Yes, I finished my table runner for the month. I chose to do a St Patrick's day runner as I have nothing for that day. You can look at my sneak peak from Monday here.
I used a pattern in the book Table Please, Part I by Nancy Halvorsen. Of course, I didn't do it exactly like she designed it. I changed the background to 3.5"cut squares. I used a wider array of green fabrics. Nor did I do the word Lucky that was on it. (Honestly folks, I wanted to make my life a little easier and use fabric I had in the stash.)
Here's the finished project. I used a lot of bits and pieces from fat quarters and scraps. Some of the lighter greens were hand dyes I did years ago.
On another front, we've been working on our beach house for the last several days so I decided to do some glamour pictures in the back yard. (They should enlarge if you click on any picture.)
Isn't this a great tree? Most of the backyard is sand with some sort of bushy clumps of grass growing. And, let me tell you, you can not take a decent picture of a table runner on clumps of grass. Every one looked like the runner was lumpy! But a neat tree like this? Perfect. (Hum, if the yard is dry tomorrow I think I'll get an overall picture of the tree. It's a Live Oak.
As I mentioned earlier all the fabric (and thread) was from my stash. It was great to use of this ivy fabric -- I've had it for a while. I still have a little left so it'll go in my fat quarter collection.
We have been working like crazy on the beach house since Wednesday. We haven't been here for over a year. It was rented a lot over 2020 and we have a lot of reservations for 2021. I doubt if we'll be able to get back in until October or later. We bought a new bed, washer and dryer. Pat replaced window sashing. I washed all the bedspreads. I also cleaned and repaired a leather couch. Unlike our usual style we cooked several nights and brought food in a couple of nites. This was definitely a working trip.
Today, we spent a little time shopping at the local outlet mall. Mostly for me but we did get some glasses for the house. Oh yes, I set up my little featherweight and worked on the one project I brought down -- the doggy tumbler project. Sorry, no pictures of it.
Now on to my goals list. Because we left Wednesday I really didn't get all that much done.
Finish green table runner ☑️
Prep doggy tumbler quilt ☑️ Sewed 6 of 7 rows.
Make and apply binding for my quilt — Didn’t start
Cut out a couple more r, w, & b Ohio stars — Nope!
And this week I'm repeating two and adding a couple of new ones
Quilt and bind another quilt
Make and apply binding for my quilt
Cut out a couple more r, w, & b Ohio stars
Figure out more dog fabric for tumbler quilt.