Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Sew Seasonal Blog Hop - Christmas Wreath

I was recently asked by the lovely Kirsty of Quiet Play and Alyce of Blossom Heart Quilts to join in their Sew Seasonal Blog Hop and I have to say that I jumped at the chance. They have produced a range of gorgeous Christmas blocks, some for regular piecing and some paper pieced and they are currently free! As soon as I saw the wreath block I knew what I wanted to do with it and which fabric I wanted to use, so I was over the moon when Kirsty said I could indeed do the wreath block.

Now before I show you, let me just tell you that there are sponsors and prizes and you can enter to win them! Go check out Kirsty and Alyces posts for full details on how to enter and win! But put simply, you make one of their free blocks and enter it into their linky party! So simple and you get to use their great blocks for free, but hurry, after this blog hop the patterns will stop being free and will be available to buy instead

Awesome Launch Day giveaways at Blossom Heart Quilts and Quiet Play - check back November 1st!
2 x $10 vouchers

Joy by Kate Spain - full fat quarter bundle + panel

2 x $25 vouchers

1 x $25 voucher

$30 gift voucher

Japanese Christmas fabric - fat eighth bundle

Charm pack
Plus, are you needing some Christmas fabric supplies for the hop? Well, Chrissy from Sew Lux Fabrics has set up a special discount code on Christmas fabrics in her shop! So if you need supplies, be sure to check it out. The code is "sewseasonal10" and is for 10% off all Christmas fabric (Joy, Blitzen, and Sentiments) through November 18th. A charm pack or layer cake will work perfectly for Ornamental!

Blossom Heart Quilts


So do you want to finally see what I made, its an alternative to a traditional wreath, a mini quilt for the front door!


This was so fun to make, I cant wait to make up more of the blocks. Here is a list of all the other bloggers in this blog hop if you want to check them out and join in the fun

1st November: Kristy from Quiet Play & Alyce from Blossom Heart Quilts
2nd November: TBA & Jane from Where Jane Creates
3rd November: Susan from Patchwork N Play & Kelsey from Kelsey Sews
4th November: Janice from Better Off Thread & Erin from Missy Mac Creations
5th November: Lucy from Charm About You & Rebecca from Making Rebecca Lynn
6th November: Charlotte from Lawson and Lotti & Amy from Amy's Crafty Shenanigans
7th November: Jess from the Elven Garden & Cindy from Live a Colorful Life
8th November: Elaine from Dashasel Sews & Kelly from Jeliquilts
9th November: Beth from Plum and June & Fiona from Finding Fifth
10th November: Juliet from Tartan Kiwi & Fiona from Celtic Thistle Stitches
11th November: Taryn from Pixels to Patchwork & Anorina from Samelia's Mum
12th November: Megan from Jaffa Quilts & Jane from QuiltJane 
13th November: Gemma from Pretty Bobbins

Thanks to Kirsty and Alyce for inviting me to take part

16 comments:

Jeneta said...

So sweet! And what a great door you have :)

Amys Crafty Shenanigans said...

Very clever - it will look so festive :)

blondie19012k said...

That is so cute! I love the fabric you used :)

Wendy said...

your wreath is great, what a fab idea!

Kelsey said...

Such a great idea! Very cute!

SIMPLESEW said...

Thats just to sweet !

Fiona @findingfifth said...

So is that button fabric? Great job with the quilting too.

Flying Blind... said...

This is lovely!!

Judith said...

This will look great on my table stand. Thank you for sharing....Judith, Texas

Beth said...

That is so cute! I love the button fabric.

Patchwork and Play said...

What a sweet project! That would be perfect for my front door!

Janice said...

what a cute door hanging! I really love the fabric you chose for the wreath!

Alyce @ Blossom Heart Quilts said...

What a fantastic idea! And I love that you used that Suzuko Koseki print - looks just perfect with the colourful buttons. Thanks for joining in!

Sarah said...

Lovely! Such a clever choice for the wreath too.

SIMPLESEW said...

Really cute

giddy99 said...

It's adorbs! I'm inspired!