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.
NEW! Getting close to July 4th
Let’s celebrate! Decorate your dining or picnic table with this cheery runner–a classic star with flag fabric makes a colorful patriotic statement. Instructions give measurements/directions for three different lengths to suit your table and time allotment. Change the colors if you prefer; stars are always in season! Click to see the full picture!
#CC2407 Running with the Stars Click for more information or to buy
Don’t wear your heart on your sleeve–place it on a wall hanging! Using simple paper-pieced blocks, use up some scraps with this colorful 24″ wall hanging by Christensen Creations, aptly called “Love in a Little Log Cabin“! (It took 2nd place in the Alabama National Fair.)
#CC 2108 Love in Little Log Cabin Click for more information or to buy
For a lovely winter look, make a “Holly Berries” table runner with piece holly and yoyo berries. Like Christensen Creations‘ runner “Maple Sugar” below, you simply add pieced ends to a half yard of print fabric for a great runner. It’s not difficult.
#CC 2406 Holly Berries Table Runner Click for more information or to buy
It’s easy to have a beautiful autumn or Thanksgiving table with this simple table runner. Combine a few squares and half-square triangles with a little satin-stitch embroidery to make Christensen Creations’ “Maple Sugar.” Easy enough for a beginner, the fall print does most of the work. Just 1/2 yd of print makes a 65″-68″ runner, but it can be shortened or lengthened if you desire–fit it to YOUR table!
#CC 2405 Maple Sugar Table Runner Click for more information or to buy
Hang some jack-o-lanterns on your wall for the spooky season. These spooks are cute, though, complete with smiles and even a few gold teeth–though the button spider might freak out some of you. This big 36″x 42” Jackson-O-Lantern Five wall hanging by Christensen Creations is actually big enough to double as a lap quilt. Just make it and use it as you wish for Halloween fun!
#CC 2313 Jackson-O-Lantern Five Click for more information or to buy
So light, bright and springy, “Leading to Easter” is a cross in a field of watercolor flowers, complete with a 3D drape you can change from purple to white as is the Easter convention. This Christensen Creations wall hanging is a great introduction to watercolor quilting or a stunning gift to the church. So versatile, this design can use jelly roll strips, scraps, florals or simply pastels. The instructions show exactly how to place the color and make the folded inner border, optional 3D accents and even the borders and binding. Simple piecing–amazing result!
#CC 2107 Leading to Easter Click for more information or to buy