Wednesday, February 27, 2013

A Finish

Tablerunners are sure nice for a quick "fix" of achieving a finish!

These fat little bluebirds are joined by some vintage baby rick rack I found among my Grandmother's sewing things.  I washed and ironed it first to make sure shrinkage would be no problem. 

The machine applique and quilting went pretty smoothly, I must say, except for the apparent cosmic rule of my house which states that I must run out of bobbin thread six inches from finishing--whether it be machine quilting or attaching the binding.  Some simple stippling in the center and loops in the borders went very quickly.  I hope this will sell quickly at the Shoppe!

11 comments:

Kate said...

It's darling! Be careful, you'll have people fighting over it in the shop!

Quilter Kathy said...

This is adorable! The rick rack is the perfect touch!

Janet O. said...

I'll be surprised if it doesn't sell quickly. It is very cute! So Springy, too. In our deep freeze in northern Utah people are craving bright, happy things!

Joyful Quilter said...

Very cute! I'd say Spring visited your house.

carol fun said...

So sweet -- this one just sings "Spring".

Kathie said...

adorable, I am sure it will sell perfect for spring time!

I could actually see this on a dresser in a little girls room too.
Kathie

McIrish Annie said...

So cute! reminds me of the disney movie Cinderella when the little bluebirds are helping make her dress. This is adorable.

Vivian said...

Sweet Spring! It's definitely in this little table runner. Agree with McIrish Annie above. I immediately thought of the birds and animals making Cinderella's dress. Totally charming :)

Angie said...

This is adorable :P

Stephanie said...

That is so tweet but also special because of Grandma's rick rack!

Shay said...

I cant imagine that will be sitting in the shop for very long! It's gorgeous. LOVE vintage notions...