Sew On The Go is authored by Michelle Renee Hiatt, who is the designer for her own pattern line Sew On The Go as well as Modern 180, a modern pattern division of Deb Tucker's Studio 180 Design. Additionally, Michelle is a certified Studio 180 Design Instructor, as well as a certified Professional Process Expert (LSSMBB); she uses her process improvement techniques and applies them to her quilting and teaching others how to simplify their piecing while improving the quality of their quilt making. Michelle Renee is known for her humor, enthusiasm and encouragement! Michelle can be reached on her website @www.Sewonthego.netor her

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Completed the Tucker Tool Workshop & Pull Fabric for Loco for Lemoynes

Yesterday, I was feeling slightly better and I was able to complete the table runner top for Tucker Tool Workshop.   It is on the list for quilting today.

This table runner uses four Studio 180 tools; Corner Beam, Tucker Trimmer, Diamond Rects and Split Rects.  I think next time I'd include the Wing Clipper and add Flying Geese to the ends of the Split Rects.

However, it comes together really easily.  The Diamond Rects works like a dream.  This is Deb Tucker's latest tool.

And I love the Corner Beam, I think this has become my favorite block component of late.  I used it several times in my Tucker Tool Time Sampler:

Split Rects works great too, but this is the block that I think needs more...  maybe flying geese at the end of the split rects.

Additionally, I pulled from my stash for my Loco for Lemoyne Stars sampler.  Love using the stash!

A good trick; I needed 16 fabrics, plus background and border.  I pulled my border from my stash and I had a general idea on the colors I wanted based on my drawing and I checked the selvage of my border, sure enough there were 16 colors listed.  I used that as my guide and started pulling.  I'll admit, it pushed me to use a few that I wouldn't have pulled on my own, I love it!  I'm using a mix of Kaffe, Phillip Jacobs, and solids.

Here is the fabric I pulled, from Pennington Quilt Works for the Loco for Lemoyne Star Sampler that will be kitted for Pennington Quilt Works; a mix of Moda-Kate Spain Sunshine, Moda-V&Co, and Dear Stella.
I can't wait to get started!  These are my projects for today, once I go to Yankee Quilter to pull fabric for my Tucker Tool Time Workshop series for that sampler.   Plus, I will admit there are a few spring bulbs I didn't get planted and now need to create garden boxes for them...  aargh, not fun.  But my prize will be playing with Fabric!

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