Christmas Craft Projects - Napkin Wrappings
Material: Cotton fabric; 3/4 yd. 45" wide for two napkins 22" square or 1/2 yd. 36" wide for two napkins 17 1/2" square. Sewing thread for fabric and trims. Trims: 7/8" wide grosgrain ribbon, 3 1/3 yds.; 1 package each of jumbo and regular rickrack; ruffle trim, 2 2/3 yds.
Directions: Cut 45" wide fabric into two 22 1/2" squares; cut 36" wide fabric into two 18" squares.
Solid Green Napkin: Set machine for close zigzag and stitch around napkin 1/4" in from raw edge, using white thread. Cut away fabric close to stitching. Baste ribbon (shocking pink with white polka dots) 5/8" in from zigzag edge, mitering corners by folding ribbon (not cutting). Stitch down along both edges of ribbon and diagonally on mitered corners with shocking pink thread. Use same ribbon to tie bow around "package".
Green Print Napkin: Round off corners by placing jar lid at corners and marking around curves; cut away corners. Zigzag stitch along edges of fabric as for napkin above. Stitch jumbo red rickrack around edge on right side of fabric with red thread.
Solid Red Napkin: Fold raw edge under twice to make narrow hem. Press. Stitch regular white rickrack around edge on wrong side of fabric, with red thread, so that points of rickrack extend beyond edges of napkin.
Red Pin Dot Napkin: Make as for solid red napkin, stitching edge of white ruffled trim to edge of wrong side of fabric with red thread.