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Christmas applique quilt top is DONE!!
FINALLY!
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Date: 12/30/12 8:17 PM

YAY! I am SO glad this top is finished! I had so many other things I had to work on, this got pushed aside. But the top is DONE!!

I put Princess back in the cabinet, I decided to make 4 more applique blocks and was not about to make them on the new machine. I will play around with that when I am in the mood and NOT on a project I have spent so much time on!

This will be the first quilt I make with a cotton back. I have enough of the adorable Santa print to make it, and I want to use it on this quilt. I am worried it will be really stiff, applique is already stiff, but it's not like I will be sleeping with it every night.

It's 61.5" square. I SWEAR I was SO VERY DETERMINED to not make this one a square...I really thought it was going to end up a bit longer than wide. But NOPE! I do NOT know how I always manage to make square quilts!!







here is the photo album:
Doodlebug Christmas quilt

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Date: 12/30/12 8:24 PM

What a cute quilt!

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Date: 12/30/12 8:24 PM

It's such a HAPPY quilt...really festive. It looks great.

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Date: 12/30/12 8:28 PM

omg it's Stunning Cat!!! wow all that embroidery and even Presents in the corners Way to go!!!

Aww your cute helper is looking at it like - hmm can I step or lay on this now?? hahahah

Great job and I'm sure you are SO happy to be done!

:-Debbie

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Date: 12/30/12 8:32 PM

ABSOLUTLY BEAUTIFUL. I love that it is obviously Christmas but has a Personality all it's own. Great colors Choices too!!

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Date: 12/30/12 8:43 PM

Really pretty! I love the shiny satin of the embroidered sides on the gift boxes.

Remember that Huey Lewis and the News song?

It's Hip to be Square!

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Date: 12/30/12 8:46 PM

Thanks so much everyone! This was my Christmas present to myself.


And there is no embroidery on it, it's ALL free hand applique!

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Date: 12/30/12 8:51 PM

Oh how sweet! The applique is so well done... love those satin stitches! I agree it is a happy quilt!

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Date: 12/30/12 8:52 PM

Holy moly. Now I'm REALLY impressed! Nice job!

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Date: 12/30/12 9:19 PM

Very cute, I love the colors!! You will enjoy it for many years.

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