My youngest son's teacher gave him some sunflower seeds.  I planted them (with him and he has shown zero interest since) and got this amazing flower.
Then my friend Lisa brought me the Mini Curve ruler book - by Sew Wonderful, which has a beautiful sunflower quilt in it.  I was planning to make another quilt first but wanted to practise my cutting technique...and sewing the curves!
So I made a couple of units from stash...which evolved into these blocks, which in turn became a table runner!
I got totally excited and quilted it! 
Ridiculously pleased with myself!  
Sewing curves is something I have avoided for a long while, but on a roll now...I predict 2019 is the year of curves for me!
Happy quilting Sue.


  1. love your runner..... I have the big ruler and that's fun too... I do want to get the mini one also.

  2. That's brilliant! Fantastic finish.
    Looks like you have conquered curved piecing.

  3. Certainly you should be pleased with yourself! Your runner is beautiful! Several years ago I used that same curved block in a flag quilt; used my Curvemaster presser foot which made it easy. ---"Love"

  4. Fabulous homegrown sunflower and awesome sewn flowers. Both super pretty.

  5. What a wonderful runner--and fun that you have your own sunflower as inspiration.
    Great job! Looks like you are a pro already!
    I was very scared of curved seams until I tried them. Not as bad as I expected, but still kind of tricky. :)

  6. Love your table runner. Those sunflowers are gorgeous!

  7. How gorgeous are all those sunflowers Sue - both nature and the quilt! It reminds me of the Debbie Mumm days of quilting long ago! Hugs x

  8. Love the sun flowers. I may have to buy the mini ruler, I have the larger one. Curves can be addicting lol.

  9. Gorgeous flowers and your table runner looks great.


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