Friday, December 24, 2010

Just One More Little Quilt

I’ve been able to sew a bit these last few days before Christmas.  I have all my gifts bought and wrapped and made my last trip to the grocery store yesterday for Christmas day.  We have a strata dish for Christmas breakfast.  I’ll put it together tonight and refrigerate it overnight and pop it in the oven when we first get up and it will bake as we open presents. 


Our traditional Italian dinner for Christmas day is meatballs, ravioli, salad and bread with an almond pastry and coffee for dessert.  I’ll be doing lots of cooking later today!

I have a little tabletop metal quilt frame that I used in October with this happy Jack mini quilt…

Happy Jack

And in November with this cute turkey mini quilt…


So, I finally made a little quilt for December!!


I really love these little fun projects that can be completed in one afternoon or evening. 


They are great projects to use up stash scraps because you trace the pattern pieces on the paper side of your favorite fusible …


iron them onto your treasured scraps, cut them out, peel off the paper, arrange them on the background and press them down.  You can then stitch around the raw edges with a blanket stitch or straight stitch and then quilt it as you wish.  I loved quilting little swirls in Santa’s beard!


I’ve got a cute snowman all cut out and ironed on ready to quilt to use for January!   :-) 



  1. ohmygosh, those are all so adorable! Will have to try my hand at something like that one day. Darn cute. Your Christmas Day meal sounds delicious. I've still a bit of sewing left to finish up. YIKES! Happy Holidays to you and yours.

  2. Blessings & Merry Christmas.

    Now wait a minute, you can do one of your mini quilts in an afternoon? Okay, I have voted you "Super Quilter", I am in awe of what you do.

    I love the 4 Seasons Mini Quilts. Happy cooking.


  3. Love the pumkin quilt! And those swirls in Santa's beard add great texture.

  4. Hello, I love your little mini quilts. Did you get them from book or patterns? I just finished the last of my 8! Christmas wallhangings for friends and would like to get a jump on 2011 and these mini quilts just might fill the bill. Thanks and Merry Christmas - enjoy your strata and raviolis. Yumm!

  5. Where did you get the table top frame and the quilt patterns? Just adorable. I would love to make a quilt for each month or season. Merry Christmas!

  6. These are adorable and I think it's high time I have some for myself! Mind if I copy your idea???

  7. Swirls are always wonderful:
    Santa's beard, snowflakes, GO quilts,...

    but I'll take a CINNAMON SWIRL.....

    Got milk?

    Merry Christmas, Polly. God bless you and your family and may you all make wonderful memories.

  8. I love all you little minis! I've been thinking about getting one of those stands and starting on some small projects. Now I'm convinced. Merry Christmas!

  9. Ho Ho Ho! Your mini's are just perfect for your little stand, thank you for sharing, Polly. Merry Christmas to you and yours.

  10. Oh Polly - your tree is so pretty and the dinner sounds delish! LOVE LOVE LOVE that santa mini!!!!

  11. Absolutely so cute!! I love it!! Where did you get that frame?

    Have a wonderful Christmas!

  12. How cute! Your quilting on Santas beard is really nice. Happy Holidays!

  13. I have one of those little stands too and just love it! I have a redwork snowman on it now - would love to do one for each month! blessings, marlene

  14. Those are just beautiful! I love them. What a wonderful idea.

  15. These just make me so happy... just thinking about them cheering up your kitchen brings me joy! Well done!!!


Thank you sooooooo very much for taking the time to leave a comment! I am always happy to know that someone is reading my ramblings!! Polly :-)