Free Table Runner Patterns
Dress tables for any holiday or season with these free table runner patterns. They'll add quick color and style to your home--and are a breeze to whip up!
Big Block Table Runner
The large unpieced squares in this table runner are perfect for featuring a large novelty print.
Prints of Egypt
Create a dramatic, global-inspired table runner from a mix of paisley and geometric prints. A border looks more complicated when cut from a stripe.
Easy Triangles Table Runner
In each diagonal row of this table runner, triangles alternate between soft stripes and heathered solids. Points of the equilateral triangles will match up perfectly, making stitching a breeze.
Rose Bouquet Table Runner
Incorporate the look of fresh flowers year-round with this sweet table runner. Romantic florals and light greens and pinks stand out against black prints.
A New Leaf Table Runner
To make the blocks appear to be straight set, alternate two background fabrics in the leaf blocks, then piece the same fabrics into hourglass units and side setting triangles. For stems, back a green print with no-sew fusible web, then rotary-cut the green print into strips with a pinking blade.
Autumn Splendor Table Runner
Capture the colors of autumn in an easy-to-piece table runner.
Fused Circles Table Runner
Fuse a Zen garden-like table using Asian prints.
Patriotic Hexagons Table Runner
Join red, white, and blue hexagons to create a long and narrow table topper.
Floral Pastel Table Runner
Combine piecing and appliqué with subtle color variations for a table runner with depth and dimension.
Log Cabin Table Runner
Stitch a 12-block table runner using Log Cabin blocks in two colorways. By using a color scheme of purple, green, and cream, this becomes a season-spanning table runner.
Appliquéd Vines and Leaves Table Runner
Appliqué vines and leaves on a solid background bordered by summer-fresh prints for a table runner fit for the season.
Patriotic Pinwheels Table Runner
Make pinwheels pop on a patriotic table topper using red, white, and blue print fabrics.
Twinkling Stars Table Runner
Floating stars flank a center star surrounded by Flying Geese units in a quilted table runner. All the stars pop off a dark background and are surrounded by a pieced border.
Squares and Strips Table Runner
Create an extra-long table runner. The light background provides room for quilting experimentation: Try a light-color thread for a subtle look or, for more pizzazz, use a black-and-red variegated thread.
Two-Tone Star Table Runner
With clever fabric placement in each star block in a graphic, gift-worthy table runner, quilt tester Laura Boehnke created the illusion of diagonal stripes.
On-Point Table Runner
A bevy of black-and-white prints adds a touch of sass to an easy table topper. Start each block with an 8-1/2" square fussy-cut from a panel print and add two 4-1/2"-wide strips to finish.
Avian Table Topper
Showcase fussy-cut bird designs in uneven Nine-Patch blocks and frame them with Flying Geese units in a tabletop quilt.
Stars at Dusk Table Runner
For this table runner, begin with a monochromatic palette of browns. Then add cool blues to give the quilt a serene feel.
Use dynamic fabrics to create an easy but elegant table runner. Choose a fabric featuring a large, bold motif. Select coordinating dots and stripes to pull together a dramatic look.
Curved Appliqué Table Runner
What looks like intricate curved piecing on this table runner isn't actually piecing, but rather curved appliqués layered atop an easy-to-make foundation block.
Garden Party Table Runner
Combine lollipop brights with chocolate brown for a scrumptious table runner.
Strip of Stars Table Runner
Five Evening Star blocks are framed with a neutral print, while a wide outer border utilizes the same bold floral as the setting triangles.
Pinwheels Table Runner
Combine three Pinwheel blocks to make a table topper or bed runner. Use assorted dark prints for the pinwheels and lighter fabrics for the block backgrounds to make the pinwheels pop.
One-Patch Table Runner
This easy project could be pieced overnight to give as a gift tomorrow.
Red, White & Blue Table Runner
Begin with traditional Rail Fence units and add triangles and squares to make three striking blocks.
Bold Sunburst Table Runner
Use a 3-D fabric-folding technique to make stunning Sunburst blocks with ease-and with perfect points.
Pastel Table Runner
From Quilts and More Spring 2008
To duplicate this easy-on-the-eyes variation of “Green Piece”, use assorted prints from Lonni Rossi’s Paint Box III for Andover Fabrics.
Click here to download instructions and materials needed to make this quilt.
Cool Four-Patch Runner
The versatile Four-Patch is a basic block for both new and experienced quilters. Test the accuracy of your 1/4" seams on an easy table runner.
Scrappy Table Runner
Careful color placement of rich navy, olive, brown, and red is key to creating this three-block table runner of hourglass and Flying Geese units.
Broken Dishes Table Runner
For a traditional look, use only two prints for each Broken Dishes block.
Batik Strips Table Runner
Frame a panel of 2-1/2"-wide batik strips with piping for the center of a quick and easy table runner.
Six-Pointed Stars Table Runner
Hand-piece a table runner using Six-Pointed Stars. Or, if hand stitching is not your forte, slowly machine-piece the pieces, making sure to take special care to start and stop sewing at the matching points.