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Use fat quarter fabrics to create a cheerful cheerful holiday wall hanging quilt
with festive appliquéd blocks and a pieced border. Most fabrics are from the Holiday Happy collection by Monica Solorio-Snow of Happy Zombie for Lecien.


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Designer: Tammy Gilley

1/2 yard red snowflake print (Santa body appliqué, sashing, border, binding)
2—18x22" pieces (fat quarters) assorted red prints (Santa beard and flower appliqués, sashing, border)
3—18x22" pieces (fat quarters) assorted light blue prints (window and door appliqués, appliqué foundations, sashing, border)
2—18x22" pieces (fat quarters) assorted green prints (tree, wreath, leaf, stem, and lawn appliqués; sashing; border)
18x22" piece (fat quarter) pink print (house appliqué, appliqué foundation, sashing, border)
18x22" piece (fat quarter) light dot (roof appliqué, sashing, border)
18x22" piece (fat quarter) yellow print (moon appliqué, sashing, border)
Scraps of solid white, solid black, small red dot, and brown dot (Santa eye and face appliqués; heart appliqué; trunk appliqué)
1/4 yard narrow white rickrack
11/2 yards backing fabric
20x49" batting
Black embroidery floss
Freezer paper

Finished quilt: 13-1/2x42-1/2"
Finished blocks: 11" square, 11x16"

Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.