Friday, November 2, 2012

Advent Quilt Part 1 of 3


A few days ago I finished up the first of three Advent quilts I plan to gift to my daughters on December 1st to make the holiday even more special.  I found the Sheri Berri panel on Ebay and bought three of them because as soon as I saw the fabric, I knew I had to make each girl her own.


The quilt measures 36” x 54” which is a pretty respectable size for girls ages 6, 4, and not quite 2 yet.  I am envisioning us all snuggled up on the couch under our Christmas quilts watching a holiday movie together!


The back is flannel from Joanns.  I am heading there tomorrow to pick up two other prints for the backs of the other quilts so the girls can tell them apart.  Joanns flannel is on sale for $2.99 a yard plus there’s a 25% off coupon out there.  Same with rotary blades—a 5 pack is only $16.99 and you can use the 25% off coupon for those too.  I love these deal days because now I never need an excuse not to change my rotary cutter blade. 


Here’s the progress I’ve made on the Scrappy Stash Along so far.  16 blocks and much much neater scraps.  Joy!

Have a quilty weekend!  Linking up to Finish It Up Friday on Charm About You.


  1. That quilt is lovely! I do like the striped fabric, gives it heaps of zing...

  2. What an adorable idea! Such a cute quilt and I love that you used flannel too. I'm sure the girls will treasure them!
    I really wish we had Joanns in the UK :(
    Great scrappy blocks!
    Thanks for linking up to TGIFF!

  3. Your scrappy log cabin blocks are looking great. I have a stash of mine but have not ironed or trimmed them yet. Love the idea of advent quilts too!!

  4. I love that quilt and your idea. I am sure they will love them.

  5. Great idea for the quilts for your girls :)
    And your scrap along looks wonderful! Great work!!

  6. What an adorable panel quilt! And your scrap log cabins look great - I'm bummed that I wasn't able to even get mine started but they'll be fun to do later too.

  7. You gotta love sales with coupons for yummilicious flannel backings! What a neat set of quilts for your girls. :)

  8. The Advent Quilts will be so lovely and cosy, your girls will enjoy to snuggle up in them!

    You inspired me to sort my scraps yesterday and cut the bigger ones in 2.5" x 6.5" pieces ;-)

  9. Wonderful! It will be a great holiday memory for your girls!

  10. The Advent quilt is a great idea. I love your scrappy blocks. The darker colors are very dramatic.

  11. Here from TGIFF - love your advent quilt - what a great idea!

  12. How cute is your advent quilt!! I've got that panel in my cupboard, the colours are so pretty. I love your scrap quilt blocks!!


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