Clowning Around Wall Hanging


Cute and colorful for any child's room, this wall hanging features an appliqué design from Nancy Barrett's Clowning Around #78450 and is personalized with a built-in machine font.

 

Supplies

 

Instructions

Sew all seams using a ¼” seam allowance.

1. Select the design of your choice and add lettering. The sample uses design #CC84530 and lettering built-in to the machine.

2. Mark the center of the 9” x 13” fabric for embroidery.

3. Mark the center of the appliqué design and the center for the lettering, or use the Explorations multi-hooping feature.

4. Hoop OESD StabilStick TearAway stabilizer, score and remove the paper revealing the sticky surface of the stabilizer.

5. Place the fabric on the sticky part of the stabilizer to hold it in place.

6. Stitch the design following the appliqué instructions included with the collection.

7. Hoop another piece of OESD StabilStick TearAway stabilizer, score and remove the paper revealing the sticky surface of the stabilizer.

8. Place the fabric where desired on the stabilizer for the lettering.

9. Stitch the lettering and gently remove the fabric from the stabilizer.

10. To stitch the sashing start with the 2” x 9” on the left side. Stitch the 2” x 14½” on the bottom, the 2” x 10½” on the right side and the 2” x 16” sashing on the top.

11. Place the front embroidered fabric and the lining fabric right sides together. Place a layer of batting on the wrong side of both pieces.

12. Sew on all four sides, leaving an opening to turn to the right side.

13. Turn to the right side and press.

14. Hand stitch the opening closed.

15. To make the loops to hang, fold the 2” x 8” pieces of fabric right sides together, sew them along the long side. Use a dowel rod or safety pin to turn right side out.

16. Spray hook ends with temporary spray adhesive and attach to back where desired.

17. Tack down to back of project on machine for more support.

18. Glitz and decorate in any way desired.

Your wall hanging is complete!

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