Christmas is coming and I need to make some table runners for presents. So I need quick and simple designs! I got out a Moda charm pack called Christmas Past purchased back here with the best of intentions, but it has sat in the bottom drawer of my stash since then. Just over 2 years ago, how is that for stash busting??!
I paired them up, one light with one dark, pinned them together, drew a diagonal line on the back, sewed 1/4th an inch down each side of the line then sliced in half to make a square out of two half triangles. No photos of that as I was on a roll! So with 28 squares, how to lay it out?
This was my first layout.... but I didn't like that I had four blocks left over and the brown triangles making the background when the rest was white? Naaa, that's not going to work.
Then I went for zig zags, hmmmmm, not bad! Possibilities....
But then just to see what else was possible, I did some pinwheels which I admit I do love but again, one block left over. Suppose I could put it on the back but I want the runner to be as big as possible.
So I went for the zig zags. Easy and quick to sew together. I have the backing and pellon already cut, ready to sandwich and then quilt. I think I might try out the red of this thread. Or maybe the green. I have four runners to finish for Christmas so maybe I can try out both threads?!