I have been rummaging in my stash - the old stash, which I have been whittling down over the last few years.  I am proud to say I am down to two boxes of old stash (new stash is a different story) and there is a LOT of brown in there.
I can feel a new quilt coming on ; )
But on my immediate to do list was this citrus table runner top. I found it another box, forlorn, abandoned and half finished.  So I trimmed the edges, pinned and quilted it and bingo with a few hours work it was nearly done.  Now it is sitting on top of my binding pile.  
Yep, I have a binding pile!  
 I don't usually have a binding pile.  I love binding, but lately my hands have objected (painfully) to hand stitching.  So there are a few things in the pile that I will get to, eventually, when I figure what else triggers my hand pain...and stop doing it!  I am not going to stop hand binding.
  I love hand banding : )
Happy quilting Sue.

6 comments:

  1. you are amazing again, and I hear congrats are in order, well done!

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  2. I have some of those same fabrics in my old stash. *LOL*
    Oh, the citrus runner is so pretty! I can smell the fresh citrus fruits now.
    I hope you find the answer to your painful hands. That is no fun.

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  3. Table runner looks fresh and pretty. Take care of yourself and don't overdo it.

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  4. Looks like you, Janet O and I have some of the same fabrics. How funny. I like the fresh look of your table runner. Don't over do with the bindings. Maybe just slow and steady.

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  5. You have an old stash and a new stash!!! I just have a stash. And it got added to nicely last week as when I was in the Mount one of the quilt shops had 50% off all full price fabric, including precuts & kits. So a few jelly rolls might now be making friends with my old stash!
    The table runner looks great & I cant wait to see what you do with the browns. Starting a new quilt is always fun.

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  6. Hope the hands get better quick so you can get back to sewing..

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