- Calico or cream coloured fabric
- Fabric scraps for border and binding
- Matching fabric to cover button
- Stranded cotton in red bright red, bright green and gold
Embroidery stitches used
- Stem stitch
- Short and long stitches for hat
- French knots
- Back stitch
Calico fabric: 11 in x 11 in for the embroidery.
Border: 2 x strips of 17 1/2 in x 3.5 in and 2 strips of 11.5 in x 3.5 in
Binding: a strip of 2.5 in wide fabric. Fold in half before stitching to the quilt sandwich
Download the free pattern by Annie Oakleaves or buy the whole collection.
This is part II of the Christmas quilt tutorial. See part I.
Embroidery design is by Gail Pan, Christmas BOM.
Embroidery was done in 4 different colours using good quality stranded cotton.
The quilting is free motion.
The size of the stripe around the embroidery squares is 3 1/2 inches.
Check Flickr group on this Christmas BOM.
Detail of each block
Detail of tab and self covered button
I used Gail’s designs BOM patterns.
I used stranded cotton in light and dark green, red, and gold on calico.
See Part II for the complete quilt.