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Friday, October 12, 2018

Sew Happy Friday - Prairie Point Table Runner Tutorial


Here is a fun, easy table runner made from 5" squares (charm squares). This could be a fun way to use up complimenting scraps or to add a pop of color to your home with a favorite charm square collection. (Don't forget that it is easy to cut 10" squares into quarters to make 5" charms.)

This runner finishes quite long at 52 inches, so if that is too large for your table you can shorten it by reducing the number of horizontal squares from 11 to whatever you need it to be. You could also use 4" squares instead in this case because the instructions wouldn't change, just the measurements. You may have to arrange the prairie points a little differently, though, to get them even.

When closing the opening left for turning the runner, Donna just stitched it shut on her sewing machine leaving a visible thread line. This can be made to look more a part of the overall design if you top stitch around the entire runner making sure that the opening on the bottom is closed as you do so. I think this will also provide extra security for the prairie points.

2 comments:

  1. This is so beautiful! Thanks for sharing! I hope all is well with you, my friend. :)

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    1. I like it too! I hope I make it sometime. LOL :-)
      We've been dealing with some changes, depressing weather, drilling a new well, and some health difficulties. Otherwise, we're fine. :-D I hope you're well too. I need to answer you recent email.

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