(Not Just ) Plano Chapter

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Quilted Table Toppers
Week 6: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Week 6: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Binding your Quilt We are almost through with our project. All we have to do now is trim our quilt and bind it. Let’s Begin. 1. Trim your quilt. Line up your ruler with a straight line on your quilt and trim along the edge of the quilt. You will need to move your ruler...
Week 5: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Week 5: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Making the Quilt Sandwich and Quilting How many times have you made a quilt top from a magazine or a commercial pattern and, after guiding you step by step thru completion of the quilt top, the next instruction is “quilt as desired”? Frustrating, isn’t it. I will be the first one to tell you that...
Week 4: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Week 4: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Have you missed our Sew Along post this week? I know I have been eagerly awaiting them. Since this is our very first attempt to host a sew along we are learning quite a lot! Preparing and posting these blog tutorials is a significant amount of work, especially for Maggie and Louise! They are doing...
Week 3: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Week 3: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Block 2 Prior to making the following cuts, trim your selvage from the ends of your fabric strips as shown in the previous posts. TIP: A handy tool to have before starting this block is the Marti Michelle Perfect Patchwork Corner Trimmer ($5.00). It can be purchased at almost any quilt shop. I do not...
Week 2: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Week 2: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Block 1 Prior to making the following cuts, trim your selvage from the ends of your fabric strips following instructions in lesson 1. Table Topper: make 1 From one 4 1⁄2” strip of Fabric 1 (background) cut four 4 1⁄2” squares. From 4 1⁄2” strip of Fabric 2 (accent) cut one 4 1⁄2” square. From...
Week 1: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Week 1: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Hi, My name is Maggie and I will be guiding you on this Sew Along to create a table runner or a table topper, whichever you desire. 17” x 62” 37” x 37” Here are the weekly lesson plans for both Sew Alongs: Follow the directions below for either the Table Topper or Table Runner....