Saturday, October 27, 2012

The Night Before Christmas

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Well it looks like this snow is here to stay and it keeps falling.  So to give this a positive spin I like to think it came just in time to take pictures with Marlene’s The Night Before Christmas Quilt by Bunny Hill Designs.    Marlene did change a few blocks and replaced some with blocks from Bunny Hill’s Catch a Christmas Star quilt so it is not exactly like the original pattern.   There are also many buttons that still need to be added to finish off some of the details.

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Marlene hand appliquéd all the blocks and did a beautiful job.  There is also some hand embroidery work on this quilt as well.

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I had to add some of those new swirls for background fill on a few blocks and used a variety of other fills like loops, curls, stipple, pebbles, wavy lines, cross hatching and straight lines.  SID in the outer border.

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20 comments:

  1. beautiful quilt...i looooooooove applique! Makes me want to make this quilt!! Your quilting is perfect on this...i hope someday someone will bring this quilt to me to quilt for them! Looks so fun to do!

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  2. Gorgeous quilt. Gorgeous quiltiing. I never thought of that French General fabric collection as Christmas-y but boy, does it ever work!

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  3. What a great quilt and the quilting you did sets it off perfectly. Now the rest of us want some snow!

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  4. Love, love, love this quilt! Your quilting made it look like snow swirling around the Christmas tree!

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  5. Great quilting Kathy. Ooooolala!

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  6. What a gorgeous setting to show off that quilt! Can't believe you have snow already! Is that it, are you sowed in for winter now? We're just sneaking towards summer now. Those funny days that start out cool and by lunch time you have to strip off layers of clothes.

    Your quilting is perfect for that quilt!

    I'm going back for a second look!

    Cheers from down under

    Linda


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  7. Kathy

    Oooh! The quilted swirls look awesome on this Christmas quilt.
    Happy Snow day to you!

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  8. I love this quilt and you did an absolutely beautiful job quilting it.

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  9. Love this quilt and the quilting is fabulous.

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  10. amazing! so beautiful! mieke rom Holland, kind regards!

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  11. I love all the quilting you did on this, each block is very special.

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  12. Hey Kathy! Love what you did with this quilt. I recognize those swirls and love, love, love them. I'm also enjoying Angela's classes, really fun. Great photos! ((((Hugs))))

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  13. I just lvoe the way you made the quilting flow from the reindeer up through to the sleigh :)

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  14. Oh WOW! I love both the quilt and the quilting!!! :)

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  15. Such a beautiful quilt and love the quilting.
    Carol

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  16. This is such a beautiful quilt, and I love the quilting! Turned out so great!

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  17. Wow!!Amazing! I love the quilting it's perfect!
    Great job!
    Have a nice weekend, Evelyne

    http://eefsneedle.blogspot.com

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  18. I love the quilt and the quilting its beautiful.

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