and added a bit of color to the checks (you know why!):
I chose to add a bit of padding and white backing - the trick here, to make it lay well, is to pin the padding under the wrong side of the checks and lay the backing fabric face down to the checks.
I angled each end to make rounded point and added a small tassel:
After turning it right-side out, I topstitched around the outside edges:
And here is the finished table runner:
I have set my table for dinner, my brother- and sister-in-law are stopping by for dinner tonight.
I made gazpacho as an appetizer and we will have roast pork, stuffing and vegetables. While in Florida the last few weeks, I found these red enamel soup/salad bowls - they are perfect with my CC dishes!
I was feeling energetic, so I also made a rectangle shaped runner with striped ends:
I can't decide which runner I like best!
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