How To Make A Tea Party For Four

How To Make A Tea Party For Four

Crafting Time:
  • Weekend Project
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Springs Creative
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Additional Information



  • 1/4 yard Springmaid “Elizabeth” fabric collection
  • Sewing machine or serger
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Iron & pressing surface
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors
  • Table cloth
  • 5"x7" frames (4)
  • White paper
  • Pen
  • Clear plastic plates (4)
  • Mod Podge®
  • Foam cube
  • 1/2 yard ribbon
  • Adhesive


    Table Runner
  1. Measure the table decide between two runners going perpendicular, or just one. Purchase fabric according to the measurements.
  2. Cut a 10" long strip, or longer/shorter, down the length of the fabric.
  3. After cutting a long rectangle, serge or zigzag stitch around the edges to make a clean finished edge.
  4. Lay across a tablecloth, or simply on top of the table.

    Name Frame
  1. Cut four 5"x 7" pieces of fabric.
  2. Either hand write or type the names of tea party guests on a white piece of paper.
  3. Place the 5"x7" pieces of fabric in the frames and place the white paper with name written or typed on top of them. Reattach the back onto the frame.

  1. Cut 4 square pieces of fabric, 7"x7" or size of choice.
  2. Serge the edges to give a clean finish.

    Custom Plates
  1. Trace the plates on to 3/8 yard of fabric cut the shapes out.
  2. Using Modge Podge®, paint the back of the plates.
  3. Press the right side of the fabric on to the Modge Podge®.
  4. Allow to dry in a sunny place or dry with a hair dryer on "low" for fastest results.

    Flower Boxes
  1. From 1/4 yard of fabric, cut enough to cover all four sides of a foam cube.
  2. Wrap fabric around the cube and either pin or glue on the corner edge.
  3. Glue a ribbon around the top of the square for an added flair.