Domestic Diva Table Runner
Posted by administrator on Friday, September 17th, 2010
Domestic Diva Table Runner Tutorial
Course instructor: Jody of pleasant-home.com
1/4 yard of cream Diva Main
3/8 yard cream Diva Dot
1/4 yard green Diva Cupcakes
1/4 yard green Diva Damask
3/8 yard of cream Diva Apron for sashing and border
7/8 yard for back
1/2 yard binding
Fussy Cut 4 1/2" squares from the Domestic Diva's fabric showing the Domestic Diva's at work .
I cut 8 Diva's for my Table Runner. Finished Table Runner size is approx. 10 1/2" x 73"
Cut 8 - 2 1/2" Squares from the light fabrics for each Block ( = 64 light squares) Either iron the squares in half on the diagonal or mark with a pencil. (this will be your sewing line)
Cut 4 - 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles from the medium/dark prints for each block.
Also cut 4 - 2 1/2" squares from the medium/dark prints, for each block.
Sew the light 2 1/2" squares as shown to the med./drk. rectangle's, following the sewing line you either ironed in or marked with a pencil.
Trim leaving a 1/4" seam allowance
It will look like this.
Sew another light square to the other side as shown. Trim and press open.
It will look like this. (you will make 4 of these).
Sew the med/drk 2 1/2" squares to 2 of the rectangle pieces, as shown on the left in
this photo. (one square on each end)
Sew the smaller rectangle pieces to 2 facing sides of the fussy cut square, as shown.
Sew the longer rectangle pieces to the remaining two facing sides of the fussy cut square
Tah Dah! Block completed
I used one of the light fabrics as sashing for the Table Runner. Cutting 1 3/4" strips. Sew these strips in between each block and the ends, then sew the remaining strips to both sides.
I used left over fabric cut into strips and sewn together, for my backing. Quilt and
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