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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Little Christmas Trees for birthdays

Over the last year I have made several of these little Christmas Tree quilts.  They were fun and easy to make, and best of all, folded up flat enough to post overseas in a plastic postal bag.    They are made with strips of Christmas fabrics.  The first few I embellished with gold braid, and then found some green ric-rac which covered the edges just as well. They are machine quilted and each one has a gold star button on top of the tree.  Not made for Christmas though, but sent out during the year as birthday gifts.  No doubt the recipients will bring them out at Christmas time.
DSCF2647 Little Christmas Tree wall-hangings
All quilts need a label, even little quilts like these. Simple little appliquéd Christmas trees on the label worked well, I thought.  These were stitched on, all ready to be written on with the permanent pen.
DSCF4090 Labels on the back
I needed just a few more, so whipped up these final three.
The Christmas Tree birthday quilts have gone all over the world, to USA, England, Canada, Germany, Norway, and Australia.  The last one was posted away just last week to my pen friend Janet, in Australia.  It is her birthday today, so “Happy Birthday Janet”. 
DSCF5867 The last one posted was to Janet in Australia


texascraft said...

My lovely wall hanging arrived yesterday on my Birthday Many thanks & well done

Jenny said...

Hi Janet

So pleased it reached you on time.