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Stars at Dusk Table Runner

For this table runner, begin with a monochromatic palette of browns from the Serenity collection by Daiwabo for Maywood Studio. Then add cool blues to give the quilt a serene feel.

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Assemble and Add Borders


1. Sew long brown tone-on-tone inner border strips to long edges of quilt center. Add short brown tone-on-tone inner border strips to remaining edges. Press all seams toward inner border.

2. Referring to Diagram 5, sew toegther two assorted light or medium print 1-3/4" squares and two assorted blur print 1-3/4" squares in pairs. Press seams in opposite directions. Join pairs to make a small Four-Patch unit. Press seam in one direction. The small Four-Patch unit should be 3" square including seam allowances. Repeat to make 18 small Four-Patch units total.

3. Sew matching dark brown print or brown tone-on-tone triangles to opposite edges of a small Four-Patch unit (Diagram 6). Add matching dark brown print or dark brown tone-on-tone triangles to remaining edges to make a Square-in-a-Square unit. Press all seams toward triangles. The unit should be 4" square including seam allowances. Repeat to make 18 Square-in-a-Square units total.

4. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, join six medium brown print 4" squares and six Square-in-a-Square units in a row to make a long outer border strip. Press seams toward squares. The long outer border strip should be 4x42-1/2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second long outer border strip. Sew long outer border strips to long edges of quilt center.

5. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, join two each of blue print and light brown print 4" squares and three Square-in-a-Square units in a row to make a short outer border strip. Press seams toward squares. The short outer border strip should be 4x25" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second short outer border strip. Add short outer border strips to remaining edges to complete table runner top. Press all seams toward inner border.

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