Be inspired by beautiful fall flowers, fruits and vegetables and the changing colours of the season AND use your quilting skills to make this quilted Thanksgiving tablerunner. The autumn theme will not only enhance your table decor, but will also add a welcoming look for the entire season.
What you need:
Fabric A – 40cm
Fabric B – 20cm
Fabric C – 50cm (includes binding)
Fabric D – 30cm
Backing – 1.8m (or 1m if pieced)
Cut pieces as follows: Fabric A cut 4 (4 1/2 x 4 1/2” ) squares Fabric B cut 4 (3 x 4 1/2”) and 4 (3 x 7”) strips Fabric C cut 4 (3 x 7”) and 4 (3 x 9 1/2”) strips Fabric D cut 4 (3 x 9 1/2”) and 4 (3 x 12”) strips
Measure finished block size and add 5/8”. Cut 3 squares Fabric A to that measurement and cut each square in half diagonally point to point. Place as photo and sew allowing the points to extend beyond the block.
Arrange pieces as shown and sew pieces together.
Using basting spray, layer top, batting and backing. Quilt as desired, trim excess and bind edges.
Fall is here so that means Halloween is just around the corner. Get a head start on the fun with easy Halloween crafts using Craft Fun Solids.
With some fun shapes and your imagination, the possibilities are endless. Grab your scissors or rotary cutter for these 3 simple projects to start.
With just a small strip of white craft fun solids, some black twill tape and a little bit of Fabri-Tac glue you can make this super cute ghost banner. Cut out the shapes from the pattern, draw a scary face with a permanent marker and glue to the twill tape. Easy and fun!
Make this easy trick-or-treat bag with 2 rectangles and some appliques. Craft Fun Solids don’t fray so there’s no need to finish any raw edges!
Cut one rectangle 17×40″ for the bag and another 4×36″ for the handle.
Cut out a circle using a large plate as a pattern and some bat motifs from the pattern below. Place in the center of one half of the bag rectangle as shown. Attach either by machine stitching, Fabri-Tac glue or even a spray adhesive.
Fold the bag rectangle in half right sides together and stitch 2 side edges. Turn right side out.
Fold the top edge down 1″ and topstitch in place.
Fold the handle rectangle in 3 and topstitch along the 2 folded edges.
Pin and sew the handle to the inside of each side seam.
Fall crafting is exciting with a cotton floral group in colours of rich reds, denim blues and khaki greens and coordination is easy with large and small florals, leaves and matching tonals. Look for Item #0649104000D Floressence in stores now.
It’s so very basic but so very important for quilting and crafts.
High quality 100% cotton Heritage Quilting Solids in brand new soft tones of starlight, cloud, denim, surf, mist and willow are in stores now.