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It's For the Birds... Blue Birds!

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Welcome & Thank You to Mary Winegar and Madamme Samm for organizing and officiating this event! 
I'm sharing a Blue Bird table runner today. The basic directions for making the table runner can be found several posts below.
Also... Hope you notice that I have a "Bird Series" tab above.  Take a look...I love to do egrets and herons!
I made this runner as a birthday present for a sweet lady who  loves beige and Blue Birds! The runner can also be hung as a wall art panel.


The three blue bird sections are 8.5 X 11...  Yep, you guessed it! I used my regular ink jet printer. All you need to do is iron freezer paper on the back of the fabric, carefully cut it to printer paper size, and then just feed it through fabric side down.
I chose pictures from a public domain site,  making sure they predominately had a beige background.

Once I had the pictures printed on the fabric, I pulled the paper off the back. I stabilized the three pieces with a  fusible interfacing on the bac…