Articles for tag: Placemats

Making Purses from Vintage Placemats

There’s something just absolutely charming and nostalgic about seeing vintage patterns on clothing items and accessories, this is why making purses from vintage placemats is a great way to add a bit of style to your closet while saving your budget. If you’re really handy with a needle and thread or sewing machine, making a ...

Free Placemat Patterns

A placemat on the table can protect your table from the harm of plates or pots that are too hot and can possibly damage your table. Placemats are also a great way to decorate a table or add to the festivities of the holidays. There are many reasons to have a variety of placemats and ...

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How to Make Felt Pumpkin Placemats

A couple days ago, I was sifting through my craft supplies when I came across a hidden stash of felt. Now, I just love felt. Of all craft materials, it’s colorful, easy to use and versatile for so many craft projects. Sitting down at my sewing machine, a wave of autumn-inspired inspiration came over me, ...

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Creative Ways to Use Upholstery Samples

Books filled with upholstery samples can be a source of fabric gifts and treasures. Instead of simply tossing upholstery samples in the trash, consider the following creative ways to use upholstery samples. Fabric upholstery samples can be used to make everything from scented sachets to fabric-covered boxes. They are great for group projects and well-worth ...

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How to Make Outdoor Placemats

Picnic tables aren’t always the most sanitary surfaces, especially those in public parks. Outdoor tablecloths don’t usually work, especially on windy days. Instead of struggling with tablecloths whipping in the wind, getting into food, causing drinks to spill, and sometimes blowing off the picnic table altogether, consider using heavy outdoor placemats. Outdoor placemats are very ...

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Educational Placemats: How to Make Your Own

It’s no secret: I was a nerdy child who liked maps, dictionaries, charts, and other fact-driven things I could stare at while drowning out the family banter. Heck, I used to arrange cereal boxes according to recommended daily allowances of riboflavin. So, at my request, my mother purchased some educational placemats when I started second ...

How to Create Holiday Placemats

Beautiful holiday crafts and decorations are easy to make and require very little expense. You probably have most of the items around the house. In this article, you’ll learn how to make placemats at home. The only skill required is your imagination. Thanksgiving To create placemats with the feel of autumn, look in your front ...