Scrap Buster Contest Entry ~ Crop Circle Table Runner Tutorial

on October 24 | in Sewing Inspiration | by | with 14 Comments

We’ll share every Scrap Buster Contest tutorial entry and then you’ll get a chance to vote!

Krista from Poppyprint shares her first tutorial, the Crop Circle Table Runner Tutorial. She writes that it’s, “…A fun table runner using an easy, beginner-ish machine applique technique for circles (or leaves, flower petals or any simple shape, really). I like to call this ‘Fabric Stickers’ and it’s a nice way to applique circles so that they are soft and puffy looking, not the flat, glued-on appearance you get when using Steam-a-Seam, Heat ‘n Bond or Wonder Under…etc. I’ve also used this method to attach my quilt labels since you can stitch the applique shapes on by machine or hand once they are fused to their background. With the hand running stitch I used on the table runner, the circles almost look reverse appliqued– an unexpected visual trick!”

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14 Responses to Scrap Buster Contest Entry ~ Crop Circle Table Runner Tutorial

  1. Ramona says:

    I really love this table runner. Very clean and modern. I think this will be a great xmas present for my daughters first apartment.

  2. Robin in New Jersey says:

    I LOVE this. Very creative! You just may get my vote!

  3. Suzanne says:

    Very nice! I love the modern look of it.

  4. Gina says:

    This has to be one of my favourites, and shows me a technique I’d never ever thought of so I really love it! Thank you.

  5. Tong says:

    This is beautiful!

  6. alison says:

    Wonderful! Love the idea. It uses up scraps but doesn’t look scrappy. Fabulous.

  7. Tina Mackey says:

    Beautiful! I can’t wait to try it!

  8. Catherine says:

    I really love this. The circles are so cute.

  9. Morgan says:

    Ooh, love this. A perfect wedding gift that could actually be finished between the time the invitation arrives and the big day.

  10. Betsy M says:

    I think that I may actually be able to do applique when done this way! Yay.

  11. --ginger. says:

    This is great–and I read your tutorial. It’s completely do-able, and I think I’m going to go for it.

  12. Amy Grant says:

    Wow, really like this one!

  13. Ariane says:

    This is super cute. I love it!!

  14. Kaye Prince says:

    Very cute, I like this a lot! I’m really liking anything that has the look of patchwork right, but with circles instead of squares.

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