Glitter Houses & Sugar Stars

I love Glitter Houses, and I’ve collected many throughout the years.  I have a vintage collection mixed in with new, and my Christmas decorating always centers around these houses.  My newest fabric line, Sugar Plum Christmas, has a soft side that you can see when you combine the pink, gray, and ivory fabrics. These are the fabrics I used to create Glitter Houses, one of my new quilts.  In shades of pink and gray it’s going to be a shabby chic, pink Christmas! I’ve embellished Glitter Houses with crystals and pearls that sparkle with highlights when reflected in the light.  If you love pink and grey as much as I do, you’ll have so much fun making Glitter Houses!


Some of you may not realize it, but in order to meet Moda’s deadlines, I work from a digital file that I create before the actual quilt.  Once the sample yardage arrives, we work like crazy to make the quilt in time for Quilt Market.  Glitter Houses will be back from market soon, and then I’ll send it to my photographer Gregory Case for an actual photo.  Until then, I hope you enjoy my digital creation below.


You can embellish Glitter Houses with your own collection of crystals, beads and pearls.  Start collecting these now because the stores are stocked with holiday sparkles this time of year.  I used Swarovski crystals and pearls, but you can use any that catch your eye.  If you keep them around 3mm to 4mm in size they’ll be perfect.  We’ll have the Cosmo Metallic Thread that I used to embroider the snowflakes on this quilt, on our website soon.  The pattern will be available in January and the fabric ships to quilt shops in April.

Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

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  • Hildy - Such a cute and beautiful quilt! The houses look great and the alternative blocks with the stars and reindeers alone would make an amazing quilt too! And the swweet stars in the cornerstones … just perfect:-)ReplyCancel

  • Faye - Adorable. Makes me want to start decorating for Christmas. I love house blocks and these really call my name.ReplyCancel

  • sunny - Oh. My.Gosh. It’s so beautiful! I’ll be watching for these fabrics!!!ReplyCancel

  • Susan - I love this quilt…….I love all your things….you have not had a scrap bag for awhile… should do one soon…..for the Holidays!!ReplyCancel

  • Gale - I would love to make it. It is absolutely beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • DeAnna Dodson - Such a cute pattern! I love the reindeer especially!ReplyCancel

  • Colleen - I love it the houses and the trees and especially those reindeer

  • Christina - Great quilt. Love the embellishments.ReplyCancel

  • RuthB - I love it Anne! The colors are so pretty and the deigns are wonderful. My kind of Christmas colors! Can’t wait to see more of this quilt!ReplyCancel

  • Anita - Your new pattern is so pretty I can’t wait to see the fabrics!ReplyCancel

  • Penny Holliday - I love your beautiful Glitter Houses Quilt! Such a wonderful quilt! So pretty in pink! It will be difficult to wait for the pattern & the Sugar Plum Christmas fabrics, Anne!ReplyCancel

  • Amy - The snow capped house is just beautiful and so is the quilting. Truly inspired.ReplyCancel

  • Susan Smith - This fabric reminds me of the Sugar Plum Fairy on the Nutcracker! Love it!ReplyCancel

  • Pam Driskell - Anne, Sugar Plum fabric and Glitter House quilt are soooooo beautiful!!!!! Can’t wait for the pattern and fabric. Have a happy Thanksgiving and a Merry Christmas!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • maria blecha - wow wow love itReplyCancel

  • Margaret Mead - I absolutely love this quilt! I collect Christmas houses and love anything in miniature. I love the alternative blocks and the soft colors of the Fabrics. I’d love to make this quilt!ReplyCancel

  • Marie - So soft and pretty.. love it …Have a great Thanksgiving..ReplyCancel

  • Kim Fernald - So so pretty! I collect the Putz Houses too and I am looking forward to making your quilt!ReplyCancel

  • Karen Martin - Wow–what an awesome idea–I would love to see this quilt in person!ReplyCancel

  • Kay - So incredibly pretty!! This doesn’t work worth my present Christmas colour scheme a tall but I love it so much I could make a special exception. xReplyCancel

  • Donna - Do you know if any shops will be offering this as block of the month? It is so beautiful and I have a new baby granddaughter :-)ReplyCancel

  • Debra Hayes - Truly lovely, I hope you kit this one up.ReplyCancel

  • Ina Maslana - beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Christine M - Your quilt is just beautiful, Anne.ReplyCancel