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Newborn Baby Wall Hanging

Know of a little one on the way? This wall hanging of appliqué shapes, Pinwheel blocks, and fun prints comes together quickly, making it an easy gift to assemble before the sweet one arrives! Fabrics are from the Vintage Summer collection by Little Yellow Bicycle for Blend Fabrics.


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Cut pieces in the following order.

Click on "Download this Project" for patterns. To use fusible web to prepare patterns for appliqué, complete the following steps.

1. Lay fusible web, paper side up, over patterns. Use a pencil to trace each pattern the number of times indicated in cutting instructions, leaving 1⁄2" between tracings. Cut out each fusible-web shape roughly 1⁄4" outside traced lines.

2. Following the manufacturer’s instructions, press each fusible-web shape onto wrong side of designated fabric; let cool. Cut out fabric shapes on drawn lines. Peel off paper backings.

From assorted red prints, cut:
8—3-7⁄8" squares for Pinwheel row (4 sets of 2 matching squares)
4—3-7⁄8" squares for sashing row
2 of Pattern A
2 sets of 1 Pattern E and 1 Pattern F
1 each of patterns B and D

From assorted blue prints, cut:
6—3-7⁄8" squares for Pinwheel row (3 sets of 2 matching squares)
3 of Pattern B
2 each of patterns A and D
1 set of 1 Pattern E and 1 Pattern F

From 1/4-yard light print pieces, cut:
1—7-1⁄2x24-1⁄2" strip
1—6-1⁄2x24-1⁄2" strip

From 1/3-yard light print piece, cut:
1—9-1⁄2x24-1⁄2" strip

From blue damask, cut:
4—2-1⁄2x42" binding strips
2—3-1⁄2x31-1⁄2" border strips
2—3-1⁄2x30-1⁄2" border strips
2—3-7⁄8" squares for Pinwheel row
4—3-7⁄8" squares for sashing row
4 of Pattern C