Thursday, January 14, 2010

Hugs n' Kisses

Sew N' Tell Friday!
This garland is perfect for the holidays, I got the pattern from my "one yard wonders" book. It's made from moda fabric- L'Amour by Sandy Gervais.

I started to blanket stitch the felt letters by hand but figured if I wanted it done by Valentines then I need to figure something else out because my machine does not have the blanket stitch, but I found that the blind hem stitch does work!
And here is a full photo of the table runner. I just cut up a bunch of 2 inch strips and started sewing.
And you have seen some clips of the this but not the whole picture. I finally got the binding on it finished. These are also moda fabrics from the Urban Couture line. They are fat quarters that I got for a buck each at the quilt show in August. I didn't have a pattern for this either, I just started cutting up 3 inch strips (i think) and sewed white to the ends, It's kinda like a brick layout.

and the back is just one piece of fabric.
And my mom n law showed me how to bind a quilt perfectly and I have to admit I have mastered the skill. I love how the corners turned out.

Thanks for looking! And be sure to check out the other Sew N' Tells!

13 comments:

  1. oh your projects are all so cute. I need to get crackin on V-day projects! I love the brick looking quilt. The colors are great and the little bit of white in between looks just great. Now I need your Mom n law to teach me to bind!

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  2. Great finishes. I have a charm pack of the Urban Couture range and was thinking of making a table runner. I really love the red and the blue colourways. Good work on the binding. It looks like it has definately been mastered. Love the backing fabric.

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  3. IN love with that banner. It is SOOO cute!

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  4. All your projects came out so great!

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  5. Love the runner, and your 'original' brick layout of the throw is nice. Your mitered corners are like that of a pro! Good finishes!

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  6. I love the garland! That's the second one yard wonders project today! I love the runner too. I want to make something like that....

    Thank you so much for sharing!

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  7. My daughter said, "oh I want one of those". The banner and runner are sweet! Great job on the mitered binding. It feels so good when you get the hang of it.

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  8. I love the banner. I've been thinking about making a Valentine one and this one is perfect!

    Aren't strip quilts fast and fun to do? Yours is pretty.

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  9. these are all great projects...i love a banner!!! the brick pattern is really pretty

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  10. I love the Banner! i got one yard wonders for christmas and im having trouble deciding which to do first!

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  11. Love your Valentine's Day projects. I've been using my L'Amour fabric as well. Great for the upcoming holiday. Like your other quilt as well. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. All of your projects are just great! Thanks so much for sharing them. ;o)

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