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Designed with precut 2 1/2" strips in mind, this is a colorful way to create a complete "tablescape": table runner, place mats, and even mug rugs (some people call them "coasters" but we like to be different around here).   Looking for the PDF download version?  You can purchase it here:



The criss-crossing tubes are sewn but not quilted to the backing, giving it an unusual 3-D effect (fabrics: Island Batik).

And to make this project simpler... it is self-quilting! The strips are sewn in place onto the assembled quilt sandwich.   This is a great weekend project or shop class.

See it here done in Moda precuts:



Notice that the place mat is done slightly different. Instructions for this version are also included in the pattern.

table runner: 19 1/2" x 36 1/2"
place mat: 20 1/2" x 15 1/2"
mug rug: 4 1/2" x 4 1/2"


        Here is a close up of the
        criss-crossing tubes.