So here it is, the man himself with his reindeer across the sky.
I had fun with this, look at those reindeer go:
A simple stipple can be so effective in making the background recede and the main attraction pop a bit more. I did an orange peel around the squares in the border and then had some fun on the trees and roof tops:
Perhaps its only Down Under where we think of having a Christmas in July event, since its our winter and thoughts of cooking a turkey or hot dinner seem far more sensible. Perhaps in the northern hemisphere it seems a bit strange - but imagine Christmas in your summer and you'll experience what we usually do in December.
So while I didn't put this panel together, I did enjoy quilting it and my friend seems pretty happy with it too.
Until next time,