Thursday, October 03, 2019

Windmills in Sugarcreek

With all the pressing deadlines behind me, I was at a loss for something to work on - NOT!  The minute I saw this Sugar Creek (by Corey Yoder for Moda) charm pack I knew I would have to make a new sample for my Windmills Table runner pattern.  Even though I have a bunch of other charm packs I could use, I just loved the colors in this one, so it had to be done!
Luckily table runners are quick projects, so I was able to piece my top in one afternoon, then finish it the next afternoon.  It's so fun to have a quick finish like this!  I was able to find a scrap piece of batting that was just the right size, barely!
I like to quilt this design by stitching straight lines in the border squares, and swirls in the windmills and background.  I got interrupted halfway through the quilting, but finished it up the next day.
Isn't the swirly texture great? I really love doing these fun little spirals.  I do them smaller on little projects, and spread out and go big on larger ones.
I stitched the binding on by machine and was done in no time at all!  
I'm pleased with the results.  And by the fact that I made something start to finish in a couple of days, that is sooo satisfying!

Here are the details:
  • Fabric:  Sugarcreek by Corey Yoder for Moda, Binding and background from my stash
  • Pattern:  Windmills Table Runner by PamelaQuilts (me)
  • Measurements:  18 x 45 inches
  • Batting: Hobbs premium 100% cotton
  • Thread:  Aurifil white 50 wt (2024)
I'll be sending this table runner to Threads That Bind as a sample - my pattern is available there as well as the charm pack and supporting fabrics.


chrisknits said...

It is quite adorable!! Great job on varying the quilting styles.

Jennifer Fulton Inquiring Quilter said...

Beautiful! And oh so wonderful when quilt projects are finished quickly! Thanks for sharing on Wednesday Wait Loss.