Here are Santa and two of his eight tiny reindeer as they fly across the top of the Tree Trimming quilt. The sleigh is decked out in a puffy star
and the reindeer are joined by a winterized gold cord:
A bright star guides the entourage as they pass by a grove of mismatched evergreens below:
For the quilting design, I experimented with sectioning off odd-shaped quadrants and filling each in as the mood dictated.