August‘s block from the Cotton & Color BoM depicts a cute little book, reminding those books and magazines into which we look for inspiration and ideas. It was not a difficult block, but… why do it easy, when you can get things complicated?
I was determined to use this specific fabric for the background (this month we were given the fabric for the book cover), for which I had only a piece. I made lots of measurements, and although it didn’t allow for errors, there was enough fabric. Well, from the picture above anyone can tell that I did do a cutting error. The two added lateral strips was all that remained from the original piece! Someday I will really learn to measure twice before cutting.
The ribbon marker is a scrap of bias binding I kept for no particular reason… it had just the right colour and the right dimensions.