Dala Horse Table Runner

Project #14233

Add your own accent to any room with a custom-designed Dala Horse Table Runner. This elegant home décor project is easy to make in just a few simple steps! For a horse of another material, try making the project out of cotton.

Fabric Requirements:

YardageFabricCutting Instructions
12" x 40"Cream woolCut points at each end
5" x 10"Red woolCut (2) Dala Horses*
10" x 18"Green woolCut (2) Vines*
Cut (16) Leaves*
3 1/2" x 3 1/2"Blue woolCut (1) Heart*
Assorted embroidery floss
2Crocheted doilies
1 packageFusible adhesive


  • Finished Size: 12" x 40"
  • * = Adhere fusible adhesive to back of fabric before die-cutting the shapes.

Assembling the Project:

  1. Embellish the edges of the table runner with decorative stitching by machine or hand. (Cross stitch was used in this project.)
  2. Place the Dala Horses, Vines, Leaves and Heart onto the table runner. Heat fuse in place with an iron and stitch around as desired.
  3. Embellish each of the Dala Horses with a doily. (Blanket stitch, chain stitch, regular stitch and satin stitch were used on the project.)

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