Tuesday, December 1, 2015

O Tannenbaum!

The joys of the holiday season are upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with this modern Christmas tree table runner, O Tannenbaum!



Measuring 20" x 62", it's the perfect size for my hutch, or a large table. Made with Kona solids, the combo of black/white/red with one green tree makes a striking, modern statement. 

And you too can make one, because I've written a pattern for it! Available in my Craftsy store, click on here and it will take you there for instant download. I've also reopened my Etsy store, so you can find it here.

But more about this quilt. Made with easy strip piecing, this runner was a snap to put together. For the quilting, I stitched falling snowflakes that add to the scene without taking away from the trees.



And to polish it off, a color matching binding


for which instructions are included in the pattern. It's one of my favorite ways to finish off modern quilts.



With O Tannenbaum on your table, you're sure to be in the holiday mood--I know I am!

Happy Quilting!



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12 comments:

  1. This is so pretty and I love the quilting and binding you added.

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  2. What a cute pattern Susan and perfect for the holidays!

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  3. The snowflake quilting is a perfect complement to the piecing...lovely!!

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  4. The snowflake quilting is a perfect complement to the piecing...lovely!!

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  5. So happy to meet you in the shop today! This is a darling quilt with super touches--I really like the color-matched binding. Don't know that I've seen that technique before.

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  6. I LOVE this! So fun. Thank you for linking up where we can buy your pattern.

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  7. Beautiful and I love the use of the specialty stitch to add the sparkle...

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  8. I like everything about this quilt! The simple design, the colours and the quilting is perfect!

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  9. Susan - this is so lovely! I love the fact that you matched the binding! We featured your project over on the FWFS blog! :) Thank you for stopping by and linking up!

    Lindsey

    http://fortworthfabricstudio.blogspot.com/2015/12/fabric-frenzy-friday-features.html

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  10. Great pattern! I found you through the featured link at the Fort Worth Fabric Shop. Do you list what colors you used in the pattern?

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