Sew A Celebration Valentine Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner S

Sew A Celebration Valentine Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner S

💗 Celebrate Valentine’s Day Sewing with our Valentine Love Letters Table Runner featuring our Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Tutorial below. đź’— Our Valentine’s Day Love Letters Table Runner goes together in a couple evenings of sewing and features twenty-eight 4″ modified quarter square triangle quilt blocks – all made with fat quarters! Plus learn how to easily make 1/4-square quilt blocks with our No-Hassle Triangles Ruler and Gauge. There’s no-hassle and no need to ever cut a single triangle! đź’—

 

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Sew A Celebration: Valentine Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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Exclusive Valentine Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Pattern by the Stitch it! Sisters

Or

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No-Hassle Triangle Ruler by Team NZP
Clover’s No-Hassle Triangle Gauge by Nancy Zieman
Clover’s Heart Shape Pins and Heart-Shaped Magnetic Pin Caddy
Clover’s Fabric Marking Pen or Erasable Gel Pen
Clover’s Fine White Marking Pen
Clover’s Straight Tailor’s Awl/Stiletto
Clover’s Bordeaux Scissors
June Tailor’s Quilter’s Starch Savvy
June Tailor’s Quilt Basting Spray
Iron
Tailor’s Clapper
Cotton Quilting Thread
Schmetz Chrome Quilting Needles, Sz. 75
Schmetz Super Nonstick Needles, Sz. 90
Schmetz Metallic Needles, Sz. 80
Rotary Cutter, and Mat
1/4″ Patchwork Presser Foot
Open Toe Presser Foot
Edge Joining Presser Foot
Optional: Metallic Nylon Thread
Optional: Clover’s Wonder Pins

 

No-Hassle Triangles Ruler Available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

Note from Team NZP

 

Easily make half-square triangle blocks using the No-Hassle Triangles Ruler. There’s no hassle and no need to cut a single triangle! The measurements are printed on the No-Hassle Triangles Ruler – designed by Team NZP.

Clover's No-Hassle Triangles Gauge Available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

Note from Team NZP

 

Mark block sets using Clover’s No-Hassle Triangles Gauge and fabric marking pen. The left side of the gauge is designated to create 1/2-square triangle blocks. Depress button on sliding portion of the gauge and move to size of the desired 1/2-square triangle.

 

Quilter’s Starch Savvy available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

Note from Team NZP

 

Prepare your fabrics! Pre-shrink fabrics by steaming and pressing. Then, stabilize fabrics for the sewing process by pressing and starching fabrics with Quilter’s Starch Savvy.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner S

Valentine Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner

Approximate finished size: 24″ W x 40″ L

Cut Fabrics and Supplies

Note from Team NZP

 

Prior to cutting center front and backing fabric rectangles, first measure your completed Block Rows. If your Block Rows are different measurements – adjust your center rectangle measurements accordingly.

  • Cut one 16-1/2″ x 32-1/2″ rectangle from dark coordinating fabric for table runner center.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Valentine Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Cut fabric backing rectangle approximately 26″ x 42″ (or larger).

NEW! Sew A Celebration Valentine Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Cut fleece batting rectangle approximately 26″ x 42″ (or larger).

NEW! Sew A Celebration Valentine Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Pair light, medium and dark fat quarters making assorted sets.
  • Place fat quarter sets right sides together. Press.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Valentine Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Using the No-Hassle Triangle Ruler, rotary cutter and mat, cut one 5-1/4″ crosswise fabric strip from each of the fat quarter sets.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Valentine Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • From each of the crosswise fabric strips, subcut one or more 5-1/4″ square sets. Set aside.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Valentine Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Team NZP selected the following block set combinations:
  • Subcut four 4-7/8″ squares, for corner block sets, and layout in columns as show below.
  • Pair left column square with right column square, to create corner block sets.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Valentine Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Subcut six 5-1/4″ squares, for “Four Block” row sets, and layout in columns as shown below.
  • Pair each left column square with right column square, to create block sets.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Valentine Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Subcut twelve 5-1/4″ squares, for “Ten Block” row sets, and layout in columns as shown below.
  • Pair each left column square with right column square, to create block sets.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Using the No-Hassle Triangle Ruler, rotary cutter and mat, cut one 4-7/8″ crosswise fabric strip from each of nine fat quarters.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • From each of the crosswise fabric strips, subcut one or more 4-7/8″ squares, fourteen squares are needed. Set aside to create modified quarter-square triangle blocks.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

Create Half-Square Triangle (HSTs) Blocks for Modified Quarter-Square Outer Borders

  • Align one light/medium 5-1/4″ square with one medium/dark 5-1/4″ square, right sides together, as shown above.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Set Clover’s No-Hassle Triangles Gauge at the 4-1/4″ half-square setting, and place on block set – matching corner marks of gauge with corners of block sets.
  • Mark fabric through center die cut openings, with a fabric marking pen. Optional: Pin.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Repeat steps above and mark remaining block sets.

 

Stitch Blocks

  • Attach 1/4″ Patchwork Presser Foot to machine.
  • Insert new Schmetz Chrome Quilting Needle, Sz. 75.
  • Set machine for a straight stitch with a 2.0–2.5 mm stitch length.
  • Align 1/4″ presser foot along one side of center marked line. Stitch. Do not cut the threads.
  • “Kiss” the next block set to the stitched block, and chain stitch from one block to the next block.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Rotate blocks 180 degrees, and stitch along the second side of center marked lines.
  • Continue chain stitching until all block sets are stitched.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Clip threads between chain stitched blocks with scissors or with Clover’s Quick Cut Thread Cutter!

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Using rotary cutter, ruler, and mat, cut blocks apart along center marked lines.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Press seams flat, then press seams to the darker side of the half-square blocks. Use a Tailor’s Clapper to flatten and set seams!

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Each block set makes two half-square triangles!
  • Repeat steps above and create twenty-eight half-square blocks:
  • Four Corner block sets.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Eight “Four Block” row sets.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Sixteen “Ten Block” row sets.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

Create Modified Quarter-Square Triangle Blocks (MQSTs)

  • Align one half-square triangle block, right sides together.
  • Create Modified 1/4-square triangle blocks from one 1/2-square triangle block (HST) and one 4-7/8″ fabric square.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Set Clover’s No-Hassle Triangles Gauge, at 4-1/2″ half-square setting, and place on block set – matching corner marks of gauge with corners of block sets.
  • Mark fabric through center die cut openings, with a fabric marking pen.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Repeat steps above and mark remaining block sets.

 

Stitch Blocks

  • Attach 1/4″ Patchwork Presser Foot to machine.
  • Insert new Schmetz Chrome Quilting Needle, Sz. 75.
  • Set machine for a straight stitch with a 2.0–2.5 mm stitch length.
  • Align 1/4″ presser foot along one side of center marked line. Stitch. Do not cut the threads.
  • “Kiss” the next block set to the stitched block, and chain stitch from one block to the next block.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Rotate blocks 180 degrees, and stitch along the second side of center marked lines.
  • Continue chain stitching until all block sets are stitched.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Clip threads between chain stitched blocks with scissors or with Clover’s Quick Cut Thread Cutter!

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Using rotary cutter, ruler, and mat, cut blocks apart along center marked lines.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Press seams flat, then press seams to the darker side of the half-square blocks. Use a Tailor’s Clapper to flatten and set seams!

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Each block set makes two modified quarter-square triangles!
  • Repeat steps above and create twenty-eight modified quarter-square blocks:
  • Four Corner block sets.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Eight “Four Block” row sets.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Sixteen “Ten Block” row sets.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

Create Outer Border Block Rows

  • Create two “Ten Block” rows. Approximate finished size: 4-1/2″x 40-1/2″.
  • Layout modified quarter-square triangle block rows as shown, rotating blocks as necessary. Note: Each “Ten Block” row begins and ends with a corner block.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

Stitch Block Pairs

  • Place two blocks right sides together. Pin. Stitch with a scant 1/4″ seam allowance.
  • Continue placing block pairs right sides together, chainstitching from one block set to the next. Clip threads between block pairs.
  • Press seams flat, then press seams open.
  • Place block pairs, right sides together. Pin.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Continue placing block pairs right sides together, chainstitching from one block set to the next. Clipping threads between block sets.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Press seams flat, then press seams open.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Place block sets, right sides together. Pin. Stitch.
  • Place remaining block pair to row end, with right sides together. Pin. Stitch.
  • Press seams flat, then press seams open.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Repeat steps above and create second “Ten Block” row. Set aside.

 

  • Create two “Four Block” rows. Approximate finished size: 4-1/2″ x 16-1/2″.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Layout modified quarter-square triangle blocks as shown, rotating blocks as necessary.
  • Place two blocks right sides together. Pin. Stitch.
  • Chainstitch from one block set to the next. Clip threads between block pairs. Press seams flat, then press seams open.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Place block pairs right sides together. Pin. Stitch.
  • Press seams flat, then press seams open.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Repeat steps above and create second “Four Block” row.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Arrange completed “Four Block” and “Ten Block” outer border block rows as shown.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

Assemble and Finish Table Runner

  • Double check center rectangle width measurement by measuring the width of your “Four Block” rows.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Double check center rectangle length by finding the measurement between the first and last seam of your “Ten Block” rows – then add 1/2″ for seam allowances.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Adjust your center rectangle measurements as needed.
  • Cut one 16-1/2″ W x 32-1/2″ L rectangle for table runner center.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Place one “Four Block” row to one short end of center rectangle, with right sides together. Pin. Stitch.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Place remaining “Four Block” row, to remaining short end of center rectangle, with right sides together. Pin. Stitch.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Press seams flat, then press seams towards center table runner. Use a Tailor’s Clapper to flatten and set seams!

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Place one “Ten Block” row to one long edge of table runner assembly, with right sides together. Pin. Stitch.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Place remaining “Ten Block” row to remaining long edge of table runner assembly, with right sides together. Pin. Stitch.

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Love Letters Modified Quarter-Square Table Runner Sewing Pattern

  • Press seams flat, then towards center of table runner.

Cut Backing and Batting

  • Cut fabric backing and quilt batting rectangles approximately 27″ W x 42″ L ea. (or larger).
  • Layer quilt backing (wrong side up), the Pellon Fleece Batting, and the table runner quilt top (right side up) – to create a quilt sandwich.
  • Optional: Spray-baste quilt layers with June Tailor’s Quilt Basting Spray or, pin–baste layers together with Clover’s Wonder Pins!
  • Quilt Layers using your favorite quilting techniques.
    Finish quilt using your favorite binding technique. Find Nancy Zieman’s favorite binding method at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog:
    http://www.nancyzieman.com/blog/quilting-2/how-to-bind-quilts/

Buy it! Buy Sewing Tools, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Fabrics and More at ShopNZP.com by Nancy Zieman ProductionsThen, head over to ShopNZP.com and purchase our Valentine-Square Triangles Table Runner Pattern! Or, Exclusive Sew A Celebration: Valentines Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Bundle Box by the Stitch it! Sisters!

NZP Q028 Pattern Cover

Sew A Celebration: Valentines Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Bundle Box

Sew A Celebration: Valentine Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

by the  Stitch it! Sisters

Valentine Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial Supplies

Exclusive Valentine Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Pattern by the Stitch it! Sisters

Or

Exclusive Sew A Celebration: Valentines Modified Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Bundle Box by the Stitch it! Sisters

No-Hassle Triangle Ruler by Team NZP
Clover’s No-Hassle Triangle Gauge by Nancy Zieman
Clover’s Heart Shape Pins and Heart-Shaped Magnetic Pin Caddy
Clover’s Fabric Marking Pen or Erasable Gel Pen
Clover’s Fine White Marking Pen
Clover’s Straight Tailor’s Awl/Stiletto
Clover’s Bordeaux Scissors
June Tailor’s Quilter’s Starch Savvy
June Tailor’s Quilt Basting Spray
Iron
Tailor’s Clapper
Cotton Quilting Thread
Schmetz Chrome Quilting Needles, Sz. 75
Schmetz Super Nonstick Needles, Sz. 90
Schmetz Metallic Needles, Sz. 80
Rotary Cutter, and Mat
1/4″ Patchwork Presser Foot
Open Toe Presser Foot
Edge Joining Presser Foot
Optional: Metallic Nylon Thread
Optional: Clover’s Wonder Pins

 

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