For Mother's Day my dear sweet dil sent me a pattern she found while shopping in a quilt shop in Lake Havasu City, AZ.
She saw this and thought it something I'd like to try.
Here is 'Crazy Eight Strip Teaser - a Table Topper' on the design wall.
Ron and I have giving it a test run on our breakfast table for the past week or so.
I chose the eight colors with the help of daughter Debbie after a Thimbleberries Club meeting.
Here's a bird's-eye-view.
The edges are triple-stitched then trimmed with the pinking blade in my rotary cutter.
Once it is laundered - no doubt tomorrow, just before Son #2 and his dear, sweet wife arrive for a visit -
the edges will fluff the cotton batting and give it a little more character.
Last month at quilt guild we were given the challenge to make something from the home dec samples that one of our members were able to grab before they were discarded at the end of the season.
The only thing asked was that some of the items we make will be donated to the guild for either door prizes for our monthly meetings or for our next quilt show's mercantile boothe.
While constructing a new bag using a StudioKat Design pattern I visited their website and found a pattern that I thought would work for the home dec samples.
I'm using roly-nesters pattern from