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New Place mats !

Hello! Can't wait to read what you've done over the weekend it is always fun to read your adventures lol I am all giddy right now because Willy is coming home today, I have to pick him up at the airport at eleven, I sure missed him :).
This weekend I was very busy with a lot of pending projects, but instead of work on them I made us some new Place mats,Potholders and Coasters because the ones we had were old yucky and ugly and because I had to keep me busy until Willy's return lol

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So I was at the Fabric Store when I saw this big roll of Fabric?? no, Plastic, usually this plastic is used to make table cloths, I like the texture because it was like my old place mats, so I got four Yards :).

First I draw the shape of my place mat in an old-used cereal box, then with m X-acto knife and scissors I cut the shape and the seam allowance, after that I traced the shaped cardboard on the plastic, I cut the shape and glue the seam allowance so it would be easy to me to sew them ( this is the equivalent to pressing the seam allowance in fabric)then I just put together two pieces with a medium stitch and All Done!! ^_^

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As you can see I am very happy with the result , now I am curious of what more can I make with that wonderful plastic, maybe some little baggies for treats and swaps? I will try and make some of those because I saw at the store a wide selection nice plastic with different designs on them.

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I mostly like this material because it is very easy to clean and it last forever, there very useful when you have a family like mine lol

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Well that's all for now , This little orange juice bottle wishes you a Happy Monday! ♥
Take Care and see yo around.

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_shakty_
Apr. 25th, 2007 08:23 pm (UTC)
ohh yes I loved the print, I want to get the same print in red and green I hope there's still some left at craft store . Thanks for the lovely comment. have a great day!
mediaessence
Apr. 23rd, 2007 05:53 pm (UTC)
Cute placemats. Don't you hate it when husbands go on business trips :( Mine left last night and will be back tomorrow afternoon.
_shakty_
Apr. 25th, 2007 08:24 pm (UTC)
thanks, ohh I hate it when Willy travels because it takes 1 to 2 weeks for him to come home X_X it makes me nuts!
banchomarba1
Apr. 23rd, 2007 07:10 pm (UTC)
How about simple pouches or envelopes for lunch boxes or purses? I needed one today when my trusty water bottle died a horrible death in my bag. It would have been much cuter damage control than the zipper bag I left on the kitchen counter this AM.
_shakty_
Apr. 25th, 2007 08:26 pm (UTC)
those are really great ideas, thanks I'm gonna play with them soon, ohh sorry to hear about the messy water bottle that's happened to me also X_X.

Have a great day!
buttonarcade
Apr. 23rd, 2007 08:05 pm (UTC)
Those are adorable!
I agree that little lunch bags would be awesome!
_shakty_
Apr. 25th, 2007 08:26 pm (UTC)
Thanks!
yes i think is a nice idea, I'm gonna play with them later
dollyday
Apr. 24th, 2007 01:16 am (UTC)
Those are super cute!
_shakty_
Apr. 25th, 2007 08:27 pm (UTC)
thanks sweetie, glad you like them! ^_^

have a nice day!
silverkey
May. 21st, 2009 10:06 pm (UTC)
I love your blog. Really enjoying all the cute pics and projects!
With your cloth, you could make eco-lunchbags? The plastic is easily washable, right?
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