Thursday, October 11, 2012

The BERS Table Topper

Hello again :)
I finished up my "BERS" table topper.
I used 4 different star blocks
from the book "Jelly Roll Sampler Quilts"
by Pam & Nicky Lintott.
I didn't have a jelly roll of homespun fabrics,
but it was easy enough just to cut the fabric
to the required sizes.

I used Osnaburg for the centers in place of the 
4 patch the pattern called for
and I drew out my text in pencil and 
embroidered the words in matching floss.
I made a border from 2 1/2" squares 
and used homespun for the binding.

I used Perle cotton floss to do the big stitch quilting
to finish it off.
I decided to spin the blocks so that I can turn the topper
to showcase the current month.
I hope you are all working on fun projects as well.
I love to see your creativity!
Remember you have until Midnight on Friday to post
your projects to Week #2 flickr group
for this weeks prizes!


  1. Love your table topper. The fabric and colors are beautiful. Judith, Texas

  2. the table topper is beautiful! I started to ditch the project I was working on but I think I can do it! lol!

  3. Your table topper looks 'sew' nice :-)! You are good, creative and quick!

    You inspire me Obi Wan :-)!

  4. what Marcia said oh wise and speedy sage

  5. This is really nice and very different than what I've seen you do before. I really like it.

  6. Oh, nothing says fall like plaid. Love your table topper.

  7. Great job Karen! Looks fabulous! :)

  8. Your topper is just wonderful.Great job!!

  9. I just love this piece. So, so nice!

  10. Love it. The homespun gives it a cosy 'Bers' look.