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Hot and Cold Wall Hanging

Mix hot and cool colors in a large wall hanging. A fiery border offsets the calming sea of blues in the center. Fabrics are from the Watercolor Parade collection and Sumatra batik collection, both from Blank Quilting.

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Assemble and Add Border


1. Sew a fuchsia-and-orange print 1-1⁄4x7-1⁄2" rectangle to one short edge of a dark blue batik border A triangle to make border unit A (Diagram 7). Press seam toward rectangle. Repeat to make 12 total of border unit A.

2. Referring to Diagram 8 for placement, sew a fuchsia-and-orange print 1-1⁄4x7-1⁄2" rectangle to one short edge of a dark blue batik border B triangle to make border unit B. Press seam toward rectangle. Repeat to make 16 total of border unit B.

3. Fold a remaining dark blue batik border A triangle in half to find center of long edge; mark with a pin and unfold. Sew a fuchsia-and-orange print 1-1⁄4x7-1⁄2" rectangle to one short edge of marked dark blue batik triangle. Press seam toward rectangle. Align the 1⁄4" seam line of a dark blue batik border C triangle with the center mark (Diagram 9). Sew together triangles, stopping 2" before center mark. Add a fuchsia-and-orange print 1-1⁄4x8-1⁄4" rectangle to remaining short edge of border A triangle (Diagram 10) to make an end unit. Press seam toward just-added rectangle. Repeat to make four end units total.

4. Referring to top strip on Border Assembly Diagram (from red line to red line), sew together one end unit, three of border unit A, and four of border unit B to make a border unit. Press seams toward rectangles. Repeat to make four border units total.

5. Referring to yellow seam lines on Border Assembly Diagram, sew together border units. Press seams toward rectangles. Add dark blue batik border D triangles to make border. Press seams toward rectangles.

6. To join border to quilt center, start at upper right-hand corner. Stitch the first 4" of the right-hand section of border to quilt center (Diagram 11). Press seam toward border.

7. Then sew top section of border to top edge of quilt center (Diagram 12). Press as before. Add left-hand section of border to quilt center in same manner (Diagram 13). Continue in counterclockwise direction to sew remaining sections of border to quilt center, completing quilt top.

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