I managed to finish a some-time UFO before the holidays: Gnome Forest. The blocks in this quilt were improv pieced by my Stash Bee hive in 2015. I tried to arrange everyone’s blocks in a light-to-dark gradient from top to bottom, depending on the shades of green used.
I did add another larger improv pieced tree as a focal point for all the little gnomes and trees. At some point I might go back and couch some fun yarn as additional decoration for the tree, but for now it’s just quilted with a pantograph called “Christmas Forest.”
The top had been together for some time, but I just never got around to quilting it. Now I finally
Batting: Hobbs 80/20
Backing: Holiday Magic by Jan Shade Beach for Henry Glass
Thread: Wonderful Metallic #881; Superior So Fine in bobbin
Pantograph: Christmas Forest by Lorien Quilting
61,710 quilting stitches