The simple, yet unique runner is a slight variation of a pattern by G.E. Designs called “Braid Runner” (GE-101). It is a beautiful addition to any table or a wonderful hostess gift! CP39234

Supplies: 

  • (6) 9-1/2″ x 2″ strips of green
  • (6) 9-1/2″ x 2″ strips of red
  • (12) 11″ x 2″ two-part strips of green and red
  • (1) 9-1/2″ x 9-1/2″ green square.

Directions: 

  • Cut top fabrics into 2 1/2″x6″ and 2 1/2″x8″ rectangles

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  • 1/4″ seams
  • Layer at least a 20×60″ piece of fabric face down, same size batting on top, and baste.
  • Place 6×6″ square in the middle on point
  • Layer 2 1/2″x6″ pieces face down on opposite sides of the square and sew in place. Press open.
  • Layer 2 2/2″x8″ pieces on opposite side of square, overlapping smaller piece on the right. Sew. Press open.
  • Repeat until desired length
  • Cut several 1 1/2″ wide border and 2 3/4″ wide binding, full width
  • Sew down long lengths of border down length of sewed piecing. Press open. Repeat with both angles.
  • Trim all sides
  • Apply binding