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Fabric USA Map

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Description

 

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 yd each of canvas, backing & batting
  • 15 or more Fat Quarters™ or scraps of quilt cottons in assorted colors for the states
  • 1-1/4 yd for border, binding & casing
  • Heat'n Bond®
  • Map of United States
  • Matching thread
  • Darker thread to use for outlining map
  • Perle Cotton #5 & large eyed needle
  • 1/2" wide rod for hanging
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

  1. Enlarge map of United States to desired size.
  2. Tape map to window with right side facing out.
  3. Use enlarged map as pattern to trace each state using HeatnBond.
  4. Cut out each state from Heat'n Bond®, fuse to fabric and cut out.
  5. Fuse states to the canvas background as they would appear on the map.
  6. Straight stitch around each state in coordinating thread.
  7. Leaving about a 2" space around map, trim excess fabric.
  8. Cut four 3" x width strips of fabric for border.
  9. Stitch border to sides, top and bottom of canvas using a 1/4" seam.
  10. Press seam towards border.
  11. Layer backing, batting and map. Pin.
  12. With darker thread sew around the entire map, using a straight stitch or satin stitch.
  13. Cut four 2-3/4" x width strips of fabric for binding. Sew binding to border.
  14. For casing measure the back of finished piece.
  15. Cut 1 strip 4" by measurement of back.
  16. Fold 1/4" on each short end, press. Fold again and press. Sew.
  17. With right sides together sew 1/4" seam along long edge. Turn, press.
  18. Place one edge of casing along seam line of binding. Stitch close to edge of casing.
  19. Stitch close to edge of remaining side of casing.
  20. Using a running stitch, handsew travels across map.

 

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Heat'n Bond Ultrahold 1Yd

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