I’ve probably said this many times with my fabric crafts, but I’ll say it again…as a quilter, I always have loads of fabric scraps. According to my husband, I have way too many of them. Oh well, it is what it is, but because I have so many scraps, I’m always trying to come up with fun projects to use them in.
This colorful batik scrap table runner is one of those projects. It’s fun and quirky, and can be finished in about one afternoon. That’s my favorite kind of project.
For my runner, I used lots of jewel tone batiks, but this could easily be made with shades of one color, or another family of hues, like autumn tones. You can also use other cotton fabrics, but I like the batiks, not only for the saturated color, but for the fact that batiks are reversible. That makes the assembly a lot quicker and easier. Continue reading