Free Quilting Patterns
Gatherings Charm Squares Table Runner Pattern™
Finished Size: 14" x 41"
|Charm Squares (5" squares)||66 charm squares|
|Binding & Backing||1 1/3 yd|
- Purchase 66 5" pre-cut charm squares
Cut 66 5" squares
- Set aside 52 charm squares for hourglass blocks.
- Layer two charm squares right sides together. Draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the wrong side of one charm square. Sew on the diagonal line.
- Align the ¼" line of a rotary cutting ruler along the stitch line and trim away the excess fabric.
- Press open towards the darker fabric.
- Repeat Steps A - D so you have 2 half square triangles
- Layer two half square triangles right sides together with seams interlocking as shown below.
- Draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the wrong side of a half square triangle in the opposite direction of the previously sewn line. Sew on the diagonal line.
- Align the ¼” line of a rotary cutting ruler along the stitch line and trim away the excess fabric.
- Press open. Blocks should measure 5" unfinished.
- Repeat steps A - I 12 more times. Make a total of 13 hourglass blocks.
- Arrange blocks in 3 rows of 9 blocks alternating the hourglass blocks and charm squares as shown above. Press seam allowances toward charm squares.
- Sew the rows together to form a 14" x 41" table runner.
Quilt & bind as desired.
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