Create a Beautiful Runner with 45 Degree Tube Blocks

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The Blocks Can be Used in Other Projects, Too!

This beautiful runner is made from 2 1/2″ jelly roll strips. Two coordinating batiks were used to create three blocks for the runner.





Choose whatever colors and fabric styles you prefer. The runner will be lovely in any palette.

45 Degree Angle Quilt Block Tutorial

45 Degree Angle Quilt Block Tutorial

Or go ahead and make more blocks for a larger quilt. The block is very versatile. Depending on color and value placement it can take on a number of looks.

Easy 45 Degree Strip Tube Table Runner Tutorial

The 45 degree angle tube technique is used to create the blocks. It’s a simple process that doesn’t require special rulers (provided you already have one with a 45 degree angle line).

Easy 45 Degree Strip Tube Table Runner Tutorial

Jenny from Missouri Star Quilt Co. demonstrates how to cut the blocks in the following video.

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Notice how she used a wider strip for half of each block for a different effect.

The blocks and runner shown here were designed by Connie Kresin Campbell from Freemotion by the River. Each block finishes at 11″ square.

Click here for the free “45 Degree Angle Quilt Blocks” tutorial.

Combine three blocks for a finished runner that’s about 11″ x 34″.

Click here for the free “Easy 45 Degree Strip Tube Table Runner” tutorial.

 

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