Good Neighbors Table runner Project by Silly Mama Quilts
9.15.2015

We are so honored and delighted to have Brooke from the Silly Mama Quilts blog on Notions today showing off a beautiful table runner she made using our new and exclusive Good Neighbors collection by Amanda Jean Nyberg. Brooke was kind enough to provide a step-by-step tutorial for the construction of this lovely project, so follow along and learn how to make your own!
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Good Neighbors is a fabric line designed by Amanda Jean of Crazy Mom Quilts exclusively for Connecting Threads. I designed this project using fat quarters from the line. This project could also be done with scraps.
Let’s get started! The finished size of the runner is 19.5 x 28.5 inches.

Supplies
Seven fat quarters for blocks and binding
5/8 yard for backing
Piece of batting 21 x 31 inches
1/4 yard for binding – three 2.5 inch strips WOF or six 2.5 inch strips from fat quarters

Notes
Read all directions before beginning
All fabric is estimated at 42” wide (WOF = Width of Fabric)
Seam allowance: ¼ inch
This pattern is for the Confident Beginner
All measurements are in inches
Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated
Please email questions to brooke@sillymamaquilts.com

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Cutting Instructions
Cut two 2 inch fat quarter strips of six of the prints
Cut six 2 inch fat quarter strip of one print
Cut six 2.5 inch fat quarter strips for binding or three 2.5 inch strips WOF.

Piecing the Runner

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Separate your strips into three sets of three.

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Make sure one print is in each set.

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Notice the same print in each set?

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Sew the strips into units. You will need two units of each set.

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Sub-cut the units into 5 1/8 squares, or whatever the width measurement of your strip unit is.

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Arrange the blocks into a zig-zag pattern as pictured above. I did a 4 x 6 block layout.

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Sew blocks together, first into pairs and then into rows and rows into one unit.

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Once the top is complete, sandwich with batting and backing.

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I did some simple quilting down the zig-zags and then in the ditch.

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I used several of the prints for binding. Sew pieces into one long strip and machine sew onto the runner. Machine or hand sew the binding to the back side.

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Your runner is now finished and ready to enjoy!
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5 comments

  1. Lynn Patch - September 15, 2015

    Love that table runner. and I like that new fabric

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  2. Anita Carol Gambrell - September 15, 2015

    Beautiful fresh colors! Love that pattern!

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  3. Lenny - September 15, 2015

    Love the colors and patterns of the fabric grouping. “Triple Rail Fence” as I know this pattern is a great design and works up so quickly. A great choice for a gift or for that matter, many gifts.

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  4. Allison CB - September 16, 2015

    Lovely fabrics!

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  5. shannon o - September 19, 2015

    excellent. drooling over these fabrics!

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