Spring Table Runner

Spring Table Runner

Celebrate the changing seasons with this Spring Table Runner from Lisa Fulmer. Table runner patterns don't get much better than this. Impress guests with your crafting skills.

Hear Lisa talk about her Spring Table Runner on FaveCrafts Radio. Read our blog post to learn more about the March 2, 2011 FaveCrafts Radio show.

Spring Table Runner
 

Materials:

  • Background fabric (runner) to fit your table (mine is approx 12" x 48")
  • Ultra-Light Lutradur
  • Painted fabric scraps
  • Spray ink in a color to match fabric
  • Bo-Nash Secret Bonding Agent
  • Glue stick
  • Silicone Release Paper

Directions:

  1. Hem the edges of your runner with a 1/4" seam.
     
  2. Spritz a strip of Ultra-Light Lutradur with spray ink, allow to dry (tip: spray the lutradur on top of a large piece of watercolor paper or plain cotton, then you'll have an interesting painted pattern on the paper/cotton when you remove the Lutradur...a two-fer!).
     
  3. Cut a variety of painted fabric scraps into circles, triangles, leaves and petals. painted fabric works nicely because the edges don't fray when cut.
     
  4. Arrange your scraps however you like to create a random floral pattern on your runner - focus the design just on the ends, or just in the center, or all over.
     
  5. Use just a dab of glue stick to adhere scraps in place on your runner.
     
  6. Cut the ultra-light lutradur to the best size to cover your floral pattern.
     
  7. Sprinkle a moderate amount of Bo-Nash Secret Bonding Agent on top of the pattern, over the entire area where the Lutradur will lay.
     
  8. Position the Lutradur on top of the powdered area the way you want it, cover with a sheet of non-stick silicone release paper, and press with a hot iron to fuse the Lutradur to your runner, trapping your floral pattern in between (the paper will protect your iron).
     
  9. Sitch around the edges of the Lutradur to finish it off, and stitch around the edges of your fabric scrap shapes to embellish, if desired.

    Spring Table Runner

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Very lovely and full of spring. sherrypell

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