Hoarfrost uses 12" snowflakes. As always, my snowflake templates included trimmed tips to help line up pieced sections easily, and suggested fabric cutting for the paper piecing. Don't be intimidated by the pieced border. There is no paper piecing here, just "stitch and flip" corners. The pattern includes tips to help the pieced border fit properly.
I need to take new pictures of Hoarfrost. The blues are really not quite that electric! This is a better look at the color.
I also have tester quilts to share!
|Sisi Quilt's version|
I first met Debbie (Sisi Quilt) through the Snowalong I hosted last year. I'm so glad she is still enjoying these snowflake projects. Her version really sparkles!
Rachael administers the Quilting and Quilters Facebook group I belong to, and has recently started blogging at Dab a Little. Rachel considers herself a beginner quilter and hesitated to try this quilt. I'm so glad she jumped in. Didn't she do a great job?
Sandy gave me a lot of valuable feedback about the pattern. Check out her blog post about making Hoarfrost. She discusses some of the tools she likes to use to make some tasks easier. I'm going to be taking a wooden clothespin apart before my next paper piecing project!
Thanks also to Deb from Happy to be Scrappy and Ann Genaske who both had life interfere with their sewing plans (we all know how that goes!) but still managed to send me useful feedback on Hoarfrost.
Thank you also to Cindi of Stitchin at Home and Carla Czerwinski for each testing one version of Snowdreams and providing useful insight and suggestions.
These patterns are all available as PDF downloads in my Craftsy shop and Payhip shop, or wholesale to quilt shops through distributors Checker or Brewer or by emailing me directly (joanne at canuckquiter.com).