Daily Archives: January 4, 2014

Winter Inspiration

Today it is really snowing!

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And I have that blank spot on the wall just waiting for something that fits the space – so

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I found this book, QUILTING IN BLACK AND WHITE by House of White Birches. I love the cover photo of the birches in winter quilt. The red cardinal adds the right amount of POP to the black and white graphic of birch trees. Our river birch clump is not quite as angular as this quilt depicts- but I still think the quilt is great.

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I’ll just sew 6 of the 9″ x 18″ blocks in two rows of 3 blocks for my wall hanging. That will do a nice job of fitting the space and adding a bright focal point to a blank wall in the winter.