Make a Creative Wall Hanging from a Fabric Panel

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Fabric panels can be wonderful time savers when you need quilt in a hurry, and there are many beautiful ones to choose from. However, we often wonder how to use them creatively. While we may love the printed panel’s design, a quilt made from a panel may not seem like “ours” unless we do something special with it.





Panels that have motifs in squares of various sizes often offer the best opportunities for creativity. The following example is one way to give such a panel your own creative touch.

Wall Hanging Made from a Fabric PanelWall hanging made from a Moda Winter Song panel, found on Pinterest.

Sadly, we could not find any info about this wall hanging but it won’t be hard to create something similar without detailed instructions. Simply cut the panel sections apart, layer them, then quilt and bind them. Arrange the resulting mini quilts in an appealing configuration and stitch the edges together where they meet. Find an interesting stick, rod or branch to hang your creation from.

One beautiful panel that would work well for this project is this chickadee panel.

My Little Chickadee Fabric Panel

Click here to purchase the “My Little Chickadee” panel.

The “Frosty Fun” panel will also work, making a light-hearted wall hanging.

Frosty Fun Fabric Panel

Click here to purchase the “Frosty Fun” fabric panel.

This wall hanging will, of course, be beautiful made up in fabric panels for any season or decor. For example, a children’s panel will make a fun gift for a new baby’s nursery.

Annie’s has a good selection of panels to choose from. Be sure to go through the “Fabric Panels” menu on the left side of the following page and see what sparks your creativity.

Click here to find more fabric panels.

 

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