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Friday, October 27, 2017

The Colors of Autumn

This is my Fallville quilt that I started 
the first week in October! 
Cupcake n Daisies and I decided to have a sew along together...
of course she finished first... Thelma is pretty speedy!

But I wanted to do a my borders a little bit
different that the pattern and it took me 
extra time to think it through.

In the end I'm happy with the way it turned out
and as a bonus....

it was made with fabric from my stash!

Last fall I made Vintage by Thimble Blossoms.
I used October Skies fabrics... so I was happy to use up
my scraps and now I will get them both quilted for next year!

Last weekend I worked on a few of my 
Beees Knees Sewing Bee blocks that I needed to get 
caught up on.

I love the fabrics in these Bear Paw blocks!

And I also made a couple of fun Spool blocks
with a low volume background!

I still have fall quilting to do work on before I get started on this
new kit by Fig Tree & Co.
... but it's nice to open the package and fondle the fabrics!

My project for this weekend is Lucy!

I haven't made one yet 
but now have
a great assortment of orange, black and grey
and I think I can get it done while it's still fall

That's okay with me because 
the colors of Autumn
 come and go too quickly...

I just want to enjoy it as much as I can.

Enjoy your weekend,
I'm glad you stopped by!

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tablerunner Bliss Tuesday!

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I had forgotten just how enjoyable it was to whip up a
table runner until I got my hands on this book by Sherri Falls...
and made my first runner from Tablerunner Bliss!
Most of the projects are made out of 6 or less blocks...
definitely a small time commitment and before you know it you
 have a 
runner made!

I hope you have been following the blog hop 
and seeing the Tablerunner Tuesday posts!

Here is some eye candy from Jolly Jabber:

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This is a fun one for this season!

Today I am sharing the Comfort and Joy Runner...
here is my version:

I started with this fun holiday collection by Basic Grey...

Here is a progress shot:

This has such an interesting design...
the interlocking blocks are really unique!
I'm glad I made this one!

This is the version in Sherri's book:
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These are some of the table runner posts that you can go back and take another look at:
Here we are today:

I should have taken a close up of the binding...
it's my favorite in the group!

Enjoy your day!