“Sparkling Pines” – Downsized

8 12 2014

Have you procured a copy of McCall’s Quick Quilts, Dec./Jan. 2015? Click the picture below for a link to order the magazine directly from McCall’s.

QQ Cover dec jan 14 runner

As previously posted, my table runner, “Sparkling Pines,” is published in the magazine. Contact Loving Stitches quilt shop here in Fayetteville for a table runner kit.

QQ dec jan 14 Sparkling-Pines-FLAT-600px

Perhaps you have enough Christmas table runners, and what you really need is a wall quilt. Take a look at Cheryl’s modifications of the design.

On a recent quilt guild retreat, Cheryl sewed the tops of two table runners. (Yes, they are that quick and easy to assemble!)

Cheryl's Sparkling Pines runners

Then she had the idea to downsize the design, turning the runner into a wall quilt by making just one tree with the star. (Clever!) I love the border print with cardinals! She sent this one to her daughter who is stationed in Germany.

Cheryl's tree banner

Another “Sparkling Pine” hangs in Cheryl’s kitchen. She opted not to add the white background strips on either side of the tree, making a narrower quilt.

Cheryl's tree banner 2

Thanks for sharing pictures of your quilts, Cheryl!

McCall’s sent me a complimentary copy of the magazine. Leave a comment below if you’d like to be in the drawing on Dec. 12 for a free magazine.

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13 responses

8 12 2014
farmquilter

Your pattern is a great table runner and wall hanging!!! Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy of the magazine!!!

8 12 2014
Mary

Your pattern is so versatile. I do like the bright colors you used in the original runner. I love bright colors in December as it nullifies the darkness of the shorter sunlight days.

8 12 2014
bjday68

Great pattern, thanks for chance to win a copy of magazine. b.j.day68@gmail.com

8 12 2014
buntyw

Great pattern!
Thanks for a chance to win a copy of the magazine!

8 12 2014
frstborn

Very generous iof you! Now, just draw my name? 🙂

8 12 2014
debbierhodes

Love the christmas magazines. Thanks for the chance to win

8 12 2014
ehmerjudy

As always, your pattern is wonderful!

8 12 2014
Loris Mills

I can still use more table runners and this one is lovely!
Thank you for sharing a copy of the McCall’s magazine!

8 12 2014
Barbara Schalg

I love your patterns Aby! Thank you for sharing your ideas and talents.

8 12 2014
Janet T

I like the cute quilt on the cover and also the tablerunner!

8 12 2014
Cecilia

I love the tree table runner and would love to win a copy of the magazine. Thank you!

8 12 2014
Lori Smanski

congrats, this is such a cute table runner. I know the magazine has all kinds of neat stuff. Thanks for a chance.

9 12 2014
Jen Johnston

Would love to be entered in the drawing!

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