A week or so ago, I shared a peek of my Disappearing Nine Patch Runner using Minick & Simpson's Prairie Paisley line...at the time it was a needed respite from costume making. Now that the costume shop IS CLOSED, I was able to finish it up!
This was a simple & fun large runner (mine is 19x44)to make. I used 27 charms and about 2/3 yard of fabric for the outer border and binding and used Rachel's tutorial here. You can see below, that I pieced the back using a few of the extra charms and overlapped the selvedge to show the line of fabric used.
A couple of new things for me on this project... I pieced batting scraps and also tried out the Fons & Porter quilting gloves from JoAnns as suggested by Susan. The gloves worked fab! My hands were not nearly so tired from gripping the fabric and I was able to get a good grip thru out the quilting process... which for my second FM attempt is not perfect, but improved from the first. And one last photo of the runner at its' destination...my basement game table. To see more D9P check out the group on flickr.