Monday, August 16, 2010

Burlap Placemats

I found the inspiration for these burlap place mats from Linda at Craftaholics Anonymous.  Linda has so many cute burlap ideas and also some great tips for working with burlap.  Check out her helpful hints here.

These were super easy to make and don't require any sewing!  I simply measured and cut using Linda's tip for pulling a thread to make them even.  Then I frayed the edges and trimmed them all the way around. 

I printed the numbers on cardstock and cut them out to make a stencil.  Using fabric paint, I stenciled on the numbers.  
You can spray the place mats with starch to make them a little stiffer too.


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  1. ooooo Love them! Thanks for sharing! I might have to make some for my fall table decor!

  2. Love this and will definitely be making these for fall. I can't believe it is almost time for fall.


  3. These are waaay cute! Love them!I'm happy to be your newest follower of your delightful blog! Be sure to come by FrouFrouDecor..I love having new friends! I also have a link party every Friday and would love to have you link up!
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  4. I love this idea. You did such a great job, they turned out so cute. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Those are really great. Will you be able to wash them?

  6. Suuupercute! I think I'm gonna make some with our names on them...

  7. I love those! They turned out really adorable, I am going to have to check out that link. Too cute!

  8. I love your placemats. How did you get them to not fray more than you wanted without sewing them?



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