Silent Night Table Topper

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Keep it short and sweet or make it long enough to stretch from one end of the table to the other, either way this charming traditional Silent Night table topper is the perfect accent for the holiday season.

silent night table topper

Silent Night Tablerunner

13″ x 24″

Fabric Requirements

Red (includes binding) – 1/2 yard
Green – 1/8 yard
Black – 1/2 yard
Backing – 1/2 yard

Additional fabric is required to increase the size of the runner. Add additional blocks to reach desired length.

Cutting Instructions

From the red fabric, cut:
(16) 3″ x 3″ squares
(12) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

From the green fabric, cut:
(8) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares
(3) 1″ x 1″ squares

From the black fabric, cut:
(16) 3″ x 3″ squares
(32) 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles
(10) 1″ x 5 1/2″ rectangles
(2) 1 1/2″ x 11″ borders
(2) 1 1/2″ x 24″ borders

Block Assembly

Half Square Triangles

Mark the wrong side of the red 3” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked red square over a black 3” square, right sides together. Sew a quarter inch from the marked line on both sides. Cut apart on the marked line. 

Trim unit to 2 1/2” square. Make 8.

Corner Flips

Mark the wrong side of the red 1 1/2” squares diagonally once. Lay a marked square on the corner of the Half Square Triangle and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press.

Unit measures 2 1/2” square. Make 12.

Block A

Layout block A in rows using three Half Square Triangles, a Half Square Triangle with a corner flip, four black 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles, and a green 1 1/2″ square. Sew the rows together to complete the block.

Block measures 5 1/2″ square. Make 4.

Block B

Layout Block B into rows using two Half Square Triangles, two Half Square Triangles with a corner flip, four black 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles, and a green 1 1/2″ square. Sew the rows together to complete the block.

Block measures 5 1/2″ square. Make 4.

Tablerunner Assembly

Layout the blocks into rows with the black 1″ x 5 1/2″ sashing and green 1″ squares. Sew into rows.

Sew the rows together to complete the runner center.

Then sew the black 1 1/2″ x 11″ borders to each side of the runner center.

Sew the black 1 1/2″ x 24″ borders to the top and bottom of the runner center.

Layer the runner top with batting and backing. Quilt the Silent Night table topper as desired and bind.

 

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