Tudor Rose Table Runner: Part 3 Finishing your Project with Nancy Adamek
Classes with Nancy Adamek • Educational, G, 20-May-2022
We are in the final stages of making this English Paper pieced table runner.
Your last pieces
In this section you get to add 45 degree diamonds that join the blocks together. You'll also some kites that join the blocks and then you need to applique the whole table runner onto the background fabric. Nancy wastes nothing and has a great tip to claim the fabric back.
Nancy reminds us that she likes to cut the diamond shapes from strips of fabric as it's so much quicker and easier. Indeed if you have any strips left you can recut them and use them for the kite shapes.
Remember that you will need 8 diamonds to surround the first block. Then as the blocks nestle together, the others only need 7. But take care that you have the colours of your stars in the right place before it's too late.
When you get to the applique, you need to pin well and use a ladder stitch or blind stitch to secure the work. Don't worry that all that fabric behind your English paper pieced section is wasted. Nancy reminds us that you can remove this. You just have to do it with care and a generous seam allowance. Indeed before fused applique came into our lives, this is what all good patchworkers did! This way you can reclaim the fabric and add it back into your stash.
And with those three traditional little words: layer, quilt and bind - and your project is done.
We hope you have enjoyed making this project with us all, and do share with pictures, we love to see.
Nancy Adamek of Lina Patchwork designed the pattern used in this video.
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