Sunday, October 30, 2016

A banner for Let's Book It

    I thought I would step out of my usual box to make a small project for Let's Book It---hosted by Sharon at Vrooman's Quilts.  The Pineapple Blossom quilt is on-going--a couple of months now---and I just needed a finish :)


   Actually, it's a dual duty project...... I combined my leaf blocks and pumpkins from the Autumn Jubilee from Carole at From my Carolina Home.

  I had some extra squares, and HSTs and rather than toss them into the scrap bin, I strung them together for a border of sorts.   Neither side matches, and the colors are light mixed with bold......very unplanned. Another "waste not" project. I lightly stipple quilted between the blocks and on the border.  No binding either, I did a stitch and turn  edge finish.



Scrappy goodness!  This could be a runner for the side table, or banner over the fireplace.  Size is 12'' by 37''.  My token project for fall.  Thanks to Sharon and Carole for motivating and spurring me on:)
Happy stitching.

13 comments:

  1. Bright and cheerful, and perfect for a shady porch table. Great use of scraps.

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  2. Lovely little seasonal project to use up those scraps, well done.

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  3. That looks wonderful! I hope you'll put a pic on the Flickr group so I can share it on the next update.

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  4. Very cute! A great way to use up those extras.

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  5. All I need is a cup of cider and a pumpkin cookie to enjoy your work!

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  6. Such a bright seasonal finish. I love the unplanned border.

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  7. Nice job. I have so many things I'm working on right now, I don't need to start something else. I really need a couple of finishes, first.

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  8. A fun mix of scraps for a great seasonal project. Good job, Debbie!

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  9. Cute project! Great use of scraps.

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