# Harvesttime Door Hangers

## Make a set of door hangers for your home and a friend’s. These can also be made into lovely pot holders with a quick change to the hanging piece.

MATERIALS

The following materials are needed to complete all three of the door hangers.

• Dark brown print scrap

• 1 fat quarter white print

• 3/8 yard red diagonal stripe

• 3 (9") batting squares

• 3 (9") backing squares

• Thread

• 1 yard 5/8"-wide red ribbon • Basic sewing tools and supplies

CUTTING

From dark brown print scrap:

• Cut 1 (37/8") square.

Cut the square in half on 1 diagonal

to make 2 I triangles.

• Cut 2 (23/8") squares.

Cut the squares in half on 1

diagonal to make 4 J triangles. From white print:

• Cut 1 (37/8" x 20") strip.

Subcut strip into 1 (37/8") O square, 1 (31/4") E square and 4 (21/2") D squares. Cut the O square in half on 1 diagonal to make

2 O triangles. Cut the E square on both diagonals to make

4 E triangles. • Cut 1 (23/8" x 20") strip.

Subcut strip into 6 (23/8") L squares and 1 (2") P square. Cut 1 L square in half on 1 diagonal to make

2 L triangles.

Cut 1 (2" x 20") strip.

Subcut strip into 4 (2" x 31/2")

N rectangles.

From red diagonal stripe:

• Cut 4 (21/4" by fabric width)

binding strips. •

Cake Stand Door Hanger MATERIALS

• Assorted scraps salmon, red and light brown prints

CUTTING

From salmon print:

• Cut 2 each 11/2" x 61/2" Q and 11/2" x 81/2"

R strips.

From red print:

• Cut 2 (23/8") M squares.

From light brown print:

• Cut 1 (37/8") square. Cut the square in half on 1 diagonal to make 2 H triangles. Set aside 1 for another project.

COMPLETING THE CAKE STAND DOOR HANGER

1. Mark a diagonal line on all L squares. Select two L squares for the Cake Stand block.

2. Referring to Figure 1, place an L square right sides together with an M square and stitch 1/4" on each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line and press open to make two L-M units. 3. Repeat with a second L and M square to make two additional L-M units.

4. To complete the Cake Stand block, select one each H, I and O triangle, one P square, two N rectangles, two J triangles and the L-M units.

5. Join two L-M units as shown in Figure 2 to make one L-M segment; press. Repeat to make a reverse L-M segment, again referring to Figure 2. 6. Sew P to the L-M segment to make a P vertical row as shown in Figure 3; press. 7. Sew H to I; press. Add the reverse L-M segment to the H side to make the H-I row as shown in Figure 4; press.

8. Sew J to one end of N to make a J-N unit as shown in Figure 5; press. Repeat to make a reverse J-N unit, again referring to Figure 5. 9. Join the P vertical row with the

H-I row and add the J-N and reverse J-N units as shown in Figure 6; press. 10. Sew the O triangle to the J corner of the pieced unit to complete the Cake Stand block as shown in Figure 7. 11. Sew Q strips to two opposite sides and the R strips to the remaining sides of the Cake Stand block to complete the door hanger top; press. 12. Refer to Completing the Door Hangers to complete the Cake Stand Door Hanger.

Basket Door Hanger MATERIALS

• Assorted scraps gold and green prints

CUTTING

From gold print:

• Cut 3 (23/8") K squares.

From green print:

• Cut 2 each 11/2" x 61/2" S and 11/2" x 81/2"

T strips.

“

I like to use scraps to make a couple of these instant decorations for each season of the year.” —Maria Umhey

COMPLETING THE BASKET DOOR HANGER

1. Complete six K-L units as in step 2 of Completing the Cake Stand Door Hanger and referring to Figure 8. 2. To complete the Basket block, select two each J and L triangles, one each I and O triangle, two N rectangles and the K-L units.

3. Referring to Figure 9, join three

K-L units to make a row, two K-L units and one L triangle to make a row, and one K-L unit and one L triangle to make a row; press. 4. Join the pieced rows made in step 3 and add I to complete the top unit as shown in Figure 10; press. 5. Sew J to one end of N to make a J-N unit as shown in Figure 5; press. Repeat to make a reverse J-N unit, again referring to Figure 5.

6. Sew the J-N and reverse J-N units to the top unit and add the O triangle to complete the Basket block as shown in Figure 11; press. 7. Sew S strips to two opposite sides and T strips to the remaining sides of the Basket block to complete the door hanger top.

8. Refer to Completing the Door Hangers to complete the Basket Door Hanger.

Ohio Star Door Hanger MATERIALS

• Assorted scraps red, light brown and medium brown prints

CUTTING

From red print:

• Cut 1 (21/2") A square.

• Cut 2 (31/4") squares.

Cut each square on both diagonals

to make 8 B triangles.

From light brown print:

• Cut 1 (31/4") square.

Cut the square on both diagonals to

make 4 C triangles.

From medium brown print:

• Cut 2 each 11/2" x 61/2" F and 11/2" x 81/2"

G strips.

COMPLETING THE OHIO STAR DOOR HANGER

1. Join one each B and C triangle on the short sides to complete one B-C unit as shown in Figure 12; press. Repeat to make a total of four B-C units.

2. Repeat step 1 with B and E to make four B-E units as shown in Figure 13; press. 3. Join one each B-C and B-E unit to make a B-C-E unit as shown in Figure 14; press. Repeat to make a total of four B-C-E units. 4. To complete the Ohio Star block, select the A square, four D squares and the B-C-E units.

5. Sew a B-C-E unit to opposite sides of A to make the center row as shown in Figure 15; press. 6. Sew a B-C-E unit between two D squares to make the top row as shown in Figure 16; press. Repeat to make the bottom row. 7. Sew the center row between the top and bottom rows to complete the Ohio Star block. 8. Sew F to two opposite sides and G to the remaining sides of the Ohio Star block to complete the door hanger top; press.

9. Refer to Completing the Door Hangers to complete the Ohio Star Door Hanger.

COMPLETING THE DOOR HANGERS

1. Create a quilt sandwich with one door hanger top and one each backing and batting square referring to Quilting Basics on page 110.

2. Quilt as desired.

3. Bind edges referring to Quilting Basics on page 110.

4. Cut one 13" length of ribbon. Fold one end of ribbon up 2" and pin to the diagonal on one corner of one door hanger, extending the folded end 13/4" from inside the hanger to the outside of the corner as shown in Figure 17; baste to hold. 6. To complete the ribbon loop, fold the remaining raw end of the ribbon under 1/2" and pin to the same corner on the back side of the door hanger, with folded edge at least 1/4" beyond the previously stitched line to enclose the corner and stitch to hold as shown in Figure 18. Remove basting. Note: The ribbon ends are both stitched to the corner at the same time and enclose the corner. 6. Repeat steps 1–5 with the remaining completed tops to complete the remaining door hangers.

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