter, I would love to buy some “library” fabric. Who is the designer/manufacturer of those?

  3. Nann says:

    Isn’t that a wonderful line of fabric? I met the designer at the Wisconsin Quilt Expo last fall. She’d created a big quilt with the library symbol (the reader in profile). Remember you are welcome to join us in the ALA Biblioquilters. We have several great collaborative projects in the works for ALA Annual 2020!

  4. ~Deb says:

    Love it! And your daughter has very good taste in fabric…Kudos!

  5. rl2b2017 says:

    Hi Katy! Cute, cute, CUTE fabric. I love the library and used to work in our school library as a student and then volunteered later. I always wanted to get one of the card catalog holders and repurpose it just because I loved them. ~smile~ Roseanne

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