Carrot Tablerunner

geezerfolks_SharonG_FLAugust 14, 2008

When I went on a shop hop while up north, I picked up some orange FQ's with this project in mind. I thought someone here had posted one they did but I couldn't find it. I have a mag with the pattern in it, but it's also online. I put birthday cake fabric on the back so it could be reversed. Doing the orange and black binding was a bit tricky, but I did it! I also sewed my strips at an angle instead of straight across.

The green top actually doesn't look too bad showing on this side. It's just tucked under in this pic.

SharonG/FL

Here is a link that might be useful: Flip & Sew Carrot Table Runner

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jennifer_in_va

that's really cute! and making it multi-functional...all the better!!

    Bookmark   August 15, 2008 at 11:49AM
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nana24

Sharon,
This is so cute and clever.
How did you get binding on so well. If I did it I know some of either the black or the orange would show on the other side.

TFS
Sally

    Bookmark   August 15, 2008 at 9:59PM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

Sally, The binding was put on veeeerrrrry carefully. lol

DD said I should make another one only put toes on it for a foot.

    Bookmark   August 16, 2008 at 4:13PM
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jennifer_in_va

You could then make the other side look like a flip-flop!!

    Bookmark   August 18, 2008 at 8:41AM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

LOLOLOL....that would be hilarious Jennifer. I'll leave it for you young'uns to do.

SharonG/FL

    Bookmark   August 18, 2008 at 7:11PM
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jennifer_in_va

I'm not sure I fit in to that 'young'uns' category!! lol

    Bookmark   August 19, 2008 at 12:47PM
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rosajoe_gw

I love it Sharon!!! I should make one for my sis with a Christmas and Bday, hers is the day after Christmas.
She told me she has never had a birthday party, I told her that is because only a fool would be born so close to Christmas LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
She has even gotten Bday presents wrapped in Christmas paper.
Not from me!! I do not give her the gift early and I always use paper and colors not usually associated with Christmas.
Rosa

    Bookmark   August 19, 2008 at 5:43PM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

Jennifer, My body tells me I'm old in years, but in my heart I'll never grow up. My 50th high school reunion is this year and, nope, I'm not going! I don't want to see how old those people look. Course, it's better than the alternative.

Thanks, Rosa. Your sister would probably appreciate being able to 'flip' her tablerunner over for her BD. We're having a Christmas baby this year....due the 22nd.

SharonG/FL

    Bookmark   August 20, 2008 at 10:06AM
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biwako_of_abi

So cute! And that underside with all the beautiful cakes made me drool.

    Bookmark   September 7, 2008 at 12:12PM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

Jan, How nice to see you! The fabric with the cakes is one of those you just hate to cut up. I'm starting to put them on the backs of the tablerunners I'm making so that helps to use them up.

Sharon

    Bookmark   September 9, 2008 at 9:00AM
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