Wednesday, December 17, 2014

peppermint sticks.....



a simple little holiday quilt......
cutting.....
for peppermint sticks~ 1&1/2" x 3&1/2" pieces, fifteen per row.....
muslin~ sashing between rows 2&1/2" x 15&1/2"
top and bottom border 3"x 13&/2"
side borders 2" x 20&1/2"

I featherstitched with green floss on either side of peppermint stick rows......



enjoy.....

Sunday, November 30, 2014

A Primitive Christmas Blog Hop....

sharing with all a Wool Gingerbread Penny Rug.....







and a recipe for some cute Gingerbread Cookies......
roll it.....


cut it.....



sniff it!?!



and decorate to your hearts content.....







and lastly enjoy!





these things make me merry.....
Advent Calendar, Bows, Candy Canes, Drummer Boy, Evergreens, Fa La La La, Gingerbread, Ho Ho Ho, Icicles, Jingle Bells, Kissing under the Mistletoe, Lists, Mulled Wine, Nativity, Ornaments, Pretty Packages, Quilts, Rejoicing, Tinsel, Unwrapping pretty packages, Visiting Family & Friends, Wrapping Paper, Xmas Caroles, Yule Log.....
Merry Christmas to all and to all a Good Night zzzzzz......

enjoy..... cheri

you will find the templates for wool rug and recipe in the post below......
template pieces for Wool Gingerbread Penny Rug.....
1/2 of penny rug, trace two sides to make a whole.....
 
all applique stitched down with a primitive overcast stitch, using 3 strands of DMC floss.....
French knots for eyes & buttons.....
backstitch candy cane stripes.....

to print.... right click on picture, save as jpg file on your computer, then right click and select print.....

Sunday, November 9, 2014

a crafting weekend.....

talked my hubby into spending the weekend with me making some of my holiday decorating wants inspired by Pintrest.....
we made all of these projects this weekend, enjoying every minute of it.....
recycled wood, funnel and rolling pin trees.....













stars made of recycled wood and cement......





and some cute wood presents.....



enjoy I know I did......

Saturday, November 8, 2014

A Primitive Christmas Blog Hop



mark your calendars.....
for a holiday themed projects blog hop including these awesome designers....
Lisa Bongean
Debbie Busby
Meg Hawkey
Pam Buda
Lori Belchin
Kathy Schmitz
Gail Pan
Tracy Souza
Ali Strebel
Blackberry Primitive Gals
Jeni Gaston
Stacy West
and me.....I will be starting off on December 1st

enjoy.....

Friday, October 31, 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014

new holiday patterns.....

Simple Joys....
24" x 35"



Redwork Holiday....
12" square framed



Snowman Quilt....
25" square



Christmas Quilt.....
65" x 66"



Yesterday's Quilts.....




just listed on my website.....
http://www.quiltsbycheri.com

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

new simple five dollar patterns.....

I have two new simple $5.00 holiday patterns ready.....
Redwork Stocking.....



Glad Tidings....




I just sent five new patterns to my web designer to list and she will be adding a new page Simple ~ $5.00 Patterns which will include these two new ones and all the previous.....
patterns should be listed hopefully by next week but if you canot wait or it's just easier for you to send me $5.00 in the mail you can still do that.....

Cheri Payne
13862 Temple Street
Poway CA 92064

Saturday, October 18, 2014

three bowls full.....

from bowl number three's bits and pieces.....






cutting for each Goose Tracks block.....
from light cut....
four - 1&1/2" x 2&1/2"
four - 1&1/2" squares
two - 2&1/4" square, cut diagonally twice

from dark cut.....
one - 1&1/2" square
two - 2&7/8" square, cut once diagonally
two - 2&1/4" square, cut diagonally twice

cut four red squares - 5&1/2"

finished block is 5"




enjoy.....

Friday, October 10, 2014

Christmas just arrived at my house.....

two boxes arrived today filled with Christmas vintage style decorations.....
paper and feather trees, vintage ornaments, tinsel garland, mercury glass Mother and Child..... the small goodies were wrapped in tissue and inside the Christmas box, which is a definite extra treat!









and a wonderful bottle brush tree wreath.....love





hate to have to put it all away for the next six weeks.....
check out this website for home and holiday items....
http://www.LancasterHomeAndHoliday.com