Welcome to the ABC Christmas Challenge Blog

The aim of our challenge is to help us avoid the Christmas Stress and rush to have all your cards ready! Our monthly Challenges are themed, We hope you will join us and have at the very least have a few cards in time for Christmas Please Read the Rules, and remember that you can enter our challenges as many times as you like and combine your entries with as many challenges as you like too! Have fun!
Helen, Samantha and the Design team Xx

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Q is for Quilting

Hi everyone, it's Helen here with your new ABC Christmas Challenge, but before I tell you about that, I'd just like to thank you to all for joining us for our last challenge...don't forget to scroll down to see if you were one of the lucky winners, or in Samantha's Top 3!

Our challenge for you this time is:

'Q is for Quilting'
Make a patchwork 'quilt' effect on your card/project...don't panic, I have a 'step by step' guide on my blog of how I made my card, and the DT have created some amazing samples to inspire you!

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We have two awesome guest designers joining us today:

Our lovely ex-DT member Delphine:

And a special guest designer, Louise...who has been playing along with our challenges from the very start...this is our way of saying thank you!

And our wonderful DT:

And me (Helen)
There's a step by step of how I made the quilted background on my blog.

Ok...so it's over to you...once you have made your quilted Christmas project, add a direct link below so that we can come and visit you. Don't forget, our challenges last for two weeks....the linky will close on Tuesday 4th September, and you can enter our challenges as many time as you like - happy crafting!


  1. well done Louise, great cards from everyone x

  2. AWESOME creation girls! LOVE all of them and so much awesome inspiration! hugs me xx

  3. Fabulous inspiration from the team!
    Mandy x

  4. Fabulous creations. Thanks for the inspiration!

  5. Great tutorial, love the teams examples and shared my creation!

  6. Thanks for your lovely Comments ladies I/we will be visiting you all soon hugs Samantha and the Girls xx

  7. Well, May be , I'm too late?!! because posting at the very last minute!! But I was happy to do a card for this challenge with "Q for quilting"!Just for fun, my card is here:
    http://aujardindemissmajorelle.over-blog.com/article-143-carterie-artisanale-de-majorelle-abc-chritsmas-challenge-q-for-quilting-109741585.html hugs from Majorelle

    1. Great creation and you entry is there! yay!! xx

  8. I want to tell too, that the DT Ladies cards were great pieces of inspiration and that the tutorial was vey well done! Thanks a lot

  9. Fabulous Creations everyone thank you for your entries and keeping ABC Christmas Challenge at great place to be! hugs me x


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