LETTUCE BE BERRY CHRISTMAS QUILT
Lettuce Be Berry Christmas Quilt – it is not the average Christmas quilt. This top was sewn together in a day and a half while on my annual trip to Maine in Sept. 2014. It is named for the lettuce and berry fabrics in it. When I decided to make this quilt, I was looking for fabrics that read “red” or “green”, not the theme of the fabric.
The center blocks and inside border are a solid black with gold flecks – perfect for the beauty of Christmas.
I cut the fabric before the trip and took it along to be sewn together. The center squares are 4″ squares and the strips are 2.5″. I did two “logs” around each block. The inside border is 4″ wide and the outside border is 6″ wide. There are 36 blocks.
I got the entire top done in the day and a half except for sewing on the final border on two sides of the top. Here it is at Colonial Pemaquid in Maine:
I finished the top 100″ square in Oct. 2014 and it was machine quilted in Nov. by RLM. I finished the binding on Christmas Eve 2014.
Here is a photo of Lettuce Be Berry this year ready to be shown off for the Christmas season.
Christmas quilts are a wonderful addition to the season:
Have a wonderful Christmas. Make memories with family and snuggle in those Christmas quilts.
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Thanks for your post. I love how you take fabrics on hand and make such beautiful quilts.
I get so fed up with many quilt blogs and websites because it is all about buying a particular fabric or pattern. Or it is some technique I have no interest in learning – even to make a beautiful quilt.
Thank you for keeping quilting simple and beautiful.
I am all about keeping my life and quilting as simple as possible. I firmly believe that beautiful quilts do not have to be complicated.
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