Table Runner with Monogram

Client:

Personal Project

Year:

2022

Quilted Table Runner, Size: 47 x 100cm (or 18.5 x 39inches)
A whole cloth with muted paisley pattern in cream color from MODA Fabrics is used as a quilt top. For Christmas, my husband got me a new dining table which arrived after New Year, so I was excited to make this quilt during the holidays. I love neutral colors because they feel classic, homey, and easy to coordinate with other home decors.

Aside from quilting, I love calligraphy so I always thought of incorporating monograms in my work. This quilt is a very important piece in our dining table, so the monogram "HOME" is perfect. I printed the letters in big bold letters in A4-size paper and used them as paper templates for free motion quilting. To highlight the letters, I quilted small meandering patterns around for a popping effect. While feathers and hearts were added for more interests and framing effects.

I think this project is good for beginner quilters who like to improve their skill without spending lots of time thinking for many quilting designs and patterns. Try this project, and learn about accent and background quilting techniques.