Winter in Florida always makes me miss freshly fallen snow, beautiful snowflake’d sweaters, and chilly evenings with cups of homemade wassail. Not that I am really complaining about this 60-something degree weather…
I’ve tried to bring a little winter into my home with my newest quilt, Snow Blossoms. The quilt design is an ode to one of my favorite winter emblems: the Nordic Snowflake.
It was fun to make, especially to pick out all the fabrics. (Moda’s Vintage Modern by Bonnie & Camille was really the perfect collection for this design; I did throw in a few Bella solids, as well as some matching Marmalade fabric for the back.)
The pattern is available in my shop in paper or PDF form.
Melia Mae QuiltingJanuary 1, 2013 at 9:12 am
Just beautiful. This would be fun to do as a block of the month and have ready for next winter:) I may need to do that.
Atelier UllizeeJanuary 1, 2013 at 12:11 pm
It's a beautiful quilt, lovely colors! Happy New Year and good luck for you and your baby!!!
deebrieseJanuary 1, 2013 at 3:02 pm
Vanessa: I am loving this quilt. I am also from NJ and living here in the Tampa bay area for 28 years. My adult children have never experienced a white Christmas. I sometimes feel bad about that. This quilt is just stunning. I am such a novice quilter do you think to hard for me to attempt. I am glad you are taking some time off I so remember Nesting before my childrend were born. Enjoy. Happy New year.
Vanessa GoertzenJanuary 1, 2013 at 5:50 pm
I LOVE that idea.
LuLuJanuary 2, 2013 at 4:26 pm
Vanessa! This is breathtaking! I love it. I think I'm going to have to buy this pattern for next years Christmas quilt. Love it!
UnknownJanuary 3, 2013 at 10:05 am
beautiful quilt!!! what a lovely pattern!
NicolaJanuary 3, 2013 at 12:00 pm
This is gorgeous: I have a huge crush on Nordic sweaters, too (this is definately the quilt to snuggle under/hide behind when I watch 'The Killing'!). With every good wish for you and your new baby x
CarlaJanuary 15, 2013 at 9:28 pm
Gorgeous quilt you've done. The fabrics are so pretty! It was clear and -10 this morning when I was taking pictures ; )
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