Thursday, November 29, 2007

A finish, finally!

This was the first project for the Stashbuster's Quilted Table group. I just finished binding it this afternoon. It's not a very good picture, but I really enjoyed making this quilt and I liked working with these fabrics from a few years ago. I only have scraps left -- so that's a good thing! I put this on the longarm, but only did ditch quilting -- couldn't think of what to do in the sashing and borders, so didn't do anything! I think it'll be fine and it'll definitely lay flat. I'm sending it on it's way early next week.

Today I went to my favorite LQS -- specifically to buy a couple of Jim Shore Christmas ornaments -- one for a friend and one for myself. I almost got out of there with just the ornaments, but then some more Christmas fabric called my name. It's in the dryer right now, so I can't say whose pattern it is, but it's a Moda fabric, which I love. Three colors, green, red and a tan with red berries (looks like raspberries on it). And because I really shouldn't have bought fabric, I came down and designed a quilt on EQ6 to use all three fabrics and a background I hope to find in my stash. As soon as I get the other tablerunner and one candlemat finished, I'm going to start cutting. I'll show the fabric then. And, I think this one will be mine!

Gratitudes:
Being able to visit my favorite quilt shop - I love the ambiance of this shop and chatting with the ladies there.
Buying new fabric (even though I don't need it -- it's still fun to buy once in a while!).
Baby Will weighs 13 lbs 12 oz and is becoming a real porker!

4 comments :

Kathie said...

I love this table runner, great fabric choices and well I just love stars!

I love the Jim Shore ornaments.
Kathie

Dawn said...

Baby Will sounds like he is doing great! Love your runner!

Rabbit Stitchings said...

The table runner is just beautiful! The fabrics are gorgeous!

LadiesoftheHouse said...

I love the look of the table runner--the colors are beautiful! I enjoy seeing the beautiful quilts you are making.