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Festival of Trees

If bold and vibrant colors are your style, complete this quick-and-easy wall hanging in time for the holidays. Fresh and funky shades of lemon yellow and lime green, along with jewel-tone decorations, make this a contemporary version of “O Tannenbaum.”


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Assemble Quilt Top

1.    Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, lay out tree appliqué blocks and multicolor print sashing strips in rows.

2.    Sew together pieces in each row. Press seams toward sashing strips. Join rows to make quilt center. Press seams in one direction. The quilt center should be 41-1⁄2×53" including seam allowances.

3.    Sew long red tone-on-tone border strips to long edges of quilt center. Sew short red tone-on-tone border strips to remaining edges to complete quilt top. Press all seams toward border.