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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. The black-and-white batiks are from Hoffman California Fabrics.

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Inspired by Half & Half from designer Monique Dillard of Open Gate Quilts

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

1—18x22" piece (fat quarter) solid white (blocks A, B, C, E and F)
10" square each of black-and-white batik Nos. 1 and 7 (blocks A and F)
1 yard total assorted black batiks (blocks A–F, inner and outer borders, binding strips)
9x22" piece (fat eighth) each of black-and-white batik Nos. 2, 4, and 6 (blocks A–F)
18x22" piece (fat quarter) each of black-and-white batik Nos. 3 and 5 (blocks B–E)
1/2 yard black-and-white batik No.8 (middle border)
1-1/2 yards backing fabric
54x31" batting

Finished quilt: 45-1/2x23"
Finished blocks: 7-1/2" square

Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics.
Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.