Lively Leaves Table Runner

Lively Leaves Table Runner

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores

Additional Information



  • Jacquard Textile Paints, 1 jar each: Yellow, Orange, Ruby Red, Sky Blue, Apple Green, Black, White
  • Rectangular piece of white fabric or store-purchased white table runner in size desired
  • Paintbrushes
  • Mixing palette or cups
  • Air erasable marker
  • Applicator bottle with metal tip


  1. Lay out ironed fabric or table runner on covered work surface.
  2. Lightly sketch design using an air erasable marker. Refer to photo.
  3. Create an olive green color by mixing apple green, orange and white. Paint half of each leaf olive green.
  4. Create a yellow ochre color by mixing yellow, apple green, orange and white. Paint the other half of the leaves.
  5. Create a brown by mixing apple green and orange to paint the stems.
  6. Create a bright green for the veins of the leaves by mixing apple green, white, and yellow.
  7. For the end design, the pattern color is created by mixing white, ruby red, and a little yellow. The background is created by mixing white and sky blue.
  8. With black in an applicator bottle, outline all of the shapes so they stand out.
  9. Heat set as directed on the bottle.
  10. If fabric was used for the project, hem the edges for a finished runner.