Friends & Family Table Runner

Materials

  • Fabric: 12”x36” muslin; 12”x36” backing fabric; two 12”x6” print strips; two 5” coordinating-print squares
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Alizarin Crimson, Cherry Red, Cranberry Wine, Buttermilk, Hauser Lt. Green, Hauser Med. Green, Citron Green
  • Buttons, six
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss: #725 or color of choice

Tools

  • Loew-Cornell Paintbrushes, 1/2”: #2 liner, #4 shader
  • Pinking shears
  • Needle and thread

Basic Supplies

scissors, straight pins, ruler, pencil, iron, tape

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print out patterns. Trim edges of hearts with pinking shears. Wash fabric pieces in machine without softener; dry. Iron pieces and seams along sides on print fabric pieces. Pin pieces onto muslin. Pin stripes onto front section of muslin, 6” from edges. See photo.

STEP 2

  • Tape patterns onto back of muslin and lightly trace outline of patterns. Refer to photo for placement.

STEP 3

  • Basecoat lettering Hauser Lt. Green; shade Hauser Med. Green; highlight Citron Green. Add Alizarin Crimson highlight dots. Use #2 liner to add curl lines.

STEP 4

  • Basecoat hearts Alizarin Crimson; shade Cranberry Wine; highlight Cherry Red. Add Alizarin Crimson highlight dots around edges. Use #2 liner to add smaller Buttermilk dots.

STEP 5

  • Use #2 liner to paint center lines Metallic Inca Gold and #4 liner for Metallic Inca Gold circles. Highlight dot on lines Buttermilk.

STEP 6

  • Let paint dry.

STEP 7

  • Pin fabric hearts on center of painted hearts. Use needle and thread (or sewing machine) to sew fabric hearts on hearts.

STEP 8

  • Turn fabric right sides together; sew closed, leaving opening to turn right side out. Sew opening closed. Center three buttons on print fabric strips; sew buttons on runner through fabric.
by Cheryl Nuccio

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/717/6201668f-ba0d-4fc3-a2a4-7c0f5156d792.pdf



Friends & Family Table Runner
Friends & Family Table Runner