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Snowshoe Hare Table Runner
"The Snowshoe Hare winter quilt pattern makes a lovely homemade gift or quilty addition to your home décor!! The inspiration for this adorable, woodsy table runner quilt comes from spotting a snowshoe hare last winter! This is an easy quilt pattern to follow for even a novice quilter! The directions for this quilt are for rotary cutting and machine piecing. Accurate cutting and sewing enhances your final product. Pin your pieces together before sewing them to ensure proper seam alignment. Use a carefully followed 1/4” seam allowance to help you get uniform seams and matching corners. Follow the pressing directions described in the pattern. I used two different dark gray fabrics (one print and one solid) for the background of the trees. For the tree branches I used three different cream print fabrics that had little gray/black patterns on them. The rabbit was made with a white tone on tone small print fabric. I framed the quilt with a black striped binding and made the backing out of a black/gray print. I really like the monochromatic look of this quilt and now I want to design a larger quilt in this contrasting palette!! It’s such a stunning color combination! Finished size is 47" x 15"."
The Snowshoe Hare Table Runner is a delightful addition to your winter home décor or a perfect homemade gift for your loved ones. Inspired by the enchanting sight of a snowshoe hare in the midst of a wintry landscape, this quilt pattern captures the whimsy and beauty of nature.
Even if you are a novice quilter, fear not! This easy quilt pattern is designed to be beginner-friendly, guiding you through each step with clarity and ease. Step-by-step instructions are provided for rotary cutting and machine piecing, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable quilting experience. Achieving accurate cutting and sewing is crucial to enhance the overall quality and aesthetic appeal of the finished product.
To ensure uniform seams and neatly aligned corners, it is recommended to pin the quilt pieces together before sewing. This simple step will guarantee precise seam alignment and a polished final look. Additionally, be sure to follow the pattern's instructions for a 1/4” seam allowance, as this will help achieve consistent and professional-looking seams.
The Snowshoe Hare Table Runner features a delightful color scheme that enhances its rustic charm. The background of the trees is created using two different dark gray fabrics, one solid and one with a subtle print. The tree branches, on the other hand, are made from a combination of three cream print fabrics, each adorned with delicate gray and black patterns. The protagonist of this design, the snowshoe hare, is brought to life with a white tone-on-tone print fabric, adding a touch of whimsy to the quilt.
To complete the enchanting aesthetic, the quilt is framed with a bold and striking black striped binding. The backing fabric continues the monochromatic theme, featuring a captivating black and gray print. The contrast between the dark and light elements creates a visually stunning and captivating design.
With a finished size of 47" x 15", this Snowshoe Hare Table Runner is both practical and visually striking. It adds a touch of winter wonderland charm to your dining table or console, creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere. The unique and contrasting color palette used in this design makes it truly stand out and provides endless possibilities for further exploration in larger quilts.
Whether you gift it to a loved one or keep it as a cherished piece of home décor, the Snowshoe Hare Table Runner is sure to captivate hearts and bring a touch of nature's beauty into your living space.
Project TypeMake a Project
Time to CompleteWeekend project
Sewn byBoth Hand and Machine
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