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Christmas Present Table Runner

Project by Michelle Roberts

Please read through all the instructions before starting your project

Finished size 18 ½” x 46 ½”


  • Christmas Fat Quarter pack

  • 1 metre of red with gold reindeer fabric

  • ½ metre of green shimmer fabric

  • ½ metre of white fabric

  • 20” x 50” Vlieseline Thermolam 272 batting

  • Threads from Aurifil

Haberdashery items

  • Quilters ruler, rotary cutter/scissors

  • Iron

  • Cutting mat

  • Basic sewing supplies

  • Frixtion fabric pen

  • Odif 505 basting spray or pins

Making the presents…

From the Christmas FQ pack, fussy cut the following pieces

(Fabric direction is important when cutting out your gift pieces)

  • Four 3” x 2” pieces for the small present

  • Eight 3” x 3” squares to make the medium presents

  • Eight 3” x 5” pieces for the large presents

From the green shimmer fabric, cut the following for the ribbon on the presents

  • One 1 ½” x 6 ½” strip and One 1 ½” x 4 ½” strip for the small present

  • Two 1 ½” x 6 ½” strip and Two 1 ½” x 3” strip for the medium presents

  • Two 1 ½” x 3” strip and Two 1 ½” x 10 ½” strip for the large presents

To make the bows, cut five 3” squares from the green shimmer fabric, and five 3” squares from the white fabric.

Draw a diagonal line across the white fabric, lay right sides together with a green square. Sew ¼” either side of the draw line. Cut along the line, press open and repeat to make 10 bow top pieces

Lets get sewing…

Join the main present pieces as shown below, adding a 2 ¾” x 1 ¼” square to either side of the centre bow.

Square up your gifts is needed.

Cut the following pieces from the white fabric. This will join the presents together to form the table runner.

  • One 6 ½” x 6 ¼” piece – add to top of small present

  • One 4 ½” x 6 ¼” piece – add to top of medium present

  • Four 12 ½” x 2 ½” strips – add in between each present

  • Two 12 ½” x 2 ½” strips – add to each end once presents are joined

  • Two 44 ½” x 2 ½” strips – add to top and bottom of main piece

From the red/gold reindeer fabric, cut

(check direction of fabric when cutting and joining)

  • Two 2” x 16 ½” strips

  • Two 2” x 50” strips (joint two pieces together to create one long length)

Join to the main table runner

Baste to Vlieseline thermolam batting, and backing piece*

*20” x 50” piece of red / gold reindeer fabric

Quilt using preferred method, I chose a 3” cross pattern using white thread

Trim away excess backing and batting, by cutting the red surround to measure 1 ½”.

Cut 1 ½” strips from the green shimmer fabric to create binding, sew to the surround with right sides together. Press over ¼” of the raw edge and hand sew to the reverse to complete your christmas gift table runner.

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Stockist for Fabric

Stockist for Aurifil

Stockist for Vlieseline Thermolam batting

Made by Michelle Roberts for The Craft Cotton Company 2020


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