Patriotic Placemats with Deco Foil
With summer just around the corner, there will be picnics, barbeques, celebrations for the 4th of July or maybe you have a loved one coming home. I am here to show you how to make super fun Patriotic Placemats with a touch of DecoFoil™.
Here is what you will need to make your placemat/placemats.
DecoFoil™ Transfer Sheets in Silver
DecoFoil™ Hot Melt Adhesive
Red, White, and Blue fabric 1/4″ yard each
Directions are for 1 placemat
1/4″ seam allowance throughout
Step 1: Cut your blue fabric 5 1/2″ x 12 1/2″
Step 2: Cut your red and white fabrics – 3 strips of red and 3 strips of white – 2 1/2″ x 11 1/2″
Sew your red and white fabrics together alternating the colors
Step 3: Print out your star shape, you can draw your own or find free templates on the internet. Trace the shape on your a sheet of Deco Foil Hot Melt Adhesive.
Step 4: Cut the exact shape of the star out.
Step 5: Iron the shape on the desired area of the blue fabric. Make sure that you leave a 1/4″ away from the edge of the fabric so that it is not sewn into the seam allowance.
Step 9: Hand sew hearts and buttons to the stars if desired.
Last, Enjoy a bit of Patriotism to your table!
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