Monday, 17 November 2008

A Christmassy Finish

Monday, 17 November 2008
I saw this at the NEC Festival of Quilts and fell in love with it. At the time I didn't think too much about the blanket stitching (which is just as well as I may not have bought it if I had)!

It's called 'Countdown to Christmas' (no surprises there!) and obviously is meant to start at 25 days but given I've only just finished it I thought this year I'd start counting early (and skip 33 days as I only have one 3 LOL). The frame comes apart so when we get to single figures I can take one part away - maybe next year I'll make another panel that could hang in its place (when I've recovered from the blanket stitching!)

So here's the whole thing:

Here's the rest of the numbers:

Here's a close up of the Santa panel (apologies for the flash, the buttons are all the same colour IRL):

And here's a close up of a number:

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


Erin said...

Joy, that is too cute!

Gina said...

Fabulous Joy!!

Karoline said...

It's lovely Joy, congratulations

Beatrice said...

Oh my that is just the cutest!! i love it! Congratulations.

Allie said...

It is lovely, Joy.


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