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Boho-Style Table Runner

SoSoft® Fabric Paint

Boho-Style Table Runner
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Boho-Style Table Runner

designed by Crimson Duvall

This chic boho piece, made with SoSoft® Fabric Paint, is versatile enough to be a rug, throw, or table runner.

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SoSoft® Fabric Paint

  • Bright Coral (DSS110)
  • Buttermilk (DSS48)
  • Indian Turquoise (DSS79)
  • Lamp Black (DSS24)
  • Red Pepper (DSS88)
  • White (DSS1)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • paper towels (optional)
  • scissors
  • iron (with steam function)
  • straight edge or ruler
  • bowl
  • yarn (2 bundles; white)
  • flat brush
  • sewing kit or fabric glue
  • pencil
  • duck canvas (about 4' x 6')


  1. Gather the materials.
    Step 0 Example
  2. For the dyeing yarn, mix the SoSoft Fabric Paints with water: one bowl of grey (Lamp Black with White 1:3) and one bowl each of Indian Turquoise, Red Pepper, and Bright Coral.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Dip equal amounts of yarn into each color/water mix.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Wring out the yarn and hang to dry completely.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Using paint bottles, wrap a good amount of yarn around two bottles. (See photo.)
    Step 4 Example
  6. Tie the center securely with a long piece of yarn.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Take the bottles out, leaving a ball shape. (See photo.)
    Step 6 Example
  8. Cut the loops.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Trim the pom-pom until you have the desired shape.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Measure out and trim the duck canvas if needed.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Wet the canvas and wring out the water.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Spread out the canvas and pour on the watered Bright Coral.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Pat with paper towels or wring out.
    Step 12 Example
  14. Hang to dry.
    Step 13 Example
  15. Steam iron the canvas.
    Step 14 Example
  16. Fold in and iron the edges. Use permanent fabric glue or sew to hem the edges.
    Step 15 Example
  17. Attach the pom-poms to the ends of the canvas. (I made five big ones for each end.)
    Step 16 Example
  18. Using a pencil and a straight edge, draw various lines on each end of the runner.
    Step 17 Example
  19. Fill in the lines and make designs using the listed SoSoft Fabric Paints.
    Step 18 Example
  20. Use a flat brush to get clean edges. Let dry completely.
    Step 19 Example