No Sew Football Field Table Runner

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This easy no sew table runner will be the center piece of your Super Bowl party.  Use simple felt, ribbon and glue to create a football themed decoration perfect for serving Mexican Corn Dip, Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches and a big pitcher full of Pineapple Sangria.

No Sew Football Table Runner from Growing Up Gabel @thegabels #crafts #SuperBowl

This year we are hosting our very fist Super Bowl party.  My husband is so excited about it that he put it on our synced family calendar in October.  We’re planning to keep our guest list small – mostly family and maybe a few close friends – but I still want to create a fun football themed atmosphere, preferably with little effort on my part!

I saw this no sew table runner underneath a football themed food photo on Pinterest.  I dug around and found the original tutorial at  the Simmworks Family Blog. However, after I’d gotten my materials together I forgot to take a look and see how Danielle did it. Have I mentioned I don’t follow directions well?  So mine looks entirely different.

No Sew Football Table Runner from Growing Up Gabel @thegabels #crafts #SuperBowl

I bought a yard and a half of green felt, which was way too much. Half of a yard would probably suffice.  I cut the felt down to size and then had to figure out where to put the ribbon. I used 5/8″ satin ribbon for the field markings.  My end zones are 5″ wide and each yard line is about 3″ apart.  I cut 1″ pieces of ribbon for the hash marks in between the yard lines.

No Sew Football Table Runner from Growing Up Gabel @thegabels #crafts #SuperBowl

I ended up needing just over 1 roll of ribbon and of course I only bought one to start with.  But in total, I think this took me less than half an hour to put together.  I’m thrilled with the way it turned out. My kids want to play football with their Barbies and action figures on it so you can even use it after the Super Bowl!

Are you hosting a Super Bowl party this year?  Share your tips and recipes in the comments!

Camille
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  1. This is pretty awesome! Since I’m not crafty at all, I love the idea of no sew!! I’m not having a superbowl party this year, but I will definitely queue this up to work on with my son for next football season!
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  2. love this no sew idea! definitely going to make this, so simple and creative! Love It!!
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  3. Oh my gosh! I need this, after all the Denver Broncos will be going to the super bowl :)
    love it! Thanks!
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  4. Cute runner and I love your serving dish! I’m looking forward to football season too:@)

  5. Thanks so much for sharing this awesome Superbowl party idea! I’ve featured it on this weeks Saturday Spotlight – come on by & check it out. :)

    http://angelshomestead.com/saturday-spotlight-2-features/

  6. Camille- I love this; how did you know I don’t sew!?! :) I seriously want to go out and make this like RIGHT NOW! :) I might just be headed to the store later tonight! Thanks for this great idea! You are a featured favorite this week on Saturday Show & Tell on Cheerios and Lattes! Can’t wait to see what you’ve been up to this week!
    Mackenzie :)

  7. Since I don’t sew, this is a perfect craft for me! Love how easy it it and considering that I have NO football decorations, I think this would be a fun one to made. Thanks for linking up to the Weekend Kitchen Link Party, Camille! Hope to see you there this weekend too!
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  8. Thank you for linking up with me for Show and Tell Saturday at Sassy Little Lady! Be sure to stop by next week!
    http://www.sassylittlelady.com/blog/show-and-tell-saturday/show-and-tell-saturday
    Kathie

  9. Camille, this is terrific! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things hop xo P.S. Have I ever mentioned that my husband is from the UP?
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  10. I found you from the Show and Tell Saturday link up. This would make the perfect addition to any Football party. I just started a new Saturday Spotlight Linky Party on my blog this week, and would love to have you stop by and share! http://angelshomestead.com/saturday-spotlight-1/

  11. Oh my!! This is my kind of craft :):) Love it! I hope you stop by to link to my party- http://atozebracelebrations.com/2013/01/link-party-4.html
    Nancy

  12. It looks good. I like the detailed directions.

    Enjoy watching the Superbowl. My team will be playing so we may need to liven up the place for the big game.

  13. What a great idea! Love it! It’s perfect for a football party. And my kids would have their cars and dolls on it, too. ;)
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  14. Super cute!! Pinning to my Football Party Board!
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  15. That’s so cute! If the Cowboys are ever in the Super Bowl I’m going to make one of these!

    Thanks so much for linking up with the Whip It Up Wednesday linky party, looking forward to seeing more creations from you in the future.
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