I made a few things as gifts this year -- and now that I can show you without the chance of ruining the surprise... I am realizing I never really took final pictures of things.
*smacking my hand on my head*
I guess I didn't even trusted myself with pictures in fear I would ruin the surprises.
Oh well. Remember the purple table runner I was working on here and here? Well, here is the almost done shot of it. It's quilted with big loopy-doopies (very technical quilt term) and I just hadn't added the binding yet. I went with scrappy purple binding and it sure was a hit come present opening time!!
And, yes, I failed a second time... remember that red and pink girly table runner I was working on and teased you with here?
Well, it turned out to be so darn beautiful -- one of my favorites!! I think I got away with only using 5 fat quarters in total for this project! I went with a more simple quilting diagonally through the diamonds. The binding ended up being made from that darker red color (I think).
I can see making up a few more of these in different color schemes for other holidays!
I also finished the mug rugs I began to show you here. And nope, I'm a dork and didn't take a finished picture of these either. Total failure on my part x 3.
Maybe I should have called this post Invisible Finshed Quilted Gifts. Oh well. Just means I will have to grab a snap of these being used down the road.
And yes, my machine is humming again. Can't wait to show you what's cookin' now!