I have been busy catching up on the blocks to the Magic of Christmas by Lisa Bongean. All 25 blocks are now up and I just finished #15 tonight. It is one of my favorites. Lisa is showing these done as all red and white (city) or red and cream(country). Well, I am always changing things up a bit and giving them a bit of my own spin so I have been using several different reds from my stash and throwing in a little bit of gold in each block. It has really been a fun project. Now to finish the last 10 blocks.
While Lisa was busy with Quilt Market there was a bit of a gap in posting block patterns and I was all caught up so I began playing with alternate blocks and came up with a version I really like. I have lots more to make and am running out of that green so I might have to substitute some other fabric and sprinkle it about. It is a fabric from Ann Sutton’s line and I can’t seem to find more…in fact now I don’t remember what it was called.
We are keeping gift giving very simple this year so I don’t have any rush to get anything finished and that feels nice for a change. I will have my grandson for 2 weeks so there are lots of craft projects and cooking baking that will be happening then. He is 6, an age that really loves to get creative.
Hope everyone reading this is taking time to enjoy the holiday season!