Table Runner and Wall Hanging Sewing Tutorial featuring 2-1/2” Precut Fabric Strips

S!S117 NEW Growth Chart Wall Hanging Tutorial Video by The Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Table Runner and Wall Hanging Sewing Tutorial featuring 2-1/2” Precut Fabric Strips

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S!S117 NEW Growth Chart Wall Hanging Tutorial Video by The Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Sew our easy Table Runner or Wall Hanging project with colorful & convenient 2-1/2″ precut fabric strips. Quilt with confidence when starting with a 2-1/2″ precut fabric strip bundle – all the fabrics will coordinate and the finished project will add a fresh home decor accent to any room in your home. Plus, the fabric strips are already cut! With our easy sewing tutorial below, turn this beautiful quilted project into a Growth Chart Wall Hanging. Today we’re sharing step-by-step how to add optional tape measure twill tape and appliqued numbers. This project is ideal for beginners and seasoned sewists, alike!

Watch Stitch it! Sisters Program 117: Growth Chart Quilted Wall Hanging Sewing Tutorial Video

Watch Stitch it! Sisters Program 117 Growth Chart Wall Hanging and see how easy it is to make our NEW! Growth Chart Wall Hanging Sewing Project. Save time not cutting fabrics into 2-1/2″ strips and make our Table Runner or Wall Hanging with 40 beautiful 2-1/2″ fabric strips–already pre-cut for you! We’ve designed our NEW! Growth Chart Project to be enjoyable to sew, and to decorate a wall – while providing an attractive presentation for recording memorable moments — along with children’s heights – as they grow!

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S!S117 NEW Growth Chart Wall Hanging Tutorial Video by The Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

NEW! Table Runner/Wall Hanging & Growth Chart Sewing Tutorial

Approximate finished size: 24″ W x 64″ H

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Create Strip Sets

 JT445_01 Quilter’s Starch Savvy available at shopnzp.comSiS Tip by the Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog  Preshrink 2-1/2″ precut fabric strips by steaming and pressing, and steaming and pressing a second time, and then spray press and starch fabric with June Tailor’s Quilter’s Starch Savvy — press and starch, press and starch.

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  • Pair dark and medium tone fabric strips with light tone background fabric strips.
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
  • Place fabric pairs right sides together and pin through all layers – at each short edge.
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
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SiS Tip by the Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Attach a 1/4″ Quilting Presser Foot to machine, and chainstitch strips continuously. Chainstitching with a 1/4″ Quilting Presser Foot saves time and maintains accuracy!
  • Clip threads between each strip set.
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  • Press all seam allowances flat, to set the stitches. Then, press seams open.
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner TutorialSiS Tip by the Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog  Press seams open using the steam from your iron, then press seam with Tailor’s Clapper, and hold for just a few seconds, it will leave a nice flat crisp professional looking seam.
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Determine Layout

  • Fold each tube in half, varying the amount of visible light background fabric.
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
  • Layout and stagger strata strips in two columns: Column A and Column B. Place strata strips with dark fabrics toward center. Layout in desired your order, or according to illustration (below).
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
  • Offset fabric strips by one row. Position one half of one strata strip at the top of Column A. Position the second half of the same strata strip at the bottom of Column B.
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SiS Tip by the Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog For future reference when later assembling quilt, take a digital photo of your quilt layout – before moving on to the next step.

Assemble the Wall Hanging

  • Place Column A strata strips, right sides together, in pairs. Pin along along one long edge.
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
  • Press seams flat, then press to one side.
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SiS Tip by the Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Use a Clover’s Straight Tailor’s Awl/Stiletto to help guide the seam allowances under presser foot.
  • Stitch strata pairs together. Press seams flat, then press to one side – in the same direction as Column A strata pairs.
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  • Continue stitching strata pairs together until Column A strata strips are completely sewn together. Press seams flat, then press seams in the same direction.
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
  • Repeat steps above, stitching Column B strata strips, right sides together, in pairs. Press seams flat, then press to one side – in the opposite direction of Column A seams.
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
  • Continue stitching strata pairs together until Column B strata strips are completely sewn together. Press all Column B seams in the opposite direction of Column A seams.
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
  • Place Column A to Column B with right sides together. Pin.
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Table Runner Tutorial
  • Press seam flat to set the stitches. Then, press seam open.
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Machine Quilting

  • Prepare quilt for straight line machine quilting. Create a quilt sandwich, layering the quilt top, batting, and backing. Spray baste layers together using Quilt Basting Spray, hand-baste, or pin baste layers together.
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SiS Tip by the Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Use Team NZP’s Ultimate Quilt ‘n Stitch Presser Foot for quick and easy straight line machine quilting your wall hanging!
Clover's Ultimate Quilt and Stitch Presser Foot Available at ShopNZP.com
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Stitch it! Sisters Program 117 Growth Chart Quilted Wall Hanging Sewing Tutorial

Stitch it! Sisters Program 117 Growth Chart Quilted Wall Hanging
SiS Tip by the Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Be sure to position the Tape Measure Twill Tape, in the center of the quilt – with the numbers counting upwards!

Stitch it! Sisters Program 117 Growth Chart Quilted Wall HangingMachine Appliqué

  • With pencil, trace reversed numbers 1 through 6 on paper side of Wonder-Under paper backed fusible web.Stitch it! Sisters Program 117 Growth Chart Quilted Wall Hanging
  • Following manufacturer’s instructions, place rough side of Wonder-Under to wrong side of solid black cotton fabric. Press with dry iron. Allow to cool.Stitch it! Sisters Program 117 Growth Chart Quilted Wall Hanging
  • Using a craft scissors, cut out number appliqués. Gently peel off Wonder-Under paper backing.Stitch it! Sisters Program 117 Growth Chart Quilted Wall Hanging
  • Position fusible appliqués, to right side of quilt, about every twelve inches. Alternate number appliqués in Column A and Column B. Center numbers halfway between quilt edges and Tape Measure Twill Tape.
SiS Tip by the Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Place numbers along same plane as 12″ markings on Tape Measure Twill Tape/Ribbon. Beginning at the bottom of the quilt, place number 1 or 2, and work upwards placing remaining numbers. NOTE: See Hanging Options on (below) to determine your desired numbering layout; 1-5 or 2-6.
Stitch it! Sisters Program 117 Growth Chart Quilted Wall Hanging

Stitch it! Sisters Program 117 Growth Chart Quilted Wall Hanging

  • Attach an Open Toe Applique Presser Foot, and set sewing machine for an appliqué stitch, blanket stitch, or medium zigzag stitch (3.5 mm width, 1.4 mm length).
  • Stitch around outside edges, and inside edges, of appliqué numbers.Stitch it! Sisters Program 117 Growth Chart Quilted Wall Hanging

SiS Tip by the Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog When stitching –or appliquéing– numbers to quilt, stop with needle down on the outside of appliqué fabric when turning outside curves or corners; and stop with needle down on the inside of appliqué fabric when turning inside curves and corners! Always test stitches on a sample appliqué number– fused to a fabric scrap.

Quilt Binding

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Hanging Options

  • Hang Growth Chart on wall at 12″ above floor; when numbering wall hanging with numbers 2 – 6.
Stitch it! Sisters Program 117 Growth Chart Quilted Wall Hanging
  • Hang Growth Chart on wall with binding touching floor; when numbering wall hanging with numbers 1 – 5.

Stitch it! Sisters Program 117 Growth Chart Quilted Wall Hanging

SiS Tip by the Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Our Growth Chart is attractive, functional, and fun! Record growth measurements – anywhere on quilt front – with a silver metallic paint pen, and/or permanent fabric markers.
Growth Chart Quilted Wall Hanging Sewing Tutorial Video by The Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Record Child's Height anywhere on Wall Hanging
SiS Tip by the Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Or, choose to skip the tape measure twill tape and appliqué numbers, and make a beautiful new table runner or wall hanging for your home!

S!S117 NEW Growth Chart Wall Hanging Tutorial Video by The Stitch it! Sisters at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

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8 Comments

  • beth d.
    August 27, 2020

    I would hang the runner up in side of my living room/den in my house.

  • Nancy Lewis
    August 27, 2020

    I would love to make this for my daughter. She lives 2000 miles away, but it would be great for pictures with our grandchildren. That way we could share in their growth spurts.

  • Lorna
    August 27, 2020

    I would use this tutorial for a holiday table runner.

  • Clovis
    August 27, 2020

    The table runner would look good in many different fabrics.

  • Dixie
    August 27, 2020

    I would make the runner for my table for the holidays.

  • Mary
    August 27, 2020

    The table runner is lovely!

  • Gail Beam
    August 27, 2020

    I would make this a holiday table runner that would be reversible for two different holidays.

  • Susan
    August 28, 2020

    The Growth Chart Wall Hanging would be a great choice to make for my grandchildren & would hang it up in their playroom so all can be measured up!

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