Saturday, October 23

A candy corn treat!!

Like so many of you, I love candy corn and especially when it's mixed with salted peanuts. I also just like the look of candy corn. I mean, it's colorful......orange, yellow, white.....it's just plain bright and cheerful!!
I loved that candy corn fabric that my swap partner Cheryl used in the totebag swap and got lucky enough to find the same fabric at JoAnn's. And that's when I thought........oh, that would look so cute with that 'Happy Jack's" fabric (by Alexander Henry) if I made it up in Pat Sloan's blog hop pattern "Wishing Well"......and that's what I did..........
It turned out so cute, that I think it's sweet as candy corn! I know you're not supposed to "crow about things" but I just love how this turned out! I found the perfect flecked orange and some scraps of a perfect vintage yellow in my stash and they look just like candy corn - almost good enough to eat! I love how this looks on my table and at Halloween, I'll replace the flowers with a big ceramic pumpkin filled with candy for the "Trick-or-Treating" kiddies.

I stitched this up last weekend. I was actually looking for fabrics for the tablerunner that I shared on my blog yesterday, when I got the idea to use these fabrics on Pat's pattern. It was super easy and I made it in just one afternoon/evening. The quilt is just "stitch in the ditch" because I wanted to see all these fabrics. Now if you want to make one, too, just pop over to Pat's blog and you will find a link on this post that will give you all the info on Pat's free patterns. Pat made her sample in a cottage rose print and come spring, I have some rosy-posy fabrics that would also look good in this lay-out. In the meantime, since Halloween will soon be over and Christmas is just around the corner.......I've pulled out the sweetest peppermint candy fabric that will be my 6-1/2" square on a Christmas themed table runner. When you see a post titled "A Peppermint Treat", you'll know it's finished!
I was going to show you an "in-progress" Halloween project but I have not really made much progress today. LOL! Some unplanned things called my name and I only got a wee bit of sewing done but that's okay because ....... tomorrow is just a day away. :-)
Happy weekend everyone!
Sandi

11 comments:

Pat said...

I love that you often feature patterns that are not complicated but still look very nice AND could be made up for so many seasons so easily. This is another one!!! Good job!

Jacque. said...

yummy...both the real candy corn and your table runner!

Crispy said...

It really does remind me of candy corn. Bob eats that stuff by the bag full every Halloween :0)

Crispy

Glenna @ Hollyhock Quilts said...

Very cute!! Thanks for sharing...

Needled Mom said...

Who doesn't love candy corn? It looks fabulous and really does remind me of candy corn in its design.

Tonya said...

i love candy corn, especially the chocolate ones...yummy.love your tabel runner

Caryl W said...

Sandi...I love your tablerunner!!!

Beth said...

Great tablerunner. Does look like candy corn. Look forward to seeing the peppermint version.

Diane H said...

Just love your runner - hate to admit this but I've never tasted candy corn. I'm off to Pat Sloan's to look at her patterns, thank you.

Deb said...

That looks really effective, Sandi. Very Halloweeny. It looks totally different in all the different fabrics on Pat's website!

Alice Grace said...

That is so gorgeous! Great design!

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