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LOVE Wall Hanging

Finished size: 16" x 42-1/2"

Materials:
JT-407 June Tailor® Ink Jet Printable Fusible Web
1/4 yd. light pink fabric for letter blocks
1/4 yd. dark pink fabric for letters and hearts
1/2 yd. medium pink print fabric for hearts and binding
3/4 yd. stripe fabric for inner border
1-1/4 yd. red fabric for outer border and backing
Batting
Ribbons, trims, embellishments (optional)

Cutting:
Light Pink Fabric: (4) 8-1/2" squares
Stripe Fabric: (5) 1-1/2" x 8-1/2" strips; (2) 1-1/2" x 37" strips (piece strips if necessary to achieve length)
Red Fabric: (2) 3" x 10-1/2" strips and (2) 3" x 42-1/2" strips for outer border; (1) 16" x 44" piece for backing
Medium Pink Fabric: Cut and piece binding strips to achieve approximately 130" of binding

Directions: (1/4" seam allowances used throughout)
Appliques:
1. Using your computer, create letters and size to 5-1/2" tall. Create one heart to 5-1/2" high and an assortment of other heart sizes. Follow the instructions included with the June Tailor® Ink Jet Printable Fusible Web for printing, creating and applying the letter appliques using dark pink fabric for letters and the light pink fabric blocks. Make sure to "mirror image" letters before printing.

2. Follow fusible web instructions for creating the heart "letter" block using medium pink fabric on the light pink fabric block.

3. Prepare assorted hearts for applique and reserve until wall hanging has been completely pieced.

Piecing:
4. Sew letter blocks together as pictured, using 1-1/2" x 8-1/2" strips.

5. Sew remaining (2) 1-1/2" x 8-1/2" strips to top and bottom of letter block set. Sew 1-1/2" x 37-1/2" strips to sides of letter block set, completing inner border.

6. Sew 3-1/2" x 10-1/2" red fabric strips to top and bottom of inner border. Sew 3" x 42-1/2" red fabric strips to sides of inner border.

7. Apply assorted applique hearts as instructed above.

Finishing:
8. Layer backing, batting and quilt top.

9. Quilt as desired. Sample is quilted with meandering pattern in letter blocks and stitch-in-the-ditch. Bind.

10. Embellish as desired. (optional)

NOTE: If wall hanging will be washed, it is recommeded that appliques be zig-zag or satin stitched after fusing.