Monday, December 11, 2017

24 Days of Christmas at Quilt Inspiration - Day 11

Welcome to the 24 days of Christmas ! Each day this month, up through Christmas Eve, we'll feature a work of fiber art that reflects the joy and beauty of the season ! Let's continue with Day 11.

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Winter Memories by Sue Garman

The description card from the tribute to Sue Garman last month in Houston, Texas, reads: "In Winter Memories, you can almost hear children laughing in the midst of building a snowman, you can almost feel the icy cold of a starry night; and you can sense the joy of a season of giving."
We love the high-contrast flying geese border which really sets off these angular geometric blocks !

Sue's delightful, vibrantly colorful work is all machine-pieced, without applique. It is hand-quilted, embroidered and embellished with buttons.

Santa's neatly pleated shirt and the little bell on his cap are just some of the fun embellishments here that add to the three-dimensional appearance of this quilt.

Image credits:  Photos were taken at the "Remembering Sue Garman" exhibit at the 2017 Houston International Quilt Festival.


  1. Very cool 3D piecing on this quilt! I really like the snowman's scarf :)

  2. I really do find that one charming and love the variety of blocks, color, and embellishments.

  3. Another wonderful Sue quilt. Thanks for sharing.


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