a collage table runner for thanksgiving

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hi all ~ wow… our american thanksgiving is coming so quickly upon us! well… i’ve been keeping my nose to the grindstone, well, actually to the sewing needle!  and, recently, i’ve been dedicating some major quilting time to learning my new bernina q20 mid-arm, sit-down, quilting machine, and i love every minute!   i’ve taken on a few select custom …

autumn ~ in a collaged table runner

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hi there ~ happy october!today’s collage feature is from a stash of autumn themed colors, specifically with a background fabric that is so neat.  it’s from a robert kaufman line of fabric called, “sound of the woods” by katherine lovell for wild apple. i loved it ~ hope you do too… and it was a “must try” to see what i …

tula pink’s elizabeth ~ a table runner collage style

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happy friday folks!we’re so much smoke now, as it travels from the western states of washington, oregon, idaho, and so the smokey smell is especially heavy in the air, this last week especially.  oh Lord do we need your refreshing rain, and we ask for protection for all the firefighters and support people, and more. the upside is that if you …

fiesta tablerunner #2 with kaffe fasset and alison glass ~

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well… here she is.  another version of the kaffe fasset stripes and shot cottons, paired with a new panel out in the market now, from alison glass.  it’s called “ex libris” and although i don’t have a photo of the panel, it’s contains four circles, all a type of collage, in a color wheel setting, and it can be purchased …

fiesta tablerunner collage #1 ~ bold and beautiful kaffe fasset

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good morning glories ~it’s pretty doggone simple.  a  “jelly roll” of kaffe fasset fabric in solids and stripes ~ you know, those attractive pre-cut 2.5″ strips in such pretty colors.  add {extra leftovers} of pre-fused floral shapes… and there you go.  a beautiful and bright collage; a sweetly casual and very practical and fun summery table topper in completed in just a …

collaged runner ~ hello beauties

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hello beauties!!no… i haven’t stopped making collages.  nor cutting out flower shapes!  as some commercial or something like that once said… “a day without  cuttable, fusible, flowers… is a day without sunshine?!!”  ok.  maybe not.  but it works for me! just a small table runner that says “hello my spring beauties” and i say that to each of you who …