Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! I had hoped to have some projects to share but Sandy got in the way! We were fine during the storm. We lost electricity for about 8 1/2 hours but that was the worst of it. The wind was pretty awful and many trees were uprooted. We lost power when a telephone pole leaned over on some electrical wires. I was amazed to see electric utility trucks out working even though the storm was in full swing. I've seen the pictures from New York and New Jersey and can't believe the destruction there. We were so fortunate in Massachusetts.

The picture above is a table runner I made a few years ago. It's supposed to be for Halloween but I end up leaving it up through most of November! It has many fall fabrics so I feel it's still sort of in season. I used scraps and put two little pumpkin buttons on either end of the runner.

Here's a close up of my some of the fabrics. I love the the pumpkins and the skeletons! There are some nice autumn fabrics as well.

Hope everyone has a safe and Happy Halloween. There is no trick or treating here tonight. It got postponed to Saturday night due to the hurricane. I've been eating candy all day so my Halloween is good so far!

Looking forward to a quilty weekend. I'll be at A Quilter's Gathering on Friday in Manchester. NH. This is one of the nicest quilt shows in the area. On Saturday, I've signed up for the Mystery Ride sponsored by the quilt guild I belong to. We get on a bus and the destination is unknown! We usually stop at some great quilt shops. This is so much fun. I can't wait to go! I'll tell you all about it next time!




19 comments:

  1. What a cute table runner! I love all the little details in the fabric. Have a fun weekend, it sounds great! and I'm glad you and your family are safe and faired well from the storm.

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    1. Thanks! So glad you liked the table runner! So glad that storm is over.

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  2. So glad you and your family are safe and sound and my heart goes out to New Yorkers.
    Love your table runner I can see why you left it up. Have a great time on Saturday.

    Cheers Pauline

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    1. Thank you, Pauline! The storm could have been so much worse. We're so grateful. Nice to hear you like the table runner!

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    1. Thanks, Diane! No more storms for awhile, I hope!

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  4. Glad to hear that you and your family members are safe from the storm. That's a beautiful table runner, by the way.

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    1. Thanks! Nice to know that storm is over. Was a bit scary!

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  5. What a cute table runner, the colors are perfect for autumn. Glad to hear you are safe from 'Sandy'. Just can't imagine how it is like in NY and NJ - my heart goes out to those who have lost everything! Wonder how it will be here this season........... Have a wonderful weekend!

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    1. Thanks, Astrid. We were very lucky. It could have been so much worse. Hope your weather is not this crazy!

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  6. Hello ! Just hopped over via Quilting with Bob's blog - Love your runner and that Mystery tour sounds like great fun. Happy to be your newest follower and look forward to seeing all your lovely makes.
    xx

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    1. Thanks, Gilly! So nice to meet you! I'm so happy to hear you're my newest follower! I will visit your blog and hope you visit mine very often!

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  7. soooo cute--love that table runner, Rosemary.

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    1. Just noticed this comment! Nice to hear like my runner but so glad you got your power back!!

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  8. nice looking runner and yes, we were lucky in Mass. we just had a few branches and a flicker of power but other than that we were good. I feel for all those poor people who were affected by that massive storm. what a mess she left in her wake!

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    1. Thanks! I feel so bad when I see the devastation along the NY and NJ coast. I also heard we're getting another storm on Wednesday! I have no idea how those people are going to get through it.

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  9. Great table runner .... the fabrics that you used definitely make it one you can use for autumn and not just Halloween - smart move!

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    1. Thanks, Kate! I still have it up. It will be replaced soon with my Christmas runners!

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