This week is filled with two fun projects that are fast, easy and very practical! Learn the magic technique of using fusible product to create a quilted table runner!
Create adorable table runners using wool felt, zippers and bright fabric! The first table runner uses circles and rectangles to give a modern and trendy look.
Learn how to piece a colorful quilted table runner together and give it a little whimsy by creating flowers by fusing different sized circles together.
This table runner is great for beginner quilters as it shows simple piecing and the technique of using fused fabric, yet fun for experienced quilters as they get to be creative in making their fabric flowers!
Let’s get started making this fused flower table runner!
1 fat quarter solid green fabric
1 yard light grey fabric
Fabric selection of different prints , either five fat quarters, 5½” square charm pack or scraps
Cut eleven 5½” squares from assorted print fabrics.
Cut twenty six 1½” x 5½” rectangles from green fabric.
Cut fifteen 3½” x 5½” rectangles from assorted print fabrics.
Cut and sew to get a 63” x 9” strip of light grey fabric.
With right sides together, sew a green strip to one side of a 5½” square. Continue joining squares to green strips until you have a long row. Ending with a 5½” print square at each end. Press.
Sew a green strip to the 3½” x 5½” print rectangles along one of the 5½” sides. Continue joining the rectangles to the green strips alternating green strip w print. End with a green strip at each end. Press.
With right sides together, take the print/green strip using the 3½” x 5½” rectangles and sew to one long side of the grey fabric. Press.
Trim one end of the 5½” square strip by 2”. This is to allow for a more alternating pattern. Sew with right sides together to the other long side of the grey strip. Press. Trim other end.
Now we have our green stems on our table runner and next up is the technique of creating fused circle flowers! Stay tuned as we add those to our fun quilted table runner!