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!


  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!

  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.

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

  4. All your projects came out so great!

  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!

  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!

  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.

  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.

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

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

  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.

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


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