A close-up of the decorative top stitching.
It reminds me of a string of holiday lights.
The top stitching might be hard to see unless you click on the photo to enlarge it. I decided on the subtle approach and used matching red thread. I wanted the lovely poinsettia fabric to be the focal point, not the stitching. Here is the link to the Youtube tutorial in case you'd like to make your own 10 Minute Table Runner.