I was waiting for a sliver of sunshine so I could get some good photos of this quilt...but took one look at the forecast and decided a rainy shot in our forest will have to do!
It smells like Christmas trees in there when it rains.
I used my newest Wish pattern for the design, and most of the fabrics are from the Candlelight fabric line by Ruby Star Society plus some basics. It's such a pretty line without being over the top Christmas-y or juvenile. I added in the yellows for the stars, and the darker gold linen fabric. The background is Bella Solids Off White.
This is a pretty straight forward pattern to make, but there are lots of diagonal seams.
I'm starting to sound like a broken record but...you need this tape when you make this quilt!!!!!
Can you spot my fabric layout mistake up there? Arg!! That's what I get for watching cheesy Christmas movies while I sew. No quilt is complete without one good mistake though right?
I quilted this with my go-to quick loops. It's hard to tell in the photos, but the darker linen fabric for the stars is metallic gold. It's sparkly in person.
I didn't even notice Jane's little toy up on my sewing machine table until now. I've been sewing at our dining/school/everything table and just shoved our messes to the side for a photo LOL.
This year with my entire family home 24/7 I've learned to accept allll the messes. Until every other week or so I snap and we clean clean clean until Mom can breathe again!
I hope you enjoy this last bit of the season before Christmas. Don't stress, and eat all the peppermint things!
It's beautiful! I love the little goof. Shows you are not a robot :>)
Haha thanks Marsha!
Love this quilt - it is so pretty with all your fabric choices. I am knee deep in Christmas quilts, and can't seem to stop. Your new pattern is so lovely in either Christmas fabric or the original pastel shades. Love this!
Merry Christmas to you and your family! Stay safe - we are heading to lock down again after Christmas - so back to online schooling again till.....we shall see :)!
Thank you! We have been under stay at home orders for awhile now (in Washington) and my kids haven't been in school since last March! I'm going a little bit nuts but also it's been an adventure. Good luck to you guys as well!!
I think you should claim it was a planned goof. After all we should all be humble enough to know we aren't perfect. The quilt is beautiful.
Love your quilt! Have a Merry Christmas!
Thank you! Merry Christmas to you as well!
It does look a little planned...and adds character! ;) Merry Christmas!
I love your quilt! And I enjoy reading your posts...my family is home 24/7 also this year...it's a blessing and a year to remember for sure, lol. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas! And every time you see your little quilt goof, you better watch another cheesy Christmas movie :)
Haha...luckily this year I think there are enough cheesy Christmas movies on netflix to last me at least a few hundred more quilts! I agree...being home all together has been a blessing in some ways, and a big patience builder for me!
Very nice. Very clean and elegant.
I've got MY Diagonal Seam Tape! Wonderful to cure the "wobbles"! I adore the fabrics and the design of your holiday quilt. Merry Christmas to you and your crew--and to the New Year :)
Thank you! I'm so glad you like it!!
Sheila in WI
Love this new quilt, Allison, especially the variety of fabrics in the stars. And you little mistake... ha!... so very easy to do. I can only imagine how easy it was to happen with everything else going on around your table/house.
Best wishes for a Merry Christmas to you and your whole family!
Thank you Sheila! Merry Christmas to your family also!
I just wanted you to know that one of my biggest 'joys' in 2020 was discovering your tape--
I just love this stuff and have even given it as gifts this year--thank you--
Merry Christmas--luv, di
Oh that makes my day! I'm so glad you like it!
I love this!! Beautiful!!! mistakes make it even more unique. Thank you for sharing, your quilts always make me smile and encourage me to continue quilting myself!!! Merry Christmas!!
Thank you Tina! Have a Merry Christmas!
This is really clever. I love it! Merry Christmas🎄
I love this sweet Ruby Star quilt so much. (I was just 'gifted' a fat 1/4 pack of these lovelies)....and it's okay to live in messes! Have a very Merry Christmas - I LOVE your Christmas card, too. thank you.... xxoo