Sunday, December 20, 2015

The Ugly Christmas Sweater

Kerry Goulder of Kid Giddy designed the cutest paper pieced pattern for a Christmas sweater block. I fell in love with it. You can find it in her etsy shop here.

I have this little scrap of fabric that I have been hoarding. It's one of my favorite Christmas prints, solely because it always makes me laugh when I see it.

Presenting Blowfish Santa and his motley crew of red and green reindeer fish.
Kim of Persimon Dreams is having an ugly Christmas sweater contest. Whether this is a winner of the contest or not, I sure do love this block. I'm going to be making many more throughout the year so next year there will be a whole quilt full of Christmas sweaters!

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Linda said... #

Goodness I laughed out loud. Those fish are hysterical. Can't wait to vote. :)

Grandma G said... #

That is just too adorable! I love it! The whole quilt should be awesome!

Susan said... #

What a fun idea! I'm curious to know whether you have an actual ugly Christmas sweater?
:-))

Needled Mom said... #

That is fabulous!!! I love the idea of a full quilt with it.

Archie the wonder dog said... #

I think you should knit yourself a version of this jumper!

Rachaeldaisy said... #

LOL!! What a great block! It would be so fun choosing the fabrics for a whole quilt of them.

Carla said... #

That sounds like a fun idea. I'll be watching for more sweaters : )

Unknown said... #

oh brilliant! how cute is that!!

Val's Creative Life said... #

Oh Gosh I DID too!! HOw fun! Merry Merry Christmas!

Anne / Springleaf Studios said... #

Cute!!! I would never motivate to tackle the paper piecing though. Merry Christmas.

OPQuilt said... #

Cracked me up!! Well done, Cindy!