This summery runner is 86 inches long; you can add or subtract leaves, depending on the length of your table. Handmade napkins can coordinate with either linens or tableware.
Photo Courtesy of Martha Stewart.com
For the Runner:
1. Using our leaf template, cut 27 leaves from linen (we used celadon, mint, and lemon).
2. Use a 1/2-inch-wide strip of store-bought single-fold bias tape and the one-step binding method to create a border along one side of each leaf, from tip to tip. There is no need to finish the tape's ends.
3. Bind the opposite side of each leaf with a separate length of bias tape, covering raw edges at tips with an overlap finish.
4. Arrange leaves in desired pattern; pin, and hand-stitch together.
Source: Martha Stewart.com Crafts