Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Dresden Plate Table Runner

Working steadily on my projects and finished the Dresden plate quilt top (almost!).  There is method to my madness. I am trying to finish a number of things to get ready for a FMQ marathon. Would be great if I had two machines where I could swap between piecing and FMQ without having to switch over the machine all the time.

Anyway, as so often with these spontaneous type of projects, I ran out of border fabric just on the last top part of the outer border. Obviously did not plan this through very well, so I had to get some more of the red fabric the other day.  Good thing too as I had no binding fabric for this piece whatsoever.



 So here is part of the table runner
 


This looks great even though it is a bit plain. For a moment I thought that I might add another little border  or do something else a bit more decorative but in the end I decided to just put the plain red border around it. I reckon it is enough...

PS. Got the last  70cm off the bolt when I went to the shop...lucky I went when I did.

Linking up to WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced and Let's Bee Social at Sew Fresh Quilts.

Karin

7 comments:

  1. Great Dresden plates -- is it a pattern?

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  2. It's lovely. I think there's plenty enough detail in your striped dresden plates that you shouldn't have to worry about adding more detail in the borders.

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  3. Oh, you are lucky to get the last of the bolt. Love the runner. Those Dresdens are spectacular! Looks just beautiful as is. The focus stays on those plates!

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  4. Awesome dresden!!! I love that it's in red and white too.

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  5. Beautiful!! This is coming out awesome! I think it looks great as it is. The plates are showcased perfectly.

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