Lover's Knot Table Runner

posted by Linda
Thu, Nov 17 2011


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I just finished piecing this table runner. Tomorrow hopefully I can get it quilted and the binding on. I need to have it finished for Saturday's Christmas party. It's for my best friend Jan who is coming to spend the weekend.

The pattern is from Eleanor Burns Quilt in a Day Lover's Knot Quilt. It is strip piecing. For me, I found that I really had to concentrate. It took me three starts before I finally figured it out. But part of my problem was my lights, mediums, and darks. There's those values again. I was using them in a different order to get the black fabric where I wanted it. I've said it before patterns are only suggestions! Once I set up a chart on each page of the instructions, I was set and got the top put together in 2 days.

The fabrics are from Robert Kaufman's Holiday Flourish collection. There is a lot of metallic in the fabric, but I love the look. Actually Jan picked out the fabric. She had asked for a table runner for her birthday present. This is actually a belated birthday present.

Just a little note: Jan is the receipient of the Elvis quilt that you can find in my gallery. Her Christmas present this year is 2 (not 1, but 2) cardboard stand ups of Elvis!

Comments

Barbara wrote re: Lover's Knot Table Runner
on Fri, Nov 18 2011 7:43 AM

very pretty  good job.Barbara

Marge (AKA Dimples) wrote re: Lover's Knot Table Runner
on Fri, Nov 18 2011 2:29 PM

Linda, this looks like it is going to be an absolutely beautiful table runner.

Julie Foltz wrote re: Lover's Knot Table Runner
on Mon, Mar 5 2012 10:14 AM

I REALLY like this table runner.  Think I'll put this on my "to do" list!  Thanks for sharing!

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