Thursday, December 8, 2011

As promised...Christmas Tree Quilt



I added the stripped fabric to make it slightly bigger to match the size of the border blocks.
I'm very happy with the way the Walmart fabric looks in these blocks
I still have the buttons and beads add. And during lunch I ran over to Joann's and found this really cool itsy bitsy trim.


Mine sure looks different than the original.

Here's the pattern again.


I've also been busy with real a Christmas Tree.
My daughter always wants a tree as high as the ceiling.  Kids!  Don't they realize I would have to get on a super tall ladder to decorate it?  So I picked the spot were the ceiling is the lowest.  (Ha! Don't those kids know we (parents) are smarter than they are!)
Here's our tree this year.


I love having a Christmas Tree in the house.

Merry Christmas and Happy Sewing,
Linda

8 comments:

  1. How sweet Linda! I just love it and your tree is just grand! Merry Christmas to you as well!

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  2. Cool tree! And what a cute Christmas quilt.. I think yours looks better than the pattern.. :o) Happy Holidays!

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  3. Both trees are very festive. Like you stripped inner border, looks better than the original pattern. Nice to have a finish before Christmas.

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  4. Love both trees! Now will you come out and put my tree up? Pretty please? Your stripey border is awesome.

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  5. Your Christmas quilt is just darling! I like yours better than the original. The center panel is just perfect!

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  6. Lovely tree! The quilt looks fantastic, I think the walmart fabric is perfect!

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  7. Your little quilt turned out cute. Can't wait to see how you embellish it. Nice tree (IRL), too!

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