Sunday, October 13, 2013

QJ - Night Before Christmas

QUILT JOURNAL - NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Preprinted Book Panel
Machine Pieced
Machine Quilted
Baby Quilt
Completed - December 1997

Made for Grandson #1 -


I took a preprinted panel that was intended for a child's fabric book -
And cut apart the pages -


I then set the pages as blocks with sashing and borders -

The backing fabric was an all-over Santa Clause print -


Entered in a local quilt show - January 1999



QJ - 1997





4 comments:

  1. cute! I have a set of embroidery designs for the "Night before Christmas" but the stitch count is huge and I've really put off doing them.... Maybe I should start this year and in a few years, they'll be done :-)

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    1. Katie - that sounds like a great entry for our little "Race" - LTRTCWSA - Leisurely Turtle Race to Christmas with Squirrels Allowed - ;)) And like they say - the sooner you start - the sooner you finish - ;))

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  2. I think that is a better idea than making the thing into a book that will only be used a few years.

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    1. Thanks, Julie - I thought so too - and I was hoping that it would last long enough for him to be able to read it all by himself - ;))

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