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Monday, July 22, 2019

Christmas Table Runner

Monday is “Roll the Dice” day and it landed on  number 6, my Christmas Table Runner.  The actual name is “Jingle Table Runner” and the pattern was a free download from Red Brolly.  I first saw this lovely design when Maria from Life on the Block wrote about it on her blog a couple of years ago. 

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The pattern

I completed the four stitcheries which go on the ends of the runner a couple of months ago, then put it away to add to my list and await the roll of the dice.  In the pattern these blocks are done with applique, but I decided to change it to stitcheries.

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Santa with the reindeer

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Various strips of festive fabric have been cut and stitched

There’s more cutting and rearranging to do, so I’ll see how it all goes this week.  I may or may not have the top all pieced together by the end of the week, with a couple of social outings things tend to get a bit busy.  But every little bit helps, and this project will be moved along a stage further by the end of the week, regardless of how much I do.  One thing I’ve decided though, I will not be making those “tongues” on the ends, just couldn’t live with them.

7 comments:

Sheryl said...

Hi Jenny wow this is going to be beautiful ,can't wait to see it finished xx

Maria said...

I really like the idea of doing the stitcheries instead of appliqué...
Lots of nice Chrissy fabrics to use for the middle...

Julierose said...

Lovely pattern--I like that you did stitcheries for the ends--great change to make it
in your own look; such a pretty pattern...good luck this week on it hugs, Julierose

Janice said...

I love your stitchery version of the runner. I have the pattern saved for "one day" as well. It is a beauty.

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

I should be making some Christmas things now and never think of it!

Julierose said...

Lovely stitching--I left a comment before but it didn't appear here--I like that you changed the pattern to stitchery--by the way what do you use to trace the pattern onto the white cloth? My cloth mooshes around when I try to draw on it--do you starch? Thanks...
hugs, Julierose

Karen S said...

This looks like a lovely one to finish, especially as the hard work of the embroideries is already done.