Holiday Mini Quilts – Day 3
I hope you enjoy the last of my December mad sewing adventure …
I decorated a couple of kitchen towels to match the quilt-as-you-go potholders I blogged about here. We have new friends who are also from Maryland and I wanted to give them a welcome gift.
Before retiring I had an online embroidery business, monogramming bath hand towels was one of my best sellers. I still give them as gifts and I’m always so happy when I see them displayed in my family members home!
I made this set for one of my guest bathrooms. It’s a holly leaf laurel wreath with monogram. The wreath design was a bonus design with my machine purchase and I added the single letter. The “Joy to the World” and “Peace on Earth” mini quilt designs came from Embroidery Library.
Making star mug rugs using Missouri Star Quilt Company’s – periwinkle tool is super fast! Watch Jenny’s YouTube tutorial here.
I made these fabric baskets to keep fruit and candy available for my guests. I used metallic threads for the quilting! I love the fabric!
I had three orphan quilt blocks from a couple years ago and turned them into gift bags. Two of the blocks I used as front and back for one bag and used scraps to piece together a back for the second bag.
I tend to gift wine or other alcoholic beverages as gifts and I always make wraps for the bottles. I start with a quilted 14 x 16 top with some type of embroidery or just a monogram. This piece is used for the front and back of the wrap.
Below are the four I made this year.
Gag mug rug gift for my good friend named Chardonnay!
Thanks for stopping by! Happy Stitching!