Saturday, December 21, 2013

Christmas Quilts

These are the Christmas quilts I made for my family.
Last year I asked family members to bring Christmas fabric to our family celebration.
I used that fabric and added some of my own to create these 4 quilts.
There are 26 different fabrics plus the white background.

This "Trip Around the World" quilt is for my parents,
the travelers of the family.

"Snowball blast" quilt for my brother,
he threw plenty of snowballs in our childhood.

"Twinkle, twinkle, little star" for my younger sister,
we are close in age and did lots of singing together.

And finally, "Christmas ~ Irish Chain" for my youngest sister.
Not really a reason for this one, but it's one of my favorite quilt patterns
and I thought she'd like all the little details of the applique.
Now I wish I would have taken a close-up picture of each applique.

Here's a shot of the quilts before quilting and applique.

This was a fun project, now I need to make myself one with the remaining fabric.
Isn't that the way it goes quilters, we make quilts for everyone but ourselves.

Merry Christmas!

Edited to add this picture of the labels, now I wish I would have taken pictures
of the backs of the quilts also.......guess I was so excited about the
finished quilts that I forgot about some important photos.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

A sneak peak....Christmas quilts

It's snowing today, so I just had to go out in the snow and take pictures of the quilts I'm working on.

But since these are Christmas surprises, it's only a sneak peak.

The piecing is finished, now on to the quilting.

Enjoy your weekend!

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