Christmas Two by Four Quilt

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Happy Thursday! I'm excited to share my finished Christmas quilt today!

My new quilt happens to match the pillow I made a couple years ago. See more of that project here: Patchwork Christmas Projects

I started working on this quilt last year before the holidays. I had just finished my tree skirt and my stocks and was on a holiday sewing roll. I pretty quickly landed on using the two by four quilt tutorial by Ashley of Film in the Fridge. I started cutting all my Christmas fabrics into strips, but only got about halfway through the cutting before I had to stop. Too many gifts to make! Fast forward to this Fall when I picked it back up!

I didn't have a huge stash of Christmas fabrics, so I used a little bit of everything. It's based around leftovers from a bundle of Tinsel* by Cotton & Steel. I added in prints from their other holiday collections, plus an assortment of prints that aren't holiday, but coordinate.

Once I really got going, this quilt came together fast! I do love how many different prints ended up in this quilt. I made 56 blocks, it's approximately 60"x80".

I kept the quilting simple, my favorite diagonal lines! Nothing fancy, but I enjoy it.

In October I picked up yardage of this starry print from Daisy Chain* by Annabel Wrigley for the backing. I love how festive it feels alongside other holiday prints. It's bound up in a red-orange print from my stash.

We got our first real snow of the season early this week, so I took full advantage of the fresh snow for a few photos before I shoveled the driveway. So happy to finish this quilt, we've already been enjoying it!

Happy Quilting!

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  1. This is so cheery, Jeni! Love, love the Christmas feeling you get before looking at all the delicious pieces of fabrics in there. Beautiful!

  2. I love all the colors and prints in this quilt! So happy and bright. You have a great eye for color.

  3. So beautiful! A twist on Christmas colors.

  4. This is so cute and I love your pretty stockings on the mantel.

  5. Congrats on finishing your wonderful new Christmas quilt SEW early in December. Enjoy!!

  6. Jeni, this quilt is so happy and wonderful. Now I want to make one too
    You are always so inspiring.
    I adore your Christmas mantle too. Sweeeeet


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