Winter Quilt Part One…

This is the last quilt in our quilt series. Finally this is the Winter Quilt I designed for a class. Since there are six blocks which make up this paper quilt I’m going to post the, “What To Do” over two days. I was and so was my house, covered in Dazzling Diamonds and after you get done making this you’ll understand why. These photos are a bit washed out looking and as soon as I can swap them out I will. You can always click on the photos for an enlarged version.




Here’s what you do block by block:


DSC_0189 BLOCK 1:                                                      

Stamps: Sleigh Bells Ring, Northern Hearts, Happy Winter

Inks: Chocolate Chip, Versa Mark

Card Stock: Pink Pirouette 6-1/2″ x 2-3/4″, Bashful Blue-3″ x 2-3/4″ & Whisper White-3′ x 2-1/4″

Frillies: Curly Label, Pretty-in-Pink Grosgrain Ribbon, Basic Rhinestones, Basic Pearls


DSC_0251 On the piece of Bashful Blue stamp the snowflake image with Versa Mark, sprinkle with White Embossing Powder and heat with a Heat Tool. On a scrap piece of Whisper White stamp “Happy Winter” in Chocolate Chip Ink. punch out with the Curly Label Punch and sponge Pink Pirouette Ink along the edge. Wrap a piece of Pretty-in-Pink Grosgrain Ribbon as shown. Add a Basic Rhinestone and Pearl.


On the piece of Whisper White stamp the sleigh image from the Sleigh Bells Ring Stamp Set in Chocolate Chip Ink, color in and add Dazzling Diamonds for snow.


BLOCK 2:                                                                                                  

DSC_0254 Stamps: Bingo Bits

Card Stock: Whisper White-2″ x 6-1/2″, Bashful Blue-1-1/2″ x 6″

Inks: Baja Breeze, Soft Suede, Real Red, Old Olive, Basic Black

Extras: 1″ Circle Punch, Basic Pearls, Basic Rhinestones, Tiny Red Buttons, Dazzling Diamonds, 2-Way Glue, Ticket Corner Punch, Distressing Kit

On a scrap piece of Whisper White Card Stock stamp the following images from the Bingo Bits Stamp Set:

Snowman in Basic Black Ink and add two teeny tiny red buttons ( I have a bunch of these for awhile) and Dazzling Diamonds

Mittens in Old Olive and add Dazzling Diamonds to the snowflakes on each mitten

Cardinal in Real Red Ink and add Dazzling Diamonds for snow along the bottom

Ice Skate in Basic Black Ink and again add Dazzling Diamonds for snow

Snowflake in Baja Blue Ink and add a Basic Pearl to the center

Before you add the Dazzling Diamonds, Pearls and buttons punch out the images with a 1″ Circle Punch and tea stain the circle edges with the Distressing Kit

With the Ticket Corner Punch, punch each corner of the Bashful Blue Card Stock, Layer and stick a Basic Rhinestone in each corner.


BLOCK 3:                                                                                         

DSC_0252 Stamp Set: Winter Post

Card Stock: Whisper White-2-1/4″ x 2-1/4″, Not Quite Navy-2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″

Inks: Early Espresso, Crumb Cake

Extras: Watercolor Pencils, Crystal Effects, Dazzling Diamonds, Basic Pearls


Stamp the skaters from the Winter Post Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink, color in, add Crumb Cake Ink to the edges and Dazzling Diamonds for snow. Layer the Whisper White onto the Not Quite Navy and add Basic Pearls for snowflakes falling


Thanks for looking and I’ll see you tomorrow,





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