First off I am going to apologize about this being published so late after being received. It was sent to us back in January. It got sent to Kelli who sent it to me at just the day or two before I got my new computer (that I still don’t love..but can at least tolerate). Well my email and contacts were lost in the migration to the new computer. Then one day Kelli and I were chatting and she said wasn’t that a great quilt? I didn’t know what she was talking about. Kelli ended up going back through her email it the deleted box (no she never empties it) and found the note. FINALLY I am sharing Barb in Tucson’s awesome Christmas quilt.
“A few years ago when I for saw your Christmas quilt, I knew I had to make it. I spent summer of 2014 making the blocks. By November I had a top that was ready to quilt, and sent it off to the long armer. This is the photo I’m attaching. It is 104″sq, and turned out so nice.”
You’re right Barb. It did turn out so nice. I have to say, quilts like this are my favorite to make. They are good therapy quilts. For me that means LOTS of chain piecing and an audio book on the side.
Here is our original quilt.
It’s so fun to make as the block actually looks like this.
You can find the tutorial and learn more about the quilt by following this link.
If you read this then misplace the tutorial when you want it later…not worries. The pattern is listed on the right side bar of the blog in the free pattern section under Christmas Star quilt. I’ve always wanted to back and make this quilt again only in patriotic colors.
I apologize Barb…I wish the email problems wouldn’t have happened. If anyone else feels like we didn’t get to an email you sent, try again..here’s my email. firstname.lastname@example.org.