Halloween is just a week away! Every year I tell myself I’m going to pull out my Halloween décor the first week of October but then when the time comes, I don’t. I just can’t bring myself to admit that it’s fall. So here we are, on Oct 24th and not a bit of Halloween to be seen in my house! Well, we do have two pumpkins on our front porch but that’s about it.
So because of my Halloween décor procrastination, I decided to make a table runner that will work for both Halloween and Thanksgiving. That way, I can use it now and leave it for another month. Win/win.
This Scrappy Pumpkin table runner is a tutorial today over on the Therm O Web Blog (click on the photo to go to the tutorial). It’s a great way to use up some of those scraps! My orange scrap bin was a little lacking so I had to cut into my orange stash too.
To make the pumpkins there is a printable page as a part of the tutorial and you can just print that on to three sheets of HeatnBond EZ Print sheets straight from your computer’s printer. Pretty nifty. You CAN use regular HeatnBond Lite, but by using the EZ Print sheets you can skip the tracing step – my least favorite part of using fusible webbing.
I made this to fit on my little blue bookcase in my dining room. I have a hard time deciding just what to put there sometimes.
I think my favorite part of the runner is the scrappy binding!
Well, I guess I’d better go and get the rest of my Halloween decorations and just admit that it’s the end of October!