Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Summer Table Runner {w/ Riley Blake's Sugar-n-Spice Fabrics}

I love this fabric collection from Riley Blake. It is called Sugar-n-Spice. Being that I have all boys, I really couldn't use it to make something for them. :)
 So...I made a little table runner from it. I used most of the turquoise and red fabrics, along with some fabrics I already had on hand.
I also used some jumbo ric-rac.
I really liked the size of this table runner, so I made this one almost the same size.

 I cut my fabrics about 15 inches long, and 4-5 inches wide. I have a round pedestal table so this size works well for me. I cut about 12 pieces for the table runner. I simply sewed these together to make one long strip of fabric. I added a light weight batting, and  fabric for the back. I sewed right sides together, left one end open, flipped it, pressed it, and top stitched it. That's it. I really like the bright colors in this collection.
Thanks for reading! Happy Summer!
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6 comments:

Crafting For Chiari said...

It is so much more motivating to have a clean table when you have a fresh, clean, new table runner. Thanks for the inspiration, I think I will have to make one of these today!!

Nat Mac said...

Oh my goodness Sharla that is adorable!! I also have to say that I have been following your blog for a while and I absolutely love your ideas!! I was inspired by your valentines tree to do one of my own. Here is a link to mine http://natmacsknickknacks.blogspot.com/2011/01/love-you-day-tree.html
I have been feeling like a blog stalker never leaving you any comments:)


Natalie

Sandoval Family said...

I love it! it's so bright and cheery! it just makes me happy just looking at it!

Jennifer said...

Cute! I LOVE that line of fabric :)

Kimberly said...

Very cute. I love those fabrics!

ashay815 said...

If you ever get tired of it, I'll buy it off of you! I don't sew and have fallenm adly in love with this runner. lol.