Project Serger Snowflake Table Runner

By Milinda Stephenson

Skill Level: Advanced  

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If you've been looking to add a bit of flair to your holiday table, try this serged and embroidered table runner! The embroidery will give your table a high-end look, while using a seasonal fabric will bring cheer to your dining room decor. Download instructions. Download snowflake design one. Download snowflake design two.


  • 1/2 yard holiday fabric
  • 1/3 yard solid fabric
  • Madeira Embroidery Thread
  • Tear-Away Stabilizer
  • 9 1/2" x 14" hoop
  • Ultra soft fusible stabilizer
  • 4 cones serger thread
  • Basic sewing and embroidery supplies


  • Baby Lock Embroidery machine
  • Baby Lock Serger


  1. Prepare fabric for embroidery.

    1. Iron ultra soft fusible to wrong side of 1/3 yard inner fabric

    2. Hoop tear away stabilizer and inner fabric in 9 ½” x 14” hoop.

  2. Embroidery design using three different colors, one for each snowflake design. Keep rehooping fabric and stabilizer until fabric is embroidered to your liking.

    1. Optional: Embroider a larger center snowflake or monogram.

  3. Prepare to serge the table runner. Set up the serger for 4-thread overlock.

    1. Put needles in the first and second positions. Set your stitch length to 2.75 and your stitch width to 6.5.

    2. With right sides of your outer and inner fabrics together, serge down both long sides. Press serged seams towards outer fabric.

    3. Turn fabric right side out, center your inner fabric and press.

    4. Serge short ends of table runner, leaving a 3-inch opening on one end for turning. Hand-sew once runner is turned out.

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