DIY Thanksgiving Napkins

Found this fantastic fabric at Jo-Ann’s a few weeks ago.  Love it.  I had completely given up on Jo-Ann’s a few years ago, but I think I’m ready to re-new my relationship with them again.  Some seriously great fabric.

I picked up half a yard of these 3 fabrics.  Not knowing what I would actually use the fabric for.  Yes, this is a serious problem I have.  Lots of beautiful fabric in my sewing room, but very few projects being completed.  I’m sure you understand my problem.

I have so little time to actually sew, but thought I could whip up a few DIY Thanksgiving napkins just in time for Thanksgiving.  And I’m now addicted.  I think I could make these all day long.  They just make me happy.

How to Make Your Own Napkins…

1 yard of fabric will make 4 napkins or half yard will make 2 napkins.

Iron all 4 sides of napkin under 1/2″.  Repeat for all 4 sides 1/2″ again (no raw edges).

Now to make a perfect mitered corner.  Of course if you don’t care about a perfect mitered corner just skip this step.

Unfold the corners.  You can see in the above photo the fold marks and where they intersect.  Now clip the corner where the first lines intersect.

Fold over and iron the corner.

Fold edges back under.  Pin and sew.

And now you have 4 mitered corners.

On half of my napkins I added some ric rac along the edge.

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Thanks for stopping by! My family and I recently moved into a builder box home. And in between playdates and swim lessons you can find me adding some thrifty, diy charm to our new home.

6 thoughts on “DIY Thanksgiving Napkins

  1. Thanks for this tutorial and the pics! They made it look so simple. I will be making napkins for my family in the near future. Thanks again for sharing:)

  2. LOVE these, I am BIG on setting a pretty table and this is a great addition. Thanks so much for sharing on Super Sweet Saturday.
    Steph
    swtboutique.blogspot.com

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