Saturday, October 9, 2010

Making a table runner

My little helpers

The kitties are helping me sew.
Olias presses the fabric, and Bella sits on the pedal.
It's a great system! I'm taking a little break from my quilt to make a table runner for my dining table. I don't use my dining room table very often, but I thought a crafty addition might encourage me to enjoy the space.

New sewing project

I've drawn up a schematic, and these sections will be separated by solid strips, with some string quilt squares in the middle section. I'm going to use Kona Stone for the solid pieces, but I haven't decided on the back fabric.

This weekend I'm hoping to get most of the top assembled, although I've got a new knitting project keeping my interests divided, which I hope to photograph soon.

Enjoy your weekend!

8 comments:

  1. love the kitty pic, and the table runner is looking great!

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  2. Kitties are so helpful like that!

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  3. Just found your blog today... Love it!

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  4. Your cats are so cute! I'm thinking I might need a table runner now...

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  5. You cats are very majestic looking. I love the fabric you are using for your table runner.

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  6. It would appear kittens are doing more work than you are! :)

    So far I'm really liking the schematic and colors you've chosen...can't wait to see the finished project!

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  7. As always, loving the fabric choices! That is going to make such a pretty table runner.

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  8. Love the colors! I can't wait to see your progress on this, the string quilt are going to look great!

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