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Taking the Kona Challenge

Posted on: January 27th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

I am so excited!  Today my tutorial for this Flowering Table Runner is being featured on the Sew Sisters Quilt Shop blog! 

Flowering Table Runner – 12″ x 58″

When offered the opportunity to take the Kona Club Challenge with Sew Sisters Quilt Shop, I was more than happy to oblige.  I do love me some solids.  And who can resist this pretty combination?

This was the April 2014 Kona Club bundle.  They sent me a fat quarter bundle of these luscious beauties: Carrot, Cactus, Buttercup and Eggshell.  Such fresh and spring like colours – they reminded me of flowers.  Spring colours for sewing while it’s snowing!

This Flowering Table Runner features a flower block with easy hst
pinwheels and simple leaves.  Wouldn’t this look fabulous done up in some rich reds  – Christmas colours during some summer sewing?

Click here to see the Flowering Table Runner tutorial on the Sew Sister’s QS blog.
Did I mention there is a giveaway? 
And you might want to check out all their other featured tutorials here.  Just sayin’.

This project was a great opportunity to use one of my favourite binding methods.  I wrote a Flanged Binding tutorial which was shared here on the Sew Fresh Quilts blog and can now be found on my tutorials page here.

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14 Responses

  1. Needled Mom says:

    That is charming and the colors are so pretty.

  2. Glinda ♥ says:

    Gorgeous! And thrilled that you are getting more recognition for your work (I've always loved your stuff!) which means even more people will now see your greatness 🙂

  3. cjmont says:

    love your table runner and love kona cotton.

  4. Audrey says:

    Yahoo. The day has come. Heading over to Sew Sisters right now. Congrats.

  5. Stephie says:

    You are the mistress of these bold motif blocks Lorna – fab! Great tutorial too 🙂

  6. Colleen says:

    That's very pretty, and doesn't look too hard to do. I've bookmarked the Sew Sisters page to give it a try.

  7. Unknown says:

    I love the pattern, it looks easy to do – and I really love the colors, they're so bright and cheery.

  8. Brandy says:

    That's super cool! And I enjoyed how your tutorial was mostly computer images for the steps. As much as I like seeing photographs, sometimes they don't quite get the point across. And yes, it would look beautiful in some rich reds for Christmas-time.~Brandy

  9. Cheryl says:

    Beautiful table runner! The snow makes a very nice white backdrop for your picture. My 7 year old son would love it if you sent some snow down for him in South Carolina 🙂

  10. This is so exciting and congratulations for having it featured! It is done with beautiful colors and the detailed simple quilting makes it even better! You're on a roll Lorna!

  11. Super sweet runner :)-Soma