La Mode & La Petite Napkin & Placemat Set

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by Helen Slabodukh, Blumenthal Buttons

La Mode & La Petite Napkin & Placemat Set

Add some pizzazz to your place settings!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Notes:
    These placemats and napkins have cutouts where the embroidery floss was strung. If yours do not, use the embroidery needle to stitch the ribbon through placemat and napkin.
    Make wire curlicues by wrapping the ends of wire around the jaw of the round nose pliers.
  • 2
    Placemat:
    Stitch ribbon around placemat to form border. Use 3 strands of embroidery floss to stitch seed beads on top of ribbon.
    Cut an 8 inch length of wire. String ends through button holes of Brown button. Twist wires together twice.
    String one wire end through large glass bead. String the other wire end through large glass bead in opposite direction. Pull snugly to center of button. Strand 8 to 9 seed beads on each wire. Make curlicues on wire ends.
    Stitch button to corner of placemat. Repeat above from "Cut an 8 inch length of wire" for another button.
  • 3
    Napkin & Napkin Ring:
    Stitch ribbon around placemat to form border. Use 3 strands of embroidery floss to stitch seed beads on top of ribbon.
    Stitch a small button to each napkin corner.
    Cut an 8 inch length of wire. String ends through button holes of Brown button. Twist wires together twice.
    String one wire end through large glass bead. String the other wire end through large glass bead in opposite direction. Pull snugly to center of button. Strand 8 to 9 seed beads on each wire. Make curclicues on wire ends.
    Stitch button to corner of napkin.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • La Mode Buttons Style 3 Brown 104567326 (8)
  • La Mode Buttons Style 2 Brown 104567325 (4)
  • Coordinating La Petite Buttons of Your Choice (6 of the Same Kind)
  • Woven Placemats and Napkin Set
  • Napkin Rings
  • Turquoise and/or Amber Seed Beads of Your Choice
  • Large Glass Turquoise Bead (1 for each napkin and/or placemat you are using)
  • Offray Spool O' Ribbon Brown 104188385 or Other Coordinating Ribbon
  • DMC #117 Six-Strand Embroidery Floss 975 Dark Golden Brown 104230785 or Other Coordinating Embroidery Floss
  • DMC Embroidery Needle 16 pc. Size 3 to Size 9 104238371 or Other Embroidery Needle
  • Nicole™ Crafts Copper Wire 12 pc. Assorted Colors 22 gauge 36 yard 104243911
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Round Nose Pliers 104584508
  • Scissors
  • Ruler