12 Christmas Table Runner Patterns That'll Make Your Home Extra Festive

Once the tree is decorated , it's time to turn your attention to another area of the house that's always in need of a little holiday flavor: the kitchen table . After all, a table runner makes a great centerpiece for your family's holiday meal. These patterns stitch up quick, so you can make 'em in a weekend and have them done well before the big day.

1. Christmas Tree Table Runner

This pretty Christmas pattern makes a great accent piece thanks to rounded corners, bias cut binding and foundation piecing to make those cute trees.

2. Gingerbread Christmas Table Runner

Appliqué a sweet gingerbread house table runner with candy canes and gumdrop trees. The fusible appliqué makes this project come together quickly, so once you finish it with free-motion quilting you have the perfect table topper (or wall hanging).

3. Poinsettia Table Runner

Put your Christmas fabric to good use and stitch the iconic plant of the holidays. This pattern comes with detailed cutting instructions (making it totally beginner-friendly) and three different ways to finish the ends — make one to match your poinsettia cupcakes !

4. Christmas Present Runner

This table runner comes together with simple present blocks. It's easy and oh-so-cute, so you can stitch a bunch and give 'em as gifts to your loved ones.

5. Ding Dong Merrily Table Runner

Jelly rolls are key when making this French braid design. The runner gets its name from delicate embroidery down the borders (the first two lines of "Ding Dong Merrily on High"), and if you're feeling extra creative you could even include lyrics from your favorite Christmas song.

6. Christmas Holly Table Runner

Deck your table with quilted holly! This runner easily comes together with charm squares , and the applique and rickrack details really make it pop.

7. Two Festive Runners

Take your pick from two different designs, or stitch them both and put one on your dessert table . All you need to know is basic appliqué for the mittens and holly.

8. Christmas Candles Table Runner

Give your table an extra cozy vibe with glowing Christmas candles in your design. It makes for easy piecing, and you can even finish it off with 3D button embellishments on the holly.

9. Strippy Christmas Runner

Strip piecing helps this beginner-friendly quilted table runner come together lickety split. You'll love stitching it so much, you can change up the color palette post-Christmas and make one for every holiday.

10. Stained Glass Table Runner

Grab the scraps of holiday fabric left over from your Christmas quilt — this quilt makes use of them in a gorgeous way, and is reminiscent of beautifully stained glass.

11. Jingle Goose Table Runner

Green ombré flying geese pair together to make tiny Christmas trees on this modern pattern. Be ready: you're going to bust out your foundation paper piecing skills for this one!

Photo via Bluprint member Jeli Quilts

12. Merry and Bright Ornament Table Runner

Add a little jingle to your table with a bright and cheery holiday ornament design. The table topper features simple piecing and appliqué, and you even get a free pattern for a matching tea towel.

Photo via Bluprint member Kimberbell Designs

December 12, 2019
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