Patchwork Trees Make a Cheery Holiday Runner
October 29, 2016 |
| Christmas Quilts
Embellish the Trees for Sparkle and Color, or Not!
Patchwork trees made into a runner will add considerable charm to your holiday table. Choose a variety of scraps for the trees and a special fabric for the binding and sashing. The red and white stripe used in this example makes the runner sparkle with good cheer.
This table runner offers many possibilities for embellishment, if you are so inclined. Beads, buttons, rhinestones, ribbons and felt stars can all be added to decorate the trees.
This project is so easy that even beginning quilters can finish it quickly. It will also make wonderful gifts for those on your list who love quilts.
You might also consider using the tree blocks in other configurations. One block with borders would be a lovely little wall quilt. Four trees could be a square table topper.
The finished runner, by designer Jennifer Bosworth, is 12 1/2″ x 53″.
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