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July 5, 2019
Magical Moose Crossing quilted table runner, finished and on the table from Quilt Social

Today is our last day with this marvelous moose! Hope you have had fun making your own or just following along as I created moose magic with Banyan Batiks Alilah.


Moose Crossing Table Runner with Banyan Batiks Alilah


To get started you will need your backing and binding fabric. I chose a red and white Banyan Batiks Alilah for the backing and hanging sleeve and one of the fabulous orange batiks for the binding.

I wanted the binding in this table runner not to stand out, because the Moose is the star of the show.


Banyan Batiks Alilah fabrics in ...

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July 4, 2019
Making a moose applique realistic using Banyan Batiks Alilah! from Quilt Social

Yesterday, I showed you how to piece and quilt the maple leaf table runner. Today, I’m adding a moose head… well really just the top of his head and his majestic antlers created with Banyan Batiks Alilah!


Magical Moose Crossing Table Runner with Banyan Batiks Alilah, Jade colorway


I chose fusible applique for this project, you may use whatever method you prefer and remember the template shapes provided. Do not include a ¼” seam. Click here to download PDF.


Cut moose head, ears, head fluff and antlers with templates pages provided. The moose antlers are long and you’ll ...

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July 3, 2019
A background of beautiful maple leaves and simple grid quilting from Quilt Social

Yesterday I pieced eight lovely leaf blocks using Banyan Batiks Alilah and today I’ll work on the blocks that create the beautiful background and then quilt with a simple all over grid pattern.


Banyan Batiks Alilah make this table runner simply stunning! And it isn’t finished yet!


I chose to lay the blocks out in this pattern. You may arrange them as you choose as long as it ends up two squares by four squares.

The unfinished size of your table runner should be 18½” x 36½”.


This is the block arrangement I used in my table runner ...

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July 2, 2019
Making the leaf quilt block for the Magical Moose Crossing table runner from Quilt Social

Time to get started on the leaf blocks that were cut yesterday for the moose background. When using Banyan Batiks fabric to create the quilt blocks you’ll find that they work wonderfully. The high quality of the fabric makes sewing on the bias for the half square triangles simple and easy and pressing is a dream!

Make a total of 8 leaf blocks which will finish at 9” square. They will be set in a 2 x 4 pattern.


This is the block arrangement for the background.


For each quilt block

(1) 3½” square white

(4) 3½” HSTs

(3 ...

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June 29, 2019
Alilah fabric makes the Magical Moose Crossing table runner, whimsical! from Quilt Social

Hi! Tania, here again, to share with you another of my fun and whimsical applique designs! This week I’m making a magical moose table runner with a background of maple leaf blocks with Banyan Batiks Alilah fabrics. This is an ideal project to make while at a cottage this summer!

I’m using the Alilah collection of Banyan Batiks and chose fabrics from the coral and sage colorways. There are so many gorgeous colors to choose from!

This week’s awesome quilting project on QUILTsocial, the Magical Moose Crossing Table Runner with Banyan Batiks Alilah!


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June 23, 2019
QUILTsocial Giveaway 266: Alilah 12-Fat Quarter Fabric Bundle! from Quilt Social


Enter now for your chance to win a beautiful 12-fat quarter bundle featuring Banyan Batiks’ unique Alilah collection!

On the fence when it comes to modern vs. traditional batiks? Get the best of both with Banyan Batiks’ Alilah collection! With a mix of the solid backgrounds found in many modern batiks, as well as the more mottled watercolor effect seen in traditional batiks, Alilah showcases modern and traditional together in a new and exciting way!

Visit to view the entire line. Use the Product Finder tool on the website to find the local shops near you that carry ...

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