Mother’s Garden Table Runner – Free Pattern

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Take inspiration from the garden with this table runner just in time for Mother’s Day!

mother's garden table runner

Mother’s Garden Table Runner

11″ x 25″
by Emily Cross

Note: You can switch out any 6″ finished block for the three flower blocks used in this table runner. Check out 36 possible alternatives by clicking here!

Fabric Yardage

Light Green – ⅛ yard
Medium Green – ⅛ yard
Dark Green – ⅛ yard
Gold – Scrap or ⅛ yard
Pinks (light, medium, dark, merlot) – Scrap or ⅛ yard of each value
Purples (light, light medium, medium, dark) – Scrap or ⅛ yard of each value
Oranges (light, medium, dark coral) – Scrap or ⅛ yard of each value
Backing – ⅜ yard
Binding – ¼ yard

Fabric Cutting

Setting Cutting:
From the medium green fabric, cut:
(2) 1½” x Width of Fabric (WOF) strips, subcut into:
(2) 1½” x 22½”
(4) 1½” x 6½”

From the dark green fabric, cut:
(2) 2” x WOF strips, subcut
into: (2) 2” x 25½”
(2) 2” x 8½”

From the binding fabric, cut:
(2) 2½” x WOF strips

Pink Flower:
From the light green fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3”
(8) 1½” x 1½”

From the gold fabric, cut:
(1) 2½” x 2½”

From the merlot fabric, cut:
(4) 1½” x 1½”

From the light pink fabric, cut:
(4) 1½” x 2½”

From the medium pink fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3”
(8) 1½” x 1½”

From the dark pink fabric, cut:
(4) 1½” x 2½”

Purple Flower:
From the light green fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3”

From the gold fabric, cut:
(1) 2½” x 2½”

From the light purple fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3”

From the light medium purple fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3”

From the medium purple fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3”

From the dark purple fabric, cut:
(4) 1½” x 1½”

Orange Flower
From the light green fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3”
(4) 1½” x 2½”

From the gold fabric, cut:
(1) 2½” x 2½”

From the light orange fabric, cut:
(12) 1½” x 1½”

From the medium orange fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3”

From the dark coral fabric, cut:
(4) 1½” x 2½”

Pink Flower

Half Square Triangle Units

Mark the wrong side of the light green 3” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square over a medium pink 3” square, right sides together. Sew a ¼” from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line. Trim unit to 2½” square.

Make 4 light green/medium pink HST.

Flying Geese Units

Mark the wrong side of the light green 1½” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square right sides together with a dark pink 1½” x 2½” rectangle, oriented as shown. Sew on the marked line. Trim a ¼” seam and press. Repeat on the other side with another marked light green 1½” square.

Make 4 light green/dark pink Flying Geese units.

Repeat with medium pink 1½” squares and a light pink 1½” x 2½” rectangle.

Make 4 medium pink/light pink Flying Geese units.

Arrange a light green/dark pink Flying Geese unit with a medium pink/light pink Flying Geese unit. Sew them together.

Unit measures 2½” x 2½” unfinished. Make 4.

Square In A Square Unit

Mark the wrong side of 4 merlot 1½” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square over the corner of a gold 2½” square, right sides together. Sew on the marked line. Trim a ¼” seam and press.

Repeat on the remaining corners with the marked squares to make a Square in a Square unit. Make 1.

Pink Block Assembly

Arrange all the units as shown below. Sew the units into rows and then sew the rows together to complete the block.
mother's garden table runner
Block measures 6½” x 6½” unfinished.

Purple Flower

Half Square Triangle (HST) Units

Mark the wrong side of the light green 3” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square over a medium purple 3” square, right sides together. Sew a ¼” from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line. Trim unit to 2½” square.

Make 4 light green/medium purple HST.

Repeat with light purple and light medium purple 3” squares.

Make 4 light purple/light medium purple 2½” HST.

Square In A Square Unit

Mark the wrong side of 4 dark purple 1½” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square over the corner of a gold 2½” square, right sides together. Sew on the marked line. Trim a ¼” seam and press.

Repeat on the remaining corners with the marked squares to make a Square in a Square unit. Make 1.

Purple Block Assembly

Arrange all the units as shown below. Sew the units into rows and then sew the rows together to complete the block.
mother's garden table runner
Block measures 6½” x 6½” unfinished.

Orange Flower

Half Square Triangle (HST) Units

Mark the wrong side of the light green 3” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square over a medium orange 3” square, right sides together. Sew a ¼” from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line. Trim unit to 2½” square.

Make 4 light green/medium orange HST.

Flying Geese Units

Mark the wrong side of the light orange 1½” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square right sides together with a light green 1½” x 2½” rectangle, oriented as shown. Sew on the marked line. Trim a ¼” seam and press. Repeat on the other side with another marked light orange 1½” square.

Make 4 light orange/light green Flying Geese units.

Arrange a light orange/light green Flying Geese unit with a dark coral 1½” x 2½” rectangle. Sew them together.

Unit measures 2½” x 2½” unfinished. Make 4.

Square In A Square Unit

Mark the wrong side of 4 light orange 1½” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square over the corner of a gold 2½” square, right sides together. Sew on the marked line. Trim a ¼” seam and press.

Repeat on the remaining corners with the marked squares to make a Square in a Square unit. Make 1.

Orange Block Assembly

Arrange all the units as shown below. Sew the units into rows and then sew the rows together to complete the block.

mother's garden table runner

Block measures 6½” x 6½” unfinished.

Mother’s Garden Table Runner Assembly

Lay out the three blocks with 4 medium green 1½” x 6½” rectangles, as shown. Sew together and press.

Then sew on the 1½” x 22½” rectangles to the top and bottom. Press.

Sew a dark green 2” x 8½” rectangle to each end and press. Then sew a dark green 2” x 25½” rectangle to the top and bottom and press.

Layer the table runner top with batting and backing. Quilt as desired and bind using your preferred method.

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