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.

Quilters World - Autumn Colors - - Contents - DE­SIGNED & QUILTED BY MARIA UMHEY

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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