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I’m celebrating the month of May and all that it brings to each of us, with a new free pattern from Bunny Hill!  I’ll show you how easy it is to make a reversible table runner with a beautiful ruffle on each end.  Simplicity is what I’ve named the pattern because it really is simplicity at its best.  Just […]

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  • May 4, 2016 - 6:49 pm

    LindaSonia - Did the Table Runner Kits sell out?? don’t see them on the website.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 8:28 pm

    DeAnna Dodson - So cute! Thank you so much for the pattern! :DReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:46 pm

    RuthB - So pretty Anne – I love it! Thanks for the pattern!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:48 pm

    Colleen Reilly - I do like this table runner. I think it would make a nice pillow with those ruffles.ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 3:18 am

    Hildy - So sweet and beautiful and vintage! Thanks for sharing the pattern with us:-)ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 5:28 am

    Susan Smith - Love this runner and Brenda’s fabrics! Great idea!ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 6:04 am

    mimi'sdarlins - This is darling! Thank you for sharing your pattern :)ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 6:13 am

    Pam Seaberg - I just love this, and with roses!ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 6:17 am

    sunny - Ooh, I love this! And I know exactly where I would put mine. I really needed something new to add to my project list. LOL!ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 8:50 am

    Karen Martin - The runner is very pretty with lots of charm–the roses are lovely also! Thanks for sharing the pattern!ReplyCancel

Are you ready for the fun stuff this week?  It’s time for some sewing with Spooky Delights featured on the Jolly Jabber Blog today.  You may have to scroll down but yes, you’ll find the next part of the pattern for the table runner I designed.  You can stitch to your heart’s content.  Should be just enough sewing to […]

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  • May 2, 2016 - 12:06 pm

    DeAnna Dodson - Oh, man, I SO need to declutter. Everything!

    I could get rid of 3/4 of what I have and never miss it. O.o

    Looking forward to more on the cute tablerunner! :DReplyCancel

  • May 2, 2016 - 12:08 pm

    Hildy - I love the table runner you’ve designed because it’s Halloween and there are cats! But first I need to finish a quilt before I start with it but lucky for me it’s a holiday on thursday and friday I don’t have to work … so long weekend and a lot of sewing time.
    Decluttering sounds great and I think it’s because it’s spring that we all think about it and part with the things we don’t need any longer. But I don’t part with my fabrics;-)
    Oh, and what is it with dogs and cat treats? I remember my neighbor dogs loved nothing more than the old cat food we put out for them. But I promise no treats for Chelsea.ReplyCancel

  • May 2, 2016 - 1:19 pm

    Janet Melanson - Thank you again for such a great pattern……I’m loving the fact that I’ll actually have a finished runner for my Halloween table ..:)ReplyCancel

  • May 2, 2016 - 1:35 pm

    Tammy spencer - I envy a clean sewing area….good for you for de cluttering. Loving the scrap bags! Your table runner is cute and i love all your patterns and have made quite a few of them. Can’t wait to see all the new stuff you come up with in the future.ReplyCancel

  • May 2, 2016 - 3:51 pm

    Mary T Salmon - What a great blog, Anne! I love the sites you payed and will try harder to just keep the things I love…French General, Moda, Diawabo, Bunny Hill,
    Quiltgate…not a short list! Thanks for the chance to win in the 5th. Come on…give Chealsea a little treat!

  • May 2, 2016 - 9:17 pm

    Colleen - May 5 Cinco de Mayo not sure how early … early is but I think I will try as I missed out on some of your early fabrics
    Thanks for giving us the chance to buy these special goodiesReplyCancel

  • May 3, 2016 - 3:47 am

    Susan Smith - Looking forward to the 5th!! Love your pattern!ReplyCancel

  • May 3, 2016 - 4:50 am

    Heather - I am sewing along with Spooky Delights – such a fun little project. I am also really looking forward to your Splendid Sampler block, I love your applique style!ReplyCancel

  • May 3, 2016 - 7:04 am

    mimi'sdarlins - Hi Anne,
    You are one busy lady! I’m right with you on decluttering, concentrating on my sewing room and one other room and believe it will make a more pleasant quilting life in general when I complete the task. I’ll check out the books you mentioned, always nice to get another point of view. Your new arrangement looks great :)ReplyCancel

  • May 3, 2016 - 7:58 am

    Karen Martin - Those bundles are pretty tempting! I’ve been thinking about downsizing and clearing out some things. A friend has been reading the Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and is after me to feel the joy too–lol!ReplyCancel

Happy Monday everyone!  I’ve got a surprise for you that I designed for The Fat Quarter Shop.   I think you’re going to want one.  It’s a cute table runner that will go perfectly with all the other Spooky Delights patterns we have and the best news is that you can get the pattern for free!   You can read […]

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  • April 25, 2016 - 7:44 am

    mimi'sdarlins - Darling table runner! This is the cutest Halloween fabric line I’ve seen. Seems odd to be thinking this far ahead, but it’s the only way to make sure you get your seasonal projects finished in time :)ReplyCancel

  • April 25, 2016 - 8:14 am

    Kathleen O'Grady - This is just so cute!! I love Halloween and this is perfect!ReplyCancel

  • April 25, 2016 - 8:52 am

    Hildy - That’s too fun not to join in! And I have some Halloween fabrics in my stash … but yours are so cute I know I’ll buy them as soon as they are available here.ReplyCancel

  • April 25, 2016 - 11:37 am

    Janet Melanson - This is going to be fun….Thank you for a great design :)ReplyCancel

  • April 25, 2016 - 2:44 pm

    DeAnna Dodson - Awww, isn’t that darling? :DReplyCancel

  • April 25, 2016 - 5:10 pm

    Barb R. - Oh this is just so cute – I’m heading over to the Fat Quarter Shop immediately to get started.ReplyCancel

  • April 25, 2016 - 10:36 pm

    Karen in Breezy Point - I’m at a retreat and someone brought back a fat eighth bundle from a quilt shop run–the fabrics are adorable!!ReplyCancel

  • April 26, 2016 - 8:55 am

    Kathleen S - couldn’t find the pattern on Jolly JabberReplyCancel

  • April 26, 2016 - 1:29 pm

    Gale - Oh My!! This is just super cute and I will have to make two for the grandgirls. And maybe even a third one for myself.ReplyCancel

My friend Kimberly, at the Fat Quarter Shop has been doing a Designer Mystery Block of the Month every year since 2011!  I think I’ve had the honor of being in at least half of them! Kim chooses a fabric collection and then invites designers to join her in designing a mystery block.  The result is fun, […]

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  • April 23, 2016 - 12:03 pm

    mimi'sdarlins - There are so many great combo possibilities in these prints! If it would surprise me, then I’d guess the blue dots, the black stripe and the white print. At least those appeal to me today…guess we’ll have to wait and see what block you made :)ReplyCancel

  • April 23, 2016 - 12:33 pm

    sunny - Uh huh. Yep. Sure. I know exactly which block is yours! LOL! It’s all beautiful fabric.ReplyCancel

  • April 23, 2016 - 7:36 pm

    Colleen - I see the red stripe peeking out but the other 2 fabrics not so sureReplyCancel

  • April 23, 2016 - 9:21 pm

    Karen in Breezy Point - It will be fun to see which fabrics you used in your block–I’m thinking you must have used that cute check! I can’t wait for the Spooky Delights sew along!ReplyCancel

  • April 24, 2016 - 2:56 am

    Hildy - Such beautiful fabrics! I think your block is the one between the 2016 and Designer script with the navy bias strip, the dots on aqua and the little blooms on aqua. At least that’s the only one with 3 fabrics from the 9-patch, lol;-)ReplyCancel

  • April 24, 2016 - 5:10 am

    Susan Smith - I love Little Miss Sunshine! I think you used the 2 blue fabrics and the red gingham!ReplyCancel

  • April 24, 2016 - 4:57 pm

    RuthB - I’ve always wanted to participate in Kimberly’s BOM. The fabrics are always gorgeous and such wonderful designers are featured. Love to see you on that list Anne!ReplyCancel

  • April 25, 2016 - 4:21 am

    Barb R. - I think it’s the red check & floral near the bottom. Whichever one it is, I know it’s fabulous!! :-)ReplyCancel

  • April 26, 2016 - 1:38 pm

    DeAnna Dodson - I love the blue floral in the top right corner. Is that one of yours? :DReplyCancel