Sunday Stash October 25, 2020

No fabric in this week.

I used about a yard of fabric for the borders on the zigzag quilt. I basted the quilt yesterday and will start quilting it today.

I also took a break and sewed up this table runner kit my sister sent me last Christmas.

I used fusible fleece instead of batting. I wanted to use white batting and didn’t have any, plus I wanted enough density that the red plaid back didn’t shadow through. The fleece worked beautifully. I quilted it with a serpentine stitch.

I started it Wednesday morning and finished it Friday afternoon, only because I wasn’t home Wednesday afternoon or Thursday. I think there’s a lesson in there about ditching my project list and working on what speaks to me.

Fabric In: 17.75

Fabric Out: 18.125 yards

Net Fabric Out: .375 yards

How did you do this week?

1 Julie in GA

2 Chrisknits

3 Meloney

4 Quilting Gail

5 Melva Loves Scraps

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9 Responses to Sunday Stash October 25, 2020

  1. Julie Kennedy says:

    Very cute table runner! I agree that it is important to work on what is calling to you, not just what you “should” be doing. We quilt because we enjoy it, right?

  2. Laura says:

    Sweet table runner! Love it! I agree with Julie…squirrels are good, too! 🙂

  3. Thanks! Glad to have it done in time for the holiday.

  4. GAYLE KUSH says:

    Great runner! That, placemats and napkins are on my list since acquiring a new to me dining room table and chairs! Should I be doing lots of other things? Yep! But I want to do something fun! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  6. What a great table runner and a good idea to use the fusible fleece – I do it all the time on bags, but wouldn’t think of it for a table runner!

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