The Pawesome Floor Runner

The Pawesome Floor Runner

This is Buddy, the heart and soul of our family. He is a 14 y/o wire haired Jack Russell Terrier with a lot of personality and a big loving heart.

When Buddy was younger, his energy never ceased to amaze me…as he could run, jump, and play all day long. Since he is now a senior dog and a very slow walker, our slippery hardwood floors are not fun for him, to say the least. So I decided to make a long floor runner to keep our Bud safe and I am beyond happy to see him enjoying it.

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This design is very special to me and I hope you will enjoy making it for your fur babies as well. The Pawesome Floor Runner pattern includes 2 sizes, but you can easily customize it by using fewer or more blocks.

  • Small Rug – 34″ X 24″ (made from 1 block)
  • Floor Runner – 34″ X 168″ (made from 7 blocks)

For your convenience and accurate cutting, I would recommend using a 60 degree special ruler that has at least one trimmed corner, or you can print my corner-trimming template from the pattern. Here are a few options if you do not have a similar ruler yet. 

  • GEasy Point Trimmers
  • Hex N More Ruler
  • Creative Grids 60 Degree Triangle Ruler

In the picture below  I’m using Hex N More Ruler by Jaybird Quilts.
The Pawesome Floor Runner

I enjoy working with Tula Pink fabrics as they are so unique and vibrant. Here is a list of fabrics I used for Buddy’s floor runner.

  • PAWS: Tula Pink Designer Essentials – 1 Jelly Roll or or 1⁄4 yd of each tone / color to cut your own strips (2 dark & 2 light tones of 7 different colors)
  • BACKGROUND: Linework Mineral Paper – 5 yds
  • BINDING: Linework Mineral Paper – 1 yd
  • BACKING: Homemade Busy Fingers Night – 5 yds

The Pawesome Floor Runner

I quilted this rug with straight lines using a straight-edge quilting ruler, which can also be done with a walking foot on a regular sewing machine. Confident beginners can easily complete this project.


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