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Christmas Quilt sneak-peak

Is anyone else out there slightly shocked that we’re half-way through November?? Seriously, how did this happen? Summer feels like yesterday! I still haven’t accepted the fact that I have to sort socks again.

The good news is for once I’m starting Christmas sewing before December. I’ve been collecting some Retro-Christmas fabrics for a few years and have been trying to decide what to do with them.  I finally found the right thing.  Full reveal to come – and possibly kits!

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    Mary on Lake Pulaski
    November 13, 2010 at 11:16 pm

    So cute Amy! That quilt will be loved.

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    Crafty Mama
    November 13, 2010 at 11:33 pm

    Oh Amy, that is super duper cute! Can't wait to see the whole thing and I'd love a kitโ˜บ

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    Dionne
    November 14, 2010 at 12:02 am

    Very cute, love those fabrics!

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    Marg
    November 14, 2010 at 12:07 am

    Love the fabrics, it's a really nice and cheerful Christmas quilt.

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    Kimberly
    November 14, 2010 at 12:10 am

    How fun is this! And you're so smart… awesome quilting… love the stars in the squares!

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    Sherri
    November 14, 2010 at 12:10 am

    I absolutely love it! Can't wait to see the full reveal!

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    Kim Walus
    November 14, 2010 at 12:32 am

    I love everything about it. Simple and darling at the same time. Ooooo! Kits! That would be fun!

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    DJ Rose
    November 14, 2010 at 12:40 am

    Love it. Such a great eye for color and design.

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    Darlene
    November 14, 2010 at 1:13 am

    Oh this is soooo lovely, thank you for the inspiration, as always. But may I ask?? are the centers of your blocks 'charm square-sized'? Just a thought/question. But really it is all your lovely fabrics that really has me reeling!

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    Annette
    November 14, 2010 at 1:36 am

    Looks lovely. I want to make a quilt just like that. Fun, happy, bright and cheerful. Love those retro prints.

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    Sew Create It - Jane
    November 14, 2010 at 3:35 am

    I'm so glad to read that someone else is in shock that it is mid-November…Summer was just like last week wasn't it! :o)

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    Judy Bagwell
    November 14, 2010 at 5:47 am

    Yes, this year is flying by. It's crazy. I love the cute retro fabrics in this quilt!

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    AMKreations
    November 14, 2010 at 7:12 am

    What a beautiful quilt!

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    Cindy
    November 14, 2010 at 7:27 am

    This is sooo cute!! I love the vintage fabric! I would love to make something like this. I'm wondering like Darlene- are those charm square size? Great job!:)

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    Vanssmomc
    November 14, 2010 at 7:38 am

    Love the vintage fabric, so cute!!

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    Petit Design Co.
    November 14, 2010 at 7:47 am

    cute! and yes, very much sew, I mean so. I wasn't into Halloween this year and we're traveling for Thanksgiving so I don't feel the need to get into it as well. I can't decide whether to pull out the Christmas stuff before or after we leave! I have a few Christmas projects I should have done last year! Go figure

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    mascanlon
    November 14, 2010 at 7:52 am

    So very cute…I love the clean look with the vintage fabrics.

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    Leslie
    November 14, 2010 at 8:27 am

    the months are just zinging past me!! i can't keep up!! this quilt is going to be amazing

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    Connie
    November 14, 2010 at 9:45 am

    From this SoCal-lady-who-used-to-live-in-Nebraska, I love the "snow" in this quilt and the old-timey (my timey?) Christmasy look. Such fun!

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    Hillbilly Handiworks
    November 14, 2010 at 10:36 am

    I love the little kid fabric. So retro and so cute!!!!

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    paulette
    November 14, 2010 at 10:57 am

    STUNNING quilt!! The colours are incredible!<br />Paulette

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    Beckers
    November 14, 2010 at 11:04 am

    Count me in if you have kits!

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    sewingseedscraftylife
    November 14, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    I love the colors…It is so pretty.

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    StrawberryBlond
    November 14, 2010 at 2:39 pm

    I am convinced the month of November is a complete sham. Every. Single. Year. it goes by way too fast and I never know what hit me! I always have all these grandiose ideas of projects to make and then never complete even half of them. At least Thanksgiving isn&#39;t super late this year.<br /><br />And I love that quilt! Retro fabrics are just so darn fun.

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    tabbiegirl
    November 14, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    Once again, Amy, another adorable quilt! Vintage Christmas fabric – LOVE it! Would love to get a kit – this combines my love of vintage fabric and Christmas!

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    Nicole
    November 14, 2010 at 5:44 pm

    I am in love with the green snowflake fabric – any memory of its lineage?

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    Dawn W
    November 14, 2010 at 7:36 pm

    Are you out of kits before they&#39;ve even started? Count me in – I&#39;d love a kit, this quilt is darling!

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    Kristie
    November 14, 2010 at 8:59 pm

    I&#39;m loving this! Can&#39;t wait to see the full reveal! I love the peek of fabrics here….I would definately be interested in a kit- can add it to the list and maybe have it done for NEXT year??

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    Lara
    November 14, 2010 at 11:00 pm

    Its amazing! Love it!

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    John'aLee
    November 15, 2010 at 7:49 am

    What a happy quilt! Love the colors.

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    amy smart
    November 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm

    Thanks for all the love!<br /><br />The squares are slightly smaller than Charm Pack size – but you could certainly do something similar with Charm Packs squares.<br /><br />The green snowflake fabric is currently available (yay! don&#39;t you love when that&#39;s the answer!) It&#39;s from the Holiday Happy collection from Lecien – designed by Monica of Happy Zombie fame. Here&#39;s a link: http

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    Gaertegang
    November 15, 2010 at 4:05 pm

    I have some charm packs that I am totally going to do with this pattern…What size are your white strips and red squares…just to be curious?

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    Jennie
    November 15, 2010 at 11:02 pm

    I already spot my favorite – the Michael Miller Holiday hostess. LOVE that fabric.<br />Cute quilt.

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    The Ashtons
    November 15, 2010 at 11:02 pm

    If you do kits, I want one too!<br />Annie

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    P.
    November 16, 2010 at 6:57 am

    I love it! It&#39;s adorable!

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    Nanette Merrill and daughters
    November 16, 2010 at 10:50 am

    Vintage and Retro is at it&#39;s best during Christmas. Love what you&#39;ve done here. I love the retro!!!

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    Katy
    November 16, 2010 at 12:36 pm

    I love the new quilt! It&#39;s so cute and kitschy! I have to say that I really enjoy your blog, too, and I read many quilt blogs. Yours is one of my favorites!

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