Pattern - Thanksgiving Table Runner & Napkins
- 1. Sew all seams with right sides of fabrics facing, using 1/4" seam allowance, pinning and pressing as needed.
- 1. Cut 15-1/2"x30-1/2" rectangle from linen, backing fabric, and batting. See Fig. 1 to cut off corners of rectangles.
- 2. Print and cut out pattern. Transfer pattern (except for "give thanks" portion) to both ends of linen shape. (Note: Dashed lines on pattern should line up with trimmed corners of linen.) Using one strand embroidery floss, stem stitch designs.
- 3. Baste batting to back of linen shape. Sew through center of rickrack around front of linen shape, 1/4" from edge. Sew linen shape to backing fabric with right sides facing in, along rickrack stitching, leaving 6" opening on one side for turning. Trim corners at angle; turn right side out. Handsew opening closed.
- 4. Machine quilt a square and diagonal lines in center of assembled table runner to hold batting and fabric layers in place. (Note: Before sewing, use masking tape to mark square and diagonally lines in center of table runner.)
- 1. For napkin, cut 18" tan fabric square. Press edges over 1/4", and then 1/4" again. Sew close to pressed edges.
- 2. For napkin ring, cut 2-1/2"x5-1/2" rectangle from linen, backing fabric, and batting. Transfer "give thanks" portion of pattern to center of linen rectangle. Using one stand embroidery floss, stem stitch design.
- 3. Baste batting to back of linen rectangle. Sew through center of rickrack along long front sides of linen rectangle, 1/4" from edge. Sew linen rectangle to backing fabric with right sides facing in, along rickrack stitching, and 1/4 from edges of short sides, leaving 2" opening on one side for turning. Trim corners at angle; turn right side out. Hand-sew opening closed.
- 4. To make ring shape, hand-sew short ends of rectangle together, with right side facing out.
- 1. Shorten long sides of runner for matching placemats.
- 2. When Thanksgiving is over, simply flip runner and rings to other side for everyday use.