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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, designer Debbie Beaves stitched a season-spanning table runner that shows off her Dolce collection for RJR Fabrics.


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Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order. Cut the purple border print lengthwise (parallel to the selvages).

From purple floral, cut:
4—4-3/8" squares
6—2-1/2" squares

From cream tone-on-tone, cut:
12—1-1/2x2-1/2" rectangles for position 1

From mottled cream, cut:
12—1-1/2x3-1/2" rectangles for position 2

From purple print, cut:
4—2-1/2x42" binding strips
2—1-1/2x39-1/2" strips for outer border
2—1-1/2x25-1/4" strips for outer border
6—1-1/2x6-1/2" rectangles for position 8B
4—1-1/2x4-3/8" rectangles for outer border
6—1-1/2x3-1/2" rectangles for position 3A

From light purple print, cut:
6—1-1/2x5-1/2" rectangles for position 7B
6—1-1/2x4-1/2" rectangles for position 4A

From tan print No. 1, cut:
12—1-1/2x4-1/2" rectangles for position 5

From tan print No. 2, cut:
2—1-1/2x36-1/2" strips for inner border
2—1-1/2x12-1/2" strips for inner border
12—1-1/2x5-1/2" rectangles for position 6
4—1-1/2" squares for inner border

From light green print, cut:
6—1-1/2x5-1/2" rectangles for position 7A
6—1-1/2x4-1/2" rectangles for position 4B

From green print, cut:
2—1x36-1/2" strips for inner border
2—1x15-1/2" strips for inner border
6—1-1/2x6-1/2" rectangles for position 8A
6—1-1/2x3-1/2" rectangles for position 3B
4—1x1-1/2" rectangles for inner border

From green floral, cut:
6—2-1/2" squares

From purple border print, fussy-cut along same portion of stripe for each:
2—4-3/8x39-1/2" strips for outer border
2—4-3/8x15-1/2" strips for outer border