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Blooming Batiks Wall Hanging

Bright batiks and fusible appliqué compose a vibrant wall hanging. A cool blue background offsets the red and orange in the appliqués and blocks.

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Cut pieces in the following order.

Click on "Download this Project" above for the patterns. To use fusible web for appliquéing, 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 at least 1/2" between tracings. Cut out fusible-web shapes roughly 1/4" outside drawn lines.

2. Following manufacturer’s instructions, iron fusible-web shapes to wrong sides of indicated fabrics. Let cool; cut out each fabric shape on drawn line. Peel off paper backing and discard.

From green batik, cut:
• 2—1-1⁄4×17" strips

From blue batik, cut:
• 2—1-1⁄2×42" strips
• 4—12" squares
• 12—5-1⁄2" squares
• 1 of Pattern B

From light multicolor batik, cut:
• 1—23-1⁄2" square
• 2—1-1⁄2×42" strips
• 24—2-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 48 triangles total

From dark purple batik, cut:
• 4 of Pattern B

From fuchsia batik, cut:
• 6—2-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 12 triangles total
• 1 of Pattern A
• 8 of Pattern C

From red batik, cut:
• 6—2-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 12 triangles total
• 5 of Pattern C

From dark red batik, cut:
• 6—2-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 12 triangles total
• 4 of Pattern C

From orange batik, cut:
• 6—2-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 12 triangles total
• 4 of Pattern D

From light green batik, cut:
• 4 each of patterns E and E reversed

From purple, orange, and red batik, cut:
• 8 of Pattern F
• 12—1-1⁄2" squares

From gold batik, cut:
• 5—2-1⁄2×42" binding strips
• 2—1-1⁄2×37-1⁄2" outer border strips
• 2—1-1⁄2×35-1⁄2" outer border strips
• 2—1-1⁄2×25-1⁄2" inner border strips
• 2—1-1⁄2×23-1⁄2" inner border strips
• 4 of Pattern F

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