It’s week 8 of the TWELVE WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS!
Welcome to everyone from Bluprint Textiles. This week, we’re making a Rudolph Wall Hanging! He could very easily become a pillow if your heart desires:) He’s a fun, mod little guy…
1. Fabric: You’ll need a 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ white piece for the background, a 9″ x 9″ brown piece for Rudolph, three 1 1/2″ x wof (width of fabric) strips one each in pink, lime and aqua for the border, two 2 1/2″ x wof red strips for red binding, five 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ red squares for the nose and corners (you can cut these squares from one of the strips for binding), and an 18″ x 18″ piece for backing. You will also need an 18″ x 18″ piece of batting, 1/4 yard of steam-a-seam (or similar), and black top-stitching thread. I used Sulky 12 wt.
2. Rudolph: First print Rudolph. You will need to trace Rudolph onto the steam-a-seam.
Press away from the white.
Sew two red squares on each remaining border strip.
Sew on the remaining side borders.
On Bert, the blanket stitch is #25. It looks like this.
Sew with the blanket stitch around Rudolph and his nose.
For the border, I widened the stitch to five.
Stitch around the edge of the white by the border.
It will look like this.
Put on the binding (and a hanging sleeve if you like!) and you’re done!
Let me know if you have any questions!! Happy Rudolph making:)