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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Christmas Mystery

This week I’ve been working on my Christmas Mystery quilt.  Started late last year, it got put away instead of being completed in time for Christmas.  Never mind – this project should be done in plenty of time for the coming festive season.  With the blocks already stitched in rows, and sashing strips made, I then stitched it all together.  As the quilt top contained quite a variety of Christmas reds and burgundies, I decided to use some “shot cotton” for the plain border.

Quilt top finished

And while I was on a roll, I got the binding strips cut, stitched together, and pressed, all ready to go when the time is right.

Binding prepared.

I had hoped to get this quilt layered and pinned, but…….would you believe it, I was out of batting!  Never mind, I’m sure I can find something else to keep me busy while I’m home tomorrow (Sunday).  Maybe that secret squirrel quilt I’m working on?


Julierose said...

Love your Christmas quilt --that is a neat pattern hugs, Julierose

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

the quilt looks great!

Maria said...

Well done on getting the top together and the binding ready as well.
such pain when you run out of wadding....

Tired Teacher said...

The color combination makes this quilt a stunner. I've never heard of shot cotton - what is it?

Connie said...

If there's not one thing to do it's usually pretty easy to find another. Quilters always have more than one project on the go at once. Your quilt is beautiful and you have lots of time before Christmas.
Happy quilting,
Connie :)