Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Fall Chisel Table-Runner - NOW CLOSED

Hi everyone!

Welcome to all the new viewers who are blog-hopping along with SewCalGal's Fall Themed Accuquilt Blog Hop!!!  Thanks SewCalGal for another great hop!  I hope that you like my project and Give-Away!  But, you'll have to wait until the end to get to the give-away ;-) I hope that I can keep you entertained until then.

For my project I decided to do a simple Fall table-runner featuring a few Accuquilt Go! dies; but, if you don't yet have a die cutter this can still be cut out with a rotary cutter.

Ok - let's get Going!!

Approimate Fabric Amounts
4 x 0.25 meter of fabric for the chisels
0.20 meter of a neutral fabric
0.15 meter of fabric for the first border
0.70 meter of the pumpkin fabric for the second border and binding

First let's start off with 4 x 0.25 meter cuts that will form your chisels.  Place your fabrics right sides together (to get mirror image shapes) and cut two thicknesses of fabrics to get 4 chisels total - 2 of each mirror image.  To cut, place the selvage edge along the outside of the long edge of the chisel die so that the length-wise grain runs perpendicular to the rollers.


Next grab your 3.5" square die - or cut these with a rotary cutter - and cut 8 x 3.5" squares of a neutral fabric.  Also cut one square 6.5" of your neutral fabric using either your 6.5" square die or your rotary cutter.

 

Grab your new pumpkin die - or the Fall Medley die if you prefer something else - and cut 4 of the small pumpkins.  I layered 4 layers all right sides up so that all of my pumpkin tops would be the same way.


Applique the pumpkins onto the 6.5" square in the layout shown - or choose your own layout.  I used a 40 weight rayon thread in orange and used a blanket stitch to applique mine down.

Lay out your pieces  as show on both sides of the applique.  See how the mirror image chisels make a really nice braid effect?

 

Sew one square end of the chisels to the 3.5" squares.  And, sew the other end of the chisels to the 6.5" square.  Then, starting with a chisel without a 3.5" square attached, working outward, sew the chisels onto the 6.5" square one at a time, butting seams, until you get to the last of the 4 layers.


Using your 1.5" strip die cut 4 strips 1.5" by the width of fabric and add on the first border - start with the two long sides first and then add the points.
Cut 4 strips 3.5" by the width of fabric for the outer border and add those on in the same method as the first border .


Quilt as desired.  I quilted a 1/4" in on the chisels, using a 40 weight rayon thread, top and bobbin, and then I quilted a dense pebble design in the cream squares for some dimension.  I looked at my border fabric and tried to emulate the swirling pumpkin vine with my quilting in the border.  I hope this close-up gives you a better idea of my quilting.

  

I bound the table-runner using the same fabric as my border print since I just loved it so much!

So what do you think?  I think this is a quick and easy table-runner that would look good in any season of fabrics - Halloween, Christmas, Easter etc.

Now onto the GIVEAWAY!! How would you like to win a die-cut FABRIC kit for everything for the top and binding of this table-runner?  NOW CLOSED

 

Yes, everything you see pictured there - ok NOT the Go! cutter - just the fabric LOL!  All the fabric you'll need for your own fall table-runner.  You just need to supply the sewing, thread, backing and batting.

Ok here's the fine print!

For one chance to win you can comment on this post.  Tell me why you would love to win the kit or what you would do with the finished product.

For a second chance to win, become a follower and leave another comment here for a second entry.  If you already follow my blog that's fine just leave a comment here telling me that you do.

Every comment is your entry - 1 comment one entry ;-)  You have a total of two chances to win.


Please, please make sure your blogger is not set to no-reply!!!!  Please see a previous post here on how to make sure that you are not a no-reply blogger!  If a no-reply blogger is chosen then I will be forced to draw another name and I really don't want to do that!  GOOD LUCK!!



I will draw a winner, using a random number generator on Sunday - after the hop is all finished.

If you have any questions you can also leave them here and I will do my best to answer them!

Want to keep hopping?  Please see my last post for the other blog-hoppers participating.

Good Luck!  NOW CLOSED

224 comments:

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Gene Black said...

I would make this table runner -of course....but I would probably NOT put the pumpkins on it-unless you sent them pre-fused and pre-cut.

Gene Black said...

I am and have been a follower.

Martina said...

Lovely! Would love to win your kit! Thanks so much!

Martina said...

And I am a follower of your blog!

beaquilter said...

I would love that, don't have either dies! you ship to the US I assume?

beaquilter said...

I'm a follower also

Marilyn in San Antonio, TX said...

I am already a follower.
strain.marilyn@yahoo.com

Marilyn in San Antonio, TX said...

I would love to win your giveaway. I would certainly make this tablerunner...in the autumn fabrics and possibly in other fabrics. I have all the dies except the pumpkin.
strain.marilyn@yahoo.com

Marcia W. said...

I would make a table runner similar to yours, except have no GO! I'm one of those "wishful hope to win one someday" quilters. My mother might volunteer to freehand cut out some appliques though. Thanks for the chance.

SoozeM said...

Oooh it is gorgeous, I just adore the pumpkin fabric, it would look fantastic on my dining table :)

Sibyl said...

Such a cute idea---would love to win the dies and such. Could see it done for different themes.

Sibyl

SoozeM said...

I am a follower :)

Connie said...

Great tutorial and a beautiful runner! I am a follower.
Quilting by the River

Sibyl said...

Also became a follower
Sibyl

Connie said...

The pumpkin fabric on the border is perfect with the Pumpkin die appliques! Great job!
Quilting by the River

CHRISTINE said...

I would love to win this project. I have a GO and know I have to get this die. I check out you blog every day and enjoy it very much. You have great ideas and tips to share.

Marjorie said...

Just wanted to say what a great project that is. Love the table runner and what you did with it. No need to put me in for the drawing - I have fabric and dies.

littlebudswks said...

I am a follower!!

debbie said...

great tute. I would love to win the fabrics for this.
debbie

littlebudswks said...

I would love to win the runner kit!!! It is very cute.

Vickie E said...

that is Cool! love it and your creativity is inspiring...I wished I'd thought of it! :)

Kathy said...

I'm a follower -- I LOVE the stuff you do! Great... now I need to get a chisel die for my GO! Baby. (That's okay, it was already part of my plan.) Thanks for the tute and cute fabric giveaway.

Kathy said...

I would love to win the prize pack because my mother-in-law would love that table runner at Thanksgiving. She's festive like that.

Gari said...

Love your table runner and you are using dies I don't have so I would love to win your pre-cuts.

Gari said...

And I just became a follower so I can see what else you create.

Kathleen said...

I just got my Go and haven't made anything yet. This would be a great place to start!

Kathleen said...

I joined, because you seem to do some great projects and I would love to make that runner!

Roberta said...

How cute! I have been debating about getting the chisel die .. winning this kit would be the selling point. Great fabric choices.

Stray Stitches said...

I would make the table runner just as you demonstrated - so pretty. Thanks for the opportunity to enter your great giveaway.

Suzanne Neuhaus said...

I would love to win this fall fabric kit. I have a Go. I read your blog. I dint have me own blog. Can I be a follower without my own blog. I will check that out. Thanks for the inspiration I always get from your blog. Have a nice day.
Suzanne. Sneuhaus@hot.rr.com

Impera_Magna said...

Ooo, ooo... pick me, pick me! I love that table runner.... and the way you quilted it too! Gorgeous!

Impera_Magna said...

...and I am a faithful follower!

Caeli said...

I love fall and would make the runner. I love fall themed items for decorating my house!

Caeli said...

Follower via RSS

Carol said...

I love your table runner and have been wanting to make one to "spruce" up my dining area. I just bought an accuquilt go and love it as I have neurological problems.So far I only have a couple of the basic dies but would love to be able to do some different kinds of table runners to change with the seasons. I would also use the dies to make a wall hanging for the holidays.I'm new to your blog but love your ideas .

Susan said...

I'm a follower now! Love your blog.

Terrie Sandelin said...

I think that table runner would look pretty nice on my table and I don't have those dies, so . . . . though you have inspired me and I think I may need that chisel die.

Terrie Sandelin said...

And I'm a follower!

Susan said...

I adore your table runner and would definitely make it if I won the fabrics! I love the fall colors.

Tracey Rampling (The Peony Teacup) said...

I would definitely make that table runner.. I love Fall, and that pumpkin fabric that you used as a border is just divine.

Tracey
thepeonyteacup.blogspot.com

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Sallie said...

I would make your table funner! It's perfect! Thanks for the great giveaay!

Sallie said...

I'm a follower. Thanks!

Tracey Rampling (The Peony Teacup) said...

And I'm a follower already :)

Linda E in AZ said...

Nice tutorial for a very attractive table runner. Sure looks like fall!
thanks

Quilts And Pieces said...

Oh I LOVE that table runner! It is adorable! I am so in for the draw! I would make the runner for my daughter who just built their first house and moved in last weekend. She would love a surprise table runner from you and me!

Jill said...

Oh that is just adorable. I love the table runner and would make that of course.

Jo said...

Great idea...great colors too!!

sarar1234 said...

Love it! may have to get the Chisel die now.

Sara

Nanbon44 said...

I love the table runner and it would be nice to win you kit as I don't have the pumpkin die...

Nanbon44 said...

I am now a follower

Deb said...

Cute table runner! Since you cut all the fabrics out for it, that's what I'd make!

Deb said...

I'm a follower -

emmy said...

What a neat giveaway and as you mentioned the pattern is very versatile. Would love to win the kit, especially since I don't have the chisel die.

Rebecca said...

I'd love to make a Fall table topper for my kitchen table or a runner for my kitchen island! THANKS for the chance!

Rebecca said...

I follow :)

Kathy MacKie said...

I am a follower already so I keep tabs on you-lol. Thanks for the giveaway.

Kathy MacKie said...

Fall is my favorite time of year. I still love to kick my way through the fallen leaves, it never gets old for me. Thanks for the giveaway.

Emma R. said...

Love the table runner!! If I win the package I would also make a table runner as I have been wanting to make one for the fall.

Emma R. said...

I am already a follower

Reading for All Seasons said...

Wow this is really pretty-- I am a fall freak! Yeah pumpkins and leaves

poppyinpink said...

I think your blog background is great, so appropriate for the season and refreshingly different. I am following you from now on. However something is going on with blogger and I am signed on under my email instead of my blog name. It's all me however!:) grace alah Poppyinpink alah weftandwarp

poppyinpink said...

I love your pumpkin runner it's so autumn and would help any appetite. I am inclined to do a runner for the season and would love some help from a Go for sure. Thank-you!

Kim/ThisandThat said...

Thanks for the chance to win the pre-cuts! What a time saver that Go is! I am hoping to get one for XMAS winks at hubby ;) Your runner came out perfect. Thank you for doing the blog hop! Kim

Christine said...

I am a follower!

Kim/ThisandThat said...

I am a follower, you can follow me too! ;)

Christine said...

I would use it for Thanksgiving on my table and than send it home with my sister to have. Thanks for the giveaway!

gill said...

Gorgeous runner!
I love the colours you've used!

gill said...

I'm a follower!

Jeanne said...

I would make the tablerunner like yours. It is real pretty. Thanks for the chance to win.

Grams said...

awesome table runner tutorial. would love to have the parts to create one for my table:)

vail in tn

Jeanne said...

I am now a follower.

Lorri said...

I just luv the table runner. I dont have an Accuquilt Go! cutter and my very tight buget wont allow one for quit-some-time. This table runner would be a great present for my mom.
Thanks for the giveaway.

Lorri said...

I am a new follower of yours. Luv it!!!

Mommarock said...

This is the greatest idea! I would make this :)

Mommarock said...

I am a follower

Teri said...

I love the table runner.... I put a GO on my Christmas.....we can only hope

Teri said...

I follow your blog everyday.......

Donna Joy said...

I just became a follower.

Darlene B said...

I just cannot get enough of fall decorations! I have 2 fall quilts in progress right now, and would love to make this one as well! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

Donna Joy said...

Wow I would love to make the table runner. I don't have a Go cutter. They really sound amazing. Love the leaf and pumpkin fabric and those pumpkins are just darling. It would look great on my table.
The quilting is amazing on yours. I won't be able to do that, haven't learned how to yet.
Thanks for the giveaway. I will enjoy visiting your sight. Love those owls you made.

JoyceLM said...

The table runner is gorgeous - so I would make that if I was lucky enough to win. Thanks for the giveaway.

JoyceLM said...

I'm already a follower. Thanks for the giveaway.

Theresa said...

Brilliant project, thanks for the instructions. Love the fabrics, I would certainly like to make a table runner with them and will definitely be paying your lovely blog many more visits.

Pam said...

I would love to make that cute table runner. Love those little pumpkins.

Pam said...

I am a follower.

Joan said...

I would make your beautiful table runner. Thank you for the generous giveaway.

Joan said...

I have become a follower. I'll be back to visit.

Mom C said...

That would be a fun project, especially since you've done all the cutting and measuring and included the pumpkins. Thanks for the tutorial.

Deborah in Atlanta said...

Well like heck yeah I want to win it! And what would I do with it - well, I'd make it, of course! I'd love to do that - and every time it would be on the table, I'd be thinking of you and your generosity. COOL MAN!!!

Deborah in Atlanta said...

I'm a new follower. Yipee!!! Can you see back here at the end of the long line of followers you have??

free indeed said...

What a fantastic way to use the chisels! I would never have thought of that! I don't own that die yet, but I hope to win one someday. :) We don't celebrate Halloween, so this Harvest runner is perfect to keep things focused on harvest. Love your choices of fabrics too...that is a great border print.

free indeed said...

I just became a follower and so glad I found this site. Looks like I'll have to do some serious browsing here!

tpott said...

I'm a new follower to your blog. Thank you for the beautiful table runner tutorial. ;->

tpott said...

I'd love this table runner kit, Fall is my favorite season of all. Thanks again! ;->

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Would love to make the table runner with it.

pinsandneedles said...

I would love to make this pretty fall table runner and you would bet it would take center stage on my dining room table! Thanks for a chance.

Cecilia said...

I love the way your table runner turned out. I would make this for my dining room table . It would look great for Thanksgiving dinner.

Cecilia said...

I am a new follower. What did you use to outline your die shape? Thanks for the giveaway.

Jenelle said...

I almost forgot to leave a post because I was so excited about the table runner download. I love fall colors and I love the chisel die. It is one of my favorites. Thank you for letting us be part of your blog and have a chance to win.
Jenelle

Jenelle said...

I think I changed from a No Reply blogger the correct way. I want to be a follower but I don't know how, can someone help me with that.
Jenelle

sandra said...

HI Katrina, I would use the kit you are offering because I just ordered a Go Accuquilter and am just waiting for it to be delivered so it would be fun to a project waiting to do. Thanks Sandra

sandra said...

Hi again I am going to start and follow your blog as I love to follow Canadian blogs. Sandra

TJ said...

Fall is my favorite time of the year. I actually have the chisel die, but haven't used it yet, so if I were to win, I would definitely make this runner. It is so pretty.

Marsha said...

I love the tablerunner and I would love to win the pieces to put one together. Love your fabric choices!

Marsha said...

I am a follower, too.

Cheryl Greenleaf said...

The fabric you've chosen is perfect for the project you designed and sewed. Why would I want to tamper with perfection?

cgreenleaf2(at)gmail(dot)com

Cheryl Greenleaf said...

I am already following the Sunshower Quilts blog via Google Friend Connect.

Thanks for hosting this giveaway and for participating in this blog hop.

cgreenleaf2(at)gmail(dot)com

Joanna said...

I love this project. I'd make the table runner because it looks great and I need another for the autumn. Thanks for the how-to.

Joanna said...

I'm one of your followers.

Catskill Quilter said...

Oh, easy to answer -- I want to win it because I love table runners in general, and I love this table runner in particular! It is really cute!

Catskill Quilter said...

I am a regular follower!

teachpany said...

That table runner is so pretty! Love it! I really want to make one, and love the fabrics you picked. Thanks for the pattern!

teachpany said...

I am now a follower! Thanks again.

Carla G said...

What a beautiful table runner! I would love to win this and make the table runner for my table. I don't have a GO cutter yet and it's been on my wish list for a while... Thank you for an awesome giveaway! :)

Carla G said...

I am already a follower of your blog! :)

ritainalaska said...

i would love to win your 'die-cut' kit! i have been intrigued by the 'tool' demos, liking what the cutters can do, and winning this would give me a hands on opportunity to see what a difference sewing this would have.

ritainalaska said...

i'm one of your new followers, katrina, and liking your blog very much, including your method of making a sweatshirt jacket. thanx to sewgal for sending me here, and thank you for the opportunity to win your kit.

JJ said...

Very cute table runner. I think I have that exact pumpkin fabric and used it for a class I taught on potholders. How cool is that.

susan said...

Katrina, great project. I love love table runners. I especially love your quilting in the border.

susan said...

I love to follow your blog, fingers are crossed, machine threaded and waiting!!!

JoAnn said...

Cute fabrics - would love to win something that would hopefully turn out as pretty as yours!
JoAnn

JoAnn said...

I'm a follower on Facebook!
JoAnn

Jeanne said...

I would make the awesome table runner and put it on my library table that sits near my entry way

Dona said...

Love my Accuquilt Go! and would put this quilt across my dining room table and tell all the gkids to not spill on it - like that would happen!

Dona said...

I follow your blog and FB.

Jeanne said...

I am a follower of your blog

Barbara Ann Beamer Jones said...

Love this table runner - so very pretty!

babsnwv at gmail dot com

Barbara Ann Beamer Jones said...

New follower here!

babsnwv at gmail dot com

Robin (RsIslandCrafts) said...

I'm a follower.

Robin (RsIslandCrafts) said...

Wonderful table runner! I love the large print pumpkin fabric you used on the outer border. I have had my eye on the pumpkin die.

coni said...

Very nice. i just ordered the chisel die. Can't wait to try this.

Anonymous said...

This is very pretty. I have the chisel die and the pumpkins. I am ready for it. :))))) I think it would make a awesome Fall table runner.

Gidget said...

I would definately make the table runner...it is wonderful! Love the fall theme.

Gidget said...

Now I am a follower!

mblittle5 said...

Wow, what a cute table runner. I'd love to win this.

Chris said...

That is such a cute table runner. I would definitely make that runner. I need something new on my kitchen table.

Mrs.Pickles said...

what a beautiful table runner! I would likely try to do the same thing..well having never quilted b4 it could get interesting..lol

Chris said...

I am a follower.

Mrs.Pickles said...

I am a new follower of your site. Very happy to find a Canadian Blogger!

SewCalGal said...

Oh my, what a great tutorial. I love your Fall table runner and this tutorial would make beautiful table runners all year long. Love, love, love it. Thanks for sharing. I can't wait to make one.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Lee said...

I adore your table runner! The fabric and design are outstanding! I would love to make one. thanks!

Lee said...

I follow you blog! thank you again!

Barb said...

So adorable....I think I need this die!!!

Aliene said...

I would love to win the give a way and I would make a a table runner.

Mimi said...

If I won I would make this quilt runner for my sister who loves anything Hallowe'eny. Thanks for the chance.

Mimi said...

I am already a follower - yay!

Kathy H said...

I am a follower already.

Kathy H said...

I love the table runner and would be especially glad to have those cut out pumpkins. I actually have trouble cutting out those shapes! I would make the runner for one of my friends as a surprise. Thanks for the chance to win.

JoJo said...

I wanna win! The tabletopper is lovely. Thank you for sharing the tutorial on how to make it.

JoJo said...

I am now a follower as well. :)

Cecelia said...

I love your table runner! Love patterns made with the "GO"! Thank you for the tutorial. I am a follower! Your blog is so fallish, fall time decorating is a lot of fun. Thanks!

Donna G. said...

I LOVE this project! I'd use this tablerunner on my dining table, and tell everyone what a wonderful giveaway this was!

Donna G. said...

New follower!

IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson said...

Hi Katrina,

I am a follower.

I'm telling you I would never have thought to use those dies to make that table runner....what a beautiful table runner. Why would I want to win the fabric? Well....I probably wouldn't make the table runner unless I won the fabric...then I'd be "forced" to have it for the fall holidays.

Thanks so much for the tutorial and the opportunity to win your lovely fabrics.

Smiles,
Kelly

KOcanQuilt said...

I have an old buffet that was a built in from the 1920's. I want to start making seasonal runners for the top, so this would be perfect. Very cute!

KOcanQuilt said...

I have now become a follower - added you to my long list. Thank you for the chance to win!

Jodi said...

What a great runner. I love making tablerunners as they are a quick project and yet look so good. My Mom loves them and I think she has maybe 10-12. I think I'll keep the next one for myself. hehe. I'd love to win and just in time for the holidays.

Thank you for the giveaway and a chance to win.

usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

Jodi said...

I'm a new follower. Looking forward to being inspired and learning lots.

Thanks for a chance to win.

usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

Peach Rainbow said...

That's a bright & colorful table runner I'd love to make one and use it on my table :D
Thanks for the chance!

Peach Rainbow said...

Already a follower ;D

Judylee said...

Wow, this is a wonderful table runner, thank you for sharing it! I have the die but have not used it yet. Now I can!
Judy

Cori said...

I would love to win because the colors are beautiful!

Cori said...

I'm a follower!

hueisei said...

Love to make the same table runner like yours.. Thanks for the chance to win!

hueisei said...

I am a new follower.

Rachel said...

I am a new follower.

Rachel said...

I LOVE the pattern and the fabric choices. Thanks so much for the opportunity!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I would love to make a Fall tablerunner! I do not have a GO! so these cut outs would be great to use. Thanks!

Josie McRazie said...

Very new to quilting and still getting my bearings! I do so love the table runners because for me they are an accomplishable goal! And a little bigger blocks...well I think I do a little better so far with them!

Josie McRazie said...

I am now a follower! (that is if I pushed the right button??) thank you again for your tutorial!

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

That would be great to win all the bits I need for this fun table runner! thanks

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

I am a follower!

Caroline said...

I would love this kit, I haven't made anything for Fall yet.

robin said...

I'd love to win and make the table runner. Thanks for the chance!

robin said...

I'm a follower.

Mom2four said...

Sooo cute! I'd love to make this table runner!

Mom2four said...

I am a follower!

Ariane said...

What a great fall tutorial!!! Love the table runner. I would love to make one of these!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

Ariane said...

I already follow!!!

Sheila said...

I'd love to win the table runner as fall is my favorite season and it would look great on my hutch.Thanks for the chance

Sheila said...

I am already a follower!

Kylie said...

I would make the table runner, we recently got a new table and I've switched from my tablecloths to table runners and only have two so far. I need a fall themed one.

Kylie said...

I'm a GFC follower.

Pamela Nees said...

I'd love to win your kit! The fabrics are lovely! I'd make a runner, and use it on my kitchen island!

Pamela Nees said...

I'm a new follower!! Yea!

ANudge said...

I am now a follower!

ANudge said...

I love quilts that have applique and piecing. I'd make this cute table runner for my Fall table.

Thanks for the great tutorial and giveaway.

Jessica said...

I'd love to win and make a table runner! I'm obsessed with fall. Thanks for the chance!

Jessica said...

I follow you!

Linda Big D said...

I love the table runner. and I love doing the braids. This would be a great project for a "pay it forward" promise I made to a friend.

Linda Big D said...

I follow your blog.

Robert said...

Thanks for the opportunity to enter your give away. Interesting tutorial. Robert, in northern Iowa.

James-Linda said...

HAPPILY FOLLOWING YOU!
THANKS FOR SHARING!

jldouglas@wispwest.net

James-Linda said...

SWEET GIVEAWAY-I'D MAKE OUR FAMILY A BEAUTIFUL AUTUMN TABLE RUNNER FOR THANKSGIVING! THANK YOU♥

jldouglas@wispwest.net

Janet said...

I would love to win. I would make the table runner and give it to my nephew and his girlfriend who are hosting Thanksgiving dinner for the family this year.

Hilachas said...

What a beautiful runner. I'd love to make it for the beautiful fall season. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

Hilachas said...

I am now a follower of your blog. Thanks for the opportunity to win your giveaway.

Julie said...

What a great runner. I'd love to make it for my cute daughter-in-law!

Julie said...

I'm a new follower. Woohoo!

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