Jumping on the “Christmas in July” bandwagon!

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I’m being bombarded by Christmas crafts!  It is futile to resist.

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I decided to work on some quilt squares from the book Winter Wonderland by Sherri Falls of This & That Pattern Company.

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I have these fabulous fabrics called “Holly’s Tree Farm” by Sweetwater for Moda.  How cute is this mug and saucer?

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Aside from the usual red/green/cream, this new Christmas bundle has an awesome aqua and some surprising gray.  I love the way the gray works in this snowflake block.

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This is an ornament block.  I point that out because to me it looks more like a big round bomb with a fuse from a Pink Panther movie.  Maybe that’s just me.

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Here’s a mitten for all the little kittens.  I had some fun deciding how to fussy cut this fabric.

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At least this block is easier to identify than the bomb  ornament.  What says Christmas more than a Scotty with a bow?

These blocks are really fun to put together.  The cutting takes a bit of time, but the stitching goes fast.  I think I found my piecing mojo while sewing these.  Since I got my new sewing machine, I have been struggling to find a comfortable and accurate 1/4″ seam.  Every presser foot, every needle position is different on every machine.  I have two different 1/4″ feet for my Destiny, and neither was working for me.  I think I finally found the right combo that works for me with my machine!  So I’ve got that going for me.  Which is nice.

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Since I’m jumping on this “Christmas in July” bandwagon, I want you to know that I’m not showing up empty handed.  I’m going to bring my own flute player.

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