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machine sewing

YOU WILL NEED/SUPPLIES
HOW TO ASSEMBLE

Prepare supplies.

1. Choose three colours of coordinating holiday fabric: A (background), B (dark), & C (light).

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2. Cut block pieces:
• 4 pieces measuring 3 ½” x 3 ½” from A
• 2 pieces measuring 3 ½” x 3 ½” from B
• 2 pieces measuring 3 ½” x 3 ½” from C

3. Also cut and set aside:
• 1 x 8 ½” from C
• 2 x 8 ½” from A
For Holiday Trivet back.

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Create blocks.

1. Sandwich block pieces with right sides together:
• A and A
• A and C
• A and B
• B and C

2. Sew along outside edges at ¼” seam allowance.

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3. Use rotary cutter to cut an X through each piece, from one corner to the other.

4. Open half square triangles and press open.

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Sew trivet top.

1. Arrange blocks to create pattern, per image.

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2. With right sides together, join all row blocks at side seams.

3. Next, join rows lengthwise.

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Assemble trivet.

1. Fold both large A pieces in half widthwise and sew binding over folded edges to create Holiday Trivet back.

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2. Create sandwich with Holiday Trivet top, fusible fleece (with adhesive side facing top), ThermFleece, large C pieces and both A pieces, per image.

3. Sew around edges to secure all layers.

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5. Use clips to hold binding in place and stitch to finish.

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