|There were 6 of them. These are the better looking originals. I was too embarrassed to show anyone the worst ones.|
(even though they were pretty much in a state of disrepair) and that I'd end up having to throw them out (which would have made me sad).
|The finished placemats. Ahhh, I'm happy to show off the whole pretty set now!|
I think the biggest tip I can give you about making these yourself, is to make sure you finish the edges with a marker or permanent ink pad. I used black because that's what they'd used on the original placemats, but you could use any color. It just gives such a nice finish to the edge and really blends in the edge of the fabric with the edge of the mat.
You can go and read the full tutorial by clicking here.