Designer Placemats

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Photo by Loi Palmer

Photo by Loi Palmer

Loi Palmer

With just five, six-inch straight stitches you can make these functional place mats.

Materials needed: tea towel, 34-inch ribbon, sewing machine.
Fold the end of the tea towel up

Photo by Loi Palmer

Photo by Loi Palmer

to form a six-inch pocket. Stitch along the edges. Stitch a three-inch pocket on the left side for the silverware pocket. Stitch a five-inch pocket on the right side for the napkin pocket. Fold ribbon in half and stitch to the top of the right napkin pocket.

Optional: Personalize the place mat with the initial of your last name. If you don’t have access to an embroidery machine, you can purchase iron-on embroidery initials.

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.

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