by Sandy Trachsel
Let’s make a table runner! You can find a printable pattern for my “In Love With Fall” table runner here.
Start by picking your fabric. You’ll need the following:
Choices are endless! You might want to use a traditional fall color palette, or you might want to choose very modern, colorful fabrics. For this tutorial, I am using Ruby Star Society “SPECKLED” fabric and a bit of Ruby Star Society “WARP & WEFT HEIRLOOM fabric. These and many other great Ruby Star Society fabrics are available here. Aren’t these fabrics fun! They were created by Ruby Star Society designers Rashida Coleman Hale and Alexia Marcelle Abegg. For the leaf blocks, I will be using the purple, orange and lime. The inner border will be the dark teal, and the outer border will be the fun orange stripe. Binding it all up will be the purple again. For the leaf background fabric and the quilt back, I will be using Kona white. And I am using an 80/20 cotton/poly batting.
Let’s get started! In this tutorial, we’ll talk about the following:
We are ready to add the “quilt binding”. There are numerous ways to bind a quilt. I am going to share my favorite method. As you progress in your quilting hobby, you’ll most likely settle on a favorite method also. This tutorial will show how to: