reversible flannel table runner thumb

I was in Joann Fabrics and saw some fun flannel houndstooth and plaid fabric that I thought would make a great reversible table runner for the fall season.  This project is so simple.  It took me about a half hour to complete.



14” of flannel plaid fabric

14” of flannel houndstooth fabric

rotary cutter, mat and self-healing mat


sewing machine and coordinating thread


1.  I measured my console table (it used to be a TV!) and decided to make it 13” wide by the length of the fabric which is 44”.  So I cut it 13 1/2” by 45”.

2.  With right sides together I pinned it in place and sewed it with a 1/4” seam allowance leaving an opening to turn.


3.  I turned it right side out and then pressed.  I turned under the opening and then I top stitched around the entire runner.reversible_table_runner

The houndsooth fabric matches the bow on the Spider Halloween Wreath I made.  I am not done with my Halloween vignette but here is a sneak peek.


And then I can flip the table runner over to give me a new color palette.


I love getting more mileage out of projects.  I used black thread for both sides but if you wanted one color thread on one side and one on the other just switch out the bobbin thread with a different color.  Just make sure it is the same kind/weight of thread.


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  1. Soo cute!!! Wish I knew how to sew!! Should have paid more attention to my mom when she tried to teach me:)

  2. I love this, and have the perfect place for one too! Now to find someone to sew it for me. 😉

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