Alternating bright print and white squares establishes a woven look in this table runner. Using large-scale florals for some of the white prints provides variation to the color sets. Fabrics are from the Wildflower collection by Judy and Judel Niemeyer for Timeless Treasures Fabrics.

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Inspired by Tapestry from designer Karen Snyder of Anna Lena's

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

Materials

• 1⁄2 yard white tone-on-tone (quilt center)

• 1⁄8 yard each purple, olive, yellow-green, light blue, dark blue, light teal, dark teal, and mint green prints (quilt center)

• 1⁄4 yard white floral (quilt center)

• 1⁄4 yard black floral (border)

• 1⁄3 yard binding fabric

• 1-1⁄3 yards backing fabric

• 27×45" batting

Finished quilt: 19×37"

Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.

Press seams in directions indicated by arrows on diagrams. If no direction is specified, press seam toward darker fabric.

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Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.

From white tone-on-tone, cut:

• 8-1-1⁄2 ×42" strips

• 50-1-1⁄2" squares

From purple print, cut:

• 2-1-1⁄2 ×42" strip

From olive print, cut:

• 2-1-1⁄2 ×42" strips

From yellow-green print, cut:

• 2-1-1⁄2 ×42" strips

• 4-1-1⁄2" squares

From light blue print, cut:

• 2-1-1⁄2 ×42" strips

• 8-1-1⁄2" squares

From dark blue print, cut:

• 2-1-1⁄2 ×42" strips

• 4-1-1⁄2" squares

From light teal print, cut:

• 2-1-1⁄2 ×42" strips

• 4-1-1⁄2" squares

From dark teal print, cut:

• 2-1-1⁄2 ×42" strips

• 4-1-1⁄2" squares

From mint green print, cut:

• 22-1-1⁄2" squares

From white floral, cut:

• 70-1-1⁄2" squares

From black floral, cut:

• 2-2 ×34" border strips

• 2-2 ×19" border strips

From binding fabric, cut:

• 3-2-1⁄2 ×42" binding strips

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Assemble Segments A–D

1. Referring to Diagram 1, sew together two white tone-on-tone 1-1⁄2 ×42" strips and the purple print 1-1⁄2 ×42" strip to make Strip Set A. Repeat to make a second A strip set. Cut strip sets into 30-1-1⁄2"-wide A segments.

2. Join an olive print 1-1⁄2 ×42" strip and a yellow-green print 1-1⁄2 ×42" strip to make Strip Set B (Diagram 2). Repeat to make a second B strip set. Cut strip sets into 40-1-1⁄2"-wide B segments.

3. Referring to Diagram 3, sew together one white tone-on-tone 1-1⁄2 ×42" strip, one light blue print 1-1⁄2 ×42" strip, and one dark blue print 1-1⁄2 ×42" strip to make Strip Set C. Repeat to make a second C strip set. Cut strip set into 36-1-1⁄2"-wide C segments.

4. Referring to Diagram 4, sew together one light teal print 1-1⁄2 ×42" strip, one white tone-on-tone 1-1⁄2 ×42" strip, and one dark teal print 1-1⁄2 ×42" strip to make Strip Set D. Repeat to make a second D strip set. Cut strip set into 40-1-1⁄2"-wide D segments.

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Assemble Quilt Top

1. Referring to Quilt Center Assembly Diagram, lay out segments A–D and all 1-1⁄2" squares in 36 diagonal rows. Rows 1 and 36 should consist of a single white floral square. Rows 2–35 should begin and end with a white floral square.

2. Sew together pieces in each diagonal row. Press seams away from white tone-on-tone and white floral pieces.

3. Join rows to make quilt top. Press seams in one direction.

4. Trim edges of quilt top 1⁄4" from points of squares (Diagram 5). The trimmed quilt center should be 16 ×34" including seam allowances.

5. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, sew black floral 2×34" border strips to long edges of quilt center. Add black floral 2×19" border strips to remaining edges to complete quilt top. Press all seams toward outer border.

Finish Quilt

1. Layer quilt top, batting, and backing; baste. Quilt as desired.

2. Bind quilt with binding strips.

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