Sew a Reversible Table Runner
Beginner | 38 min 54 sec
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With decades of experience as a professional sewist, there’s still nothing Michele Muska loves more than sewing for the home. Use an 18 degree template to make a Dresden Plate, then quilt using both hand and machine. You’ll use heat-resistant batting to make the runner table-safe and will finish by making your own fabric bias tape. Choose your favorite fabrics to customize your runner for any season.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Finished table runner measures 39" x 14.5"
To make this size, you'll need roughly
  • 1/2 yd of 44" wide cotton for the top
  • Assortment of colors of cotton fabrics cut to 6.5" width strips to make Dresden wedges, approximately 50 wedges total for top and bottom (or use 6.5" scraps)
  • 1 yd of 44" wide cotton for the back in a complementary color
  • 1 yd of 22" heatproof batting
  • 1 yd fabric to make bias tape, or if using pre-packaged, purchase 3 yards bias binding
  • Sewing machine with matching thread
  • Hand-sewing needle
  • Rotary cutter
  • Thread snips
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • 18 degree Dresden wedge acrylic tool
  • Insulated batting
  • 6" saucer or plate
  • Quilting clips (optional)
  • Thimble or thimble pad (optional)
  • Marking pencil (optional)
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Make a Dresden wedge
  • Work big-stitch hand quilting
  • Trim edges with a rotary cutter
  • Make bias tape
  • Attach bias to curved corners

What you’ll get:
  • A 6-part series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to make a beautiful, reversible table runner
  • 8 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by sewist Michele Muska
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
183 users recommended this class to a friend
Audrella Sinegar
Instructor was detailed and easy to understand
January 15, 2023
T S
I especially liked the close ups of the corner techniques.
More than 3 months ago
Sandy Mehalko
I was dead set against hand sewing but I love the result so I might just do it on custom table mats.
More than 3 months ago