The Timeless Wall Hanging builds on the geometrical theme of the Hourglass quilt block to create an almost architectural quilt pattern. Think of the Great Pyramids of Egypt when you're working on this timeless design. To make the quilted wall hanging, download the two-page Timeless Quilted Wall Hanging pattern as a PDF and print it out. You'll need to enlarge the pattern at 125%.
To make the Timeless Quilted Wall Hanging:
Make 4 blocks, and stitch them together in 2 rows of 2 blocks. Add sashing and border. Finished size is about 22 1/2 inches square.
To make the Hourglass quilt block:
A: Cut 4, and cut 4 from contrasting fabric. B: Cut 16. C: Cut 8, and cut 8 from contrasting fabric. D: Cut 1.
Stitch C to contrast C; make 8. Stitch CC to CC, matching unlike colors (4-patch). Make 4. Stitch B to A, then stitch another B to other side of A. Make 8. Stitch BAB to contrast BAB (flying geese square); make 4. Stitch 4-patch to side of flying geese square, then stitch 4-patch to other side of flying geese square. Make 2. Stitch a flying geese square to D, with points directed out. Stitch another flying geese square to other side of D, with points directed out. Stitch rows together to complete block.
To finish the quilt, select a border from the Quilt Borders page.
If you like the Hourglass quilt block, check out the others that are part of the Country Cupboard quilt design. Enjoyed this project? See our other Quilted Wall Hanging Patterns.
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Retta Warehime is the author of Snuggle Up, Patchwork Memories, Quilting Your Just Desserts, Farm House Quilts, and many other titles. She has taught piecing and quilting techniques for 24 years and has been designing and publishing quilt patterns for 18 years through her company, Sew Cherished. Warehime has published more than 200 quilt designs and is currently designing and publishing quilts for fabric company Web sites.