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Countdown to Christmas QAL | 627handworks
September 13th, 2013

Countdown to Christmas QAL

by Julie Hirt

As soon as I saw Janice at Better Off Thread announce the Countdown to Christmas quilt along, I was in.  I had been wanting to make the advent calendar since the first time I saw it.

My Riley Blake charms arrived today, so I matched them up with some solids from my stash and I’m ready to go.

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Here is the calendar – those are little pockets!

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You can find the pattern here.

 

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Since the kids in this house are teens, I’ll probably give it to my brother and his family since they have 3 little ones.  Have a great weekend!

julie

 

 

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8 Comments to “Countdown to Christmas QAL”

  1. I love this! How do I join up to the QAL? I haven’t done one before. Is it too late?
    ps … I did a little “what we did this summer” post to get me going again and added a little giveaway at the end. Hop on over. Have a beautiful weekend Julie.

  2. Ok. I feel like this is something I should know but what do you put in the pockets?

  3. yes, it looks like a fun one, have to post my pics tonite. i’m making 3 for nephew and nieces families, the kids are little so its a good time to start traditions. see ya there.

  4. I love the fabrics you are using :) i still need to pill mine for this

  5. Cute! An advent calendar is something else I’ve got drawn out in my design book. I should really stop drawing and start working! This should be lovely and a most excellent gift!

  6. I made one years ago and my kids (16 and 21) still like to use it! Have fun making it and I am sure it will become a treasure!

  7. Such a cute advent calendar! I’ve got one on my to-do list too.

  8. You’ve put me in the Christmas mood, Julie! 101 days to go! Love that fabric pull. Very festive colours!

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