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Down-Home Veggies Quilted Wall Hanging Pattern


How to Make Radish

The red print used in this quilted wall hanging really makes it a standout. To get a closer look at the quilt and its patterns, download this three-page PDF of the Down-Home Veggies Quilted Wall Hangings.

To make the radish:

  1. From tan print, cut one 31/2 X 44-inch strip. Cut strip into two 31/2 X 11/4-inch strips, one 3 X 51/2-inch rectangle, two 3 X 13/4-inch rectangles, two 13/4-inch squares, one 11/4 X 51/2-inch strip, and two 1-inch squares. From red, cut one 4 X 31/2-inch rectangle. From white, cut one 3 X 13/4-inch rectangle. From green, cut pieces to make 2 small leaves and 1 large leaf, following Directions for Leaves and Tops.

  2. Using template-free angle piecing, stitch two 13/4-inch tan squares to upper corners of red and two 1-inch tan squares to lower corners of red. Add one 11/4 X 31/2-inch tan piece to each side of unit.

    Down-Home Veggies Quilted Wall Hanging Pattern
    ©2007 Publications International, Ltd.
    Step 2

  3. Using template-free angle piecing technique, stitch 3 X 13/4-inch tan pieces to white. Stitch radish unit to root unit. Press. Stitch 51/2 X 3-inch tan piece to top of radish.

    Down-Home Veggies Quilted Wall Hanging Pattern
    ©2007 Publications International, Ltd.
    Step 3

  4. For root, cut 21/2-inch length of jute and tie knot in one end. Lay jute over root unit with unknotted end at point of root. Stitch 51/2 X 11/4-inch tan piece to bottom of root unit, including unknotted end of jute in seam.

  5. Make leaves, following Directions for Leaves and Tops. Using dark green thread, hand stitch to top of radish, as shown in photo on PDF of Down-Home Veggies Quilted Wall Hanging Pattern.

  6. Add borders, following General Directions for Borders. Layer front, batting, and back; baste. With white thread, hand quilt in ditches around center block and between inner and outer borders. Hand quilt curved lines in radish. See How to Quilt to stitch binding to quilt.

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