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Thursday, 28 November 2013

The Big Reveal

Did you guess it?  It's  Yuletide Jewel, (Pattern 109) one of my very favourite designs.  Yesterday I showed you the quilting threads I chose.  For the continuous curves around the spikes, I used a matching Sulky rayon.

The centre cross-hatching uses gold metallic thread;  micro-stippling in every other grid section gives great texture.  Circles were quilted in the wide blue band, and then 3 sprays added to each.

These photos were shot in early morning, natural light and the colours are pretty funky (but I confess, I like the effect!). If you are local and would like to see this in person, drop down to Mrs. Pugsley's Emporium. Who says Christmas can't be purple? :)


  1. How scrumptious! Christmas can be any colour you would like i to be, you know......even lime green.

  2. Scrumptious is right! Just beautiful Karen. The quilting is just perfect.

  3. Beautiful and is made more so by your quilting and the color purple. You know I'm a purple lover from way back. I also love your string pieced Christmas placemats in your header. I may have to make some new ones similar for me and gifts for others. I've got plenty of fabric to use up!

  4. So festive! I just love the old style ornaments like this -- the shape is so perfect for your design.