I finished two quilt tops the weekend before Christmas, and I’m happy to report that I like how they turned out.
For the quilt above, I used two charm packs of 5 inch squares from the Figgy Pudding collection for the center, and added three borders to make it big enough for an adult to snuggle under. I’m going to use a fabric for the backing that is in the lower left corner and probably green for the binding.
For this second quilt, I did the same, with two charm packs of 5 inch squares from the Crazy Eight collection. Since I ordered these charm squares a couple months ago and now this fabric was impossible to find, I’m not sure what to use for the backing and binding.
Oh yeah, I finished my mini quilts too!
I think the backs look almost as fun as the fronts.
If I hadn’t had anything else to do these past couple weeks, I may have been able to finish quilting these new quilt tops, but since I was super busy at my day job, and the Christmas holiday was just upon us, I will add these to my (small) pile of UFOs for a 2010 resolution. I only had three unfinished quilt tops before these, so I’m hoping to finish all of them in January.
7 thoughts on “Christmas Quilt Tops”
Great quilt tops and minis! It must feel great to have accomplished so much. I hope to have that feeling soon :).
These are just beautiful!!!!! Quite an accomplishment!
Love the Figgy pudding fabrics. Your quilts are beautiful and congratulations for getting so much accomplished.
Very nice! The minis are adorable:)
Yea!! Good job! I love the fabrics in these!
I was just looking at my stack of UFO’s, I hope to make some good progress over this 3 day weekend. We’ll see!
Happy New Year! Looking forward to seeing more of your great ideas and projects in 2010!
Wow those turned out beautiful! You got a lot done before Christmas!!! Happy 2010 to you! -Allison