Christmas in July Blog Hop

by | Jul 23, 2018 | 97 comments

Christmas in July Blog Hop AND a Giveaway!!

Welcome to Day 10 of the 12 Days of Christmas in July Blog Hop, hosted by Sarah of Confessions of a Fabric Addict. Thank you, Sarah! I have really enjoyed seeing what all the bloggers have created. Our summer has been so hot and humid (highs in the 90’s with feels like temps well over 100!) that thinking of Christmas and cooler weather has been a welcome change. Hopefully all the ideas will get us started on our Christmas projects. I NEVER seem to get mine started early, so this was my incentive!

I have created a pieced and appliqued table runner for you! This runner includes two pieced blocks that look like peppermint candies and three appliqued blocks consisting of a stocking, a Christmas tree, and Rudolph! So without further adieu, here is the picture.

And some alternative colorways here:

Unfortunately, I do not have it quilted yet, as I have a customer’s large quilt on Ms. Mattie, and she is not playing nicely at the moment. However, here is a photo of my flimsy!

It’s hard to see in this picture, but I love shiny, so I used Michael Miller’s Fairy Frost for the red and green pinwheel peppermint candy blocks, and a metallic white snowflake fabric for the background. I forgot to add the corner holly and leaves before I took this picture, so those will be added before the quilting takes place. The border fabric is actually crimson with gold metallic flecks. I apologize for the picture. I will take a better pic with the good camera when I get it quilted. In the meantime, I have completed (I think!) the pattern write up, and you can receive it free of charge until the end of the month. Just subscribe to my blog through the Rafflecopter form (if you are entering the give away) and leave a comment below. If you are already a subscriber, leave me a comment and I will email you the pattern. For those who are no-reply, please leave your email address along with your comment.

I promised a giveaway and here it is — a cute bundle of eight Christmas fat quarters!!

Sorry – this giveaway has ended!

Thank you so much for stopping by. Please take some time and visit the other bloggers in the hop. Many are giving away prizes as well! Here is the complete list! It’s not too late to go back and check them all out!


Saturday, July 14th


Sunday, July 15th


Monday, July 16th

Jamie @ L’Fair Quilts


Tuesday, July 17th

Sharon @ Vrooman’s Quilts

Mary @ Made by Marney


Wednesday, July 18th


Thursday, July 19th

Danice @ Homespun Hannah


Friday, July 20th


Saturday, July 21st

Marian @ Seams To Be Sew


Sunday, July 22nd

Anja @ Anja Quilts

Moira @ Quilted Snail


Monday, July 23rd


Tuesday, July 24th

Summer @ Summer Lee Quilts


Wednesday, July 25th

Susan @ Quilt Fabrication

Brandy @ Pampered Pettit


So, have you started your Christmas stitching yet??? Inquiring minds want to know!!

I answer all comments via email. Please spread the love about my blog!


  1. Mary Service

    May I please have the runner pattern? I know several that would love to have one for Christmas- including me! Guess I’d best find some Christmas music and get busy. Thanks much!

  2. Christina

    What a cute and unique table runner you have created! I love the three wonderful appliqué characters you have created. I have not started on my Christmas sewing yet, I hope to start at the end of the month. Thank you for sharing a wonderful project and participating in the blog hop!

  3. Dione Gardner-Stephen

    I am glad that I am not the only one who thinks that red and green pinwheels are like peppermint candies. 🙂 Really cute project Brenda.

  4. Sandra Walker

    That is such a cute runner! I love fairy frost so I can’t imagine how pretty it looks using it. 🙂

  5. bea

    cute runner

  6. Sandy K

    My favorite is It’s a Wonderful Life.

  7. Vicki H

    I watch the Christmas Story every year.

  8. dreamworthyquilts

    I absolutely love your table runner. The pinwills really do look like candy.

    Your fabric give away is adorable! Please enter me.

  9. Eileen Conklin

    I still enjoy the Miracle on 34th Street movie. What a classic! And what a cure table runner. I will definitely try this one when I get the pattern. Thanks.

  10. Susan

    Adorable runner! A Christmas Story, hands down favorite!

  11. Patti

    I love the original Miracle on 34th Street! You’ve created an adorable tablerunner, I’ll definitely be making this!

  12. Patty

    Love this table runner. Very cute idea! Was not a subscriber but will be today.

  13. Deb F

    The tablerunner is very festive. Thank you for sharing and the chance to win.

  14. Deb F

    Thank you for sharing the cute pattern and the chance to win.

  15. karla brown

    What a cute table runner!

  16. Tu-Na Quilts

    I already am a subscriber but would love a pattern for that super cute and festive table runner. Thanks.

  17. Karen @ Tu-Na Quilts, Travels, and Eats

    My favorite Christmas movie is Home Alone. I remember watching it often with my kids. It was a family tradition for many years to watch it together.

  18. Deborah Meyer

    Very pretty, love the bright colors. Tablerunners are my favorite thing to quilt!! Thank you for sharing and for the giveaway!

  19. Terri SantaColoma


  20. Sandi

    I subscribed to your email list and look forward to getting a copy of your Christmas table runner.

  21. Janet Mikes

    I like Miracle on 34th Street. Your table runner is very cute.

  22. JUDY

    This a is so cute!! Love it!

  23. Karen Addleman

    I have to watch White Christmas every year.

  24. Antoinette Vitrano

    My favorite Christmas movie is Christmas Vacation 🙂

  25. Joyce Mullis

    Such a cute table runner! Thank you for the giveaway.

  26. Toni Vitrano

    What a fun Christmas pattern. Thanks so much for sharing it with us!

  27. Susan Riley

    Thank you for creating your table runner for us all! First timer to Christmas in July…
    My favorite Christmas flics are
    White Christmas & an annual view for tradition of Love Actually (some xmas in there!)

  28. Sandra Jantzi

    My favorite Christmas move is definitely “Elf”. He makes me laugh every time! Your table runner is perfect for a co-worker gift, thank you for sharing.

  29. Betsy Lewis

    The polar express

  30. Danice

    Adorable table runner. I love the many colorways.

  31. Lynnette Lamance

    My favorite Christmas movie is one called Three Days

  32. Christi

    I like watching all of them but I suppose White Christmas and Charlie Brown are always my favorites.

  33. Lynnette Lamance

    That sure is a cute table runner

  34. Karrin Hurd

    Love the Table runner. My favorite Christmas movie is “It’s a Wonderful Life”

  35. Jocelyn

    I enjoy watching Elf every year.

  36. Beth T.

    “Holiday Inn” is my favorite Christmas movie; it has been, since I was a little girl.

  37. Suzette

    Your runner is very cute!

  38. Shirley Clark

    I love so many of the Hallmark movies, but one of my favorites is “The Bridge”. The male star, Wyatt Nash, is married to the daughter of a good friend.

    • Shirley Clark

      I’m already getting emails from your blog.

  39. Theresa Taylor

    I always watch Miracle on 34th street every year.

  40. Jan N.

    Very cool and whimsical table runner. My family’s favorite Christmas movie is Elf.

  41. CJ

    Cute table runner. The Christmas fabrics are adorable!

  42. Susan

    Your table runner is adorable, and very possible to do several before Christmas for gifts! Thanks for showing it in different colorways, too, because that helps get the imagination rolling. I’m going to follow you on IG, and if you have a follow by e-mail on here, I’ll follow the blog, too. Thanks for the cute bundle giveaway. Those are adorable Christmas fabrics.

  43. Darlene

    Thank you for sharing your festive table runner, love it!

  44. Brenda Estes

    I love the table runner. Would you please send me the pattern. Thank you.

    • Brenda Estes

      I received the pattern when I signed up. Thank you.



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