How To Make A Tea Party For Four
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- 1/4 yard Springmaid “Elizabeth” fabric collection
- Sewing machine or serger
- Basic sewing supplies
- Iron & pressing surface
- Tape measure
- Table cloth
- 5"x7" frames (4)
- White paper
- Clear plastic plates (4)
- Mod Podge®
- Foam cube
- 1/2 yard ribbon
- Measure the table decide between two runners going perpendicular, or just one. Purchase fabric according to the measurements.
- Cut a 10" long strip, or longer/shorter, down the length of the fabric.
- After cutting a long rectangle, serge or zigzag stitch around the edges to make a clean finished edge.
- Lay across a tablecloth, or simply on top of the table.
- Cut four 5"x 7" pieces of fabric.
- Either hand write or type the names of tea party guests on a white piece of paper.
- 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.
- Cut 4 square pieces of fabric, 7"x7" or size of choice.
- Serge the edges to give a clean finish.
- Trace the plates on to 3/8 yard of fabric cut the shapes out.
- Using Modge Podge®, paint the back of the plates.
- Press the right side of the fabric on to the Modge Podge®.
- Allow to dry in a sunny place or dry with a hair dryer on "low" for fastest results.
- From 1/4 yard of fabric, cut enough to cover all four sides of a foam cube.
- Wrap fabric around the cube and either pin or glue on the corner edge.
- Glue a ribbon around the top of the square for an added flair.