Posted on December 07, 2016 by Jenn Thurston | 0 comments
Have you ever seen one of those striking quilts in a magazine that you can't get out of your head? You just HAVE to make it right now??
This is one of those quilts! It is made with The Cookie Exchange by Sweetwater Fabrics, and uses the cutest, detailed tiny prints, making it perfect for piecing in a quilt!
The quilt went very quick, and I think even a beginner could make it. I wanted something a little smaller than what was featured in the magazine, so I only made 16 blocks. It's a great wall hanging size, table topper, lap quilt or a perfect baby quilt size!
Figuring out what to quilt it with was just as fun as making it! I chose wool batting and Holly and Berries as the quilt design.
The wool batting always makes the quilting show up with so much more detail. Did you know that even after you fold and pack away your quilt until next year, the crease from being folded all year long doesn't permanently stay in the quilt like other battings do(you don't even need to steam it out!)!
We still have a nice selection of magazines remaining as well as all the fabric to make this quilt!
I also made a fabric basket because I couldn't help myself! We have kits available for the fabric basket! This fabric is so cute!! It is one of my favorite holiday lines, but then again I am a Sweetwater fan... so the next line that comes out from them I may say the very same thing!
So here it is hanging as the store display. Is it just me, or is there something so fun and satisfying about hanging up a holiday quilt that you just finished?!
Fabric: The Cookie Exchange by Sweetwater
Pattern: Festive Flurries in Better Homes and Garden Christmas Quilts and More 2016
Size: Approximately 53" x 53"
Quilting Design: Holly and Berries