Modern table runner – Table runners can complement a tablecloth or serve alone for a more casual look. They are simple to make and does not need to cost a lot of money. Find cheap fabric discounted at drug and retail stores or recycle an old sheet, blanket, tablecloth or set of curtains to make a modern table runner that costs almost nothing. Table runners adds an elegant touch to a table, and making an allows you flexibility with fabrics and colors.
Make a cheap but modern table runner, Measure the length of the table. Add twice the length of the desired overhang. The overhang is how much of the skier falling from the end of the table on either side. The width of the runner should be about 18 inches. Wash and iron the fabric. Cut the short ends of the fabric strips. Take one end of the fabric and folding each corner until it encounters, forming a triangle. Do this with both ends on both pieces of fabric.
Press firmly down on the folds to make a curl. Cut the fabric at the crease. Fold fabric edges in 1/2 inch all the way around, sweeping them down the wrong side of the fabric. With the wrong sides facing each other, match all corners and pin the fabric pieces. See around the edges of the modern table runner with the needle 1/4 inch from the outer edge. Pull the legs from the fabric as the sewing machine foot approaches. Tie the ends of the thread and cut the thread trimming.