You'll find many Christmas and winter-themed quilt patterns during the winter holidays. Evergreens, poinsettias, and red and green combinations are reminiscent of the winter holidays. By altering your fabric selection, you can convert most patterns into a Christmas quilt.
Star-patterned quilts make beautiful gifts for the holidays. And if you're careful with color selections, they can be used all year round.
These Christmas quilt patterns are an excellent way to add holiday cheer to your home, or they make a lovely gift for friends or family.
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Grab an iron, fabric squares, Styrofoam balls, straight pins, and scraps of fabric. That's about all you'll need to make these easy handcrafted Christmas ornaments. This no-sew project looks a lot more complicated than it is. Once folding is complete, the remaining steps are easy to complete, and the projects are small and portable enough to carry with you on trips.
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Fabric postcards can be as simple or complex as you like. Cards can be sewn using any technique, including patchwork and applique, and can be embellished with yarns, threads, small buttons and other kinds of trim.
The fabric postcard instructions walk you through the mechanics of the process so that you'll end up with a handcrafted card that you can pop in the mail to family and friends. Several techniques are included.
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Here's a 10-inch square Christmas Tree quilt block that you can use for a holiday sampler or create an entire forest of trees in any theme. Dress the tree up with a bit of hand or machine applique if you like. Just cut out small holiday prints and appliqué or fuse them in place. How about little stockings on the tree branches, and teddy bears and presents near its base?