Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Halloween Table Runner



I decided on making these blocks into a table runner.
Thanks to all who commented with their suggestions, I really appreciate it!

Finished the binding this afternoon in the car-line while waiting to pick up Big J.


Its pretty big, 13 x 68 inches.  But it fits our dining room table just right.

Here are some closeups of the blocks...











This is a close up of the quilting on this runner.
I decided to use my walking foot to do a straight stitch. I avoided stitiching over the blocks and zig-zagged around them instead to create squares on the back.

I must admit this was not my favorite part of this project and I have a new respect for those who quilt entire quilts with straight lines. 


The binding is the same Moda Natural fabric that I used for the blocks.
Thought the runner was busy enough that a plain binding would frame it nicely.


We LOVE Halloween around here!

Show and Tell Green


 
Katie's Nesting Spot

12 comments:

Army Wife Quilter said...

wow I love it. I really like the off centered blocks. that is a really great look. you did a great job

Chic Creations said...

Very cute. Lots of work, but it is so pretty. Thanks for sharing.

Kathy said...

Your tablerunner is really cute -esp the witches shoes :-) This will suely be a keepsake that you will look forward to using vry year.

Kristen Duke Photography said...

really cute!

Michelle @ Sweet Something said...

This is so cute! What a great job! I love the composition of that last picture too!:)

Sharon said...

dont sell it! its too cute to give to someone else! except me of course!

Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said...

Oh boy - that is so stinking cute. I love it as a runner - what a great job!

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KarenSue said...

I LOVE IT! I'm glad you are keeping it.
Good job!
Nanny Sue

Katie's Nesting Spot said...

Thank you for sharing your table runner at A Crafty Soiree! I like how each square has a different Halloween motif in it, very fun, and I'm quite partial to polka dots so I really love the whole thing!

Lori@Paisley Passions said...

I LOVE all the details in it! It is so cute! Thanks SO much for joining in on Thrilling Thursdays @ Paisley Passions. I hope to see you again this week :)
~Lori S.
Thrilling Thursdays @Paisley Passions

Ellen said...

Its adorable! I like your placement of the applique blocks. You caught my eye from Sew Picture Perfect.