I’m using The Caroler by Mary Engelbreit to make a cute Christmas-themed table runner from Erin Russek’s Mittens applique pattern.

I’m using fusible web applique for my mittens.


The blocks are ready for machine blanket stitching. I love, love the fabulous colours in this fabric line. Now to decide what colour of thread to use for the blanket stitch .. red, black, white, gold. Thoughts?


Download the mittens pattern from Erin’s site. She’s included instructions for making a quilt of mittens and an on-point table runner too.

Be sure to check out Erin’s idea for squaring up the mittens block … it’s brilliant.

Updated Jan. 4, 2012 – My Smitten with Mittens Table Runners have been completed.

I’m Smitten with Erin’s Mittens
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4 thoughts on “I’m Smitten with Erin’s Mittens

  • September 8, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    I love this quilt in this fabric! I saw it on Erin’s site too. Such a cute pattern. Just a personal preference, but I might go with a red thread. Always cheerful.

  • September 8, 2011 at 8:16 pm

    I downloaded Erin’s mitten pattern the other day, it looks so neat! Love your fabrics!

  • September 8, 2011 at 11:53 pm

    Love the mittens and especially that arrangement. As for thread colour, I say use all of them. :) can’t wait to see the final quilt!

  • September 9, 2011 at 12:18 am

    I’m smitten, too!! Downloaded the pattern. Thanks for link, Michele!!

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