This table runner is pretty, fast, and a good pattern for confident beginners.
Instructions are included for half-square triangles, machine appliqué, machine quilting, and binding.
I'm a quilter, writer, and editor. I wrote Open Your Heart with Quilting (Dreamtime, 2008) and How to Build, Maintain, and Use a Compost System (Atlantic, 2010). I am a former quilt magazine editor and currently work for the federal government as a business analyst and technical writer.