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Tabletop Zen

Created By:

Lonni Rossi

Skill Level: Advanced

Simplicity equals beauty and contentment. Adding these Asian-inspired embroidered crests make even the most humble of everyday things special and beautiful. Pretty placemats and a reversible tablerunner become the focal point of any tablescape at any time of the day.

In Lonni Rossi's "Geishas & Ginkgos" Embroidery Collection, there are 16 different designs in two sizes: Large - 4" and Small - 2" in diameter. 

Lonni made these beautiful placemats with the Horizon Memory Craft 15000. Make your own by referencing her tutorial below.

Instructions

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Average 4.0 | 4 Reviews


Tako
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

cpindzola
Saturday, December 17, 2016

I like the concept, but the directions are "sloppy." Nowhere in the supply list does it mention the felt or the batting (how much?). Also, I would never use a high loft batting in a placemat, or a table runner, as I think that it would be too unstable for a glass. The next time I make these, I will cut out the batting (I use flannel) and spray baste it to the wrong side of the Dresden plate before I put the Dresden plate on the felt to cut out. I have not yet washed the finished placemat, and am hoping that the single layer of felt does not curl up, or become distorted after washing/drying.
Txmaid
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

MargieARK
Friday, February 24, 2017

I made this today but your cutting directions need to be changed. You only need 4 of color 1 and color 3 4.5 squares for the triangles. Also the inner border, you only need 2 cuts as WOF is long enough to cut each in half to fit the sides.

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