This blog should be called "The Adventures of a Fabric Junkie!". I am passionate about fabric, threads, colours and textures. I can record my crazy quilting, sane quilting, embroidery and everything else that I consider important in my life.

Photo shows my block for the Hurricane Katrina fund-raising quilt "All That Jazz".

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Christmas Block number 15

I finished the Christmas block this morning and would like to thank Colleen from CQInternational because if she hadn't suggested "Chains" as the April mini-challenge, I never would have thought of doing a Christmas block.  When it was finished but "missing something", I asked DH what he thought it needed.......he suggested the gold star above the Christmas tree with the lines running from it and a gold charm of some sort in the bottom left hand corner (I found a bell, candy canes, a ginger bread man and a snowman) and the bell seemed to fit the best. I included the strip of broderie anglaise with the ribbon threaded through it because it represents a child in a nightgown anxiously waiting for Santa Claus.
So, moving on to block 16 with the May mini-challenge of Stripes.


Rose Anne B said...

WOW that is very lovely and hubby's suggestion is just perfect in my opinion!!! Nifty chain idea too! I LOVE the bugle candles too.

Bear said...

Viv not only are you the most extrodaniary embroiderer I know but also you havae an awesome husband who gives fab suggestions that just suit the block so well- Gorjus!!

love n hugs bear xoxoxox
well done Mr Viv!!! xox

crazyQstitcher said...

Awesome cream blocks Viv. I envy your natural talent.