I have been
a bad blogger super busy lately, so you may have missed that I was a bridesmaid in a (gorgeous!) wedding a few weeks back. The bride included so many details that made the wedding unique and fun- like an actual cheese cake. As in wheels of cheese instead of layers of cake. Obsessed. She also picked out cool print fabrics they used for linens. The morning after the wedding they were getting rid of the extras and my friend kindly donated them to me. Score! The fabric was already cut in napkin size squares so I thought up a quick DIY upgrade.
If you plan on trying this out- which you should- cut your fabric in squares around 18 x 18 to get that luxurious restaurant feel. Once you have your squares, fold each raw edge under 1/4 inch twice and pin. If you are new to sewing or are working with unruly fabric, using an iron to make the hem will make your life easier. Once you are all pinned just sew around the entire edge to prevent fraying. I recommend a zig zag stitch for both looks and longevity. I chose white thread but it would also be fun to mix it up with a contrasting color.
Once the sewing was finished I used fabric markers and stencils to write “eat” on each of them. This would also be a perfect monogram project to use as a housewarming gift!
Bonus: the whole project only took a few hours. I’m totally crushing on the results!
love and candy,