AllFreeSewing.com is a good source for free table runner patterns. This site provides an array of different styles of table runner patterns, including quilted, embroidered, cut-out, ruched and reversible. These patterns require sewing, and the level of sewing skill necessary for each pattern is indicated on the pattern's instruction page.
The leafy cut-out table runner requires an intermediate sewing skill and hand sewing, as well as a machine. The colors and fabrics for this pattern are interchangeable, allowing it to be replicated to coordinate with different seasons. To create this runner, cut out 27 leaves of the pattern, bind the edges with binding tape and stitch them together by hand.