Table runner gift

A few posts ago, I mentioned working on  a  time sensitive project.  My aunt had a big birthday a few weeks ago.  I wanted to make something special, but size conscious as it had to travel to Denmark.

I started with the blue and white fabric I found at the quilt show and couldn’t resist.

DSC03289  And then the difficult task of determining if the background was cream or white. Neither one matched, but I decided on the white for a cleaner look.

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My aunt has blue and white dishes with gulls on them, so my brain was working on curves.

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But also wanted some different interest. Varying widths of stripes will do.

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I planned a LOT of  very dense quilting so I pinned a LOT!

DSC03306 I forgot to get a photo of the quilting before I sent it, but I did very close straight line quilting on the white, and a very tiny stipple free-motion quilting on the blue.  Pretty happy with how it looks.

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After finishing the big batik quilt, I needed something small that I could tackle in a short amount of time this weekend, just to get my brain into another gear.  Enter block lotto for my quilt guild.  This month is a tiny tent in simple colours.

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It was so much fun, I made 4! The instructions said navy/night sky, with a yellow triangle edged in turquoise.

 

 

 

 

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