Ruby Flower Table Runners

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Ruby Flower Table Runners

I finished up the binding on my Red Ruby table runners. This one will be for me as I like small runners. The size is 12 x 24 inches. I just used a red print that I had in my stash for years.

Ruby Flower Table Runners

This table runner is 12 x 36 and will probably be a gift.

I did a tutorial on the blocks that I made using Ruby by Bonnie & Camille for Moda. I used 1 charm pack plus some white muslin for all 6 blocks. If you haven’t seen it be sure and take a peek.

3 different floral runners

6 blocks would make a perfect size for a baby quilt….of course, the flowers would have to go the other direction 🙂 I would probably add a border to make it a little wider too.

Ruby Flower Table Runners

A close-up of the flowers done with free motion applique. I used dark green thread for the stems and leaves.

Ruby Flower Table Runners

This particular block is the one I talked about in my tutorial – I didn’t pay attention to the fabrics I was picking. I prefer the corner snowball blocks to have better contrast.

Ruby Flower Table Runners

Would you believe I still have one more charm pack of Ruby……I may just make a baby quilt from it but not for a bit. I am feeling the need to just piece, piece, piece!

I have seen several paper piecing blocks lately that I just love and I really need to sit down and concentrate on how to do that. I have seen some great tutorials on several blogs lately.

Don’t forget to look at the tutorial for the Red Ruby Floral Mini Runner.

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39 Comments

  1. Kimberly @ The Brown Eyes Have It says:

    Wow, that is truly beautiful! You did an amazing job!!

    Enjoy the movie!

  2. The table runners are wonderful! Thanks for sharing them with us. I just luv that fabric. Cute, cute, cute!!! Makes me feel young for some reason. 🙂

  3. Hillbilly Tonya says:

    They are beautiful!!!

    What kind of paper piecing? EPP or FPP? You do such beautiful work, I doubt you need much instruction!

  4. These are just gorgeous Connie. Of course, how could they not be since it seems everything you do I love.

  5. waggonswest says:

    These are absolutely gorgeous!

  6. I love the Ruby collection and it is the first charm pack I ever bought. I still don't know what to do with it but I love your table runner. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Those are lovely – I'll have to bookmark your tutorial. Have fun at the movies – sadly, I'll have to wait for it to come out on DVD.

  8. Beautiful, Connie! Love the colours and the quilting! Wow! I'm hoping that we'll see The Hunger Games too this weekend. 🙂

  9. em's scrapbag says:

    Ruby is a great line. Your pieces are lovely.

  10. ~ Julie ~ says:

    Connie – Thank you so much for another GREAT project!!! I LOVE IT!!! I've added it to my bucket list because red is my favorite color and I think it'll look AWESOME in my quilting room!!! You make such beautiful things – when I grow up I want to be just like you!!! 🙂

  11. ~ Julie ~ says:

    Connie – I LOVE THIS!!! I've added it to my bucket list because red is my favorite color and I think it would look GREAT up in my sewing room as a mini quilt! THANK YOU for providing such great tutorials!!! I want to be like you when I grow up!!! 🙂

  12. ╰☆╮ Barb ╰☆╮ says:

    The red binding just makes everything pop! I love the Ruby collection and am, in fact, in the process of quilting a quilt I've made from it today. Fun, fun.

  13. Wow, these are beautiful! I love the FMQ you did, too. Ruby Flowers is one of my favorite fabrics. Gorgeous! Great job!

  14. The Nifty Stitcher says:

    Lovely work Connie. Lots of these blocks would make a fabulous quilt!

  15. Absolutely love the runners. I need to find a charm pack and try it. Love them!

  16. grammajudyb says:

    edit "saw " Hunger Games. :):)

  17. grammajudyb says:

    Love the table runners.
    Hope you enjoy the movie. My DH is boycotting (his word) our local theatre. He thinks they charge too much for tickets and popcorn. We haven't been to a movie in a long while. But all my friends who say "Hunger Games" said it was amazing.

  18. oh Connie these are just gorgeous i will have to make at least one of these runners,well done.xx

  19. nlcalendar says:

    Lovely blocks. Enjoy your colour sense. So…how was the movie??
    Marilyn S

  20. Connie, your table runners finished up beautifully! Isn't a great feeling after all that "work"?

    Karen

  21. They turned out so beautifully! Congratulations. You are so great with your finishes!

  22. Christine L says:

    These are adorable…I love them. Those flowers are my favorite! Will definitely be checking out the tut.

  23. Oh Connie, I love these!! they turned out beautiful but then I don't think you could possibly make anything with Ruby and not have it turn out fab! Love Ruby and Bliss and just waiting to buy some of the new line:)

  24. Connie,
    I absolutely love your work!! These are so beautiful.You have a God given gift and you use it so well.

  25. Quilt n Queen says:

    Connie, your table runners are adorable…man I wish I had 48 hours in my day. Have a great day.

  26. Jed and Ivy says:

    that's so cute! love the colors.

  27. Connie…you never disappoint! I love the runners. And my daughter loved the Hunger Games! I hope you enjoy it as much as she did.

    Vicki @ Quilting Lodge

  28. Melissa Corry says:

    Love the table runner!! So cute!!! And you can never have enough Ruby charm packs, right 🙂

  29. Those are so very pretty!! That fabric would make a great baby quilt.

  30. Connie these are beautiful!
    I love Ruby too!

  31. yeah!!! Glad you got those finished up, they were just too pretty to wait 🙂

  32. Connie – I LOVE your tablerunners. They are gorgeous! Happy to see Ruby in use as I just purchased 2 Charm Packs to make this months Schnibbles pattern!