Wall hangings and runners provide a quick, easy way to explore new fabrics, designs and techniques without committing to a full quilt. Although Christensen Creations downloadable patterns sometimes focus just on a particular item, many have instructions for different sizes. They often have 3D accents.
The image above is “Glad–Not Nana’s Yoyos,” an easy 3D technique, using old-fashioned yoyos in a new way. On the left below is “Kite Charmer,” done as a charm quilt with 3D clouds and kites on top. “Love in a Quirky Log Cabin,” which is a miniature quilt, can easily be converted to a full-sized quilt by using bigger blocks (which will be included in the pattern) is in the middle. On the right is “Simply Seminole,” an easy runner with instructions for three lengths. The last two patterns are coming soon.
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Say good-bye to summer and welcome autumn as you are “Running to Fall.” This table runner can be a generous 16″x 70″ or made in 2 smaller sizes to fit most tables. Use scraps (just over 1/8-1/4) or jelly roll strips to make the beautiful leaves and stripes. It’s faster and easier than it looks, and the Christensen Creations diagrams are detailed and in color.
#CC2402 Running to Fall: Runner in 3 sizes
Use this beautiful quilt block in a small size to make a “Hydrangea Wall Hanging“(below) or bigger squares for a lap quilt. Christensen Creations uses a modified folded “snowball” to make 3D petals or make it in the traditional way. As always, lots of choices.
#CC2105 Hydrangea Block Wall Hanging or Lap Quilt
So easy and so patriotic, Christensen Creations’ pattern, “Flag ’em Down for Dinner” is a quick runner or placemats and very eye-catching. Make the runner in a length to fit your table or picnic table–easy enough for a last- minute July 4th project! (Check out matching pattern #cc1013 “U.S. Cooks” for flag apron and hot pads!)
#CC2401 “Flag ’em Down for Dinner” Runner in 3 lengths or Placemats. Click for more info or to buy
“Let’s go fly a kite….” or better yet, make a whole hanging chock full of kites. Using a quick paper-piecing method, Christensen Creations developed this fascinating pattern that is perfect for scraps. The optional 3D kites and clouds give it a whole new dimension. They are amazingly easy to simply machine-quilt in place.
#CC2104 “Kite Charmer: Sleeping on a Cloud ” 3D Wall Hanging Click for more info or to buy.
In honor of our military patriots, Christensen Creations’ ” ‘My Country ‘Tis of Thee” (below) offers an unusual twist, using 3D folded log cabin blocks. Simple enough to make by following the diagrams, which give it texture and dimension.
#CC1001 “‘My Country ‘Tis of Thee ‘” 3D Folded Log Cabin Flag
With the hope for renewal offered by Easter, Christensen Creations’ “Risen” (below) is a stunning spring wall hanging, with an “outstanding” (in every way) 3D flower. It has clear diagrams and instructions for this unusual appliqué. Imagine how thrilled a mother or grandmother would be to get this on Mother’s Day!
#CC2103 Risen Wall Hanging Click for more info or to buy.
Dedicated to the victims of the recent 2019 Alabama tornadoes, Christensen Creations’ “Wicked Twister” (below) is a small (20″ square) and easy wall hanging, but versatile enough to also be a large quilt block. It has diagrams and graphs for both construction and the little bit of paper-piecing. As a great little scrap quilt, it can be made in many different colors–it doesn’t have to be dark and wicked like a real tornado.
#CC2102 Wicked Twister Wall Hanging Click for more info or to buy.
So quick and so fun, “Running for Color Table Runner”(below) can be made from scraps or from small pieces of 10 different colors in any combination. The Christensen Creations downloadable instructions contain measurements for FOUR lengths, including how to simply back it or quilt and bind it. Wonderful starter quilt or gift quilt.
#CC2400 Running for Color Table Runner
Check out the different color combinations when you click for more info.
“The Quilts in My Cupboard” (below) looks hard, but it’s not. Make the tiny quilts (use “cheater” fabric or sew your own), then fold and load! This Christensen Creations 3D design can be a quilt block or a wall hanging. It’s a winner either way!
#CC1005 The Quilts in My Cupboard
“Sunflower Power” (below) is a simple project, using folded pieces with a little appliqué. Christensen Creations–designed “modified Prairie Points” make 3D petals for this award-winning design. It can be a 12″ quilt block or elongated for a wall hanging.
“GLAD–Not Nana’s Yoyos” (below and featured on top of page) is a beautiful combination of appliquéed leaves and handmade yoyos that make a gladiolus. The yoyos, buds and butterfly all add 3D texture to this prize-winning 16″x 20″ wall hanging.
#CC2100 GLAD-Not Nana’s Yoyos Click for more info or to buy.
“Mt. Sunset” (below) is so easy, just a one-block quilt using batiks, marbled and colorful fabrics to make the design by simply following the colored chart (ca. 21″x 25″).
#CC2101 Mt. Sunset Click for more info or to buy.