Wednesday, October 13, 2010

The other tablerunner

Last post I did say I had sewn two table-runners since I am now able to get up and around on my crutches! 
As it is October, the other table-runner is Halloween themed! I had a lot of fun with this one, but I must credit the very talented Jody at Pleasant Home for the inspiration .  Her blog is so cool, and 'yes' there are many great blogs out there but I love her sense of fun!
Here is my version of the Pleasant Home Halloween whirlygig runner:
 As you can see I've chosen a Halloween palette of color; also most of this fabric came from RJR fabrics (2007), the prints are so cute. The designs remind me of candy wrappers.
 I must send pictures to Jody at Pleasant Home,  I wanted her to see the prairie points that I now feel compelled to add to all my sewing projects! I had the same problem a few months ago when I saw a sweet application of fabric 'yo-yos' on a handbag.  I couldn't stop making yo-yos! It was fun.
 This runner is very long, almost 84 inches, which is well...long. But that said I still have a stack of these whirly-gig blocks that I haven't used ;  I foresee a whirly-gig  quilt in my future I think.  Once I started making them I had a hard time stopping - they are  addicting.

Happy Halloween


Jodi Nelson said...

yay I'm the first to comment! It's adorable! LOVE it! Thanks for sharing and thanks for the mention. You must post it in my flickr group! Would love to have it there. ooxx`jodi

Anonymous said...

Love, love, love the runner! I may follow your example and use the same pattern for the fabric you gave me . . . now if I could just find the fime (I don't really want to break my ankle).


Unknown said...

I have to say, darlene, this is the first piece of Hallowe'en decor that I can say I REALLY like - I love fall decor but hallow'en ahs always seemed too campy for me. This is great - maybe it is the Prairie feel. You really are an exceptional fabric artist. Love V.