Much to my surprise, my online bloggy friend Rhonda was creating for me! Rhonda writes Quilter in the Gap blog and hosts a podcast which is completely entertaining to listen to! Anyway, I was so super duper excited to see her return address label sticking out of my post box! Want to see what she made?
How spectacular is this? I love how Rhonda took a creative approach to the runner - its not the usual rectangle that we always see. Circles! How great!?!? Want to see each circle up close?
I love the fabric! Now, do you notice anything special here? Yes! Each circle is an independent little quilt that could be used as a place mat, but they're all linked together using little handmade cuff link-like buttons. So, each place mat has a button hole on either side that can then be used to link it up with its buddy. You could even make a circular runner if you have a circular table!
Rhonda also included a handmade Christmas tree ornament with "2011" on it, to commemorate our recent move into our new home. How thoughtful! there were also sheets of stickers that I have since plastered EVERYWHERE.
Rhonda, thank you. Your creativity and inspiration are making my Christmas shiny and bright. I am entirely grateful for your thoughtfulness and your huge effort to make something so beautiful. xx