This Victorian Father Christmas is from my collection of “Gift Givers”, a series of Christmas figures from many cultures who brought gifts during the Christmas season. These were all handmade by me, at an earlier time.
To all my readers and faithful followers, I wish you the warmest thoughts and best wishes for a Joyous Holiday Season, and a very Happy New Year.
I hope your day is filled with good friends, family and good food, for that is what makes happy memories.
He is wonderful Carolyn, thanks for sharing him with us: ) and what is the pattern of the quilt behind him?
(Hope you had a very) Merry Christmas!
Thanks for noticing the quilt. It’s made up of several quilt patterns; there are 9 blocks making up the center squares. They are “square within a square” with the center block turned “on point” and the fabric of that square has a picture of a Father Christmas fussy-cut from the fabric. It is bordered on two sides with a saw-tooth border. Binding all the squares together is lattice of “flying geese”. Then there are double borders of green and red solid fabric and a “saw-tooth” outer border.
I made this several years ago and don’t remember where I got the design idea.
Holy, that’s a LOT of work (and a lot more detail than I expected from the small corner we can see behind Father Christmas!: )
I would love to be able to see all nine blocks (someday? Pretty please?: )
I hope you and Dave had a nice Christmas. Joe and I want to wish you a Happy New Year.