Thursday, December 23, 2010

Our Town Part 6 : Waiting for Santa

Christmas is almost here, and all we are doing now is 'waiting for Santa'... (we wish !)  In any case, we've been waiting until this morning to show Lynette Anderson's delightful quilt by the same name.

Waiting for Santa, 56 x 66 , by Lynette Anderson

This quilt is filled with everything we associate with Christmas, including angels, reindeer, trees, and Santa himself.   We love the foundation-pieced stars, and the strings of heart-shaped lights, which are carried aloft by doves. Did you notice the little face in the window of the house? That's one of Lynette's sons peering out 'waiting for Santa' to come and visit him!

Image credits and links: The image is shown with the generous permission of Lynette Anderson. Some of the imagery in her work draws on her memories of growing up in a small village in Dorset, England. Lynette and her family now live on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast in Australia. Along with her books of designs, her patterns for stitcheries, quilts, and more are marketed under the name, Lynette Anderson Designs.

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