This is Part 2 in our Color Blocks Placemats + Napkins Holiday Sew-Along from designer Elizabeth Hartman of Oh,Fransson!. If you’re just joining in, first visit Part 1: Selecting Fabrics + Cutting. Today focuses on creating the Color Blocks napkins; Elizabeth will be back each Monday in October to guide you through the rest of the project! Add your progress photos every week in the Color Blocks Placemats + Napkins Sew-Along group for a chance to win lots of fabric and a copy of Elizabeth’s book, The Practical Guide to Patchwork.
Please download this instructional PDF for all of today’s important Napkin sew-along information.
Color Blocks Placemats + Napkins: Part Two
Last week, we talked about selecting and cutting the fabric. Your assignment this week will be to sew your napkins.
Each napkin is made by piecing a simple patchwork block, sewing it to a bold solid fabric back, and topstitching around the edges. Simple!
This week’s PDF will fill you in on all the details.
Don’t forget!: Post photos of your progress in the Color Blocks Placemats + Napkins Sew-Along Flickr group. You can win:
- a copy of Elizabeth’s book, The Practical Guide to Patchwork
- a $20 gift certificate to Sew,Mama,Sew!
- a pack of 12 Kona fat quarters
Let’s see what you’ve been up to!
Comment today for your chance to win a new sewing book! We’ll select two winners from the comments each week. This week YOU can win Quilt a Gift for Little Ones or Inspired to Sew: 15 Pretty Projects, Sewing Secrets, Colorful Collage. For book details see this post, and don’t forget to add your progress photos to our Sew-Along Flickr Pools for more chances to WIN!