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Small Christmas Throw

Item:
17700

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Print Idea

Overview

Keep yourself warm and cosy this Christmas with this beautiful throw idea!

Sizzix Die(s) Used

  • Sizzix Bigz Die - Oh, Christmas Tree
  • Sizzix Bigz XL 25" Die - Strips, 2 1/2" Wide
  • Sizzix Accessory - Cutting Pads, Bigz XL 25", 1 Pair
  • Sizzix Big Shot Machine Only (White & Gray)
  • Sizzix Big Shot Plus Machine Only (White & Gray)
  • Sizzix Big Shot Express Machine Only (White & Gray)
  • Sizzix Big Shot Foldaway Machine (White and Grey) with Exclusive Extras

Instructions

Other Supplies: Fabric 1 - 1.7m plain cream, Fabric 2 - 25cm plain navy, Fabrics 3 - 6 pieces measuring 30cm x 15cm each contrasting colours and prints, Fabric 7 -15cm x 5cm in gold print, Fusible web - 40cm x 60cm , Wadding – 95cm x 75cm, Thread for appliqué and quilting

Notes: All fabrics are 110cm wide unless otherwise stated. Seam allowance is 6mm (1/4”). All fabrics are cotton. RS - right side. WS - wrong side

Cutting:

  • Cut the fusible web to fit the fabrics used for the Christmas trees and stars and fuse to the WS of the fabrics.
  • Using the machine, fabrics 3 - 6 and the Christmas tree die (661732), die-cut 2 large and 2 small trees from each of the fabrics.
  • Fabric 7 - cut 5 stars out.
  • Fabric 1 cut - one x 90cm x 70cm for back of quilt. One x 67cm x 70cm for quilt front. Using the strip die (658328) and plates die-cut 2 strips that are 110cm long.
  • Fabric 2 cut - one x 25cm x 20cm for quilt front. Using strip die and plates die-cut 3 strips that are 42cm long.


  1. Stitch the navy and cream fronts, RS together.
  2. Using the photo as a guide, arrange the Christmas trees along the blue fabric (there may be spare fabric which can be used to cut more out if desired).
  3. Fuse the trees in place and stitch.
  4. Fuse and stitch the stars to the tops of the large trees.
  5. Layer the backing, RS down with the wadding and quilt top, RS up, and pin or tack together.
  6. Quilt as desired.
  7. Stitch the blue binding strips, RS together, into one long strip.
  8. Fold in half along the length, WS together, and press the fold.
  9. Pin the blue binding to the quilt, to match the blue on the quilt, mitre the corners.
  10. Stitch the cream binding strips, RS together, into one long strip.
  11. Fold in half along the length, WS together, and press the fold.
  12. Pin the cream binding around the rest of the quilt, mitre corners and overlap ends with the blue binding.
  13. Stitch in place.
  14. Press the binding away from the quilt top, fold over to the back and slip stitch to the backing to complete the quilt.