NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

 

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 NEW! Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Bundle Box that includes the Halloween Party Fat Quarter Bundle, 3/4 yd. top and binding fabric, 3/4 yd. backing fabric and Pellon® Fleece Batting, and exclusive NEW! Sew a Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Pattern by Team NZP – with step-by-step instructions and color photos/ illustrations. Includes everything you’ll need to make one Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner! You’ll supply the thread.

Sew A Celebration Half-Square Triangles Halloween Table Runner Bundle Box

NEW! Sew A Celebration: Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

by the  Stitch it! Sisters

Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing  Tutorial Supplies

NEW! Exclusive Halloween Half-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

 

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.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

Halloween Half-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 Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner

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

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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

 

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

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • From each of the crosswise fabric strips, subcut one or more 4-7/8″ square sets. Set aside.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

Note from Team NZP

 

Subcutting strips into squares is also known as creating block sets. This table runner requires only 14 block sets!

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 Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Subcut eight 4-7/8″ 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 Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Subcut sixteen 4-7/8″ 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.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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

  • Align one light/medium 4-7/8″ square with one dark 4-7/8″ square, right sides together, as shown above.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Set Clover’s No-Hassle Triangles Gauge at the 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. Optional: Pin.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • 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.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

 

  • “Kiss” the next block set to the stitched block, and chain stitch from one block to the next block.

 

Note from Team NZP

 

Use Clover’s Stilletto/Awl to assist with guiding blocks under presser foot.

  • Rotate blocks 180 degrees, and stitch along the second side of center marked lines.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Continue chain stitching until all block sets are stitched.
  • Clip threads between chain stitched blocks with scissors.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Each block set makes two half-square triangles!

Repeat steps above and create twenty-eight half-square blocks:

  • Four Corner block sets.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Eight “Four Block” row sets.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Sixteen “Ten Block” row sets.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

Create Outer Border Block Rows

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

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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. Clipping threads between block pairs.
  • Press seams flat, then press seams open.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Place block pairs, right sides together. Pin.
  • Continue placing block pairs right sides together, chainstitching from one block set to the next. Clipping threads between block sets.
  • Press seams flat, then press seams open.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • 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.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • 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″.
  • Layout quarter-square triangle blocks as shown, rotating blocks as necessary.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • 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.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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

 

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

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

Assemble and Finish Table Runner

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.

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

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • 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.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

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

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Press seams flat, then press seams towards center table runner. Use a Tailor’s Clapper to flatten and set seams!
  • Place one “Ten Block” row to one long edge of table runner assembly, with right sides together. Pin. Stitch.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

  • Place remaining “Ten Block” row to remaining long edge of table runner assembly, with right sides together. Pin. Stitch.
  • Press seams flat, then towards center of table runner.

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

Cut Backing and Batting

  • Cut fabric backing and quilt batting rectangles approximately 27″ W x 42″ L ea. (or larger).

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

Embellish your Table Runner with Star Quilting!

Download and print Team NZP’s FREE! Spiderweb Stitching Guide Printable PDF!

Spiderweb Stitching Guide at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

And/Or, embellish your table runner with appliques! Visit our September 26, 2020 NEW! Halloween Applique Coaster Sewing Tutorial and download our FREE! Spooky Halloween Applique Printable!

FREE Halloween Applique Patterns at The Nancy Zieman Productions Blog 

 

Note from Team NZP

 

Optional: Trace Spiderweb Stitching Guide on to Templar Heat Resistant Template Material for repeated uses!

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

 

  • Your Halloween Half-Square Triangle Table Runner is complete!

NEW! Sew A Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Tutorial

Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing  Tutorial Supplies

NEW! Exclusive Halloween Half-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

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 NEW! Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Bundle Box that includes the Halloween Party Fat Quarter Bundle, 3/4 yd. top and binding fabric, 3/4 yd. backing fabric and Pellon® Fleece Batting, and exclusive NEW! Sew a Celebration Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Pattern by Team NZP – with step-by-step instructions and color photos/ illustrations. Includes everything you’ll need to make one Halloween Half-Square Triangles Table Runner! You’ll supply the thread.

Sew A Celebration Half-Square Triangles Halloween Table Runner Bundle Box

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Then, head over to ShopNZP.com and purchase our Patriotic Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Bundle Box that includes the Land of Liberty Fabric Fat Quarter Bundle by My Mind’s Eye For Riley Blake Deigns, 3/4 yd. top and binding fabric, 3/4 yd. backing fabric and Pellon® Fleece Batting, and exclusive NEW! Sew a Celebration Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Sewing Pattern by Team NZP – with step-by-step instructions and color photos/ illustrations. Includes everything you’ll need to make one Patriotic Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner! You’ll supply the thread.

NEW! Exclusive Sew A Celebration NEW! Exclusive Sew A Celebration Quarter-Square Triangles Table Runner Bundle Box available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

There’s still time to join the 2021 Nancy Zieman Productions Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge, entries due today!

Chose any design ideas, including the FREE! Table Runner Sewing Tutorial (below), or choose one of our classic Classic NZP Table Runner Sewing Tutorials for inspiration, then enter the Fall 2021 Table Runner Sewing Challenge. Deadline to enter is Today, October 21, 2021.

2021 Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge

How to Enter

2021 Nancy Zieman Productions Table Runner Sewing Challenge Guidelines

  • Select or create your design. All sewing, quilting, serging, machine embroidery, and/or embellishment techniques are eligible. Table Runner must be made within the last year and may not have been entered into previous NZP Table Runner Sewing Challenges.
  • How to enter: Send ONE high-resolution quality image of your finished Table Runner to [email protected] by 11:59 p.m. CST on Thursday, October 21, 2021. Include your full name, hometown, and a sentence or two about your Table Runner.
  • One entry per person; open to US residents in the 48 contiguous states only.
  • All Table Runners will be judged, and winning entries will receive a prize from our generous sponsors!

Make sure you are subscribed to Nancy Zieman Productions E-Newsletter—so you won’t miss a thing. Sign up today! Join us on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube.

  • Grab our Table Runner Sewing Challenge blog badge and let your friends know about this fun Sewing Challenge.
  • Share your progress and projects on your social media sites using the hashtag #NZPTableRunnerChallenge2021

Schedule:

  • October 12, 2021—Table Runner Challenge Kick Off
  • October 21, 2021—Table Runner Challenge Entry Deadline
  • October 22, 2021—A Panel of Judges Review Entries
  • October 28, 2021—Winners Announced! All decisions made by judges are final.

2021 Fall Table Runner Sewing Challenge

Happy Stitching!

Team Nancy Zieman

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