Friday, December 2, 2011

Fall Table Topper Finish

While I was in Shipshewana, I finished sewing the binding on this fall table topper.  I just took it off the kitchen table today, but I don't have the Christmas topper finished yet.

Here's a close up of the quilting.  I've been doing this same paisley pattern on a lot of the things I'm quilting, but I like the way it looks, it's easy, and I enjoy quilting it.  The pattern is from one of the videos on Leah Day's Free Motion Quilting Project Site. 


When we went to Ikea north of Cincinnati in October, I bought this basket.  I have it in the corner of the breakfast nook to hold some of my finished table toppers.
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There isn't much sewing going on here right now, but soon.....

Thanks for stopping by for a visit today! 


  1. It is a beautiful topper and I think the paisley design looks great on it. I just finished two table topper flimsies today and need to get them quilted. Wish my paisley looked as good as yours!

  2. Love that basket of quilts :)

  3. The basket of table toppers is a great idea. That paisley quilting design is one of my favorite go to designs. Seems to work on many styles of quilts.

  4. The quilt is really lovely. The colors just glow!
    I love your basket, and what a good way to use it!

  5. I love it basket. Beautiful quilt!

  6. very pretty and fantastic quilting

  7. beautiful quilt and the quilting is amazing!!!! what kind of a machine do you have???? Do you machine quilt all your own quilts no matter what size?
    love that basket for holding your quilt tops,
    great idea....

  8. Your table topper is so pretty and your quilting looks really good. I like that pattern also! I really enjoyed your photos and following your trip to Shipshewana! I've been before but didn't see all those same shops - will have to look harder next time!

  9. Your table topper is gorgeous! And the quilting is excellent. I like that quilt pattern and have used it quite a bit. I've been to Shipshewana once, but unfortunately, didn't have much time there. I hope to get back there someday.

  10. Your table topper is beautiful. I also like that quilting design and can see why you get lots of use out of it.

    Now that's a great basket! I have never been to Ikea and after seeing all the things they have from various friends and blogs I am a little afraid to go. I may need to borrow a truck. LOL

  11. Love that table topper! You do very nice quilting.

  12. Love your table topper, LuAnn. The colors are wonderful. The quilting is great, too. Wow, you did a nice job on the quilting! Leah has some great ideas for FMQ and she shares everything... nice!
    The basket is so pretty. What a great find that was!

  13. Great quilt and fantastic quilting! I really like the paisley design, too. I like how it looks, and I find I can do it! LOL.


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