Create a Quilted Holiday Wall Hanging

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This week, as promised, we are debuting a project that we have been working on for a couple of weeks – A Merry Christmas To You! by Suzn Quilts Designs. This little project has tons of techniques to it: applique, piecing, embroidery… It was just an all-around fun project. You certainly, won’t get bored!

The only thing that will need to be added, if you don’t already have them in your arsenal, is the Tiny Dresden Plate template by Suzn Quilts and the Valdani threads that we discussed are O531 Valdani Perle Cotton Thread: Black Nut and O526 Valdani Perle Cotton Thread: Green Pastures.

    QUILTING BLOG CONTENTS [click to view]

    [0:07 minutes] Join us as we create “A Merry Christmas To You” Wall Hanging art
    [0:30 minutes] Pattern by Suzn Quilts using her signature design, the Dresden Plate
    [1:12 minutes] Creating 4 individual wall hangings from the “A Merry Christmas To You” kit
    [1:28 minutes] Our color variations of the kit: gold, red, and green
    [2:02 minutes] The sawtooth border’s color alteration
    [2:20 minutes] Embroidering the panel word art using a chain stitch
    [2:51 minutes] TIP: How to trace the words on the fabric
    [3:35 minutes] Appliques used
    [4:05 minutes] Putting it all together – what we used and how we did it
    [4:48 minutes] Quilting the wall the hanging – ideas to help the quilting show more
    [5:51 minutes] What to do with the big blocks: options you can explore
    [6:42 minutes] Quilting the border – freeform / free motion idea for a subtle quilted look
    [7:19 minutes] PRODUCT REVIEW – All about the Dresden Plates
    [7:52 minutes] TIP: The easiest way to create Dresden Plates – Using the Tiny Dresden Plate Template
    [8:34 minutes] DEMONSTRATION: How to use the Tiny Dresden Plate Template | Cutting Dresden Plates [Recommendation: Cut the Dresden plates in sets of 12]
    [10:12 minutes] Review of multiple techniques used in this project: machine / hand embroidery, general piecing, the Dresden Plates, Nine Patches, and Star Blocks.
    [11:53 minutes] Finger-pressing your pieces
    [12:30 minutes] Sewing your pieces together & how to cut them
    [13:03 minutes] TIP: How to easily line up your seamed pieces & then stitch them in pairs
    [14:29 minutes] TIP: Using templar or Perfect Circles templates
    [15:10 minutes] TIP: How to make your centers / cut your circles
    [15:43 minutes] Our thread choices for this project


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