Monday, December 21, 2015

Holly Jolly

Just can't stop making items to decorate for Christmas this year! I started out really feeling the red and green, creating the two table runners, O Tannenbaum and Peppermint Candy. And even though it's close to Christmas, I'm still stitching away! This time, I was determined to use up old Christmas fabric, to make room for more fabric of course. I'm calling this lap size scrappy quilt Holly Jolly.

This is a pattern from the Precut Quilt book I gave away last week, and was really quick to put together. Measuring 54" x 69", it hardly made a dent in those Christmas fabrics. 

I did use some bigger yardage pieces for the back,

but I still have enough for another quilt. Still thinking about how to use it up, as it's nice to have an empty drawer.

For the quilting, I used the panto Holly Berry Flowers in gold Glide thread. The pattern is really hard to see, and turned out more dense than I expected.

Yet, it's very pretty, and the quilt adds more red and green to the living room. Merry Christmas!

Have a great day quilting!


  1. You can never have too much red, white and green at xmas! wonderful job as usual, thanks for sharing!!

  2. Thanks for sharing your Holly Jolly quilt with Oh Scrap! Very festive quilt!

  3. I recognize some of those fabrics from my own stash. The quilt is a great way to move them from stash to use. And, what a great name!


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