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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Red and green

By Janet Treen
This is a  quilt I like to hang on  the lounge wall at Christmas and in fact any time of the year. I have no concerns about fading because I have a tinted film on the windows to block out UV rays.
It was made in 2006 and is a Piece O' Cake pattern from their book, Once Upon A Season. The quilt does hand straight and square, I just took this photo at an awkward angle.
It's hand appliqued and hand quilted with Quilters Dream cotton, the thinnest unbleached weight.
I used a floral red, green and cream backing so that the stitches wouldn't be so obvious. The reason for that being the different coloured quilting cottons I used to match the fabrics.
Happy Holidays to you all.

8 comments:

  1. I have always love that pattern. Yours is just gorgeous. I too would find it hard to just have it up at Christmas. Thank you for sharing your beauty.

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  2. Oh my, that is a beautiful quilt!!

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  3. What a great Christmas quilt! It is the colors but is not an "Only for Christmas" quilt.

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  4. Love,love your fabric choices! What a festive quilt!

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  5. This quilt is just so amazing! I love everything about it!!

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  6. I love seeing this in your header when I visit your blog. It is such a beautiful quilt and so full of wonderfully rich colors! I love it!

    Merry Christmas,
    Sue

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