We’ve been blessed with some pretty nice weather this month and it’s been great to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and unseasonably warm days here in Upstate New York.
The crazyquiltinternational yahoo group had a Christmas cracker swap offered, and I signed up to participate. We each filled out a database with our likes and dislikes, and then the fun began. I signed up to make one, and enjoyed making a crazy quilt block for the cover.
This was a bit of a stretch for me – which is good. Warm based colors are my favorites, but I wanted to use the favorite colors of the person who will receive this Christmas cracker. Here is a picture of the block:
Then I got to fill it with all sorts of goodies. I don’t want to say what is inside, because it will ruin the surprise for the person receiving it, but some hand dyed something or other made it’s way into that little Christmas cracker. And here is a picture of the completed Christmas cracker: