Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sweet Liberty Quilted Table Runner - American Flag Style!

Doesn't the Coca-Cola fabric scream Americana?
I pulled several other red and white prints with a similar vibe
Finished Size 21" x 42". I used a double layer of poly batting since it will be stored so often throughout the year.
I really love the Stars block, well I really love friendship blocks and my thought was that it is pretty cool to see them used in a patriotic way.

The following shot was photo-bombed!
Desert wildlife, can you see him?
The pattern I tested for Julie at Intrepid Thread. Memorial Day seemed like a great time to share the photos. When I considered whether Julie had released the pattern yet, I Googled 'Quilted Flag Tablerunner' and found a free pattern site that led me to her original tutorial. The pattern is called Sweet Liberty Table Runner - it is found at Quilted Fish . Posted back in 2011, it seems this pattern is no secret after all!

I had to lay it on the sand to get a full-on shot, without the wind ..
BTW, the free pattern site I mentioned is pretty awesome! Have you been to Quilt Inspiration? Loads of quilt pattern links, and grouped by pattern type. I found this Sweet Liberty Table Runner on the patriotic and flag quilts page.  Check it out if you want quick ideas for summer celebrations!

Thank you for reading today! I hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend! An extra day to browse the Friday Finish Linkups:-)

Rarely do I have a post ready a day early, so I am happy to be linking up with Needle and Thread Thursday as well !!


  1. I love your tablerunner! Thank you for the link to the website for the pattern. Very excited to give it a try!

  2. I have a soft spot for American flag designs. That stripe of Coke fabric and the bikes on the bottom really add a special American touch to your runner. Well done! (And I love that bunny in the background!)

  3. Love it! I think my favorite part is the bicycle fabric, so cute. Thanks for the links.

  4. Just love your table runner! I'll have to check out those links.

  5. Great fabrics for you flag design! It looks fab :)

  6. Beautiful! Thanks for linking up with TGIFF!

  7. Love the Coke fabric.! Very cute runner!

  8. What a fantastic table runner! Thanks for linking up to the pattern. I love being able to find them so I can try it out, too. Love the fabric choices.

  9. This is a beautiful and very patriotic the stars! The Coke fabric looks great in it!

  10. Such a wonderfully patriotic runner - really love the stars and the Coke fabric is very "American"!
    *Visiting as a member of the official 2015 Finish-Along cheerleading squad*

  11. Great star block and really fun red fabrics. Thanks.

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