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Tropical Crossing Wall Hanging

Careful fabric selection and placement make bright batik fabrics pop off a light, scrappy background. The featured batiks are Tonga Treats 2-1/2"-wide precut strips in color Lollipop from Timeless Treasures Fabrics.


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Assemble Nine-Patch Units

1. Referring to Diagram 1, lay out five assorted green batik 2-1/2" squares and four assorted orange and red batik 2-1/2" squares in three rows, alternating colors.

2. Sew together pieces in each row. Press seams toward green batik squares. Join rows to make a Nine-Patch unit. Press seams toward outer rows. The unit should be 6-1/2" square including seam allowances.

3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to make 16 Nine-Patch units total.