Old 03-09-2015, 11:31 AM
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Lightbulb Napkins,

I have a ton of napkins, somesome cotton, poly, they are about 16in square. what can I do with them. They are all plain, no design, there must be something out there that needs to be made from them?
Thanks for any ideas you have.
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Old 03-09-2015, 12:37 PM
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how about embroidery, a design, initials, or add ric rac
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Old 03-09-2015, 03:42 PM
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How about a table runner or place mats??? Or cut them up and make a lap quilt. Fabric is fabric where i come from!!
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Old 03-10-2015, 03:58 AM
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I vote for making quilts with them. Maybe use them for picnics or spreading on the ground to sit on. They should hold up well and wash and dry well too.
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Old 03-10-2015, 05:10 AM
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I agree...fabric is fabric. A local designer fabric and upholstering shop was relocating. I walked in and was told everything on the back wall on tables and in boxes was FREE!!! They gave me a couple of very large bags because my eyes lit up and they knew they had the right person to clear out their excess. What I found was literally stacks of tapestry, silks, satins, ginghams, tartans, in all decorator colors! Lordy, I was in hog heaven! Now I'm making totes, table runners, throws, hats, bed runners and yes, quilts with my huge stash! Just drop any boundaries in your head and have fun!
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Old 03-10-2015, 05:55 AM
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I have made quilts with them.
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Old 03-10-2015, 09:04 AM
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I would use them since fabric napkins are the best.
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Old 03-10-2015, 10:21 AM
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I vote for applique. What a fun and easy quilt; your blocks are already cut
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Old 03-10-2015, 01:25 PM
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How about piecing then into cute aprons?
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Old 03-10-2015, 06:52 PM
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What would be wrong with piecing them for table cloths, adding a pretty border or embroidery?
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