Here is the throw quilt that matches the "Deck the Halls" wallhanging Carol made. Pieced blocks with a feathered wreath are offset by the redwork embroidery blocks. Each embroidery block has a tight background fill that's different from the rest.
Carol says she doesn't know what these are suposed to be either. Chestnuts maybe?
A Radio Flyer wagon has little pebbles in the background.
Those are supposed to be clouds behind the train engine.
An example of the pieced blocks.
A teddy bear with a curly swirl design behind.
A top with a spiraly design behind.
Waves behind the horse to symbolize the rocking motion of the horse.
The balls have a ribbon design behind them.
I call this fill "Mimbari" after a species on a sci-fi program my husband watched.
Leaves behind the peppermint canes to represent the mint leaves they initially come from.
The dolly gets a curly design even though she doesn't have curly hair.
A tight "Arrowhead" meander behind the ball and glove.