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Ring of Posies

Four appliquéd and pieced flowers dance in circles in the blocks that make up this table runner. Use an earthy blue, brown, and cream color scheme for decor that lasts all year. Fabrics are from the Favorite Things collection by Gerri Robinson for Red Rooster Fabrics.

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Cut pieces in the following order.

Click on "Download this Project" above for pattern piece. To use fusible web for appliquéing the leaf shape, complete the following steps.

1. Lay fusible web, paper side up, over Leaf Pattern. Use a pencil to trace it 24 times, as indicated in cutting instructions, leaving 1⁄2" between tracings. Cut out each fusible-web leaf shape roughly 1⁄4" outside traced lines.

2.  Following manufacturer’s instructions, press fusible-web leaf shapes onto wrong side of designated fabric; let cool. Cut out fabric leaf shapes on drawn lines. Peel off paper backings.

From tan print, cut:
12—1-3⁄4" squares

From blue stripe, cut:
24—1-1⁄2" squares

From dark blue print, cut:
12—1-1⁄2×2-1⁄2" rectangles

From light blue print, cut:
12—1-1⁄2×2-1⁄2" rectangles

From blue leaf print, cut:
12—1-7⁄8" squares

From dark blue stripe, cut:
12—1-3⁄4" squares

From light blue floral, cut:
12—1-1⁄2" squares

From cream tone-on-tone, cut:
12—2-1⁄2×5-1⁄2" rectangles
12—2-1⁄2×3-1⁄2" rectangles
12—1-7⁄8" squares
12—1-1⁄2×4-1⁄2" rectangles
24—1-1⁄2×3-1⁄2" rectangles
12—1-1⁄2×2-1⁄2" rectangles
60—1-1⁄2" squares

From brown print, cut:
1—12×42" rectangle, cutting it into enough 3⁄4"-wide bias strips to total 54" for stem appliqués
24 of Leaf Pattern

From tan floral, cut:
2—6-1⁄2×36-1⁄2" inner border strips
2—6-1⁄2×24-1⁄2" inner border strips

From dark blue floral, cut:
4—3-1⁄2×42" strips for outer border

From binding fabric, cut:
5—3-1⁄2×42" strips for outer border

From brown rickrack, cut:
1—36-1⁄2"-long pieces
3—12-1⁄2"-long pieces