Monday, October 29, 2007

Shopping Stash



Here is a picture of some of my stash from the Toronto Needlework show. I didn't get too much cross stitching stash....but I did buy LHN's Home of a Needleworker, which I have coveted for along time! Mostly I bought quilting goodies, lots of fat 1/4's in lovely greens/peaches which were a great price, a pattern for tablerunners to make using charm packs, and of course a charm pack in some pretty fall prints, 2 jelly rolls in lovely dark fall fabrics, and a great kit to make a roly poly Santa. I took a picture of this cute little kit, and somehow lost the picture on my computer somewhere....??

I couldn't resist trying out my new pattern yesterday with the charm pack. The charm pack is a package of 5" squares of fabric which come from one fabric line. I think this one was called Autumn Bounty. All the fabrics of course coordinate beautifully so it makes putting something together so easy. So for dinner last night, we had this lovely tablerunner to grace the table:

We celebrated hubby's birthday Friday night and then on Saturday went to a surprise birthday party for my oldest sister! And Autumn has hit with a vengeance ~ the temperatures dropped to 0 degrees last night! Time to start on a new quilt I think!!

Only a couple of days to go until the Paradigm Lost / Cirque-des-Cercles SAL starts!

25 comments:

Barbara said...

What yummy stash! Drooling on my keyboard....

Michelle said...

Wow! You bought some gorgeous things. I love the jelly rolls, and want one for myself! Your table runner is fabulous (and finished so quick!!!). Would you come to my house and help me finish some quilts?

Beatrice said...

Your Quilting is beautiful. I guess You had a goooood time at the festival!!!!

Julianne said...

Hi Wendy,

Your table runner is simply beautiful. I love the fabrics. I'm glad that you had a good weekend.

Michele said...

I'm sooo jealous! love your table runner :)

Isabelle said...

Oh my Wendy - what a haul!! I'm drooling, too. :)
Your table runner is beautiful!

Jaimie said...

Nice stash! Oh how I love to buy fabric too! It's like having money in the bank! The runner is perfect for fall and Thanksgiving and I can't believe it was so fast to put together! Great work!

Barbara said...

Lovely stash Wendy and the table runner...fabulous!!

Sherry said...

The quilting is lovely! What pattern are you going to make for your new quilt?

lena-lou said...

Wonderful stash :)) Great colours and things to play with . I have looked at those Jelly Rolls here but they are nearly £80.00 each in UK every time I have seen them so a bit pricy here !!
Love the table runner very seasonal.
Take care and keep warm brrrrr sounds chilly ;-)

tintocktap said...

Wendy, your stash haul looks lovely - beautiful colours. But your table runner is just gorgeous! How did you manage to make it so quickly? I would love to learn quilting!

Hazel said...

What gorgeous stash. I have done HoaN and it is lovely to do. xx

Carla said...

Beautiful Autumn tablerunner!!!
And the fabrics you bought are so pretty...love the pinks and light blue ones :)

Pam said...

Ooh pretty! I love the fabrics you've gotten but I especially LOVE the table runner. I really want to try to make something like that but have never quilted before. I've been using my desire to try quilting to motivate me to get my craft room better organized and set up so I can try. We have had autumn here for a bit already, but luckily no snow yet, hope it holds out for Halloween, we always have snow then, brrr!

Lelia said...

very nice tablerunner & belated birthday greetings to your DH + DS

zero? Wow. that is really cold : } Time for afghan or quilt making for sure

Karen said...

Your tablerunner is beautiful! Looks like you had fun at the festival!! :)

The Silver Thistle said...

Wendy! Wow! You've been busy, busy, busy.

I'm LOVING all the fab stash. I'm not a quilter (as you've seen, lol) but I've got a passion for fabric and those charm packs and jelly rolls are just delish.

I'm so envious of you sewing skills. I'd take me forever to learn that skill and I'm so in awe of your talent :)

Your quilting is beautiful.

Carol said...

Ooo, I do love those pink and green fabrics! I have been looking for some like those for a little while now. And your tabelrunner - oh, so stunning!

CraftyT said...

That is a lovely table runner.Did you hand stitch that or use a sewing machine? I have that same charm pack in my cart,and would love to make a runner.
thanks

Anita said...

Your Autumn quilt piece is just stunning and all those new purchases are amazing.

Lynn said...

Beautiful stash! What a fabulous table runner!! I really love the fabrics in it and from the sounds of it, it didn't take much time.

tkdchick said...

Your new table runner is just beautiufl!

So I'd like to know, what do you do with a jelly roll I've seen these many times and just never figured out what would be done with one. Of course I'm not a quilter either!

Lili said...

This table runner is amazing! Wow! And what glorious stash...
Take care, Wendy!
Lili

monique said...

What a pretty table runner!

quiltorstitch said...

Okay, so I bought the same charm pack a few months back, with the same tablerunner pattern, and am about to make the same exact tablerunner! How is that for copying LOL! And I didn’t even know I was going to :D That is too funny, we have very similar tastes.