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January 1, 2021
Advent Calendar from High Road Quilter

 


I posted my end of the year report earlier this morning, and am amending it to report that I finished another mini quilt before the end of the year. This is an advent calendar with 24 pockets. I like all the designs for the days.

I bought the kit at the Connecting Threads sale. I bound it by machine with a decorative stitch.

I am not used to binding on the front so it did wind up wobbly, but I wasn't aiming for perfection when making it. It is a quick and simple quilt to make. 

I want to ...

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October 22, 2020
Bearded Santa Paper-Pieced Quilted wall hanging from Wisonsin Quilting

22×44″ Santa: easy enough for newbies, satisfying enough for pros, fast enough for Christmas

This is a great pattern for a Christmas wall-hanging, door decoration, or advent calendar. Get into your stash and make some stacks of light, medium and darker grays, 3 flesh tones, some whites, dark and bright reds and green for the background. Most of the squares are just 2-1/2″ squares with scattered paper piecing. You’ll be piecing columns as shown at right above. When you get to a white bit, you’ll stop and piece that from the two indicated colors continuing down ...

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July 26, 2020
Bearded Santa Paper-Pieced Quilted wall hanging from Wisonsin Quilting

22×44″ Santa: easy enough for newbies, satisfying enough for pros, fast enough for Christmas

This is a great pattern for a Christmas wall-hanging, door decoration, or advent calendar. Get into your stash and make some stacks of light, medium and darker grays, 3 flesh tones, some whites, dark and bright reds and green for the background. Most of the squares are just 2-1/2″ squares with scattered paper piecing. You’ll be piecing columns as shown at right above. When you get to a white bit, you’ll stop and piece that from the two indicated colors continuing down ...

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