Springy Table Runner

Posted on January 25th, by Amy in finished project. 26 comments

Hi there!  I had a fun and productive weekend, and the best part is – there’s no school today!  Friday was the end of the quarter, so the lovely teachers have a day to work without students.

I finished piecing a quilt, and prepped the backing, made from this beautiful collection – Botany by Lauren and Jessi Jung, I believe it will be out in March.  The colors are fresh and scream spring!  Before I finished my quilt top, I had already planned a quick table runner for my living room!

Honestly, I think I spent about an hour total on this piece.  I even stitched the binding on the machine – not as hard as everyone makes it out to be!  The only thing I would do different next time is cut the binding smaller – I was working with jelly roll strips.

 Hopefully my table will stay clear so I can admire it all the time!  I hope you had a good weekend!

I need to go wade through all the giveaway comments and announce them – cross your fingers :)
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26 thoughts on “Springy Table Runner

  1. 1
    Kaye Prince says:

    Very pretty Amy! I have been drooling over the Botany collection ever since it was unveiled and can't wait to get my hands on it!

  2. 2
    mom says:

    I've never done any machine quilting, but this even looks easy enough for me! LOL!

    Tammy ~@~

  3. 3
    Vicki says:

    it's cute! I need to make a table runner one of these days.

  4. 4
    Lesly says:

    Love that fabric! Truly does look like spring!

  5. 5
    deary says:

    i love it, and i love your new banner, too! i'm surprised nobody noticed it yet!

  6. 6
    Natalia says:

    The new runner is darling against your newly painted walls!

  7. 7
    Brooke says:

    I love it and think I might put one together for my entry table… thanks and I too love the new header.

  8. 8
    Barbara Myltschenko says:

    Really cute! I love straight line quilting too. Also love the new header picture, I'm glad to see mine is not the only machine with lint in it!

  9. 9
    Blue Is Bleu says:

    So lovely! Love how little time it took to put this together!!

  10. 10
    em's scrapbag says:

    Beautiful runner. Very springy. Nice after all the snow we've been getting.

  11. 11
    live a colorful life says:

    I love the new banner as well! I had to make sure was at the right place!

  12. 12
    Anina says:

    Don't you just love a quick project that turns out great?

  13. 13
    Leslie says:

    i caught a peek at the botany fabric recently and i love it…this runner is so pretty.

  14. 14
    Mindy says:

    What a cute runner! Love all the colors and the way you put it together.

  15. 15
    Candied Fabrics says:

    Ooh! New header! Pretty!

  16. 16
    jlk says:

    So cute! winter is long, isn't it?

  17. 17
    MomBrose says:

    Great runner! I need to make one for our dining room table but can't decide on fabric….as usual. :)
    I am still in love with your wall color!

  18. 18
    CitricSugar says:

    Lovely little runner!! Glad you found it a breeze to machine-stitch the binding… It has always been a disaster for me. And hand-stitching gives me an excuse to sit and watch a couple of movies while still being "productive". ;-)

  19. 19
    Amy says:

    I looooooove it!

  20. 20
    Terriaw says:

    It's so pretty! Love those fabrics and the size too. Did you use that for your banner? Great quickie project!

  21. 21
    2miracles/Tove says:

    Beautiful!!! i really think you runner turned out cute. I was just looking at those fabrics on there site this weekend so cute sewn up. Good luck on keeping the table clear.

  22. 22
    Gerry says:

    I like it
    Tablerunners are so satisfying.

  23. 23
    Anonymous says:

    like your wall color! love you, Mom

  24. 24
    Anonymous says:

    Love the table runner! How do you get the quilting so even? What fabrics were they? I'd love to make one for myself…

  25. 25
    Rita @ Mochi Studios says:

    Wow, you made this beauty in under an hour!? You're amazing! Lovely new fabrics too! I've never tried machine sewing the entire binding before but it sounds like a great time saver!

  26. 26
    anne @ Floralshowers Craft Blog says:

    Very beautiful!!! I need to make me a table runner…
    ah, and something to remind me of spring. Utah is so cold!

    =) have a happy day!

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