Patriotic Table Topper

One of my Focus goals this year was to make table runners. I have made one. Maybe I can get two made before the end of the year!

With that goal in mind, I have chosen a patriotic pattern by Bonnie Hunter, called the Courthouse Square. She also has a similar pattern called Irish Courthouse that you might be interested in. I like both of them!

I ‘shopped’ my own stash, and cut out all of the parts. Then I layered nine blocks so that I could piece them all together rather than piecing one block at a time.

Courthouse Table Topper
Courthouse Table Topper

I pieced the blocks from the center to the outside.

Courthouse Table Topper
Courthouse Table Topper

A close up look at one of the completed blocks:

Courthouse Table Topper

All nine completed blocks:

Courthouse Table Topper

And that is where they sit (or hang, actually…on the design wall); waiting for me to decide if I want to set them the same as in the pattern, or do something else. I need to decide the size that I want.

Quilt On!

14 responses to “Patriotic Table Topper

  1. Beautiful patriotic blocks. Great job. I didn’t set any specific goals for making table runners this year, but they are definitely something I’d like to make. You’ve inspired me to go for 2 this year too!

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  2. I like your addition of layering the blocks for chain piecing. Makes a lot of sense. The R, W & B scheme looks very refreshing in this pattern, too.
    I’m sure you’ll make your goal, Laura – one down and one to go with more than 7 months left in the year!

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  3. Table runners sew up fast. Smaller projects are good palette cleansers.

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  4. Hi Laura! Great job on piecing all the blocks you need. Now you can select a layout and boom! You’ll be done! I am planning on working on my patriotic blocks this weekend, too. Enjoy your weekend. ~smile~ Roseanne

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    • I won’t be working on mine this weekend. Last weekend was devoted to Mom time, and this weekend is devoted to Dad time. These times are precious for sure!

      I look forward to seeing your blocks set, Roseanne! 🙂

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  5. Looking good – I just love the patriotic colors! Hugs

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  6. I love these Laura! They will make a splendid table runner!

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