Monday, November 28, 2016

Christmas Tree Table Runner

I really enjoyed having my Halloween table runner, so I tried to do a Thanksgiving/Fall one. Unfortunately it was an epic fail! I blame part of it on the fact that I used linen, and I also blame the fact that I wasn't paying attention to the grain when I cut it and I think that I kept rotating pieces so it got all crazy stretched. Then I did quilting in specific sections and it became a hot mess pretty quickly. It was the first time I tried to use my 60 degree Sizzix diamond die so I'll have to give this die another whirl when I do some better planning!

So I moved on. I used my Sizzix Large Simple Wedge Die (designed by Missouri Star Quilt Company) to make little trees. I got my inspiration from Pinterest of course.

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At this point I actually decided that I was going to make this for my sister in law and send it to her for her birthday. I'm really happy at the way it came out! I am happy to say that I used all the Christmas fabrics from my stash! I actually didn't like it much when I finished sewing it up, and I was nervous I wasn't going to like the final product. But the wavy quilting really made it shine, and I love the way it came out!

I ended up cutting enough tree pieces for probably 2 more table runners, so hopefully I will get one done for our house soon for this front entry table.

Until later, happy sewing!

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  1. A very fun and cute table runner.

  2. This runner is really cute! It's hard to go wrong with trees for the holiday and these are pretty cool!

  3. Your table runner is beautiful! Perfect for the season.