Monday, March 14, 2016

One of Four


One of my 2016 Quilting Goals is to finish 4 Christmas quilts for gifts this year.  I've pieced my first one, 3 more to go. 


This is Lifetime Quilt Number 174
The pattern is All Wrapped Up by Kate Spain (it's a free pattern, click here)
It finished at 55" x 65"
It has approximately 282 pieces

I used random Kate Spain holiday fabrics from several families for this top.  10 inch squares worked perfectly.

I think the size and style of this quilt makes it a perfect gift.  It could be hung on a wall or used as a lap quilt.

I need to not procrastinate on piecing the back and getting it quilted!




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11 comments:

  1. Very nice, Thelma. Congratulations on getting this top together. I look forward to seeing the next three :)

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  2. It is a pretty quilt and I am sure it will be much appreciated. Yay 174 quilts! How do you count them - when you complete the tops?

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  3. Any particular reason you are making four Christmas quilts? Enquiring minds want to know.

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  4. This one makes me smile! So bright and happy! Along with the rest of your commenters, I'm looking forward to your next Christmas quilt!

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  5. Thelma, this is just the kick in the seat of my pants that I need to get those Christmas gifts made NOW instead of letting December come and then telling myself I'll get them done next year.Your presents quilt is adorable :)

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  6. I bought some Christmas fabric on sale with hopes of doing just this. You've inspired me.

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  7. So pretty! I have a big stash of Kate Spain Christmas fabric that I need to use for something. :)

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  8. I did that for my son and his wife for Christmas a few years ago

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