Have you ever wanted to sew a quilt that’s suited not just for Christmas but all year long? Making a lap or bed quilt can be a big undertaking, so it’s nice to have a quilt that won’t need to be packed away with the Christmas decorations. Susah Ache has gathered a collection of just such quilt patterns and quilted projects in Countdown to Christmas: Quilts and More that Span the Seasons.
The muted reds and greens make these quilts wonderful backdrops for the season, and many of them can be displayed year round. There are a few overtly Christmas patterns that you will no doubt enjoy as well. This book can be used by beginner and advanced quilters alike: most of the projects involve piecing with straight seams, and there are a few that use templates and curved piecing.
A Sampling of the Projects
A collection of light backgrounds make a scrappy contrast to the red solid fabric in Background Music. The pillow pattern is available as a free download with the book.
Beautiful quilts!! Susan has certainly hit the mark with Christmas and it’s wonderful to see quilts that can stay out through other seasons. 🙂 Hugs, H