Winter Blues

Hi Quilting Friends,

Welcome to the “Shades of Blue” Sew It Show It challenge, hosted by our quilting friend Carla from “Creatin’ in the Sticks”! We’re looking forward to seeing how everyone else has interpreted this month’s challenge.

Do you ever get the winter blues? It can happen, especially when cold weather, snow, and short days keep us indoors. Let’s have some quilty fun and chase away those winter blues today! Here’s a look back at several of our “Projects Past”, all featuring loads of BLUE! If you see something that you love, you’ll find the patterns in Ms P’s Pattern Shop.

  • Blue and More Blue by Ms P Designs USA
  • Hunter's Star Miniature Quilt Pattern in Blues by Ms P Designs USA
  • Winter Coaster Set by Ms P Designs USA
  • Snowflake B by Ms P Designs USA
  • Snowflake A by Ms P Designs USA
  • Snowman B by Ms P Designs USA
  • Snowman A by Ms P Designs USA
  • Snowflake Miniature Quilt by Ms P Designs USA
  • Snowflake Mug by Ms P Designs USA
  • Polar Pals by Ms P Designs USA
  • Polar Bear and Yeti Pals by Ms P Designs USA
  • Polar Animals Quilt by Ms P Designs USA
  • Polar Animals Quilt Pattern by Ms P Designs USA

Sharon here today. I decided to use some of my pretty blue scraps and our pieced snowflake block to create a small table topper for the challenge. We’re calling it “Let It Snow!” This project was my “One Monthly Goal” for January, and I’m happy to say that it is finished.

I started by piecing four snowflake blocks for the center of the table topper. I added a flying geese border to two edges followed by a plain border of my background fabric. I appliqued snowflakes made with sparkly white fabric to the plain borders , and then quilted it. (Notice the swirly stipple around the snowflakes? Princess Nina and I gave her stitch regulator a first try, and it was super fun! We can’t wait to do it again. 😍 ) I used a bold blue fabric for the binding, matching the flying geese border. The finished table topper is a nice size for a kitchen table or end table.

If you’d like to stitch up your own version of “Let It Snow”, the pattern is available in Ms P’s Pattern Shop!

Let It Snow Table Topper
  • Finished size = 14″ x 25″
  • $11 USD
Let It Snow Table Topper by Ms P Designs USA

Thanks so much for visiting! We hope that you liked our project, so please leave a comment & make our day. You’ll find the rest of today’s participating bloggers listed below; just click ot visit and see what they’ve made for the “Shades of Blue” challenge.

Happy quilting,

Sharon & Susan

Today’s Participating Bloggers

Ms P Designs USA (You are here!)

Lianne Makes Stuff

Quilting Gail

Elizabeth Coughlin Designs

Words & Stitches

Just Sew Quilter

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33 thoughts on “Winter Blues

  1. Wow, there are so many blues busting beauties, that it’s hard to choose what one I love best! Thanks for making us all feel a bit better about winter.

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  2. Your table topper is a beauty and is so perfect in all the blue. Your past projects always bring a smile and I love that you always have some to share. Thank you for joining Shades of Blue!

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