Everybody’s getting a Christmas quilt!

    Yup! Everybody’s getting a Christmas quilt. custodia iphone 8 360 It’s the size of a post card. custodia iphone 6 acqua e glitter It IS a post card! But it’s still a quilt, and has all the layers. Plus more. Here’s how I’ve done them: DSC04611The first cards I made, I had everything cut to size: 4″ x 6″ and then I layered them up. After a while, I got more efficient and decided to mass produce them, so here are the new and improved instructions: I started by ironing some heat ‘n’ bond or similar fusable to some very heavy pellon. DSC04596Then I took some pretty poinsettia fabric and quilted it with gold metallic thread. custodia con supporto iphone 6 This was a fat quarter, some scrap batting and an old sheet for the backing. DSC04609I did some outline quilting, some ziggles and a few stars here and there. custodia a libro iphone 8 plus It is a busy print, so nothing shows too much.   DSC04612When it was all quilted, I fused the layers of white linen for the front of the card, the pellon, then the quilted part all together and cut the postcards 6″ long by 4″ wide. custodia rosa per iphone 6 plus DSC04613You can see this is a much more accurate way to do things, everything is precise. custodia iphone 8 plus braccio DSC04614Now I’m ready to do the final machine stitching. DSC04616See all my layers? From bottom to top: linen, fusable web, pellon, fusable web, quilt back, quilt batting and focus fabric. custodia spigen iphone 8 DSC04615Now with my zig zag set to the widest setting and the stitch length to .4 I go to town and stitch around the entire card. DSC04599Some were stitched with gold metallic thread, some with just ordinary red cotton/poly thread. They are ready to go!! I used pigma pens to write with and a self-adhesive “Forever” Christmas stamp.

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2 Responses to Everybody’s getting a Christmas quilt!

  1. Sue Winkel says:

    Very cute miss Pam. Missing you and wishing you a very Merry Christmas. Loved your blue quilt. Hoping your sister-in-law will do well through this terrible cancer:(. Love ya Sue

  2. Martie Winkelman says:

    Great Idea! Loved watching your personal demo last week!…….one day I will make some.
    Blessings to you and yours for Christmas & always! 🙂

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