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Elegant Party Napkins
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Elegant Party Napkins

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Cotton fabric -- 1/2 yd. makes two napkins
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Rotary cutter, ruler & mat
  • Serger with 3 spools of matching thread or sewing machine with 1 spool of matching thread
  • Fray Check
  • Iron
  • Flowers of choice
  • Trims or Ribbon of choice

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Cut fabric into 18" squares.
  2. Using serger:
    • Set up serger for rolled hem following manufacturer's directions.
    • Thread needle and loopers with matching thread.
    • Sew a rolled hem using the leftover scrap of fabric, adjusting tensions for a neat edge.
    • Sew a rolled hem around each side of the napkins.
  3. Using sewing machine: Turn edges under 1/8"then another 1/8" and sew with a straight stitch.
  4. Place a drop of Fray Check at each corner and allow to dry.
  5. Trim corners.
  6. Fold napkins in different styles: Fold accordion style and tie at bottom, fold with a pocket to tuck in flowers or stems, gather in center and tie. Get creative!
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