Tag: table runners

DIY Two Table runners from one length of Fabric Tutorial

Recently we had the end of an era around here, we replaced our 30+ year old dining room table and chairs. I never thought I would but it seemed a bit old fashioned. Plus it was wobbly from years of people using it to help balance themselves as they got up.  And one chair needed... Read more »

Quick and easy DIY Table runner from pre cuts

I live in a condo building of four units and I am good buds with two women who live in two other units. They are both single gals who do a lot for our building. We bring in each other’s garbage cans or newspapers plus pull together for meetings or repairs. We don’t hang out... Read more »

Solids plus Chevron Table runner - DIY project number two

I am not only having a love affair with chevrons but I am continuing my adoration of solids. In addition to buying ten yards of chevrons, I also got a whole array of solids from Blue Underground Studios.  I had already made one chevron table runner that was super easy, it was time to up... Read more »

Easy Chevron table runner - DIY project number one

I am having a love affair with chevron fabric lately, maybe it is more of an infatuation.  It isn’t a serious thing like I have with blue and white fabrics, it is more of summer loving.  I went ahead and ordered ten, count ’em ten yards of different chevron fabrics so I could indulge this... Read more »

April kitchen sewing inspiration

April is an odd month here in the Chicago area, particularly this year.  Easter is but a distant memory and Mother’s day not that close, plus the weather is basically awful.  We do have moments, an hour here or there of sunshine which rescues us from sticking our heads in the oven.  April kitchen sewing... Read more »

Birthday table runners

Now that my kids are no longer having slumber parties at my house, I love birthdays again!  Growing up, I had two birthday parties but this was of course in the dark ages, the 1950’s.  My girls had a party every single year.  And when they were a certain age, they  would be so excited... Read more »