Jacquelynne Steves

My Autumn Table Runner in Quilts & More Magazine!

I can’t believe we are halfway through 2017! It’s been really fun to have my table runner projects featured in each issue of Quilts & More magazine this year.  TODAY the autumn issue will be released- so check your newsstands or local quilt shop, or if you have a subscription run right out to the mailbox to see if it’s arrived! You can also get a digital copy here.

I chose a palette of “modern” fall colors- soft, almost-but-not-quite-pastel teals, coral, yellow, and purple. It’ still says “autumn,” but it’s a little more unexpected than the standard fall palette of brown, gold, and orange. The dark brown leaf shapes stand out on the pieced background- because this pieced background seems a little bit “busy,” going with a bold silhouette shape was necessary to make sure it didn’t get “lost”:

My quilter, Danny, used metallic thread for the veins in the leaves, it adds a really pretty, shimmery touch, don’t you think?

The “theme” for all of the table runners in this series is the scalloped borders, and machine applique on a pieced background. In spring, we had whimsical flowers on hourglass blocks:

Then in summer, we had sunflowers on split rail blocks:


I wonder what the Holiday issue will have in store for us?????

Don’t forget to get your copy before they sell out!


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    CarolK (cent'l NJ)
    Posted July 19, 2017 at 9:30 am | Permalink

    I love being able to change out things like pillows and table runners with the changing seasons. These are just beautiful. I love your color choices for the Fall leaf one. I think I may use it for my color palette in the next rug I’m hooking called “Fall Leaves”. Thank you for the inspiration. You’re a genius!

  • Patricia
    Posted July 22, 2017 at 5:48 pm | Permalink

    The runners are pretty.
    I cannot remember if I signed up for I Love Home bom, should I sign up to be sure?

  • Chris C
    Posted July 24, 2017 at 8:16 am | Permalink

    Hi. I particularly like the last one with the sunflowers. Can’t wait to see what you have coming up for Christmas!

  • Judy Wagner
    Posted July 25, 2017 at 9:17 pm | Permalink

    I just started the fall table runner and am having so much fun putting it together.

  • Leslie Farmer
    Posted July 26, 2017 at 8:46 am | Permalink

    I recently subscribed to Quilts & More emag and love your last two table runners. I was looking for the pattern pieces for the embroidered pieces and the instructions say “Pattern Sheet 2” but I cannot find it in the emag edition. Is it missing and do I need to contact the publisher? Thanks for your help and for sharing your talent!! <3

    • Posted July 26, 2017 at 2:13 pm | Permalink

      Hi Leslie! I have no idea where to find the patterns in the digital version, I have the print version only. Please contact the publisher- and let me know what you find out in case someone else asks :) Sorry I couldn’t be of more help!

      • Leslie Farmer
        Posted August 2, 2017 at 12:24 pm | Permalink

        I heard back and had also in the meantime figured it out finally. Where it says to find the patterns on Pattern Sheet 2 (or Pattern Sheet 1 for other projects), you actually click on those words – “Pattern Sheet 2” and it will take you to a PDF of the patterns. Now I know for future publications and now you know in case someone like me comes asking in the future. Haha!

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