Saturday, November 10, 2007

Christmas Placemat

Yesterday a few of my favourite quilty friends and I did a class at the quilt store. It was a Susan Murphy class, and we were working on Christmas items.

I chose to make the placemats, and here is the one I made up yesterday. Isn't it super cute! The fabric with the poinsettias was from my stash, and the red and gold one was purchased on the day - I don't have much red, and this one I thought was the perfect compliment.

Now, I know this will make Kim happy - in the spirit of stash enhancement and because I liked the fabric so much - I purchased an additional metre of each - you just never know when you might need it!

Today it's my hope that I'll be able to start quilting on my 'Galaxy of Scraps' quilt top - I haven't made any plans for today so I can get busy on it, but you just never know what will come up ... Have a great weekend everyone! x o x


Silverthimble said...

What a fantastic placemat!

Rose Johnston said...

The placemat is great Tazzie. I love the fabrics, perfect for Xmas
Hugs xxx

May Britt said...

Cute placemats. I really ought to make myself some new one.
Of course you needed more of that fabric :)

Angie said...

That is a great poinsettia the placemat pattern that you're using. :>

Anonymous said...

I'm loving the colors in this placemat. Great color choices.

Unknown said...

I'm presuming you made up this pattern? Just slicing the fabric and sewing some to each side. You are so artistic. Love it. Before you know it you will be up with Kim in buying extra.

julieQ said...

Lovely!! I really like the Christmas colors. And fast finishes are fun!


Carole said...

Lovely! Is this a quilt as you go placemat! Of course you needed more fabric! Assecories are a possibilities! lol

Kate North said...

Now that's clever, Tazzie - I might just have to borrow that idea - but maybe for next christmas... :)


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