How to make napkins?
Linen napkins are essentialattribute of the kitchen and table layout. Often they are used as decorations and as an element of decorative design. An original napkin can be put on a coffee table or under an exquisite vase. In the store you can buy napkins, but you can and it is much nicer to sew it yourself. However, not everyone knows how to make napkins, and give it an originality, and it is not very difficult for everyone. Napkins can be plain white, and colored. As a rule, white napkins are used for special celebrations. While fringed napkins and colored napkins are used when serving tea, desserts, coffee. For ordinary meals, cutlery napkins are used.
Functional and beautiful kitchen wipescan be made from checkered cotton or linen fabric. For a tablecloth it is better to pick up a monophonic fabric in the store, while for napkins one should buy a cloth in a contrasting cage, which will be well matched in color. To sew six tissues of tissue, it takes a half meter of material. It is necessary to cut out the squares of 25x25 cm, sew them on the sewing machine, wrapping each edge by 0.5 cm. That's all, the napkins are ready!
Such napkins can be sewn and made of monophonicfabrics of any color, the main thing - that it is in harmony with the color of the tablecloth. However, a single-colored napkin will look much more elegant if each of its edges is sewn with lace. Only you should choose a lace made of natural material - cotton or linen, as the napkins will have to be washed at high temperatures. If you do not like lace, then you can simply bend and hem the edges with threads in the tone of the material. And to make them look more elegant, you can embroider a few simple florets with leaves or initials of family members on one of the corners.
Napkins with a technique of an eyelash
Napkins for table setting can be embroidered,using the technique of gimmick - an elegant and beautiful form of decorative fabric design. This openwork embroidery in the fabric strands is obtained after pulling out several neighboring yarns, which later collect in various patterns with colored threads. The shading is carried out according to certain schemes, which can be found on the Internet or in special journals. The edges of such napkins can do without hemming, they can simply be cut and yarned from them to make a fringe that is 1.5 cm long. Now you know how to make a napkin with your own hands, and you will be able to surprise your guests and relatives with an exquisite table setting all cases of life, and many will ask you for help in creating napkins for your home.