We walked past our guest room and thought, "I wish I had a Christmas blanket to lay
over the foot of the guest bed this winter. "You will be surprised that I am
I do not have enough Christmas blankets for every bed and sofa in the house, but I have none! Since Christmas is less than two months away (eeek!), I have
decided instead to make a bed runner. Here is my first block.
Does not it have a cozy, familiar holiday feeling? My plan is to do it
five blocks and create a line from the pattern. A row (with wings and corner stones) ends at 62 "x 24",
This is a great size for a bed runner. As soon as I finish the series,
If I feel it needs to be bigger, I can add an outer edge.
I have hoarded a
small supply of winter and tourist materials. Some are left over from others
projects. Some are fat quarters that I have collected just because I loved the color or the print. You'll see older fabrics from Sweetwater, Janet Clare, Fig Tree, Kate & Birdie, and Lella Boutique in my stack below. The moral to this story is, if you love it, stay tuned. It will probably mix well with other things you love!
I am very happy to sew from my stock and to mix the collections of fabric designers together.
In fact, working on this project gave me ideas for other Christmas covers
I would like to sew from my stock. What a great feeling!
other Star Crossed Pines Quilts:
What can you do with what you have. Of course I also hope that it inspires you
Make your own Star Crossed Pines project! The pattern is available in both PDF and print format in my Etsy shop,
Oh, and I wanted to remind you LouLou's Fabric Shop has kits for two of my latest designs, Star Watch and 9-Patch Pivot, Both quilts show the beautiful Harvest Road collection by Lella Boutique for Moda. The kits are so fast Zip to LouLou's while she still has some in stock!
Quilting away, my friends!