During our stay in August in Germany we were warmly welcomed by my sister-in-law Doris and her family. We got pampered and sought after like real royals. It was a holiday to remember. So I decided to make a Christmas table runner for Doris as a thank you. This one shall be in the mail by Wednesday.
And my dear friend Irena wanted a “neutral” table runner for her daughter-in-law. One, that she can use all year around, with no Christmas motives. Once more I have used Kaffe Fassett fabrics.
I have also written a short pattern just with material required, cutting and design – Funky Table Runner, a pdf file.
I can’t believe that we already have October, up to now we have had a super weather year. September was nearly too warm and I still go swimming every day. Take care, thanks for stopping, Barbora
In my last post I introduced the fire block. Now it is time to have a look on the ice block.
The colors are cool, reminding of floating icebergs near the poles. This block put together with pieces from 2 different log cabin or better said courthouse steps block. I have finished the top, now I am waiting for the batting to arrive. In the meantime I have time to decide what kind of fabrics I shall take for the backing. Should I stick to the solids or get a fabric with a bright pattern?
Anyway, I am happy with the result. This was my very first time that I worked entirely with solids. It was a pleasure selecting the colors, Kona solids are available in so many wonderful shades and hues.
I have also finished one more MINI pattern : Happy Birthday Quilt for this little couch throw.
In the meantime I shall work on a baby quilt – looking forward to work on something smaller!!
Thanks for stopping, Barbora
Over the last week I have worked on the computer to design a MINI pattern on one sheet of paper. This provides a photo and basic information about each quilt. The pattern is divided in 4 standard sections :
- fabric requirements
- cuttings instructions
- making the block
- quilt assembly diagram
MINI patterns for some of the quilts I made :
Floating Colors 8 - pdf file
Floating Colors 15 – pdf file
Abstract Dreams – log cabin block pdf file
Please be free and leave a comment about the MINIs, I would be happy to hear from you!!