Easy sew table runner with mitre corners | Video tutorial

Recently, I got my hands on some adorable Tilda floral fabric, and I decided to make a table runner for my small kitchen table. I put together a video sharing how I made an easy sew table runner with mitre corners for you to try. 

The table runner is a perfect project for beginners, so dust off the cobwebs on the sewing machine and have a try. 

Easy sew table runner with miter corners.

Click the video below to see how I stitched the table runner.

Where do you get Tilda fabric in Ireland? 

Are you a fellow fan of adorable fabric as well? I hear you, and I get my Tilda fabric from The Crafty Fox in Drogheda. Click here for the current range of Tilda fabrics. 

Sometimes I will get lucky and find some Tilda fabric on eBay. I will often search for Tilda fabric scraps as they are handy for making smaller sewing projects. 

The floral fabric I used for the DIY table runner is Tilda Lucy Rose in red. 

Tilda fabric Ireland.

To make your table runner, you will need.

  • Sewing pins
  • A ruler or measuring tape
  • Fabric marker
  • A sharp fabric scissors
  • An iron
  • Sewing machine

Measure how long and wide you would like your table runner to be. As you can see in the video, I have a round table, and I just wanted my runner to sit across the tabletop with no overhang. 

Use your fabric marker to mark the measurements onto the fabric and cut. 

Iron a hem on all four corners of the fabric but before stitching mitre off the corners. ( Check out the video above to see how I did this )

Mitring the corners can feel counterintuitive, but once you sew one corner, you will find the other corners easy to mitre.

You can also use the same technique to make smaller napkins. 

Tilda floral fabric. DIY table runner.
DIY easy sew table runner with mitre corner
Floral table set up. With floral table runner, royal Albert floral china.
DIY table runner with tilda floral fabric.

Easy sew scrap fabric projects.

Would you like some more sew sewing projects? I have a video jam-packed with sewing projects perfect for using old scrap fabric and beginner-friendly. 

If you want to dust the cobwebs off your sewing machine, I hope these easy sew projects inspire you to create.

In this video, I share: 

  • How to make a scrunchie 
  • Easy sew coaster 
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  • Easy sew Fabric hanger 
  • DIY dish sponge 
  • DIY catnip sacks 
  • Cat collar 
  • How to sew a pencil case 
  • How to sew a drawstring bag 
  • Easy sew an apron 

Click here to watch 

10 easy sewing projects.

Are you new to sewing? Want to learn how to sew from the comfort of your home?

Click here, and learn about my online beginner sewing course. Join the SewBegin community and learn how to master the basics of machine sewing. Grow your confidence, and get creating! 

Let me know if you have a shot at making the easy sew table runner. You can comment below or tag me on Instagram. Please share this post with your community on social media, and have fun sewing! Thanks for reading, Catherine. 



  1. daintydressdiaries
    May 29, 2022 / 2:06 pm

    Hi Claudia, I got that second hand in a charity shop x

  2. Claudia
    May 26, 2022 / 2:15 pm

    What brand is that beautiful floral pitcher? Looking for it everywhere with no luck! 🙂

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