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In My Garden

Fast, fusible appliqué makes this folk art wall hanging a breeze to assemble. 

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Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the order that follows. Click on "Download this Project" for pattern pieces. Add 3⁄16" seam allowances when cutting out appliqué pieces F and G. To felt wool, machine-wash it in a hot-water-wash, cool-rinse cycle with a small amount of detergent; machine-dry on high heat and steam-press. To use freezer paper for cutting appliqué shapes, complete these steps.

 

1.    Lay freezer paper, shiny side down, over patterns. Trace each pattern the number of times indicated. Cut out freezer-paper shapes just outside drawn lines.

2.    Using a hot, dry iron, press freezer-paper shapes, shiny sides down, onto the right side of designated fabrics; let cool. Cut out fabric shapes on drawn lines. Peel off freezer paper.

 

From each assorted brown plaid, cut:

•    1 each of patterns A, C, D, and F

From each assorted tan print, cut:

•    1—4-3⁄4×10" rectangle

•    1 each of patterns B and E

From blue tone-on-tone print, cut:

•    1—6-1⁄2×34-1⁄4" rectangle

From green stripe, cut:

•    1—1-1⁄4×29-1⁄2" strip

From green print, cut:

•    2 of Pattern G

•    1 of Pattern G reversed

From dark brown wool, cut:

•    3 of Pattern H

From gold wool, cut:

•    21—1×3" rectangles

From gold stripe, cut:

•    2—1-1⁄4×34-1⁄4" inner border strips

•    2—1-1⁄4×27" inner border strips

From navy print, cut:

•    2—3-1⁄2×35-3⁄4" outer border strips

•    2—3-1⁄2×33" outer border strips

From black print, cut:

•    4—2-1⁄2×42" binding strips

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