Friday, October 18, 2013

OctoberQuest #2

My second finish for OctoberQuest....

More Tiny Stars. I really love this one and I am getting a whole series of red white and blue table runners and table mats. I want to do a whole photo shoot with them for my store, but they sell before I can get a collection of them! lol I really have had WORSE problems.


these tiny points are left over from the flying geese border on the big monster quilt I'm finishing now. I had to take a break and play with them. The 4 patch are 1 1/2 in squares. 

The back is extra blue fabric, the binding is my favorite red white stripe (that i am almost out of so I must find more!) I quilted this on my machine with "straight" line

yep more bad points... but it looks like i planned it that way... at least that's what I'm telling myself. My 1/4 in seam was way off... it has been adjusted since.


so i was talking to my sister on the phone. At the end of October she will be a grandmother for the first time. (I have 16 grandchildren and she is 5 yrs older! lol) She said... "you are going to make my grandchild a quilt, right?"  ummm... i had thought about it, but life has been crazy and this late... there is a deadline... and i have 35 projects started but not finished...none of them a baby boy quilt that her daughter would like. But I said what every good sister would say "of course! what does Danielle like??" So after that discussion I pulled the pile on the Left. Then... I thought well my other sisters child had a baby a couple months ago and I didn't make her a baby quilt, so i pulled the pile on the right.


so I'm starting (and finishing by the end of next week) two more baby quilts that I'm going to send to Michigan! (ok, its the first quilts i will make for my family... Ive made a ton for Ralph's kids and grand kids...time my family shared in the quilty love!) Speaking of Quilty... im going to copy the Chevron and on pattern out of it.... typical me.. i cant say use because i of course have the magazine but looked at the directions and said... i wouldn't do it that way... so im doing it my way with my sized blocks. But... i have to give the inspiration credit to Quilty on these.


Im linking up to Richard and Tanya's Link a Finish Friday and to OctoberQuest of TGIFF and of course at Can I get a whoop whoop! on Confessions of a Fabric Addict's site!



6 comments:

ChristaQuilts said...

I love those stars and also that scrumptious quilting!

Lorna McMahon said...

I can see why your star runners are a hot item... That is sweet! And sew patriotic! Looking forward to seeing how both of your baby quilts turn out!

M-R Charbonneau said...

Great patriotic table runner, Tamara! Good luck with the baby quilts -- your fabric selections looks great!

Valerie Reynolds said...

I especially love the scrappy stars in the table runner!!

Maartje Quilt said...

Beautiful table runner. Wel done, lovely fabrics for a baby quilt. Lots of fun while sewing it!

Joanie's Trendy Quilts said...

Love your tiny scrappy stars table runner!