I wanted to use this runner on my sideboard, but the length was not working out so well. Plus, I was never truly happy with the design. So, I decided to cut it, re-do it a bit and make it longer.
I got some burlap and muslin at the fabric store. I decided on this design for the main part of the runner. After pinning, I sewed the pieces together.
On either end, I sewed the turkey prints along with the printed material from the original runner on the back.
Next, I pinned two pieces of muslin on either end, pinning in pleats as I worked it along the edge. I sewed on the two ends, hemmed it and all done! A new table runner!
We added two more turkeys this year and I will try to remember to do this each year going forward! This year we did them on one of the ends, but I also plan to put them along the main part of the runner as well.
And since we already had paint out and on our hands, I went ahead and had MK make an apron. (She wanted all pink feathers.) B made her apron last year.
Don't sew??? No worries, just buy a plain table runner and do the handprints on it! Super simple!