Monday, October 8, 2012

Christmas in Octobler!

Here we go, Christmas in Octobler!
I am so excited about this quilt. I love the fabric; 
Sentiments by 3 Sisters, for Moda. 
I am sending a packet (today) of 8-9 pieces from the Layer Cake and some red yardage for each of you to make a "windowpane" for my "stained glass window" quilt!

This is a "free style" square where you will create your own design. It is much like the "Mosaic" that you did last year for Emilee, except that all of the pieces are squares or rectangles, forming right angles (90°).

Here is my finished square.

 This is what you will receive in the mail. 
Please use only these fabrics in your square. 
Cut your red yardage into three 1" strips. I used 2 strips for my square. But am sending another inch so you will have plenty to work with! This will serve as the "leading" in your windowpane. Each square or rectangle of fabric must be outlined in the red fabric.
Cut the fabrics into various sizes of squares and rectangles. All corners are 90°. (not to be confused with the 45° I mentioned in my "apology" blog entry!)
Please cut all the squares and rectangles 2"X2" or larger. (Finished size 1 1/2"X 1 1/2" or larger). My largest finished piece in my square is 4 X 4 1/2". 

I used some of my fabric twice. It seemed to add some continuity. But if you don't want to, you have plenty of fabric to not duplicate.
 Newest addition to the Tobler clan... Grace's son, Clark.
1. All seams are 1/4".

2. Please press your seams as you work. I found that some of mine go one way... some, the other way! Please just press so that there are no bulky areas!

3. Your square should measure 12 1/2".

4. Do not trim your square.

(I sent a large variety so you would have a choice of many options for your square.)

I am so excited to see how my "Stained Glass Window" quilt comes together!

Thank you and Merry Christmas!


  1. Sounds like lots of fun! Looking forward to your fabrics!

  2. Looks like fun. Christmas is always welcome at our house.

  3. This is going to look great in your house, Mardie. Can't wait to get started.

  4. Wow! I think I may have to steal this idea and send supplies to my sisters. What a wonderful idea.