DIY Double-Sided Scalloped Placemats
With one yard or meter of Belgian Linenu2122, you can make two double-sided 17.5u2033 (44.5 cm) placemats. Don’t miss these styling tips for a flawless and functional tablescape. Trace the non-scallop circle pattern on one 2-yard piece of fabric and cut it with a rotary cutter or fabric scissors.
How do you make scalloped placemats?
A circle will be traced and cut, as well as a scalloped circle that will be traced and used as a sewing guide.
- Prewash your fabric.
- Cut out your pattern pieces.
- Trace the Scallop Pattern onto your placemat.
- Stitch the Placemat Pieces Together.
- Trim Your Seam Allowance.
What is a scalloped hemline?
Scallops add an elegant, graphic line to a garment and are a fabulous finish not only for hemlines but also for necklines and front edges.
How do you sew a scalloped edge Valance?
Sew a half-inch seam along both of the fabric’s short ends, as well as a half-inch seam along the scalloped edge. Sew a second half-inch seam on top of the first seam along the scalloped edge for reinforcement.
Do placemats need batting?
Nothing! u2013 you don’t need to use a batting layer, so your placemat will be floppy and unpadded.
How wide do you cut strips for binding?
Strip width can vary from 2″ to 2 1/2″ and even wider if you prefer a larger binding than the traditional 1/4″ width. Quilt binding strips are generally sewn together with a diagonal seam for the most inconspicuous joining.
Which stitch is used for scallop?
The outer side of the fabric is carefully cut away after making the blanket stitch scallops, leaving the projected (convex) part of the scallops to edge the fabric.
How do you make paper scalloped edges?
This method is simple and quick.
- Remove the guard to allow you to cut along the flat side of the paper rather than just the corners.
- Move the corner rounder along the paper to now line up with the tip of the first scallop.