Countdown to Christmas: Day 10

Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas continues! Thanks for joining us.

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Several of our 100 blocks designers have cooked up something for you today. I think you’ll enjoy this!

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Ann Weber of Gingham Girls presents a free pattern for this Snowflake Table Runner.

Ann Weber of Gingham Girls has been making Christmas gifts. She shares this Snowflake Table Runner as a free pattern for you. There will be decorating ideas and a few more quilts, too! Take a peek.

Carolyn McCormick of Add A Quarter fame created O’ Christmas Tree, a paper pieced ornament for you to make.

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O' Christmas Tree, an ornament by Carolyn McCormick

She went the extra mile and made a second version, too, in case your taste runs in that direction.

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A second version of the Christmas ornament by Carolyn McCormick

O’ Christmas Tree ornament instructions
O’ Christmas Tree Foundation (Be sure to print at actual size with no page scaling.)

Reading over Carolyn’s instructions inspired me, so I created two more little trees just for fun.

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O' Christmas Tree in brights with black and white background

The fabrics above are a bit more funky and wild. This one will become a package tie-on.


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Calmer but still bright and fun!

These fabrics are calmer but still bright and fun. Embellishments still to come!

Go ahead and make some in a color recipe that suits your style!

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It's Sew Emma designed The Holly Jolliest Table Runners and offers a free pattern.

How about taking some favorite holiday fabrics to whip up The Holly Jolliest Table Runner from the folks at It’s Sew Emma. This is such a great basic pattern—it could be made for any occasion. If you’re thinking ahead, see it all dressed up for Valentine’s Day here!

Isn’t Christmas more fun when you make some of it yourself?! Many thanks to these designers for sharing their ideas today.

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About Diane Harris

I'm an editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I wrote pattern instructions, product reviews and how-to articles. Then I spent four years as QM's Interactive Editor, working to generate much of our online content. Now I'm back to patterns and how-tos, which is a great fit for me. I still love writing about quilt-related topics for Quilty Pleasures, and I always have my finger on the pulse of the quilting world. I teach a variety of quilt classes and give guild programs, too. Reach me by email:
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3 Responses to Countdown to Christmas: Day 10

  1. Claudia says:

    Love that snowflake runner. Think that it is two colors instead of the usual three is what makes it work. Now, back to the potholder project.

  2. JoAnne T. says:

    Visiting your site each day to see the goodies you’re showing us is a fun break! Thanks!

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