It’s week 9 of our Celebrate Christmas Quilt-Along. I hope you are enjoying our quilt-along as much as I am. Be sure to check out the Flickr group to see the super cute blocks that have been made so far.
Block 25, Christmas Stocking, has been designed by fellow Canadian quilting friend, Benita Skinner. Our friends at Fort Worth Fabric Studio have a fabulous 40% off Super Deal for you to enjoy too.
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Featured Designer: Benita Skinner
What is your quilting style?
I design both appliqué with a touch of Victorian/nostalgia and pieced quilt patterns with simple blocks that make a graphic overall design. My most recent collection is a series of Stuffies Baby Quilts.
How did you get started quilting and/or designing?
After making a pictorial quilt of my own creation [Victorian Manor], I was asked by my quilt guild to develop a workshop.
Do you have a favourite quilt?
That’s a hard one…I’ve recently counted, and discovered I now have over 100 quilt designs, after 10 years of offering my quilt patterns exclusively online. I love all of my quilts, or I wouldn’t enjoy finishing them!
My loveliest, would be my Victoriana Album quilt.
My super quick and easy favourite is Bubbles.
Quick and fun questions:
- Favourite colour:Green
- What part of the quilting process do you like the most? Playing with the fabric
- What part of the quilting process do you dislike the most? Unsewing :)
- Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, or: Chocolate…and it’s good for you too!
- Favourite super hero or comic book character: Calvin & Hobbes (I miss them &#heart;)
- Most exciting place you’ve travelled: I thoroughly enjoyed my train trip across Canada.
- Favourite quote or mantra: Believe
Block 25 – Benita’s Christmas Stocking
Here’s Benita’s Christmas Stocking block. Head over to Benita’s site to download the tutorial.
Share Your Photos
Upload your completed blocks to our Flickr group for a chance to win some adorable buttons from Button Mad – Incomparable Buttons. One winner for each of our quilt-along blocks will be randomly chosen. You have two weeks to complete Benita’s Christmas Stocking block to be eligible to win.
Congratulations to the Week 6 button winners:
- Block 16 – Joy – CBNova1
- Block 17 – Christmas in Italy – Fluffysoftkitty
- Bonus Block – Christmas Ornaments – Mona’s Creativity
Please share the Quilt-Along graphic on your own blog. The more participants, the more FUN!
One thought on “Quilt-Along Block 25: Christmas Stocking”
would like download of stocking block please
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