Modern Maples Table Runner - a Finished Mini!

You guys! I actually finished something! Well, a basic table runner made in one afternoon, but whatever.

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I put the last binding stitches in just an hour before the spouse social it was gifted at, so I had no time to wait for good lighting or proper photos. {Let's be honest, the photos wouldn't be much better if I had.}

The social was "Your Favorite Things" - like lip gloss, tea, etc. Well, my favorite things are fabric and thread. And cats, but my husband said I couldn't bring a kitten. So I made a Thanksgiving-ish table runner with four Modern Maple quilt blocks.

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Used four pieces of fall fabric from my stash, leftover background from Shivaun Place, a big chunk of very old sunflower fabric for the back, and bound it in the fabric on the left-most leaf. It went home with the commander's wife, so I'm pleased.

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Halloween Hexagon - A Mini Finish!

Just another little finish - as I find things while unpacking, I've been putting binding on them. Shocking, really, how that moves projects along! I had this sitting by the couch and the first Harry Potter movie borrowed from the library, so binding was easy and fun.

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It's the same fabric as the table runner, made from the leftover 60ยบ wedges. It's not quite a true hexagon, as the top and bottom are somewhat longer than the sides, but it's still a cute table topper!

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Same orange backing, same black binding, same loopy quilting.

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Halloween Table Runner - a Mini Finish

On Monday, my mother texted me and asked if I had any holiday-ish things that she could buy as a hostess gift for next week. Of course! I have four {unfinished} Halloween table runners, two {unfinished} Halloween hexagons, a {unfinished} Christmas table runner, {actually finished!} Fourth of July pillows...

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So she ordered a Halloween table runner, and I quickly stitched down binding while watching Tom Hiddleston...er, I mean, Kong Skull Island.

It was pieced over two years ago, I think, so I have no idea what the fabric might have been. The pattern is Triangle Frenzy. They are exceptionally easy to piece - hence why I have a whole bunch laying around in various stages of completion. 

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The backing is just some orange-y stuff from Joann's. And I tried to take a better picture of my label, but it's shiny and the light was bouncing off it. I still have to find a good spot for pictures in the new house. At least I have a nice wooden fence for quilt backdrops!

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See also: Finish It Up FridayWhoop WhoopTGIFFNeedle & Thread ThursdayMonday MakingMain Crush MondayScraptastic TuesdayOh Scrap!Finished or Not FridayShow Off SaturdayOne Monthly GoalFinish Along{list}

Fourth of July Hexagons - a Finished Mini

  This was an accidental finish! I made Mother's Day gifts and realized that I can't post about them before Mother's Day like I had scheduled. So I scrambled around looking for something to quick finish, because a Friday without a finish is sad! In my hanging rack of bits and pieces, I found these. Timely! Already quilted! Perfect!

I have no idea when I made or quilted these. I think I gave the long version to my mother for, um, last Mother's Day? Apparently I never blogged about it, so... Luckily I had plenty of time yesterday to stitch the binding down, as we raced from school to tennis match...and sat around...then to a district wide concert...and sat around...

Basic blue dots for the backing, a fake-bias stripe for the binding. And I used my new little labels! I ordered them from Tagtopia on Etsy. A wonderful shop to work with - I didn't really know what I needed, and she walked me through the whole process.

Of course, Miss CC was there for the photo shoot. Always helpful, that one.

Approximately 18" wide {from flat side to flat side, not point to point...how do you measure a hexagon anyway?}

Pattern: Easy Striped Table Runner {the leftover pieces!}

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Bad Romance Table Runner - Finished!

  Ooh, so - look at this! A holiday thing done in time for the holiday!

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If you ignore the fact that these are scraps from Bad Romance, which was finished in 2012. {Which, also, was started in January 2011...}

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And it was quilted three years ago when I was just starting at the longarm....which definitely shows. {What was I thinking? This obviously should have been cross hatched!!}

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But hey, I finally put on the binding, so... It's doing its job, covering up the spot on the table where the Little Man enthusiastically overshot the paper with markers. With holiday flair!

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