Petit four (plural: petits fours): a tiny, bite-sized cake with delicate layers of moist cake filled with smooth butter cream and jam fillings. Each cake measures approximately 1.5 ” x 1″. The miniature cake is often dipped in fondant and decorated with piped icing flowers. The name is from the French petit four, meaning “small oven”.
1/8th yard for binding
All seams are 1/4″.
Select 27 (I used the top 27 from Wildflower Serenade) of the 5″ squares and cut each into 3-1.5″ strips. This will give you 81 strips that are 1.5 x 5″. You need 80. Have a nice sharp blade and you can stack and cut several charms at once.
Sew 2 pairs together. Repeat until you have 20 sets of 4 strips.
Press all seams one direction.
Trim length to 4.5″. I stacked 4 blocks; trimmed 1/4″ off one end…
then trimmed the other end to equal 4.5″.
Sew two 4-strip units together as shown below. Repeat to make 10 units.
Press as shown below.
Sew these units together…
Attach to long sides of the runner first, matching center seam of runner with center seam of border. Trim off the extra