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Sew Cute with Walmart: American Flag Hanging

 

Sew Cute with Walmart: American Flag Hanging

What better way to show your Patriotic Pride than by making your own Flag? Memorial Day is coming up, this would be a great conversation piece to talk about at the BBQ!

Follow these steps:

  1. Lay out the quilt on a design wall or the floor. This will make it easier to keep track of piecing.
  2. Sew the squares together into rows. Press the seams in alternate directions to reduce the bulk at the seams.
  3. Sew the rows together until you have completed the runner top. Again, press the seams in alternate directions.

Finishing up your project:

  1. Layer the backing, batting and runner top. Quilt by hand or machine as desired.
  2. Sew binding Strips together to form one long Strip. Fold wrong sides together lengthwise, and press.
  3. With a 1/4" seam, sew the raw edges of the binding to the edges of the right side of the runner. Turn the folded edge of the binding to the back side of the runner, and stitch in place by hand, mitering the corners.\

Fabric Requirements:

Yardage         Fabric               Cutting Instructions

1/2 yd          Blue print          Cut (4) 4 1/2" Squares

Cut (3) 2 1/2" wide Strips x WOF for binding

Fat 1/4        Blue polka dot    Cut (5) 4 1/2" Squares

Fat 1/8        Solid white          Cut (2) 4 1/2" Squares

Fat 1/8       White on white   Cut (3) 4 1/2" Squares

Fat 1/4       Red print             Cut (5) 4 1/2" Squares

Fat 1/4      Red polka dot     Cut (5) 4 1/2" Squares

16" x 40"   Batting

1/2 yd       Backing fabric       Cut (1) 16" x 40" rectangle

Notes:

All seam allowances are 1/4" unless noted.

Fat 1/8 = approximately 9" x 22"

Fat 1/4 = approximately 18" x 22"

WOF = width of fabric

Dies Required:

800005 Sizzix® Bigz™ Die - Square, 4" Finished (4 1/2" Unfinished)

658328 Sizzix Bigz XL 25" Die - Strips, 2 1/2" Wide

 

And don't forget, we have a Walmart Maker Challenge happening right now! Come check it out!

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