Monday, June 24, 2013

A Lovely Finish For June


Helix Table Runner

My June project for A Lovely year of Finishes is done!

 
I am linking up with this month's finishing party at
AYOLF June @ Fiber of All Sorts
 
Earlier this month I posted this picture of the small 
 
Helix Table Mat
 
in my  Mid-Month Progress report.
 
 
For the runner I decided to do emphasize the helix design 
by stitching long continuous curves with my walking foot. 
I used a paper template and started with the centers.
 

The I moved outward and followed the first line of stitching to the sides, including the narrow black border strips.
I used a variegated cotton thread in shades of blue/yellow/green.
 

Close up of quilting.
I added two small ellipses inside the centers of the first lines.
 
 
 
I did a self binding by folding the backing over to the front and using a  decorative stitch to secure it to the top.
 
 
My son was very happy with his birthday gift!
 
I am very happy to have my June goal done!
 
For all the lovely finishes this  month
check out the linky parties at
 
 
and
 
 
Time to think about my July Goal.
 
Thanks for visiting!
 
:)
 

7 comments:

  1. Oh this is truly beautiful I love the pattern the colour and the stitching incredible great job. B

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  2. tts a beauty. Love the colors you made the runner of. Have a great day FrederikaI

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  3. Really pretty runner. Love the way you quilted it to emphasize the design.

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  4. It is a wonderful runner Pat....great quilting on it.

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  5. Great job Pat! It looks wonderful. So glad he enjoyed his gift.

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  6. That looks really fun. I have recently tried curve ruler to make curvy quilts and it is fun.

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