Bunny Week Part 3

I am moving very fast right now trying to get ready for spring market.  Lots of early morning hours and the days are becoming a blur.  But this morning as I looked over at my newest block of the month coming together, I realized that it’s all worth it.  I LOVE designing appliqué more than anything.  What a great joy I get from seeing my drawings come to life in fabric.

A Vintage Christmas

Block one now sits on my cutting table waiting for the finishing appliqué and embroidery,  and I’m almost done with the remainder of the blocks.   I can’t wait to show you my version of “A Vintage Christmas”!  The fabrics are wonderful and it’s been such a pleasure to design with them.

Today I’m working on a appliqué lamb for my quilt.  Don’t worry, I’m still surrounded by bunnies in the studio, but I love lambs almost as much!

And in case you think I forgot,  here’s the bunny for today…I received this beautiful rabbit card in the mail from Betty Duagherty thanking me for the free patterns.  Isn’t it wonderful?

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Have a great day everyone!  Surround yourself with bunnies.  It’s that time of year!

Hugs,

Anne

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  • Deb - I absolutely love your quilt block! I wish I could get myself to pull myself out of the rut of hand quilting. The fabrics you’re using are fantastic and I’m eagerly awaiting more progress picks. I have a feeling you’re going to make me break!ReplyCancel

  • Sherri - Oh, Vintage Christmas looks wonderful!!! I can’t wait until it is ready for release!ReplyCancel

  • Nancy in Norway - Just wanted you to know that your fantastic bundle arrived safely today. Unfortunatly my e-mail is out of ordre due to harddisk failier. Go to my blog and you can have a full report!ReplyCancel

  • jabeybaby - I love that block!! Can’t wait to see the rest of them.ReplyCancel

  • Susan - I love houses and the colors are fabulous.ReplyCancel

  • Di - Your new BOM looks gorgeous. I’ll be at quilt market in Pittsburg, so I can wait to see it in your booth!ReplyCancel

  • Cathy - Your basket BOM has inspired me to try applique. And I really like that little cottage you showed today.ReplyCancel

  • Mary - Love, love, love the house block.ReplyCancel

  • pdudgeon - Oh, i love it!!!ReplyCancel

  • Jacqueline - WOW i absolutely adote your quilt block! I can’t wait to see it when its ready! Have a lovely merry happy day and love to you!ReplyCancel

  • Анна - Зонт - Beautiful! I love it!ReplyCancel

  • trelly - I love Houses!!!!!!!! What range of fabrics are you using for the new BOM? are wonderful! kisses AnneReplyCancel

  • Teresa - Your talent with design and fabric delights many people, including me. Thank you for sharing with us all. Your previous post fits me to a tee. I am having an egg hunt and family time at my house on Sunday and I have been feeling a sense of dread the past two week just thinking of all I have to get done, instead of looking forward to a time with my family. Thanks for the reminder!ReplyCancel

  • Marty's Fiber Musings - Could not resist mentioning you in my blog today. Hey, it bunny season and I love all you do on their behalf. I’m going to share your free Bom – a Tisket, A Tasket- pattern with my quilt guild.ReplyCancel

  • Carrie P. - The house block is so sweet and so is the card. You know that she took the time to pick that one out for you with those bunnies on it.ReplyCancel

  • barbara@quiltsoup - Fabulous new block Anne. Can’t wait to see the whole thing.ReplyCancel

  • misswrite - Oh, I love the new house block. And the card is just precious!

    I’ve been an ardent admirer of Bunny Hill Designs ever since I saw Rabbits Prefer Chocolate, but just now realized you have a newsletter and a blog.

    And the new basket BOM is a delight!

    Thanks so much for all the precious bunnies.

    DeAnna Julie DodsonReplyCancel

  • Karen - I know you must be super busy getting ready for Spring Market. The applique block for “A Vintage Christmas” is sooo sweet! I really like it! I know this will make a simply gorgeous quilt! I look forward to seeing it when you are finished. Have a wonderful Easter celebration with your family!ReplyCancel

  • Kernowquilter - I just love your block. I’ve just completed a survey choosing Christmas cards and felt that “indifferent” was the best way of damning them with faint praise. I then clicked onto your blog.
    I’m now looking forward to an early Christmas and doing this for a wallhanging or whatever size you’re planning. I’m glad it won’t be released for a while as I’ve got loads of things to finish before I start on Christmas, including practising my hand appliqué!
    It’s lovely
    My grandchildren (including a 16 yr old!) are coming over for an egg hunt on Sunday and all our local tourist attractions have them this weekend. They don’t do them for Grandma’s :(
    Happy Easter to you and your family Anne and to all your “readers”ReplyCancel

  • The Chicken Lady - Oooo, I’m excited about seeing your new projects. I just now downloaded the May BOM, and can’t wait to get started on it! Thanks so much for sharing your gifts with us. :) hugs to you!! :)ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - I love the look of your new Vintage Christmas block. Can you tell us what fabric line you are using? Everything you design is wonderful.ReplyCancel

  • RobinG - Your new quilt block is lovely!! Can’t wait to see the rest of the blocks!!ReplyCancel

  • Bargb - Just exactly when in Spring Market and where is it being held?

    Happy Easter to you!ReplyCancel

  • Veronica - Hello: I’m from Argentine . I love these rabbits all your blog is beautiful I am fascinated with it, I hope that you have a beautiful pascua. VeroReplyCancel

  • BunnyNuts - Oh Anne! Vintage Christmas!! I can not wait until you reveal the whole quilt! I love the theme and the first block is adorable!!
    How soon until we see the whole thing?????
    ChristieReplyCancel

  • sewinginthegap - wow, you are so clever. We have had a new addition bunny to our house ~ her name is Primrose !ReplyCancel

  • julia - Anne, I’m glad you still think it’s all worth it ~ I can’t imagine if not…. {no, I won’t think about this further}. The block is beautiful! I love appliqué so much and am already looking forward to catch up on the basket boms…
    I hope you’ve had a wonderful Easter with your family!
    Big hugs from your
    JuliaReplyCancel

  • mimi'sdarlins - Anne, I can't wait for Vintage Christmas, it looks lovely! I wanted to thank you for your wonderful pattern in the June American Patchwork & Quilting, I want to make it as a baby quilt (w/o buttons of course).ReplyCancel

  • happy zombie - I love that quilt block! So, so darling. Just like you.ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer - I cannot wait to see the finished product. You are a fabulous designer.ReplyCancel

  • Auntie Pami - Is that fabric Stone Cottage? It is so lovely! I can hardly wait for the full reveal.ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Oooooh! I agree the Vintage Christmas looks adorable. Can’t wait to see more of it!ReplyCancel