Saturday, August 8, 2015

Hot, Hot, Hot Chocolate Table Runner

I was so excited when the fabulous gals at the Fat Quarter Shop asked me to participate in the Winter Wonderland Sew Along.  And my block turned into this so fun  Hot, Hot, Hot Chocolate Table Runner!!!  Love it ;)


The Winter Wonderland Sew Along is the Sleigh Bell Sampler.  Each week you make two of these adorable blocks!!!   Aren't they just so cute!!!

And yes, I started with one block, and it was just so cute, I couldn't stop.   So before you knew it, I had one for each member of the family ;)  


And if everyone has a mug in the Hot, Hot, Hot, Chocolate Table Runner then they need to have a name right.  I am not a fantastic hand stitcher by any means, but I got some good practice stitching everyones little names and some steam from each cup, and I think it is just the cutest finishing touch ;)


To quilt it, I stitched in the ditch around the mugs so that they would be cute and puffy and stand out and then did pebbling all over in the background.  I love how they look like little snowballs ;)


I used Kate Spain's new Christmas Line Jingle for this table runner and I was so excited to use the fun herringbone print on the binding.  It totally looks likes striped candy canes, so fun!!!


I have to tell ya, these little monkeys are so excited!!!  They are the main reason I choose the Mug Block. As soon as the snow flies, you will find these little guys all turned into giant marshmallows wrapped up in all their snow gear and they will play and play!!!  And they know, when they are ready to come inside . . .


 There will be a mug of Hot, Hot, Hot Chocolate waiting for them.   I can't wait to try it out this winter ;)   So fun!!!


You can find more details about the Winter Wonderland Sew Along here.  I had so much fun with these mug blocks, I think I might just need to make a mitten and snowflake runner next, they are just so fun to make and oh so cute!!!!


I hope you are having a very Merry Weekend, and who knows, maybe where you are, you just might want to make up a cup of Hot, Hot, Hot Chocolate :)   


 Happy Quilting!!!

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27 comments:

  1. Oh My Gosh it is just SUPER, I hope I have your permission to steal, make that borrow you idea!!!

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    1. Ahh, thanks Patti ;) And absolutely, I would love to see your own Hot, Hot, Hot, Chocolate table runner ;)

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  2. I love my Hot Chocolate in the cold winter time. With Marshmallows and a peppermint stick. Cute runner!

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  3. Love this. But I prefer to think of all those pebbles as marshmallows!

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  4. That is adorable!! Lovely idea to do the names :)

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  5. this is so adorable. I love that you put the families names on the cups.
    quilting dash lady at Comcast dot net

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  6. This is a wonderful table runner! I think you did a great job at stitching the names, plus what a fabulous choice of each fabric, the binding is perfect. Thank you for sharing and have a wonderful creative day!

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  7. This is such a cute idea!! And I love the pic of your cute little snow bunnies!! :-) And I love your pebbeling quilting: looks like little snowflakes Falling around the mugs! Great idea!! Hugs, H

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  8. What a fun idea! I love that you've put your family names on each of the cups. I'll bet your kids just loved seeing that.

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  9. this is beyond adorable! Wonderful job!

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  10. !!! Me encanta !!!
    Precioso acolchado, besos

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  11. Simply adorable to make it into a family table runner!! Your quilting is so pretty, too!
    Love it!
    Susie

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  12. I adore these! The mug table runner is perfect! I have to make one for my daughter and her family!

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  13. That's so so cute!!!! I think I need one!!!

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  14. You say your pebbles look like little snowballs. In keeping with the theme, I see mini marshmallows!!

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  15. very nice and I love the colourways in this. I like Christmas colours now not to be overtly Christmassy,

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  16. That is so adorable. I just might have to make one of those myself.

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments. I just love hearing from you!!
Have a Happy Quilting Day :)

Melissa