Easy Embroidered Holiday Table Runner
Create a holiday heirloom you'll treasure for years using two crisp white linen runners, then finish the edges with a red border and embroider a snowflake design at the ends.
What You Need
- Purchased table runner
- 4mm red embroidery ribbon
- Chenille or tapestry needle
- Water-soluble marker
How to Make It
- Because the fabric is light-colored, special attention should be paid to concealing the stitch transitions on the back of the fabric by weaving the ribbon back through previous stitches. For stitching progression, follow the step-by-step photo, which illustrates how the design is worked with the shortest possible transitions between stitches.
Bring the needle to the front of the fabric and loosely wrap the ribbon one to two times around the needle, depending on the desired size of the knot. Hold the ribbon off to one side and push the needle through to the back directly next to the original entry point. Gently pull the needle through the wraps to form a complete knot.