Holiday Table Runner Sewing

We will be sewing and assembling our table runners in class, students will need to prewash and iron fabric prior to first class.  Instructor will have cutting mat available to help a few students if they are unable or need assistance.  Please bring sewing machine and material cutting items to every class.

Twisted Pole Table Runner

Finished runner is approximately 47 inches long and 19 ½ inches wide, all yardage needed assumes that fabric is about 45 inches wide.

                -Fabric 1 (includes binding) – 1 yd (this fabric “twists” around pole

                -Fabric 2 – 1/3 yd (this fabric is the pole

                -Fabric 3 – 1/3 yd (background fabric to twist and pole)

                -Fabric 4 (for backing) – 2/3 yd

                -Thin batting or pellon interfacing – 2/3 yd

                -1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread for sewing seams

                -1 spool of quilting thread for top stitching (optional) OR 1 skein embroidery floss for tying

Other Supplies:

-sewing machine

-sewing machine user’s manual if unfamiliar with its operation

-Fabric scissors

-straight pins for quilting


-self healing cutting mat & rotary cutter OR ruler and fabric marking pen or pencil

-quilting ruler (clear ruler at least 16 inches long)

-fabric measuring tape (optional)


Provide by instructor at each class:

-Iron and ironing board 

-Twisted Pole table runner pattern


Please direct any questions to the instructor, Anja O’Neil

Email: or text 503-320-4687