Mini Tumbler Wall Hanging
Can you top this? More than just a table topper, this project can also be used as a wall hanging. The tumbler die-cut shape is easy to sew together and can be created using a variety of fabrics.
|(24) 5" Squares||Assorted prints||Cut (4) Mini Tumblers from each print|
|1 yd||Red bee print||Cut (2) 2 1/2" wide Strips for border|
Cut (3) 2 1/2" wide Strips for binding
Cut (1) 20" x 32" Rectangle for backing
|20" x 32"||Batting|
- Finished Size: 16" x 28"
- All seam allowances are 1/4" unless noted.
Piecing the Quilt:
- Using the quilt photo as a guide, arrange the Mini Tumblers in rows, 8 across by 12 down.
- When sewing Mini Tumblers together, offset the sides slightly from top to bottom to create evenness across the row. Sew in rows.
- When all rows are completed, sew those rows together to make the quilt top. Make sure the rows are in the correct order and are not turned upside-down. It is easiest to do this by laying out all the rows on a design wall or the floor, then carefully picking up the rows and sewing them together. Press.
- With a long ruler, trim off the excess fabric to square up edges.
- Measure from top to bottom to find the length of the side borders, approximately 23 7/8". Cut two of the 2 1/2" wide Strips to that length. Use the remainder of the Strips for the top and bottom borders. Sew the side borders to the quilt top first and then sew the top and bottom borders to the quilt top.
- Measure from side to side to find the length of the top and bottom borders, approximately 15 7/8". Cut from two 2 1/2" wide Strips to that length from the remainder of the side borders. Sew the side borders to the quilt top first and then sew the top and bottom borders to the quilt top.
- Layer the backing, batting and quilt top. Quilt by hand or machine, as desired.
- Sew binding strips together to form one long strip. Fold wrong sides together, lengthwise, and press.
- With a 1/4" seam, sew the raw edges of the binding to the edges of the right side of the quilt. Turn the folded edge of the binding to the back side of the quilt and stitch in place by hand, mitering the corners.