A: Cut 4, and cut 4 from fusible webbing. B: Cut 8, and cut 8 from fusible webbing. C: (This is a 4-inch square.) Cut 1 from 4 similar fabrics.
(Variation: Cut background square as 1 piece of fabric.)
Sew C's together to make background square. With right side of A to fusible side of webbing A, sew together. Clip curves, and trim seam allowances. Cut a small slit in webbing, and turn. Make 4. Fuse all hearts to middle of background square, with points in middle of square. With right side of B to fusible side of webbing B, sew together along curve only. Clip curves, trim seam allowances, and turn. Make 8. Fuse B's to outside corners of background square. By hand or machine, appliqué all fused pieces using narrow blanket stitch.
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