I recently run across these instructions for making a table runner or a center piece i want to make as a Christmas gift. however I can't get the full instructions no matter what or where I try. does anyone know what the full instructions are or can tell me how to do this? I have an idea how but can't quite figure it out. Help please! Supplies:
Star Table Runner pattern by Farmyard Creations
Available from your favorite quilt shop or www.farmyard-creations.com
One 8-1/2Ó x 11Ó piece of card stock or one manila folder
One and one-third yards each of two different fabrics for the runner or
One-third of a yard each of two different fabrics for the centerpiece
Ordinary sewing thread to match your fabric
One yard of thin batting such as Warm & NaturalŰ
One-half yard fusible web
One spool metallic thread
Smoke monofilament thread by YLIŰ
TailorŪs Chalk Pencil, Chalk wheel marker or fabric marking pen
Machine(s) and Accessories:
6005 Heirloom Edition
or Any Elna Sewing Machine with a zigzag stitch
1. Trace both star designs onto paper, then glue the paper to a piece of card stock
or a manila file folder. Cut out the stars and they are ready to use as templates.
By doing this, your original pattern stays intact.
2. Use your template and your chalk marker to trace around the large star design
on the wrong side of the fabric you want to be the top of your table runner. Cut
the žturning slitÓ on the top fabric.
3. Follow the pattern instructions to finish the eight stars.
4. Once you have the star appliqu»s fused in place, select the feather stitch #50.
Set the width at 3.5 and the length at 2.0. Lower your tension to 3. Thread the
needle with the metallic thread and have the monofilament thread in the bobbin.
Stitch around the star appliqu»s. Use your žneedle downÓ feature to help you
navigate around the star points.
5. Rethread your needle with the monofilament thread and put your ordinary
sewing thread in the bobbin. Reset the machine tension to žautoÓ.
6. Lay out your stars according the diagram on the pattern and bar tack the points
together. A žbar tackÓ stitch is simply the zigzag stitch set at 4.0 width and 0.2
length. Use your žlock stitchÓ feature to secure the threads.
7. The table centerpiece is three of the finished stars bar tacked according to the