27 January 2015

Taking the Kona Challenge

I am so excited!  Today my tutorial for this Flowering Table Runner is being featured on the Sew Sisters Quilt Shop blog! 

Flowering Table Runner - 12" x 58"

When offered the opportunity to take the Kona Club Challenge with Sew Sisters Quilt Shop, I was more than happy to oblige.  I do love me some solids.  And who can resist this pretty combination?

This was the April 2014 Kona Club bundle.  They sent me a fat quarter bundle of these luscious beauties: Carrot, Cactus, Buttercup and Eggshell.  Such fresh and spring like colours - they reminded me of flowers.  Spring colours for sewing while it's snowing!

This Flowering Table Runner features a flower block with easy hst
pinwheels and simple leaves.  Wouldn't this look fabulous done up in some rich reds  - Christmas colours during some summer sewing?

Click here to see the Flowering Table Runner tutorial on the Sew Sister's QS blog.
Did I mention there is a giveaway? 
And you might want to check out all their other featured tutorials here.  Just sayin'.

This project was a great opportunity to use one of my favourite binding methods.  I wrote a Flanged Binding tutorial which was shared here on the Sew Fresh Quilts blog and can now be found on my tutorials page here.

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Needled Mom said...

That is charming and the colors are so pretty.

SarahZ said...


Jenn @ A Quarter Inch from the Edge said...

Lovely runner, Lorna!

Glinda ♥ said...

Gorgeous! And thrilled that you are getting more recognition for your work (I've always loved your stuff!) which means even more people will now see your greatness :)

cjmont said...

love your table runner and love kona cotton.

Audrey said...

Yahoo. The day has come. Heading over to Sew Sisters right now. Congrats.

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Way to go. Love it!

Stephie said...

You are the mistress of these bold motif blocks Lorna - fab! Great tutorial too :)

Colleen said...

That's very pretty, and doesn't look too hard to do. I've bookmarked the Sew Sisters page to give it a try.

Unknown said...

I love the pattern, it looks easy to do - and I really love the colors, they're so bright and cheery.

Brandy said...

That's super cool! And I enjoyed how your tutorial was mostly computer images for the steps. As much as I like seeing photographs, sometimes they don't quite get the point across. And yes, it would look beautiful in some rich reds for Christmas-time.

Cheryl said...

Beautiful table runner! The snow makes a very nice white backdrop for your picture. My 7 year old son would love it if you sent some snow down for him in South Carolina :)

Sew Stitching Cute said...

This is so exciting and congratulations for having it featured! It is done with beautiful colors and the detailed simple quilting makes it even better! You're on a roll Lorna!

Soma @ inkTorrents.com said...

Super sweet runner :)


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