My son Max moved into a new apartment this last July. Now that his apartment is decorated, furnished and he has a good idea of what his needs are, he asked me to make him a new table runner for his dining area. He didn't have requests in terms of design, but asked for red and white and provided very specific measurements.
I scrolled through Pinterest for some ideas and found a pattern which I thought would be perfect: the Log Cottage runner pattern by Fresh Dew Drops. I already had Kona White and the perfect fat quarter for the accent, which is black, so I searched through my stash for red fabrics. I found a few that would work along with fabric that would be perfect for the backing.
I managed to make this in just a couple of evenings and I'm super pleased with the results! I kept the quilting really simple with wavy lines. I used Kona Cardinal for the binding.
Max picked up his new runner earlier this month and I'm happy to report that he loves it!The details:
- Pattern: Log Cottage Runner by Fresh Dew Drops
- Size: 12" x 96"
- Fabrics: Kona White, Kona Cardinal and various fat quarters from my stash
- Thread: Pieced and quilted with Aurifil #2600 (Dove) in 50 wt
That's a great runner. Red is always a good choice. I hope he enjoys the new apartment.ReplyDelete
How lovely to have such a specific request and measurements!!! I'm glad he loves it and I hope he's settling in well to the apartment.ReplyDelete
What a nice runner. I LOVE when our kids love (and want!) what we make!ReplyDelete