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Reversible placemat Set
InstructionsYou might want to buy your own bias tape binding. I made my own, cutting the fabric on the bias, and doing it the old-fashion way...pressing it in segments with an iron. But I am on a tight budget, so I chose to just use what I had on hand. This project was very easy, and fun. I started out making placemats for a St. Paddy's Day dinner party, but couldn't decide what to use for the backside ...
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Type of item: Functional
Cotton, Isacord thread
What was your inspiration?
My upcoming St. Paddy's Day dinner party and the need to co-ordinate placemats with the homemade tablecloth and table runner...and the really cute easter egg fabric that I bought last year on a whim, 'cause it was so absolutely gorgeous!
What are you most proud of?
Creating a set of placemats that could serve double duty!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
It's a whole lot faster to just buy your bias tape binding. I made my own. Took a bit more work and time, but, being on a tight budget, I went through my stash, found enough soft mint green cotton (which would work for BOTH sides of the placemat prints), cut my 2" strips on the bias, joined them diagonally, and went to work!