Inspired By Fabric Blog Hop – 12 Days of Christmas – Better Start Your Holiday Projects Soon!

October 14, 2014

 

No-sew Christmas Decorations using your favorite fabrics

No-sew Christmas Decorations using your favorite fabrics

As the holidays speed toward us full-throttle, I’ve been thinking about new craft projects to make with my 4 kids.  We’ve tried all the standards…. popcorn garland, oranges stuffed with cloves, triangle buntings and handprint paper wreaths.

When Fabri-Quilt contacted me last month and asked if I would take a look at some of their new lines of holiday fabric to develop a new tutorial, it made me think it was the perfect opportunity to try a new no-sew craft with the kids.

You don’t have to be a child-psychologist to know that children love projects that are colorful, tactile, forgiving, and quick.  This craft hits the mark on all four counts.

If you’d like to see the tutorial for the no-sew Christmas decorations shown above, click over to the Inspired by Fabric blog (a site dedicated to projects to go along with Fabri-Quilt collections).

Fabri-Quilt sent me the pre-released fabric I was most inspired by, and I tried out the simple new project last week to see how it would go with little ones.

I had so much fun perusing all of their fun Christmas fabrics. 

My favorite holiday line, hands down, is the Season’s Greetings collection at Fabri-Quilt.  The have gorgeous bright whites, with glimmers of silver.

My favorite holiday fabrics at FabriQuilt

My favorite holiday fabrics at FabriQuilt

And they have the most beautiful red with gold snowflakes.

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These are classic designs that would be perfect for table runners, wall hangings, stockings and tree skirts.

I also adore the white and blue fabrics together.  Blues, whites and silvers are close to my heart during the holiday season. My husband is Jewish and I am Catholic, so we have a joyful mix of cultures and colors in our home during the holidays.

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Whites and Blue

If you would like to enter to win a bundle of the Season’s Greetings collection, courtesy of Fabri-Quilt, please visit their blog, Inspired By Fabric, and sign up to follow them, or like them on Facebook.  Leave a comment here on my blog saying you’ve done so.  You can enter through Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 10 pm.

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39 Comments

  • Reply Rike October 14, 2014 at 3:10 pm

    A very nice idea! I follow Inspired by Fabric for months by Bloglovin.
    Thanks for the chance!
    Greetings, Rike

  • Reply Lisa Marie October 14, 2014 at 4:42 pm

    I follow Inspired by Fabric via GFC. The ornaments you made are lovely!

  • Reply Jill Majers October 14, 2014 at 4:52 pm

    Very cute project! I signed up to follow Inspired by Fabric yesterday. Thanks for the chance on you wonderful giveaway.

  • Reply barbara woods October 14, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    already liked on facebook and follower of inspired by fabric, thanks for the chance, following you too

  • Reply Quilting Tangent October 14, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    Following Inspired By Fabric on bloglovin’. Merry Christmas!

  • Reply Karen Thurn October 14, 2014 at 5:36 pm

    I signed up to follow Inspired by Fabric by Bloglovin. Very beautiful fabric. I need new Christmas fabric. kthurn@bektel.com

  • Reply Ellen October 14, 2014 at 5:37 pm

    Great project to work on with my granddaughter. Thanks for the tutorial on Inspired by Fabric!

  • Reply buntyw October 14, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    Thank you for a great tutorial!
    I follow Inspired by fabric blog and on facebook too!

  • Reply Karen A October 14, 2014 at 6:38 pm

    I follow the Inspired by Fabric blog.

  • Reply Kathleen October 14, 2014 at 6:41 pm

    I’ve been following Inspired by Fabric for a long time now. Awesome tutorial. Looks like a fun mess!

  • Reply chanzy01 October 14, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    I loved your tutorial and also love the blue and white combination. I may have to make some for my niece to use to decorate her house as she doesn’t have a lot of Christmas decorations. I have been a longtime follower of Fabri-Quilt on FB andtheir blog, Inspired by Fabric for quite some time.

  • Reply Beth October 14, 2014 at 7:17 pm

    I follow the Inspired by fabric blog by email

  • Reply Maryellen October 14, 2014 at 10:20 pm

    Cute idea! I follow Inspired by Fabric by email and on facebook. Thanks.

  • Reply Joyce Mitchell October 14, 2014 at 10:38 pm

    Thanks for the tutorial. I’m already following Inspired by Fabric via Bloglovin. And thanks for the chance to win.

  • Reply Janet Crossman October 14, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    I love your idea for ornaments, so easy and fun. I follow both Fabri-Quilt and Inspired by Fabric on FB, thanks for the chance to win

  • Reply Joyce Carter October 14, 2014 at 11:33 pm

    I am really loving your project. It is so easy and colorful. I follow Inspired by Fabric via Bloglovin. Thanks for the giveaway.

  • Reply quilterpt October 15, 2014 at 12:28 am

    I liked Inspired by Fabric on FB and I have signed up for their blog on Bloglovin.

  • Reply Vicki H October 15, 2014 at 1:59 am

    My grandkids will like making this project. I follow Inspired By Fabric’s blog with GFC and follow them on FB.

  • Reply Kimberly Baird October 15, 2014 at 3:08 am

    Thanks for a new source of inspiration to follow!

  • Reply pamspretties57 October 15, 2014 at 3:10 am

    Hiya!!! I went to Inspired By Fabric, and now have a GIGANTIC wishlist on there, lol. I also signed up to follow them, and found a retailer near me!!! Woo Hoo!!! Now I just need a bigger bank account, lol. Thanks for having the giveaway, lovely fabrics. Blessed be, hugs!!! Pam

  • Reply Laura October 15, 2014 at 3:17 am

    Such a great idea. I follow Fabri Quilt via email. Thanks for the great give away.

  • Reply Chris October 15, 2014 at 5:26 am

    I follow Inspired on BL. This would be a great Sunday School project. Thanks for the idea. Love this fabric. I see some ornament place mats in my future.

  • Reply GloriaB October 15, 2014 at 6:13 am

    I follow Inspired by Fabric via email.

    I really like that blue and white combo! And not just for Christmas!

  • Reply Michele October 15, 2014 at 10:19 am

    I really like your project and my kids will have a ball doing this during the holiday season. Thanks for the chance to win. I liked them on FB.

  • Reply LeAnne L October 15, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    Great simple project. I follow Inspired by Fabric by Bloglovin.

  • Reply Mary Ellen October 15, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    I follow the Inspired by fabric by email

  • Reply Sheila October 15, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    I love your project , would be great fun with my grandchildren . I am a long time follower of Inspired by fabric , I follow by email . Thanks for the chance .

  • Reply Lori Morton October 15, 2014 at 8:54 pm

    What a fun project!

    I;m already a follower of Inspired by Fabric..thru Bloglovin & Email both. (I don’t do FB etc etc stuff)

  • Reply Jackie October 17, 2014 at 3:53 am

    I follow on Facebook. I really like your project!

  • Reply Lee October 17, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    I love the ornaments! I follow Inspired by Fabric w/ Bloglovin! thank you!

  • Reply bkringel October 17, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    Following Inspired by Fabric on BL. These are gorgeous holiday prints!

  • Reply Stephanie Fletcher October 17, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    I registered to follow by email and even downloaded a couple of free patterns…Thanks for sharing the information and the giveaway. Who can’t use new cool fabric? haha

  • Reply Sarah @ Berry Barn Designs October 17, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    I’m interested in seeing what project you’ve dreamed up, Stephanie! And I’m following IBF on FB : )

  • Reply Karen Christensen October 17, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    Heading over there now to like and like. Thanks, Stephanie.!

  • Reply Jessica D October 17, 2014 at 4:21 pm

    I liked them on FB. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Reply theresa messer October 17, 2014 at 5:58 pm

    i liked Inspired By Fabric on fb ..ty for bringing to my attention

  • Reply Judi Duncan October 17, 2014 at 7:12 pm

    beautiful fabric for a giveaway…going to like them right now!

  • Reply Nicole Sender October 18, 2014 at 4:11 am

    Following Inspired by Fabric on Bloglovin.

  • Reply maya toscani October 18, 2014 at 10:09 pm

    Done. Love those fabrics

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