The Long Thread, AllPeopleQuilt.com, By Stephanie Lynn and Purple Hues and Me offer easy table runner patterns online. The Long Thread runner is reversible. It uses die-cut material, lace, eyelet, sheer embroidered linen or gauze cotton for one side.
The runner from AllPeopleQuilt.com calls for brightly colored strips of fabric and fusible fleece to make a quilted center section. This miniature quilt is bordered by a white print fabric. By Stephanie Lynn features a pattern for a simple runner with ruffled ends. Photographs accompany the step-by-step instructions.
Purple Hues and Me has a no-sew runner pattern. It explains how to glue blackboard fabric or chalk cloth onto backing material. Once completed, people use chalk to write messages on the runner.