Make your place settings one of a kind by writing on a custom place mat
, or drawing patterns and playful designs.
MITTBIT place mat
, with yarndyed cotton at PS2 each at IKEA
Citrus slice place mat
, PS12; Coaster, PS6, Beyond The Fridge Make mealtimes fun with these zesty place mats
Werewolf Place Mat
SUPPLIES * 1/2 yard each of two Halloween-theme print cotton fabrics * Solid-color fat quarters or cotton scraps for applique in medium and dark brown, tan, white, orange and light green * 1/2 yard fusible quilt batting (See "Source") * 1 yard paper-backed fusible web * Black embroidery floss * Needles: hand-embroidery and universal * Press cloth (optional) CUT From the front fabric and the fusible batting, cut one 13'x18" rectangle each.
1 Note: Following instructions are for making 1 place mat
. Fold green leaf print rectangle in half lengthwise, carefully aligning edges.
The company got its start in 1995 after founder Beth Besner went out to lunch with her 6-month-old son, who kept tossing his restaurant-provided place mat
to the floor.
STEP 1 Place mat
face down on work surface and center wall cube on it, face down.
Normally a place mat
is a boring thing that grounds a table, but these laser-cut felt place mats
are an interesting design piece on their own.
The next section outlines basic techniques for making simple models: heart shape, mat base form, paper place mat
and the ice-cream base form.
Ever heard that story about the people found stranded in their sailboat off the coast of Cuba because they were using the novelty map printed on a lobster restaurant place mat
as their only form of guidance?
I then proposed that students create their own condiment still life on a place mat