Here are the fabrics. Traditional, rich in color and texture. And can you believe all that gold?!!
|Christmas Tidings by Windham Fabrics|
Now for the first block. Here are the swatches I cut out. I was using the Yankee Charm block:
|Swatches cut out for the 18" Yankee Charm block|
|Yankee Charm: 18" x 18"|
|Swatches cut for the Star Spangled Banner block|
|Do you love how I fussy cut that red and white for the star center?|
|18" Star Spangled Banner|
|Fussy cut center of the golden star|
|18" Old Glory Star|
All 3 patterns are FREE and in pdf format here: Hey, Hey USA post
Let's compare the two banners side by side. Fun, huh?
|Christmas Tidings Banner|
|Hey, Hey, USA Banner|
Now for the giveaway: a fat quarter bundle of the Christmas Tidings fabrics! Leave a comment telling me what you would make with this grouping. Make sure I have your email. Contest is over Sunday night July 26 at midnight. Make sure you visit Windham's Facebook page each day this week to see other bloggers in the Christmas in July hop.