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Squares and Strips Table Runner

Create an extra-long table runner using the Carnival collection from Red Rooster Fabrics. 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.

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Assemble and Add Borders


1. Cut and piece light gray print 2-1/2x42" strips to make:

  • 2—2-1/2x54-1/2" inner border strips
  • 2—2-1/2x22-1/2" inner border strips
2. Sew short inner border strips to short edges of quilt center. Add long inner border strips to remaining edges. Press all seams toward inner border.

3. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, sew together 11 assorted red, black, and gray print 2-1/2x8-1/2" rectangles along long edges to make a short outer border strip. Press seams in one direction. The short outer border strip should be 8-1/2x22-1/2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second short outer border strip.

4. Sew short outer border strips to short edges of quilt center. Press seams toward inner border.

5. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, join four assorted red, black, and gray 2-1/2x21" strips along short edges to make a long outer border strip. Trim long outer border strip to 2-1/2x74-1/2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second long outer border strip.

6. Sew long outer border strips to remaining edges of quilt center to complete quilt top. Press seams toward inner border.

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