White patterned fabric – ½yd Solid white fabric (appliqué) – ¼yd Teal ric rac – 4½yds Backing fabric – 60in square Binding fabric – ½yd Batting – 60in square Embroidery thread Templates (see Templates section) Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Finished size 52in square Q Notes Use a ¼in seam allowance throughout. Some border lengths will need to be pieced. Q Q 7 From teal pattern fabric 2, cut forty- six (46) 2½in squares and one (1) hill using Hill Template 2. 8 From the pale blue patterned fabric, cut four (4) 4½in squares and one (1) hill shape using Hill Template 4. 9 10 From the white patterned fabric, cut eighty (80) 2½in squares. From the solid white fabric, cut two (2) reindeer, one (1) sleigh and one (1) 16in x 6in strip. 11 15 From binding fabric cut six (6) 2½in x WOF strips. Iron fusible webbing onto the 16in x 6in strip of white fabric. Trace the village scene onto another piece of fusible webbing and fuse it to the wrong side of a 16in x 6in piece of solid red fabric. Making the centre block 12 Cut out the hill templates and place them on top of the fabric, right sides facing up, and cut out. Fig 1A 13 Cut four (4) strips of non-iron lightweight interfacing and place onto the right side of the four (4) pieces of hill- shaped fabric. The strips will not match the curved edge, but make sure about an inch overlaps the full curve ( Sew along the curves onto the interfacing with a ¼in seam allowance ( Trim off the excess interfacing, turn over to the wrong side of the fabric and press well ( This acts like a facing, and the curves will be turned ready for appliqué. Fig 1B Fig 2 Fig 1A). 16 Fig 1B). Neatly cut out the scene from the red fabric, including the windows and doors. Peel off the backing and iron it onto the prepared strip of white ( Fig 1C 14 Fig 1C). Pin the hills on top of the red centre square according to the image of the centre block. Hill 1 is at the back and hill 4 at the front. Fig 2). 9 Join us at www.gathered.how/todaysquilter
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