V-Day {or any time of year} Table Runner

Friday, February 10, 2012

You know how certain colors just call to you?  Well, I was cutting some of these Breakfast at Tiffany's {Fig Tree} fabrics for a customer the other day and had to scoop up some of the corals and creams before they were gone.  I knew I wanted to make a little Valentine's Day something out of them but didn't have a plan in mind.

Of course, it would be in the form of something quilty. 
But I didn't want it to be too cutesy or heartsy {are those words???}
This is what I came up with.

I kept the runner pattern simple so I could really highlight some custom quilting.  Don't you just love feather circles?  I thought they would be perfect in the blocks, definitely keeping with Fig Tree style.

{Kaylene Parry in Lehi, UT. quilted this for me and did a beautiful job!}

I used four 10" squares for the blocks and 1-1/2" wide sashing strips.
(This would be a perfect way to use up some left-over layer cake squares :)

I also used the EZ Flip 'N Set ruler by Darlene Zimmerman
to figure out the cut size of my side setting triangles.
Have I told you how much I love that ruler?!?

This runner measures 15" x 60" {from point to point}.

I have a feeling I will enjoy this simple runner throughout the year.

Happy Quilting!
~ Amber


  1. That is sooo cute! I love the colors!

  2. That is just too sweet. Perfect colors, perfect quilting. You have a winner there.

  3. That is gorgeous, the quilting really makes it sing!

  4. I've pinned this. It looks like a great thing to whip up at the last minute. Your quilting is gorgeous!

  5. I really like this..and I need to learn to quilt feathers! :)

  6. Absolutely LOVELY quilting on that! And the piecing is beautiful, too. Great job to all.

  7. How VERY pretty!! Your quilting is over the top, so wish I could learn to do such nice work. All in time I hope!

  8. It's beautiful!! and perhaps proof that 'less is more'. Glad you shared.

  9. What a beautiful table runner! I LOVE the colors! And the quilting is incredible! Good job! :)

  10. So pretty! The colors and quilting are fantastic. And you surely could use it all year long. :)

  11. Your table runner is gorgeous! You're brilliant on how you set the triangles on its side. Thanks for sharing.

    Victoria -->>


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