Tuesday, April 27, 2010

A face lift.

No not my face , my blog is the one with a facelift!!! Not that it has been a total facelift but it looks better. I haven't been happy for a long time with this and that and wanted my blog to look more interesting and to express friendliness and to show that people who visit my blog mean a lot to me. So I do hope my blog now expresses this and I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for visiting like you do. Without you all, my blog would be a waste of time.
I bought this great book "Wonderful 1 Fabric Quilts" by Kay Nickols and it is fantastic. Throughout the book it shows you how to make quilts with only one fabric and it is how you cut the fabric that creates the over all look. You use what is called "Wall Paper" fabric. It is fabric with stripes and repeat patterns. You can either fussy cut or random cut for different effects. From one piece of fabric you can get 2 totally different quilts, depending what method you use for cutting.
Now to the table runner. This is my first (so far only) table runner that I have made and I used the "random cut method" from 1 piece of fabric. It was so much fun and I can't wait to make a quilt and I plan to use the fussy cut method for this. It will take more material fussy cutting but I think it will be worth it.
Patchwork Hugs,
Debs

10 comments:

clare's craftroom said...

Not saying you needed one but I love your facelift ! That runner is amazing , what a great effect !

Liz said...

very nice. Your "runner"is lovely. Well done.

Dawn said...

Great new dress Deb... love the blog look..... and the table runner looks fab..
Hugs Dawn x x x

Shirlwin said...

Mmmm,love the facelift Deb :)
And the table runner is beautiful. I am impressed how you cut the blocks to make such a brilliant splash of colour.

Karen's Korner said...

I love that tablerunner. Well done

barb's creations said...

Love the new look blog and the table runner is delish :) Barb.

Debs said...

Thanks everyone for your lovely comments. I think I could get addicted to making table runners.

miss~nance said...

Lovely runner Deb. I love making table runners. Your blog looks great too - I really need to change mine.

Quiltin' Sandy said...

That table runner is so pretty, debs!-sounds like a very interesting book too. love the facelift as well. :-}

Lucky-1 said...

Drool!!!!!