Australian Homespun



• Large number of assorted fabric scraps for 295 hexagons – see Note
• 55cm ( 5/8yd) fine multicoloured striped fabric (border)
• 35cm ( 3/8yd) pink print fabric (binding)
• 90cm (1yd) backing fabric – see Marilyn’s Backing Tip
• Batting at least 90cm (36in) square
• Packet of 300 7/8in hexagon papers or template plastic and stiff paper to make your own
• Fabric glue (optional)
• Mechanical pencil
• Water-erasable fabric-marking pen
• Perlé 8 thread in pink, blue and aqua (hand quilting)
• Big eye quilting needles
• Sewing machine with 1/4in and walking feet
• Rotary cutter, ruler and mat
• General sewing supplies

Finished size: 80 x 79cm (31 1/2 x 31in)

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