How to Make a Quilted Wall Hanging

Quilted wall hanging

Coming into Fall there’s no better time to get started on your Christmas sewing. In this tutorial I will show you how to make a super cute Quilted Wall Hanging, the best thing about this design is that it really could be used for any theme you like, fall, Halloween, or even just your favorite fabric!

Christmas wall hanging

I recommend using 100% quilting cotton for this project. I used the fun and festive Cozy & Magical fabric by Maureen Cracknell of Art Gallery Fabrics, purchased from my local quilting store Pennington Quilt Works. For the squares, I used a metallic quilting cotton from Joann.

Christmas wall hanging

This wall hanging features appliquéd hearts, you can find a detailed tutorial on how to Appliqué here.

Quilted wall hanging

TO MAKE MY QUILTED WALL HANGING YOU WILL NEED:

  • 9 x fabric for hearts approximately 4½” x 4½”
  • ⅓ yard of width of fabric for background
  • ¼” yard width of fabric for borders, or 20″ width of fabric if using directional fabric
  • 22″ x 22″ fabric for backing
  • ¼” yard width of fabric for binding and loops to hang
  • 22″ x 22″ batting
  • Iron-on double sided adhesive
  • 1 yard of Cord
  • 3/4″ width Wooden Dowel (you will need to cut down to 20½ size)
  • Co-ordinating Thread
  • Rotary CutterRuler & Mat
  • Pins
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron & Ironing Board/Mat

My printable heart template can be found here. I used the middle-sized heart. You could appliqué any shape you would like that fits inside the square, just remember to allow room for seams.

You can find out more about which tools I recommend over here.

Please watch my video for full instructions on how to a Christmas Wall Hanging – Part A:

CUTTING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE QUILT TOP

Heart Fabric – Cut 9 pieces approximately 4½” x 4½” to make appliquéd hearts

Background Fabric – Cut 9 x 5½” x 5½”

Side Border – Cut 2 x 2½” x 15½”

Bottom Border – Cut 2 x 2½” x 19½”

Christmas wall hanging

PART B: FINISHING YOUR QUILTED WALL HANGING

Please click here for Part B of the instructions.

Thanks so much for joining me! Please leave a comment and let me know how you go, or if you have any questions.

Stacey x

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