How big should you make a table topper quilt? The table below gives dimensions for quilts to top several different size tables. Table runner quilts are a great way to try out techniques you’re not quite confident enough to use yet on a bed quilt.
Table Topper Size
|Card Table||36″ x 36″||36″ x 36″Turn the topper on the diagonal to put it on the table.|
|Dining Table: Small Rectangular||42″ x 54″||13″ x 48″Center the topper on the table top.|
|Dining Table: Large Rectangular||42″ x 72″||13″ x 72″Center the topper on the table top.|
Here are some table topper quilts to inspire your creativity. How about making a different one for every season? Here’s a Christmas-themed quilt:
Here’s one made with Rail fence quilt blocks. This would be a good way to use up extra blocks (I don’t know about you, but I always make too many). If you look closely, you can see some interesting diagonal quilting on this runner:
I like the interesting shape of this one:
How about this one with matching napkins? The contrasting shape of the candles really completes the tablescape.