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Glorified Nine-Patch Wall Hanging

Join Glorified Nine-Patch blocks in a patriotic wall hanging. These fabrics are from the Devon Shirtings collection by Nancy Gere for Windham Fabrics.


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Assemble Blocks

1. Place a red stripe B piece on a curved edge of a navy blue block center, matching center marks (Diagram 3). Place a slender pin at center dots and at each end of the sewing line. Then pin edges in between, picking up only a few threads at a time and easing the fabric, until pieces fit together smoothly (Diagram 4).

2. Sew together, removing each pin just before your needle comes to it; begin and end at 1/4" seam allowance dots. Press seam toward B piece; if necessary, steam-press or clip seam allowances to reduce bulk.

3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to add red stripe B pieces to remaining curved edges of navy blue block center to make a red stripe Glorified Nine-Patch block (Diagram 5).

4. Repeat steps 1–3 to make four red stripe Glorified Nine-Patch blocks total.

5. Using red print B pieces instead of red stripe, repeat steps 1–3 to make one red print Glorified Nine-Patch block.

6. Using blue print B pieces instead of red stripe, repeat steps 1–3 to make four blue print Glorified Nine-Patch blocks.