Deck the Halls: Tutorials and Giveaways!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…. It’s the hap, happiest season of all!
Can’t you hear me singing? I’m definitely feeling the Christmas spirit and am so excited about this great holiday series I have coming your way.

8 fabulous friends have graciously joined me in putting together 9 festive tutorials, all ready to inspire you and help you Deck the Halls for the holidays.

From November 26 – December 7, they will share their tutorials here, at Ellison Lane and invite you back to their blog to enter to win a great giveaway. It will be a fun and festive time so be sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss any of the inspiring creativity!

Here’s the line-up:

11/26: S.O.T.A.K. Handmade / Giveaway from Sew Me a Song
11/27: Live A Colorful Life / Giveaway from Zipit!
11/28: Petit Lyons /Giveaway from Zipit!
12/4: Jednoiglec / Giveaway from Sew Fresh Fabric
12/5: Owen’s Olivia / Giveaway from Sew Fresh Fabric
12/7: Ellison Lane Quilts / Giveaway from Contemporary Cloth

*You can shop Mountain of the Dragon (for some fabulous fabric!) from now until Christmas and get 15% off your order with the coupon code DECKTHEHALLS15

Tree skirt fabrics  Today's project!

My tree skirt tutorial is coming up on the 7th but let’s kick things off with a giveaway! 

To enter to win a $50 gift certificate to Contemporary Cloth, please use Rafflecopter to enter below. 
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Now, go get your holiday fabric all set and ready and let’s get festive! 

Deck the Halls with Ellison Lane Quilts

PS: Wouldn’t it be fun to wake up Christmas morning in that picture above? So cozy! 


  1. I love your blog – you give me such great inspiration!

  2. Forgot to post my song! “O Tannenbaum” is a family favorite, but my personal is “Three Ships”. :)

  3. I love Meli Kalikimaka by Bing Crosby :) (It’s Hawaii’s way, to say Merry Christmas to youuuuu) :) I also love to watch Family Man and The Holiday movies each year.

  4. Thanks for the giveaway Jennifer! I’m not a big christmas person but I do love a christmas story. And I always have to listen to the pogues at christmas.

  5. My fave Christmas movie is White Christmas with Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye. Love the songs, the scenery and the sappy ending!

  6. White Christmas!

  7. Muppet Christmas carol for me!

  8. LIttle drummer boy is my fave…and all the really old ones…cant think of the name? With baby new year? :)

  9. Love “Little Drummer Boy”!

  10. Song: Let it Snow!

  11. My favorite Christmas movie is Miracle on 34th Street and my favorite song is Silent Night.

  12. Oh, please sign me up as well! Thanks for the giveaway!

  13. I want a hippopotamus for Christmas always makes me smile!

  14. We start with Die Hard and move toWhite Christmas, Stone Family Christmas and Its a Wonderful Life. The last one is usually Joyeux Noelle. Thanks for the give away.

  15. Love Actually (NOT with the kids!)

  16. Gotta love It’s A Wonderful Life!

  17. Fav Song: Carol of the Bells. Fav movie: Holiday Inn

  18. Silent night!

  19. Fun blog hop.

    I love White Christmas. Have to watch it every year.


  20. I love The Christmas Song – Chestnuts roasting on an open fire!

  21. I love the movie, Prancer. I used to watch all the time as a kid.

  22. Oh, Holly Night! This is a great series thanks

  23. Right now my favorite song is O Come, O Come, Emmanuel. That song just makes me feel so peaceful.

  24. I know it’s corny but I love the Chipmunk’s Christmas song. It sticks in my head!!

  25. I love all Kenny G Christmas songs. No words. Just sax. Thanks for the chance to win — what a nice Christmas present that would be!

  26. any of the old Christmas carols
    or twelve days of christmas by SNC

  27. My favorite song is ‘Carol of the Bells’
    Movie favorite is harder for me.. Jack Frost or the Santa Clause

  28. Looking forward to great tutorials from everyone. Thanks for the giveaway.

  29. Favorite Christmas movie? Easy! A Christmas Story! Love that movie. It is a good thing too since it is usually played about 20 times each Christmas! “you’ll shoot your eye out kid!”

    Thank you for the giveaway opportunity. Love your blog. My first time here. Lots of good stuff!

  30. My favorite Christmas movie is A Christmas Story.
    Thanks for your tutorials. I followed Amy’s block of the month and have her tutorial on quilting from Craftsy. so much fun!

  31. Fav classic movie is The Shop Around The Corner with James Stewart. Fav modern one is Holiday In Handcuffs. thanks

  32. My favorite song is “Oh Holy Night” and fav movie is Christmas vacation series with National Lampoon

  33. Hi! Bing Crosby is my all time favorite! Reminds me of being young and Christmas was still so magical!

  34. My favorite Christmas Song? That is a hard one. There are so many. I think though, that it would be any of the pieces from The Nutcracker. I just can not go the season without listening to that.

  35. I love the Little Drummer Boy!

  36. White Christmas is probably my favorite song.

  37. Hope this is where I post to enter on this last of the Deck the Halls Giveaway??? I have really enjoyed these tutorials. You’re all so clever & good at what you do!

  38. Yeah! I found the correct comment space for the last day of Deck the Halls!
    Truly enjoyed these tutorials. You are are very clever & good at what you do.
    Thank you.

  39. The hop has been fun. Thanks for having it. Nancy:

  40. It’s a wonderful life…

  41. This Christmas by Chris Brown
    I love that song!!!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  42. “Some Children See Him”

  43. Oh holy night

  44. I love “Bring A Torch, Jeanette, Isabella” and “Gesu Bambino”. They’re so soft and pretty and easy to listen to. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway!

  45. My favorite song is White Christmas, I can still hear my Mom singing that to me as a child.

    Merry Christmas and Thank you!

  46. O Come, O Come Emmanuel

  47. A Christmas Story! Thanks for the chance!

  48. My favorite Christmas movie is The Christmas Box. Haven’t seen it on tv yet but have watched Elf and The Santa Clause 3x!

  49. My favorite holiday song is Let It Snow.

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