Valentine's Day

Sweet Valentine’s Day Love Banner Table Runner

Who doesn’t love a great table runner? We think they complete the look of a beautifully set holiday table. Of course, there are some wonderful runners out there available to buy, but where’s the fun and creativity in that?  Our Love Table Runner is easy, no sewing required! Let’s make a super sweet Valentine’s Day table runner.

Love table runner on a dark table, close-up by Champagne and Sugarplums

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What You Need:
  • Red Felt
  • White Felt
  • Scissors
  • Iron on fabric adhesive (Heat Bond or Fusible Interfacing)
  • Iron
  • Red Yarn
  • Large eye needle
  • Measuring tape or ruler
  • Red patterned fabric or felt
Red and white felt with iron on fabric adhesive by Champagne and Sugarplums

Cut the red felt to 18” wide by the length of your dining table plus an overhang on each end. Cut the white felt to two inches shorter and thinner than the red felt length. Use the iron on adhesive to attach the white felt to the red felt by following the directions on the package.

Four red felt flags with a pair of scissors for a Love table runner by Champagne and Sugarplums

Cut four 4” wide by 6” tall triangles out of your red felt.

The letters L and E and a heart cut from white felt by Champagne and Sugarplums

Trace and cut out a heart and white letters, either using a stencil or free hand, with the letters measuring 2.5” by 1.5”.

A heart cut from red and white polka dot fabric by Champagne and Sugarplums

Make a slightly smaller heart shape from patterned red fabric or felt. Use fabric adhesive to attach the patterned heart to the white heart and then attach the completed heart to one of the red flags.

White letters on red felt flags by Champagne and Sugarplums

Use the fabric adhesive to attach the letters to the remaining triangle flags.

Collage of a red yarn thread being sewn in top of flags by Champagne and Sugarplums

Attach the flags to the runner and then thread the wide-eyed needle with a length of red yarn to sew across each flag, threading the needle through the runner at the tip of each flag. 

Red yarn bow attached to the corner of a felt flag on a Love table runner by Champagne and Sugarplums

Tie two small red bows and then attach the them to each end of the flags.

Love table runner on a dark table, with red plates and vase with hearts by Champagne and Sugarplums

Love table runner on a dark table, close-up on an angle by Champagne and Sugarplums

Love Table Runner completed! Happy crafting!

Happy Valentine's Day on a white background with red hearts and arrows

Check out our Easy Valentine’s Day Puzzle Art for another great DIY decoration.

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