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mimi123333
« on: August 12, 2011 03:37:35 PM »

These were my first set of napkins made following the directions in Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts.  I loved how they turned out in the end, but there was too much pressing involved!  So, for my second set I decided to find an easier {read less pressing} way to make them.

Here's a link to my blog with the full tutorial for making these pretty napkins {with mitered corners}!http://thelifeofmegananne.blogspot.com/2011/08/heather-meet-martha-napkin-tutorial.html


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« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2011 04:44:46 PM »

You did a great job!  I love the guitar ones especially! 
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« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2011 07:41:31 PM »

I love your fabric choices!
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« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2011 03:46:56 PM »

Thanks so much.  It's always fun picking out the fabric for these.
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« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2011 01:28:19 PM »

Both are wonderful. Where did you find the fabric used for the ones on the top? Love it!
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« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2011 09:43:43 PM »

so cute!
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mimi123333
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2011 12:56:54 PM »

Both are wonderful. Where did you find the fabric used for the ones on the top? Love it!


I got this fabric at Hart's Fabrics, a LQS.  {hartsfabric.com}  It's by etsuko furuya for KOKKA and has a great heavier weight to it.  Perfect for napkins.
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« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2011 08:43:51 PM »

Where did you get the guitar fabric?  That's great!
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« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2011 09:15:28 AM »

Those are great.  I love the fabrics you chose.
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« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2011 01:29:36 PM »

Where did you get the guitar fabric?  That's great!

The fabric is Heather Ross - far far and away III.  I got it at Hart's Fabrics in Santa Cruz, CA.  But you should be able to find it online or in other local fabric shops.


http://heatherross.squarespace.com/journal/introducing-far-far-away-iii.html
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