This beautiful 6" paper-pieced tree block was made by a fellow online quilt group member for a swap we had four years ago. Shame that it has been sitting in a tub so long! I framed it out and will do a simple stitch and turn, a bit of quilting, and add a sleeve for the rod on my hanger. Voila', decor 2011!
Friday, December 9, 2011
Favorite Things Friday
I'm linking up with Shay's Quilting in My Pyjamas blog this week for the Favorite Things Friday party. Besides just liking Fridays in general, my favorite thing today is Christmas decorations, the handmade/homemade sort. I've made dozens of Christmas ornaments and decorations over the years and have given dozens as gifts--there have been felt mittens, painted mini plaques, embroidered and beaded felt decorations, rice paper decoupaged reindeer, quilted and bejeweled banners/Christmas card holders, stuffed toy candy canes, and painted wooden trays, among the many! Here's a start to my latest, set to adorn a mini quilt wooden stand: