Hello quilting friends! I\’m excited to update you on a project I started last year, a long Flying Geese runner featuring one of my favorite fabric collections, Harvest Road by Lella Boutique for Moda. The runner is finished, and I\’ve displayed it on a quilt ladder in my living room. I\’m really happy with how it turned out!
The inspiration for this project came from the Furrows block and Harvest tablerunner in Lori Holt’s Farm Girl Vintage book. My runner is much longer than the sample in the book, finishing at 96\” long by 12\” wide. I wanted it to be the full length of the ladder (and then some) so that I could be totally flexible when displaying it.
The wonderful thing about Lori\’s Farm Girl Vintage book is that you can build any type of project you want by combining her blocks in any setting you can imagine. My runner is made up of eight Furrows blocks which I created from 16 different fabrics. Farm Girl Vintage is a great book to have in your library if you want to diminish your stash!
In my project, each 12″ Furrows block is made up of 32 individual Flying Geese, each measuring 3 1/2″ x 2″. All told, there are 256 individual geese in my runner. You can see in this progress photo how the blocks are arranged.
I sent this pretty runner off to the oh-so-talented Starlit Bear of Starlit Quilts for machine quilting. Star used the Abundant Feathers pattern in a soft taupe thread, giving it the perfect finishing touch. Thanks so much, Star!
Thank you for stopping by the blog today! I hope you all are healthy, happy, and finding time to get carried away quilting!