When I got home I pulled my Christmas fabrics box out from the cupboard and rooted through to see if I have enough fabric for a table runner I've been planning. I didn't but never mind. I now have an excuse to visit Embsay on Saturday after my hubby has been shopping for new slippers in Skipton market.
I did find a project I made a while ago for a class I taught. It was a table mat and I'd also cut out the fabric to make another 3 mats and stored it all in a zippy bag. I can't believe I was so organised! Well I decided this little stash could be adapted to make another table runner and got going straight away. First I sewed pairs of 1½” strips of fabric:
Join 4 of these to make chequerboard strips
It seems ages since I did some straightforward piecing and it was so satisfying! Now I'm ready to use these:
Don't forget to visit Quiltsue and join in the Christmas Quiltalong on Saturday. It's sure to be a lot of fun!