This lovely table runner was designed by Stof fabrics and was made in their Duo and Mini Duo fabric ranges; and Valerie Nesbitt shows you other options.
This delightful table runner uses very modern-style fabrics which need no additional enhancement with quilting. So it’s made with the stitch and flip method of construction – so both sides at once and then bind!
Valerie talks you through things to think about when sewing a project of this size in this manner. Pay attention to the back – it will be on show. Think about the quilting patterns if you are using plainer fabrics (i.e. fabrics with less design on them). Make sure that your stitching lines are straight.
She discusses some of the alternative fabrics you can use eg her black and white version used a jelly roll. Then she suggests thinking about a Christmas version, as well as maybe adjusting the size to create table mats.
Here are pictures of the two quilts mentioned above:
If you are not a subscribed member of Justhands-on.tv you can still download the free pattern by clicking here: but you obviously miss out on all the helpful advice mentioned above!
You can visit the Stof Blog by clicking here to find other patterns they have designed for use with their fabrics.
and if you like the idea of using fusible wadding – then Lady Sew and Sew have a great range of wadding which you can find by clicking here.
Valerie is the founder and Creative Director of justhands-on.tv , as well as our very own ‘Queen of Scrap’. She founded Creative Quilting, a quilt quilt shop in Hampton Court, where she still teaches to this day.
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