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Adventures Await – A Camper-Sized Quilt

I rave a lot about how, with Whimzie Quiltz, your custom quilt design can be exactly what you are looking for. What sometimes get lost in that message is that the size can be customized, too.

When DeVon D. needed a quilt exactly 55″ by 75″ to fit the bed in her new teardrop camper, we came up with this colorful, fun arrow quilt that perfectly fits!

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DeVon already had a purple fleece blanket with little retro campers on it that she wanted her custom quilt to complement. The arrows in the design (inspired by Cluck Cluck Sew’s One Way pattern) give a subtle nod to travel, but the overall look here doesn’t compete with the campers on her existing fabric.

This may be one of the most colorful quilts I’ve ever made. Picking out the rainbow of colors – two fabrics for each shade! – was a delight. Placement was a little harder than I expected. My first attempt at completely random color placement didn’t really pan out. But once I developed a repeating pattern that looks random (but isn’t), it all came together.

The quilting was extra fun on this one, too. When I started, I just liked the mix of straight and wavy lines and thought they’d emphasize the arrow shapes. If you look closely, though, it ended up looking like a sweater! Just adds to the comfy-ness, doesn’t it?

Using the classic method of turning squares into triangles when sewing this quilt top meant cutting the corner of the arrows off. Which left me with a number of useable fabric triangles that I didn’t want to go to waste. So I turned them into a coordinating lap quilt…

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I like to think of this as giving fabric scraps another chance to fulfill their purpose  And, as a lap quilt, it’s not too big, so hopefully she can find room in the camper for it, as well.

The first quilt is named “Adventures Await” so, of course, I went with “Mini Adventures Await” as the name for the lap quilt. Hopefully, both will keep what she’s calling “Granny’s Glamper” extra warm and happy during her exciting travels.

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Want your own quilt that’s perfectly sized for a hard-to-fit space? Visit Whimzie Quiltz today to learn more!

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Day 12 of Counting on Whimzie Quiltz for Christmas

I’m super excited to debut 14 NEW quilted holiday countdown calendars for 2018 available now in my Etsy store!

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Last year, I created a Harry Potter / Quidditch themed advent calendar in Gryffindor colors. This year, I realized I need to give the other Hogwarts Houses a little love.

:: Accio Christmas Advent Calendars ::

Cast a summoning charm on the holidays with these quilted Harry Potter / Quidditch themed advent calendars and have a very merry – or is that “very Harry?” – Christmas.

each is 10.5″ x 21.5″ :: holds 25 small candies :: hanger included

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Slytherin

150 points to Slytherin if you catch this Advent calendar by Dec 1!

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Ravenclaw

150 points to Ravenclaw if you catch this Advent calendar by Dec 1!

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Hufflepuff

150 points to Hufflepuff if you catch this Advent calendar by Dec 1!

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Day 11 of Counting on Whimzie Quiltz for Christmas

I’m super excited to debut 14 NEW quilted holiday countdown calendars for 2018 available now in my Etsy store!

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I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It’s not bad at all, really ~ Linus van Pelt

:: Charlie Brown Advent Calendar ::

There’s lots to love about the Charlie Brown Christmas animated special, but the opening song “Christmas Time is Here” is especially charming. That’s why I chose the lyrics as the sentiment for this Peanuts Advent calendar. Features an embroidered Charlie Brown Christmas tree – all it needs is a little love.

10.5″ x 21.5″ :: holds 25 small candies :: hanger included

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Day 10 of Counting on Whimzie Quiltz for Christmas

I’m super excited to debut 14 NEW quilted holiday countdown calendars for 2018 available now in my Etsy store!

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Here’s one way to make your holidays tree-mendous!

:: Whimsical Tree Advent Calendar ::

In the hustle and bustle of the holidays, do you often find yourself asking how many days are left until Christmas? Make sure you never lose track by counting down with this whimsical quilted Christmas tree Advent calendar. Features an adorable embroidered Christmas tree surrounded by cheery presents.

10.5″ x 21.5″ :: holds 25 small candies :: hanger included

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Day 9 of Counting on Whimzie Quiltz for Christmas

I’m super excited to debut 14 NEW quilted holiday countdown calendars for 2018 available now in my Etsy store!

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OH… MY… GOD… could this be any more perfect for friends of Friends?

:: Holiday Armadillo Advent Calendar ::

You remember the Holiday Armadillo, don’t you?  He’s Santa’s representative in all the Southern states and Mexico and he’ll be there for you all December long with the Holiday Armadillo Advent calendar. Features an embroidered armadillo “wrapped” in a giant red bow under the phrase “Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah”.

10.5″ x 21.5″ :: holds 25 small candies :: hanger included

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Day 8 of Counting on Whimzie Quiltz for Christmas

I’m super excited to debut 14 NEW quilted holiday countdown calendars for 2018 available now in my Etsy store!

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Most people can’t wait until Santa arrives, but if you’re on the naughty list there’s other things to watch for…

:: Krampus Advent Calendar ::

While Krampus typically comes on December 5, there’s no reason not to keep an eye out for the half-goat/half-demon all month long with this Krampus Advent calendar. Features greetings from Krampus stitched in German (Gruss Vom Krampus) and an embroidered horned-demon head with extra-long tongue.

10.5″ x 21.5″ :: holds 25 small candies :: hanger included

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Day 7 of Counting on Whimzie Quiltz for Christmas

I’m super excited to debut 14 NEW quilted holiday countdown calendars for 2018 available now in my Etsy store!

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Candy, small candy canes and candy corn fit in the pockets – just don’t fill them with syrup!

:: Buddy the Elf Advent Calendar ::

If the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear, the second best must be to countdown to Santa’s arrival with a Elf movie Advent calendar. Features embroidered elf hat and boots in the style of Buddy the Elf and his quote, “Santa’s Coming! I Know Him! I Know Him!”.

10.5″ x 21.5″ :: holds 25 small candies :: hanger included

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