Friday, December 30, 2011

jingle bells, jingle bells...

I made one more quilty gift for Christmas - placemats for my Sister-in-law. I used some Amy Butler fabric if you can believe it.
I was a bit unsure of myself sewing with these brights but I was pleased with the results. They should be a colorful addition to their kitchen.


We went to visit DH's sister's family farm to spend Christmas. There wasn't a lot of snow but enough for a sleigh ride in a one-horse open sleigh :0) The horse wore the jingle bells. The kids thought it was pretty special and you could hear them singing Jingle Bells from the far end of the field.



I took a picture when I was a passenger too but it wasn't very flattering of the horse :0)




Wishing you a very Happy New Year!


Happy Quilting!

9 comments:

Cheri said...

What cheery, pretty placemats,nice gift. The sleigh picture is just great, what fun. Happy New Year Janet!

Emma said...

I love how the placemats turned out.

Lori said...

It isn't every day you get to ride a one horse open sleigh! It looks like fun!!

I'm sure the placemats were a favorite of your SIL's gifts. They are very nice!!

YankeeQuilter said...

That sleigh ride looks great! Always wanted to do that! You did great with the color on those placemats...no need to be afraid!

Mari, Tenerife (EspaƱa) said...

What beautiful photos! You are fortunate. Happy ana Wooooderful New Year to you and yours!!! See you soon...

W. Latane Barton said...

I am sooooo jealous!! Riding in a horse drawn sleigh in the snow is on my bucket list!

Janet said...

What fabulous placemats! I gave up on making anything a couple of days before christmas.
What a great sleigh ride, loads of fun.

Barb said...

Happy New Year!
pretty placements and what fun to take a sleigh ride!

Dixie said...

Happy new year, Janet! Hope we get a lot done this year! The picture of the sleigh ride is perfect for this time of year - just no snow or rain in sight...