Hmmm, this probably won't be where I will put it at Christmas. It's just here for the photo shoot. I even dug out some holiday dishes that are kind of matchy.
I had the hardest time quilting this. I kept wondering what was wrong. I just couldn't get a smooth rhythm going.
When I was finished, I found out why. When I had changed the setting on my machine for quilting - it was supposed to be set on the black line below...that's for the feed dogs to be completely lowered so the quilt can slide around smoothly as you are stitching.
I had accidentally set it on the red line. That is for silky slippery fabrics and triggers a small pin to come up with the feed dogs to prevent the fabric from sliding around.
Well, no wonder I was having such a problem. My machine was set to do the exact opposite of what I was trying to do.
Live and learn, I guess...at least it wasn't a big quilt!