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Thread: Quilt design ideas for Santa

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    Super Member Darcyshannon's Avatar
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    Quilt design ideas for Santa

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    I inclued two pictures so you can get an idea of the tossed effect. I really like this fabric and want to make a simple smallish quilt probably 30 x 40 or so highlighting the Santas and not detracting from the cuteness. The santa heads are approximately 2 x 3 and am looking for ideas. I thought of a simple frame but that seemed like it would overwhelm the print. Should I do stars with santa head centers in a softer green or add various reds...what do you think will look good.

    Thank you for any help.

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    Ohio Stars in red would look nice with Santa in the center squares. The trick would finding a cream or off white fabric to kind of match the Santa background for the other light pieces in the block.

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    Power Poster Jingle's Avatar
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    Can't answer your question. Just know these Santa's are very cute.
    Another Phyllis
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    Those are adorable! I'm not a quilter but think some loops would be fun.

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    Power Poster RedGarnet222's Avatar
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    A warm wishes quilt would be cute with this fabric.
    I had a couple fabrics I wanted to preserve most of the large scale fabric and I did this with it. Turned out cute.

    Here is one of them with a warm wishes and another I snowballed the block and just set with nine patches.
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