Do you like Thanksgiving as much as we do? Coming together with family and friends to give thanks together, share delicious food together, and make new memories just deepens our connections to one another. It’s also an opportunity to show off your quilted table runners! No Thanksgiving table is complete, in this quilter’s opinion, without an Autumn-inspired table runner or table topper.
Here’s a round-up of six quilted table runners to add patchwork gravy to your Thanksgiving décor!
Let’s Talk Turkey!
How can you not love this adapted Dresden Plate appliqué? Because the design uses a 5” square fabric pack and just a little yardage, you have the perfect excuse to grab one of those seasonal collections on display at your local fabric shop, and get sewing right away! Get this turkey on your table!
Autumn Leaves Table Runner and Placemat
This lovely autumnal table runner uses simple patchwork combined with appliqué of pumpkins and falling maple leaves. And—bonus—there are placemat designs, too! Designer Patrick Lose loves designing for the holidays, and his appliqué designs are a definitely reason to test out satin-stitched appliqué!
Happy Harvest Table Topper
Another harvest design from Patrick Lose, this table topper is ideal for the desert table—showcase those apple and pear pies! The “crimped” edge and satin-stitched appliqué is as sweet as can be.
Autumn Table Topper
For something a little more traditional, try this Autumn Table Topper, designed by Lynette Jensen. The colors in soft, but cozy, shades of gold and green makes for a perfect quilted table runner.
Flying South Table Runner
Flying Geese units can show up in any quilt design, it’s true, but aren’t they just destined to be part of a Thanksgiving table runner? Nothing says harvest season like geese flying south for the winter.
Pumpkin Patch Set
Let there be a bountiful harvest of appliqué on your table this season! These primitive-style appliqué gourds and corn are a light-hearted classic. And the extra hotpads are ideal for all those side dishes you’ll want to squeeze onto the table!