This patchwork house with garage in the second block in the series of the Patchwork Village. Please refer to the first blog for more background guidelines before starting.
This block uses the following tools:
Although any square can be used from 6″ upwards.
Make the block in the following sequence.
The roofs are made up as follows:
Of the red fabric, cut one 4″ square and one piece 3 1/2″ by 5 1/2″. Cut one piece of calico 4″ square. For the garage roof, use 3 1/2″ squares.
Using the squares to triangle strip, create 2 triangle blocks of the 4″ squares and the same for 3 1/2″ squares.
Join all pieces together as shown for both roofs.
Create the chimney strip, the brown is 1 1/2″ by 2″ and 2 pieces of calico, 5″ by 2″. Join to the top of the house roof. Add one more strip of calico 3 1/2″ by 11 1/2″.
For the garage roof, add a piece of calico 6″ by 5″.
For the house body: one piece of fabric 5 1/2″ by 11 1/2″. The door is 2″ by 3″, and the windows are 2″ square. Stitch the doors and windows on top of the house fabric.
For the garage body: 6″ wide by 4 1/2″ high. The roller door is 4 1/2″ by 3 1/2″, note the stripes!
Add a strip to the left of the garage 2″ wide, approx 11″ high.
Add the green striped fabric 7″ by 2 1/2″ to the bottom of the garage.
Join the garage to the house.
Add the door knob and garage opener by using a small piece of fusible web.
Re-cut the block to 12 1/2″ in height. Straighten side seams.