Tuesday, December 3, 2013

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas....

First of all.....The quilt I showed yesterday is by Kathi Campbell - Heart to Hand
Does this quilt ever have a story.....after market I decided I needed new booth curtains, so I washed them, dismantled them and decided to make a quilt using them.  This is the top completed with my fine, long armed husband holding it.  I'm going to call it Center Stage.

I decided to put my initials here in the corner.  It reads, with needle and thread.  It is really a scrappy quilt, and after I wash it, it will look like an old timey quilt....that is what I want to achieve. Plus it will be nice and soft and ready for winter napping.

I had an oops, and accidentally made a little snip where I wasn't suppose to......so thus the itty, bitty patch.  Perhaps it will add to the charm! :-)
It snowed last night....a beautiful fluffy covering of about 2 inches.  More is predicted to be on it's way.  This is when I love having snow, so let it snow.
Christmas House Rules
1. Believe in Santa.
2. Live it up and laugh it up.
3. Remember it's better it give than receive.
4. Don't get your tinsel in a tangle.
5. Christmas calories don't count.
6. Always hug it out.
7. There's magic in the merry.
8. All hearts come home for Christmas.
Pinned off Pinterest
Enjoy your day!


  1. I love that you reused, made do, and made a quilt. I love the patch, so charming. It too has stories to tell and memories to share.

    1. Yes I am definitely a make do kind of girl.....I have several quilts which have my husbands shirts in them.

  2. Beautiful quilt and so creative. Love the Christmas rules--just going to try and remember to live them

    1. Thank you.......those rules are for me too.

  3. Thank you. Those rules are for me too.