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Curved Nine Patch Table Runners

I realized that I need to make table runners/table toppers (maybe even some mug rugs) this year.  So I have begun with a Curved Nine Patch table runner  that I only had photos for the back (which you can find that post, and a pattern link, by clicking here).  

Here are the two table runners, finished, but not washed:

Curved Nine Patch

Close up of some of the quilting:

Curved Nine Patch

Curved Nine Patch

The unwashed back (and the last back photo that I am ever going to take of these things):

Curved Nine Patch

Washed (which I like much better), and on the tables:

Curved Nine Patch

Curved Nine Patch

Curved Nine Patch

Curved Nine Patch

 

Winter Blizzard

I thought it would be fun to share a little about my part of the world.

The following photos are slightly dark and ‘blue’.  Yesterday, I was stitching all warm and snug inside my cozy home, so most of the photos of the blizzard are taken from inside, looking out.

Snow January 12-2020

Snow January 12-2020

Snow January 12-2020

Snow January 12-2020

Snow January 12-2020

Snow January 12-2020

Snow January 12-2020

Snow January 12-2020

Today, the sun shined briefly, but many 1000’s are without power.  Mine is restored, and I am home from work for the day, so as soon as I post this, I will be going back upstairs to do some quilting.

I put away the Christmas decorations, and realized that I don’t have table runners and table toppers that I can use throughout the year.  So I will be adding these types of projects to my FOCUS list.

I stitched together a curved nine patch (also known as Glorified nine patch) table runner.  In fact, I have made two.  I must’ve been mentally far away, because I cut out enough extra parts to make two.  Sheesh!  I forgot to take a photo, but the free pattern that I downloaded many years ago, is still available from Connecting Threads.  You can find it here.

Pin basting, stitching in the ditch, and removing the pins are all completed.  Here is a look at the back (I don’t know why I would remember to photograph the back and not the front):

Curved Nine Patch

Curved Nine Patch

I could call it done, but where is the fun in that?  I will be doing some decorative free motion quilting (actually all of the stitching in the ditch was done free motion).

And I will show you the front when I am done.

I promise.