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Where the Heart Is

House blocks surrounded by floral prints and connected by bow tie blocks create a street scene in this wall hanging. A stripe print cut in different directions changes up the look of the individual houses. Fabrics are from the Deco collection by Makower UK for Andover Fabrics.


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Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.

To use fusible web to prepare bow tie center appliqués, complete the following steps.

1. Following manufacturer’s instructions, center and press fusible-web 3-1⁄2" square onto wrong side of solid green 4" square.

2. Referring to Diagram 1, cut eight 1" squares from fused solid green square to make bow tie center appliqués. Peel off paper backings.

From gray floral, cut:
10—2" squares
5—7⁄8x3-1⁄2" rectangles
10—7⁄8x2-3⁄4" rectangles
5—7⁄8" squares

From solid black, cut:
5—2x6-1⁄2" rectangles
5—2" squares
15—7⁄8" squares

From dark multicolor stripe, cut:
3—9-1⁄8x3-1⁄2" rectangles
2—3-1⁄2x9-1⁄8" rectangles

From magenta print, cut:
4—2x6-1⁄2" rectangles
4—1-1⁄4x2-3⁄4" rectangles
8—1-5⁄8" squares
16—1-1⁄4x1-5⁄8" rectangles

From solid pink, cut:
5—2-1⁄2x42" binding strips
40—1-1⁄4x1-5⁄8" rectangles

From solid teal, cut:
5—2x2-3⁄8" rectangles

From green print, cut:
6—2x6-1⁄2" rectangles
12—1-5⁄8" squares
6—1-1⁄4x2-3⁄4" rectangles
24—1-1⁄4x1-5⁄8" rectangles

From cream floral, cut:
2—2-3⁄4x42" strips
8—5" squares

From blue print, cut:
1—2-3⁄4x42" strip

From pink print, cut:
1—2-3⁄4x42" strip

From black print, cut:
2—3-1⁄2x37-1⁄2" outer border strips
2—3-1⁄2x31-1⁄2" outer border strips
2—1-1⁄2x29-1⁄2" inner border strips
2—1-1⁄2x27-1⁄2" inner border strips

From light multicolor stripe, cut:
2—1-1⁄2x31-1⁄2" middle border strips
2—1-1⁄2x29-1⁄2" middle border strips