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Thursday, 23 January 2014

Polly's Posies

During yesterday's blizzard, I finished up the quilting on the new table runner and  - thanks to Kate from Arts and Socks - it finally has a name:  Polly's Posies.
It's a cheerful project and one which did not take a great deal of time and effort - or fabric. The collection I used is Michael Miller's "Cottage Path."
 The pattern also includes instructions to make matching placemats.
The block would make a terrific pattern for a bed quilt pieced in a variety of colourful scraps.
The quilting was kept very simple:  outlines on the petals, stippling in the corners, squiggles in the polka dot strips, and a big swirl in the centre.
Alliteration aside, the name Kate suggested is fitting as naturally Polly was with me as I stitched.  (She wasn't very happy to have her photo taken though.)
Polly's Posies measures 12" x 36".
 The pattern is available for purchase as an instant download here on Craftsy for $4.00.

7 comments:

  1. Definitely a fun pattern! It would also look good set on point in a quilt. Polly, you don't look impressed.....but you should be, your pattern is fabulous.

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  3. Polly looks like you are disturbing her nap! I love the pattern. Can't wait to try it.

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  4. I love your new pattern. Love the movement. That fabric line is perfect. Just wondering...the fabric that surrounds the centre..is that orangey or rosy? Hard to tell on my screen.

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  5. Lovely Karen! And it looks like it has Polly's approval too!

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  6. Gorgeous Karen! Whew! Another piece on my to-do list :)

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