Easy Fall Table Runner featuring Oliso Smart Iron

I am so excited to share with you this easy tutorial for a simple fall theme inspired table runner. Today’s tutorial and pattern features the amazing Smart Iron with iTouch® Technology from Oliso®. Working with this iron for the first time felt like my first experience going from my old flip phone to my iPhone. I am officially hooked and doubt that I will ever go back to my old iron. The table runner is a simple half square triangle (HST) center running with patches of strips on the sides. Its is a perfect beginner pattern that will look stunning on your dining room table. I hope you guys enjoy the tutorial and free pattern!

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I love how vibrant the colors are on this runner. It screams fall and Thanksgiving. The final size for this table runner measures about 12″ x 45″ and fits perfectly on my 4′ dining room table. If you want it bigger, you can extend the pattern to make it longer.

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Here is the amazing Smart Iron!

Let’s get started on the tutorial!

Supplies

  • 1 Fall Colored (yellow and reds) Charm Pack (5″x5″ squares)
  • 15″ x 45″ of light weight batting
  • 15″ x 45″ of cotton fabric for the back

Step 1-

Take 8 dark colored charms and 8 light colored charms. Draw a diagonal line on the back of the light colored charms.

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Step 2

With right sides together, sew the dark colored charms to the light colored charms 1/4′” from the center line. Cut on center line to get 2 triangles.

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Now take it to the ironing board and sew open your seams neatly. The Smart Iron does a spectacular job at doing this with only one pass!

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Cut and even out the corners of all your squares.

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Now take 4 of your squares and align them so that center is dark. Repeat this 3 times.

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Sew the top row right sides together and the bottom row right sides together. Iron neatly. Then sew the two rows together to form the center of the runner.

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Now onto the sides! Take 8 charms and sew right sides together. Fold in half lengthwise and cut in 2. Iron

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Sew one to each of the sides of the center of the runner. Cut extra fabric and even out edges.

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Repeat for the bottom and top of the runner by using 3 charms.

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To quilt and bind the runner, please refer to this tutorial I did a year ago on a similar shape and size runner as this one.

I hope you guys enjoyed the tutorial!

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