Friday, December 11, 2015

Twelve days of Christmas quilts: Santa's Secret

Christmas 2015 is drawing near, and we wanted to share some of the amazing, gorgeous Christmas quilts we've seen this year. Thanks to the many quilters who have inspired us with their creations!  Here is Day five of  our series: Twelve Days of Christmas Quilts.  Also, we're featuring free patterns on Twitter for the holidays and beyond... please follow us @quiltinspire !

Santa's Secret by Ruby Koch

Santa’s Secret won 2nd place – pictorial, at the 2015 Arizona Quilters' Guild show.  It was inspired by a class, Working with Inks, with Patt Blair. Santa was created with Tsukineko inks and fabric marks on pfd fabric, then cut out and adhered to the background, and thread painted with a variety of threads. Ruby Koch says that her goal was to achieve shading and dimension - we think she did a beautiful job!

Image credits:  Photos were taken by Quilt Inspiration at the 2015 Arizona Quilters' Guild show.

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