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It wouldn’t be Christmas without a poinsettia or two.  These beautiful flowers fill the season with color, beauty and always remind me of Christmas.  I had to include one in our stocking quilt!

Block ten is a simple block, but sometimes it’s good to have simple!  You should be able to finish this one quickly.  Don’t worry if your points don’t meet in the center in absolute perfection because you’ll be sewing 3 buttons to the center after your quilting is complete.

Block Ten

Here’s block ten in my Sugar Plum Christmas fabric.  This was actually the first block I designed for this quilt.  It wasn’t until I had all the blocks finished that I decided where they would be placed in the quilt.  If you’re using a different fabric than me, I suggest laying your blocks out on a design wall or floor.  Use the stocking fabric as your placement guide because it’s the dominant piece in each block.  When you’re happy with the placement, snap a picture.  The picture will help you to see if any of your blocks need to be moved.

And here is block ten in our quilt! Only two more blocks to go!

I hope you find some time this weekend to make block ten!


  • Hildy - I love this block thanks for sharing with us!ReplyCancel

  • Lisa LaMie - I LOVE all of your fabrics. Everything with bunnies. I have my first great-granddaughter, Rileigh Grace and she is sweet and precious. Her mother just bought her a French Loup bunny and built “Peter” a cute French Rabbit hutch. All your beautiful fabrics will fit right into her nursery designs !!ReplyCancel

  • DeAnna Dodson - Lovely as always. Can’t wait to see the other two. :DReplyCancel

  • Kathy in nc - Loving💜 Fabulousness ~ stars and curly cues. Adorable brilliant bright red Fabric. (I would love my Santa to bring me a 1/4 yard)
    Your Snow people are the bestest…

  • mimi'sdarlins - Anne, every block is so sweet and would be adorable on its own, as a mini or a pillow. But I still would love to make them all, what a darling quilt!ReplyCancel

  • Karen D Martin - So cute–can’t wait to see what goes in those last two blocks!ReplyCancel

  • Jacqueline Hale - Thank you!ReplyCancel

Cottontail Cottage, Part Three

There are so many fun fabrics in Cottontail Cottage, and these tiny checks are just a few of them. They come in six colors and are printed on the bias, making those quilt bindings simple to cut. You’ll get that bias look without the excess yardage. We’ll be making fat quarter and half-yard bundles of these checks as soon as the fabric arrives in January.

Or, maybe you’d prefer a combination of florals and checks. The Cottontail Cottage floral is one of my favorite fabrics in the line. Just look at it next to the checks! I can picture my grand-daughters Lily & Maya wearing dresses made from these fabrics!

If you happen to be a polka dot lover, we’ll have bundles of Cottontail Cottage dots for you too!

Maybe you’d like to pre-order a fat quarter bundle of Cottontail Cottage!  Then you’ll have it all…a fat quarter of every fabric in Cottontail Cottage!  We’re taking pre-orders for the fat quarter bundles, on my website now.

Introducing Bunny Hill Mini Quilts

The first in a series, these Bunny Hill Minis are easy, quick, and the perfect introduction to applique.  The best surprise is that these mini patterns are priced at just $6.99 each!   The patterns will be available around the end of October and the fabric ships in January!  I’ll be sure and let you know when they are ready!  Here’s the first four of our Bunny Hill Mini series…

Egg Roll

“Egg Roll” is such a silly, fun name but it fits the pattern don’t you think?  It’s an Easter egg on wheels! This 15½” x 18½” little quilt is charm pack friendly. It’s also easy for shops to make kits.  I’m trying to decide on which of our four little minis we should kit here at Bunny Hill!

Spring Break

This was a hard one to name because all I could think of was “Segways.”  Segway might object to me using their trademarked name so I finally came up Spring Break.  Imagine that it’s Spring Break, and the bunnies are ready for some fun. It’s sure to be a beautiful day when you’re pulled along by a little chick! This 17½” x 18½” mini quilt is charm pack friendly.

Jelly Beans

Are you a lamb lover like me?  If you are, I’ve got a stack of them for you!  Their bodies reminded me of Jelly Beans and thus the name.   This little mini is only 11½” x 16″ and it’s perfect for beginning applique.


Hip & Hop

Hip & Hop packs a lot of cute for a tiny 12½” x 12½” quilt. It’s the perfect way to brighten up someone’s day. Make it for a friend and then make another for yourself!


Introducing our newest petite pattern, Chickie!

Make one chick for that special Easter basket, or make a dozen for the center of your table. Chickie is “sew” easy! Her wings are adjustable making her able to sit on her own. Imagine a row of these chicks cascading down the center of your table!  I’m sewing up a bunch of Chickie’s this weekend so I can show you how cute they look in the different Cottontail Cottage fabrics!  If you’re out and about and happen to see some orange wool or wool felt, be sure and get a piece so you’ll be ready to make Chickie’s beak.

I’ll be back on Friday!



  • DeAnna Dodson - So very cute! I want Chickie! :D

    You should design a lamb quilt. It would be precious.ReplyCancel

  • Marge - I vote for a JELLY BEANS Bunny Hill kit. I would order one tomorrow. 😊ReplyCancel

  • Karen S - All so very cute, and perfect in cottontail cottage fabric. And chickie is the best!!ReplyCancel

  • Ruth Turner - Hi Anne, Love the fabric and the minis are so sweet. I like the Spring Break mini and Chickie is adorable. Looking forward to the release of the fabric in January.ReplyCancel

  • Debbie - I love the minis, Egg Roll and Spring Break! Lovely fabric! 💕🐥🐇ReplyCancel

  • Beth Reilly - I love it all!! Can’t wait to make the large quilt and Chickie!ReplyCancel

  • Christine M - Your minis are gorgeous, Anne. So is the little chick. I love the check fabric. Will be looking out for that.ReplyCancel

  • Little Quiltsong - These are all so pretty. The gingham fabrics especially warm my heart with design and colors.ReplyCancel

  • Norma - Oh my, all of the mini quilts are so adorable. Choosing one is impossible.ReplyCancel

  • Il Gufo Creativo - One more beautiful than other. Choosing one is really impossible :)ReplyCancel

  • Dawn Moore - Love the new mini patterns. I think you should kit all of them – ha!ReplyCancel

  • Karen - Love the tiny checks and dots–so cute! I think those adorable jellybean shaped lambs are my favorite!ReplyCancel

  • mimi'sdarlins - Oh Anne, these fabrics and mini quilts are absolutely adorable! I know I have to get some of these fabrics. Like you, I can just picture our 2-yr-old baby granddaughter wearing a dress in these sweet flowers :)ReplyCancel

Birds and berries go together and for block nine we’ve included both…a combination of our Christmas bird and Christmas berries!

Block Nine

 Here’s block nine in our Sugar Plum Christmas fabric!

Look how close we are getting to the end of this quilt!  After today, we only have 3 more blocks to go!

I can’t believe we’ve come this far.  Don’t worry if you haven’t kept up.  There’s still plenty of time to finish and if you can’t finish this year, put it on your schedule for next year.  I’ll be back next week with block number ten.



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  • Gisela Buitendag - Thank you so much for these adorable blocks. I so enjoy making them.greetings from South AfricaReplyCancel

  • mimi'sdarlins - I always love your little birds, and the berries are such a sweet touch. I am immersed in grandchildren this morning and for the next few days, so I’m downloading these patterns for now but can’t start anything new til later. Meanwhile, I must go and play :)ReplyCancel

  • Michele - Loving this Chritstmas treat so far. Not able to download this one for some reason. Thanks again for such a cute pattern.ReplyCancel

  • Hildy - Such a cute little block I love the bird!ReplyCancel

  • DeAnna Dodson - Birdie!! I love birds. So sweet. Thank you! :DReplyCancel

  • Karen D Martin - The little bird is so cute–can’t wait to see what’s next!ReplyCancel