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Funky Frame Wall Hanging

Combine dark shades of several reproduction fabrics for a low contrast quilt center. Then punch up the contrast with a standout zigzag border that frames the center. Fabrics are from the Manor House Upstairs & Downstairs collection by Jeanne Horton for Windham Fabrics.


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Inspired by Sea Stars from designer Marcia Harmening of Happy Stash Quilts

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke



•    12—9×21" (fat eighths) assorted prints in brown, gray, orange, blue, red, and green (quilt center)

•    5⁄8 yard red print (inner and outer borders)

•    3⁄4 yard dark blue print

•    1-1⁄8 yard tan print

•    1⁄2 yard binding fabric

•    3 yards backing fabric

•    53×62" batting

•    Acrylic ruler marked with 45° angle


Finished quilt: 45 ×54"


Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.

Press seams in directions indicated by arrows on diagrams. If no direction is specified, press seam toward darker fabric.