A while back
I posted photos of some new table napkins
I had made, and told you how much I enjoy that process.
I thought I'd show you a few more that I have made
over the years.
The ones on the top (above) are perhaps my most favorite of all.
They were dyed, overdyed, discharged, and stamped
over a period of about a week.
The hems on those were rolled on my serger.
I also made a table runner to go with these.
The reddish orange ones
were done with print paste resist and screening.
I think I blogged about those at the time.
Their hems are also rolled
(if you roll them with 100% cotton thread before
you begin adding color, they take the dyes beautifully).
They also have a coordinating table runner.
The last in that series of three were dyed and overdyed
with soy wax resist for the squiggly lines.
I had forgotten I had these,
and need to use them more often!
Top to bottom of the trilogy below:
more of my favorite from the first series,
but you can see a bit of the stamping.
The middle ones are another set of my favorites,
done with various citrus and artichoke stamps,
using textile paints.
I love these too.
The last ones are another favorite -
gosh, it sounds like they are all favorites!
I love the discharged feather image.
There is also a discharged crane,
but I didn't show up in the photos.
They also have a table runner -
my favorite of all, with lots of feathers
I mentioned that I also like to make
coordinating table runners,
and here is one that is on my dining room
table as I write:
As you can see,
its hem is simply serged
and randomly quilted.
It's always fun to invite friends over for dinner
and have them look at the table 'linens'
and say appreciatively, "These are yours, aren't they!".
So there you have it:
dinner at my house!
thanks for joining me