Ticker-Tape Elephant Wall Hanging: Part 1 video
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Ticker-Tape Elephant Wall Hanging: Part 1
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A quilt pattern you'll never forget! Simple raw-edge applique, free-form placement of fabrics and big-stitch accents are all you need to make this amazing wall hanging perfect for a child's room. Let your coordinated scraps make a statement with this sweet Ticker-Tape Elephant Wall Hanging that's fun to make from start to finish!

In this part 1 of 3 Quilter's Skill Builders online video classes brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, quilting expert Nancy McNally demonstrates how to print out the pattern at 100% and tape together your multi-piece elephant diagram. You'll then see how to take large elephant pattern and transfer it onto your 40" piece of background fabric using a window or light box and a water-soluble marker.

In this online video class, you'll learn how to:
  • Dig through your scrap stash for color-coordinated fabrics.
  • Print the pattern pieces at 100%.
  • Tape the pattern pieces together into the correct position.
  • Find the center of your 40-inch square fabric.
  • Transfer the elephant pattern onto your fabric.
Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: 40" x 40"

Materials:
  • Assorted coordinating scraps
  • Assorted 2 1/4" by 10" - 20" scrap strips to total 175" when joined for binding
  • 1 3/8 yards cream solid
  • 2 7/8 yards backing
  • Batting 48" x 48"
  • Thread
  • 1 skein coordinating color embroidery floss or pearl cotton
  • Size 5 embroidery needle
  • 1 1/4 yards 18"-wide fusible web
  • Basic sewing tools and supplies
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