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Summer Refreshers

Appliqué fruit and straws to pieced glasses of refreshing drinks for a summertime table topper. Most fabrics are from the Pretty Roses collection by Winthur Sempliner for Connecting Threads.

 

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Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order. Click on "Download this Project" above for pattern pieces. To use fusible web for cutting appliqué pieces, complete the following steps.

 

1.    Place fusible web, paper side up, over patterns. Using a pencil, trace patterns the number of times specified in cutting instructions, leaving 1⁄2" between tracings. Also cut a 3×11" rectangle from fusible web.

2.    Cut out each fusible-web shape roughly 1⁄4" outside drawn lines. Place fusible-web shapes, paper side up, onto wrong side of specified fabrics. Following manufacturer’s instructions, fuse in place; let cool. Cut out each fabric piece on drawn line. Remove paper backing and discard.

3.    Press fusible web 3×11" rectangle onto wrong side of gray diagonal stripe. 

 

From green print, cut:

•    1 of Pattern A

From green sketch print, cut:

•    2—1-1⁄2 ×4-1⁄4" strips

•    2—1-1⁄2" squares

•    1 of Pattern B

•    1 of Pattern E

From white print, cut:

•    1—4-1⁄2 ×6-1⁄2" rectangle

•    1—4-1⁄2 ×5" rectangle

•    1—4-1⁄4 ×4-1⁄2" rectangle

•    2 of Pattern C

From solid yellow, cut:

•    1—4-1⁄2" square

•    1 of Pattern A

From solid orange, cut:

•    1 of Pattern B

From red-and-white dot, cut:

•    1—4-1⁄2 ×6-3⁄4" rectangle

From blue circle print, cut:

•    1—4-1⁄2 ×6" rectangle

From gray sketch print, cut:

•    6—1 ×10-1⁄2" strips

•    3—1 ×5-1⁄2" strips

From blue stripe, cut:

•    2—4-1⁄4 ×5-1⁄4" rectangles

•    1—2-1⁄2 ×25" strip

•    2—1-1⁄2 ×5-1⁄4" strips

From green floral, cut:

•    2—4-1⁄4 ×8-1⁄2" rectangles

•    1—3-3⁄4 ×17-1⁄2" strip

•    2—1-1⁄2 ×5-1⁄4" strips

From white floral, cut:

•    1—7-3⁄4 ×25" rectangle

From red floral, cut:

•    1 of Pattern D

From fused gray diagonal stripe, cut:

•    1—1⁄2 ×10-1⁄2" straw

•    1—1⁄2 ×8-3⁄4" straw

•    1—1⁄2 ×8-1⁄2" straw

•    2—1⁄2 ×3-3⁄4" straw tops

From binding fabric, cut:

•    3—2-1⁄2 ×42" binding strips

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