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Mini Charm Fun - Runner

Finished size: 13" x 41"


1 mini charm (MC) pack or (32) 2.5" x 2.5"

Background - 1/3 yard 
Border - 1/4 yard
Batting - 17" x 45" piece minimum
Backing - 17" x WOF (width of fabric = 42.5") - minimum. For more quilting comfort, get 1 yard of backing.
Binding - 1/4 yd



Cut (2) strips 2.5" x WOF.
   Subcut strips into (30) 2.5" x 2.5" squares
Cut (1) strip 6.5" x WOF
   Subcut strip into (1) 6.5" x 22.5" piece (C unit piece)


Cut (3) strips 2.5" x WOF
   Subcut (2) strips each into (1) 2.5" x 38.5" piece.**
   Subcut (1) strip into (2) 2.5" x 14.5" pieces.**

Binding - Cut (3) strips 2.25" x WOF

**TIP: For accuracy's sake, wait and measure pieced body of quilt top before subcutting the pieces for borders. Everyone's seam allowance varies a tad and this can affect exact border lengths required.


Mini Charm Fun Runner is composed of (2) A units, (2) B units, and (1) C unit. Press seams according to directional arrows.

Step 1:  Piece (2) A units. Press initial seams toward print. Press secondary seams open.

Step 2:  Piece (2) B units. Press seams toward print.

Step 3:  Piece a B unit to either long sides of C unit (Background 6.5" x 22.5" piece). Press seams toward C unit piece.

Step 4:  Piece an A unit to either end of B unit/C unit piece. Press seams open.

Step 5:  Attach first border to either long sides of pieced quilt body. Press seams toward border.

Step 6:  Attach second border to both short ends of pieced quilt body. Press seams toward border. 


Step 1:  Layer quilt sandwich and baste quilt using preferred method.

Step 2:  Quilt.
Step 3:  Square up quilt.
Step 4:  Bind. 
 Sample quilt top featuring 
Winterberry by Kate and Birdie for Moda

You now have a cute table runner. ENJOY! 

Please feel free to share on Instagram with #minicharmfunrunner #minicharmfun or #fddquiltpatterns


  1. Thanks for the tutorial ! I like mini charm packs but often wonder what to do with them.

  2. I can't wait to make this Table Runner. Thanks for the cute idea!


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