November 16, 2018

Christmas Log Cabin Wreath Quilt | Finished or Not Friday Linky Party!

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Island Batik Ambassadors are given monthly challenges using Island Batik fabrics, and November's assignment is log cabins.  I love log cabin quilts but actually rarely make them, so it was good to visit this timeless block again.

An internet search led me to this design, a Log Cabin Christmas Wreath.  With the generosity of Island Batik in providing fabrics for projects, I had just the right fabrics on hand for this quilt, most of them from the Alpine Jingle collection.


The Christmas Wreath quilt really needed some holiday quilting, so this beautiful holly and berries design seemed the perfect fit.  I love the white stitching on the red backing.


Inside the quilt is Hobbs Heirloom Wool batting to give the quilting more definition and also to reduce the number of fold lines since it is a wall hanging that will likely not be displayed all year long.

This quilt has a hanging sleeve attached.


Quilt Stats:
Pattern:  Christmas Log Cabin Wreath by Jessie Fincham found in Quilt Now Issue 4.
Size:  41.5" square
Quilting:  Holly and Berries on Gratitude in white thread

This quilt is for sale in my quilt shop!

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13 comments :

Alycia Quiltygirl.com said...

Oh I LOVE that Christmas Wreath!! You are right you had just the perfect fabrics for it!! Great Job!!

Shannon said...

I love the quilting on the back too!

Preeti said...

Myra, your quilting is da BOMB!!!

Mari said...

What a festive finish, Myra! I love log cabins, too, but they are quite labor intensive. This turned out great! Happy weekend!

Denise L said...

I love the wreath. Thank you for the linky party. Denise@fortheloveofgeese

Home Sewn By Us said...

Hi Myra! Oooh-la-la that wreath quilt is just fabulous. I want to make it and have it finished right now for tomorrow night. It would just be perfect for the little shindig I'm attending. That quilting!!! OMG - it really makes it yet doesn't shout in your face. And the batiks - well, those are always fab. Happy Friday to you! ~smile~ Roseanne

Kathi Riemer said...

What a fun design. I love the color and the quilting. Thank you for featuring my quilt this week Myra. Happy Thanksgiving!

Anja @ Anja Quilts said...

That's awesome. Who would have thought you could get a wreath from log cabin blocks. Well done.

Slice of Pi said...

Your quilting is so good!! Great choice!

Brenda @ Songbird Designs said...

I see I'm not the only one in a Christmas quilty mood, Myra! Love your log cabin wreath quilt and the holly and berries add so much!!

Snowcatcher said...

Wow, the quilting on your wreath quilt is incredible! I especially love the white on red on the back!

Andree G. Faubert said...

Hi Myra, your quilting is really stunning!

Barb said...

Your Christmas Wreath is fabulous...love it...