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Bindingless Quilted Table Runner

Posted on: July 17th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Those batik strips are still getting sewn up. I had a great time playing around with some strips last Monday. And I guess I couldn’t stop!

This time I made a table runner out of some pretty blue and beige Island Batik strips. I am always drawn to those cool blues! The strips were each about 3″ x 10″. Some light. Some dark. But all rich and with such gorgeous designs.

To finish this runner, I used my Bindingless Quilted Placemat Tutorial that I showed last week.

For the topstitching and quilting I used Superior Threads’ Bottom Line on top and in the bobbin.

The finished measurement of this runner is approximately 9″ x 37″. The backing is made from a stash fabric that reminds me of a crackle paint job and is a Northcott blender called Textures #313.

Using the bindingless method gives a sleek finish. It’s a lot of fun. And it’s quick!

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12 Responses

  1. Fun and quick projects are super satisfying! I do like the crackled look of the backing fabric. 🙂

  2. Jasmine says:

    Love your table runner. I have used this bindingless method on table runner and toppers before. I plan on doing it again soon.

  3. Gina says:

    This is great. I love table runners. They are such an easy way to swap up the decor in the house

  4. Gina says:

    This is great. I love table runners. They are such an easy way to swap up the decor in the house

  5. KathyinMN says:

    Oh wow, that is so pretty.

  6. SarahZ says:

    Sew pretty Lorna! I am making a runner out of strips soon, except for a bed…92\”! I hadn't thought of bindingless….hmmm 🙂

  7. Lisa J. says:

    This is a great way to use up batiks. I have tons of batiks that I've collected over time. I'm going to check out the tutorial on your previous post.

  8. Hey Lorna, gonna do this this weekend. I'll post and link back soon. Hope all is well with you and yours. things going pretty well here. still waiting and praying for shop. But not worried about it any more. How is your patterns doing? Have a good week end.Hugs and BlessingsTonia

  9. Unknown says:

    Oh wow, I love the way that came out. It's very fresh and clean. The colors are great too!

  10. Sewmom18 says:

    Your table runner looks great. I made a quilt with all blue strips.

  11. Love these fabrics and your no binding method. The backing fabric is unique. Perfect choice for this runner.Debbie

  12. Nice fast project! Perfect for gifts… got me thinking!