Monday, March 23, 2009

Playing with Placemats - Part 1 - contunied

I realized that the post from yesterday might be a little opaque without some pictures. I found these from when I made the lime green one and should be helpful. Here is the placemat laid out full size.

And here it is with the folds ironed in to make sewing simpler:
Here is where the strap is attached after sewing the long sides together but before the folds ar sewn.
And here is what the strap looks like when sewn into the side seams:

BTW - the cord used for this strap was made from scrap yarn and floss made into a twisted cord. If you have never tried this technique, here is a
site with a video demo.

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