I've said you can size this to fit any project, from background filler to large motif. So I decided to do a project to show you a larger version.
I've got all these samples sitting around my quilting area. Recognize this McTavishing from last month? My hubby has mentioned our hot pads were in sad shape and so it was time to make a few new ones.
I cut some old sample quilt sandwiches into 9 inch squares and layered them with a square of pretty fabric and a seamed piece. The seamed piece isn't stitched in the middle, so I can turn the square right-side out through it.
Trimmed the corners first, then turned and pressed each hot pad, top-stitched around the edges, then I quilted them.
The first one I quilted a bit off center and filled in with some leaves.
I marked the center of the rest before quilting as a target for the center of my scroll. This kept the design much more centered.
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