by gwillmann ( edited 10 Dec 2017 ) 05 Dec 2017

The quilt guild I belong to has a Christmas Challenge each year to use a specific fabric in a quilt block. Here is this years fabric and the block I made. The snowman design is from CuteEmbroidery. I think he is so cute.


I've now finished a second square with a design I created.

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by kustomkuddle 11 Dec 2017

I like them both but think that the snowman is adorable. The stripes set him off.

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gwillmann by gwillmann 11 Dec 2017

Thanks

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by lilylady 10 Dec 2017

Your should win with snowman, it is perfect and beautiful!

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gwillmann by gwillmann 11 Dec 2017

Thank you

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by gwillmann 10 Dec 2017

The design for the second block is supposed to look like a Christmas tree.

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hagridsmom by hagridsmom edited 11 Dec 2017

it does. And its very pretty! You maximized the appearance of the fabric in both blocks! It doesn't look nearly as nice when it's a plain piece of fabric. Great job.

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by vickiannette 05 Dec 2017

great use of the stripes

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thanks

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by noah 05 Dec 2017

Lookin Good Girly hugs

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thank you

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by pennifold 05 Dec 2017

Ooh! this looks fabulous. I love how you have angled the pieces of fabric inside the square. And the 'Cute' snowman design from here is perfect for the fabric. I love the black final border and also the red you've put on at the finish.
Are you putting all the squares together from the rest of the group, or do you get to keep it? Love Chris

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thank you. There will be a drawing among participants, the lucky winner gets all the squares.

toogie by toogie 06 Dec 2017

I hope you win!

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by sonjapotgieter 05 Dec 2017

Love it!!Awesome fabric and design!!!!Well done

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thank you

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by jofrog2000 05 Dec 2017

How nice it is! Well done.

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thank you

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by pennyhal2 05 Dec 2017

That is wonderful use of that fabric! Everything is lined up so perfectly and the threads you used for the snowman really goes well with those colors. What kind of stabilizer did you use for it? I always have a tough time deciding on what stabilizer to use with this kind of fabric.

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thank you. First I ironed Floriani No Show Mesh Nylon Cutaway on the back then I floated Medium TearAway.

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by graceandham 05 Dec 2017

Excellent. You maximized the look of that fabric.

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thank you

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by basketkase 05 Dec 2017

Love this!!! The design is darling and goes so well with the fabric...

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thank you

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by crafter2243 Moderator 05 Dec 2017

Great work. You really were up to the challenge

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thanks

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by toogie 05 Dec 2017

He IS a true Cutie! You were well up to the challenge, too. You have done a lovely job. So where does this specific fabric come from, if you don't mind saying? It reminds me of wrapping paper I had at one time but makes a nice block. How is the block assembled, by sewing or embroidery machine? Great work.! Toogie

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

I did not get any of the selvage so I do not know where the fabric is from. Maybe another cutie will recognize it. Since the 12 inch block is bigger than my largest hoop, after embroidering the snowman, I stitched the block together the old-fashioned way.

toogie by toogie 06 Dec 2017

I like the pattern of the block. Does the block have a name? Also, is the black border the outer edge of the block or is the red included in the block? Sorry for all the questions but I think it is so pretty.

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by mops Moderator 05 Dec 2017

Love itt!

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thanks

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by sewdeb 05 Dec 2017

You did a fabulous job!

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thank you

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by jrob Moderator 05 Dec 2017

Perfect!

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thanks

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by spendlove Moderator 05 Dec 2017

Love it!

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gwillmann by gwillmann 05 Dec 2017

Thank you

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