Friday, October 18, 2013
New Quilt Patterns for Christmas and Winter
"Dashing" is one of our newest quilt wall hanging patterns for winter and Christmas. It's fun to decorate these little projects. With this one, I found some lovely brass bells for the harness of the horse. They really jingle.
These models were machine quilted by Lise Ott at Experience Quilts! quilt shop in Odessa, WA.
This is a pattern for the less-experienced quilter wanting to learn applique' techniques and a little piecing. The directions in all these new patterns are complete for one wanting to learn. These are good patterns for classes in quilting. The projects are small, usually under a yard in dimension, and the shapes are quite simple. The patterns even include the embroidery stitches needed to do the embellishments.
These patterns include instructions for fusible web applique' and freezer paper applique'.
The corner of the blanket is blowing out behind as the pony trots swiftly on, weighted with a little bead and some stem stitching. Below, is the center block for "Midnight Feast", a small wall hanging done in violet batiks, for the most part.
Winter is a hard time for some of our little forest friends. On this frigid night, some bunnies receive a present from Mr. Snowman! He's all decked out for the season.
Here's some of the detail work, below, and a complete picture of the center block with borders and snowballs (above).
We used some sequin-like leaves for Mr. Snowman's decorations.
"Twas the Night" is the name of our third winter decorative quilt. The pattern includes the words to Clement Moore's poem as well as a recipe for old-fashioned Sugar Plums (seen dancing over the child's head).
Mom reads to her daughter, warm and cozy.
Here's the whole piece. The blocks for these quilts are simple and the patterns include all the directions needed to assemble them. We hope you enjoyed this preview. You can purchase these
patterns at Pattern Peddlers. The model for "Dashing" will be at the Fall Market.