and I did get a project done. I finished the table runner I started before Christmas and now it will be ready for this year.
I thought I had taken photos but I can’t find them, so we’ll start from where I left off. I dusted the end table and decided that the table runner that had been sitting there since before Christmas was going to get done, come heck or high water. I had so little blanket stitch left to do on it, that a few hours of sewing solved that part of the problem.
Now to put a border on. I had purchased everything for this and why I procrastinated I do not know.
A few minutes cutting and stitching and that part was done. Now for the backing. I did buy the same as the background for the backing, but what a great piece of fabric to be plunked on the back rarely to be seen. I went to the Christmas box and found this
Of course it wasn’t long enough, so I had to insert a piece……..a piece? or so I thought. Well, “a piece” wasn’t enough, so I cut again and added another piece. I ended up with this. Not centred which was what I wanted.This is getting lengthy. I think I’ll finish this up tomorrow…………………….but before I do.
I had little store bought pom-poms and they were white……………that really brilliant white. I wanted them “dulled down” so they wouldn’t be quite so noticeable.
I grabbed the tea pot and put the remaining tea in a spritzer bottle. I laid the pom-poms on paper towel and gave them a good shot of tea.
I’ll let you know if it worked. The paper towel got stained!