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Fabric napkins can add a touch of elegance to any wedding reception. These wedding dress napkins are made from cotton fabric with lace trim and a paper bodice. I designed them myself. If you are on a budget but would like a classy wedding reception you can't go wrong with these napkins. They are quick, easy to make, and very inexpensive. Napkins can be expensive to buy and this is a good alternative to buying them.

 

 
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Step 1: Supplies

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Supplies listed are for one 18  (inch diameter circle)  wedding dress napkin.


1 20 Inch (double)  pre-washed  white cotton or linen fabric for the dress.
2 Yards of lace
(1) Small paper lace doily ( For the dress bodice )
Matching thread
Scissors
Sewing machine
Iron/ ironing board
Glue 
Pins
Seam ripper
Ruler or measuring tape
18 Inches  diameter circle pattern from cardboard
Marker to draw pattern
Small piece of cardboard ( for the bodice )

Step 2: Cutting Out The Dress

Make yourself a circle pattern out of cardboard measuring 18 inches in diameter.
Cut it out.
Mark the  fabric using the cardboard  pattern to cut 2 18 inch round shapes from fabric to make the napkin.
You are going to be making a lined round cloth napkin with a lace trim.




Step 3: Pinning In The Lace And Layers

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Lay one circle with the right side facing you.
Pin lace around the outside edge of the circle with the ruffle facing the center of the cloth.
Lay the right side of the 2ND circle over the top of the lace and the bottom circle ( matching the outside edge as close as possible) and pin it to all the layers.
Mark an opening about 6 inches to allow for turning.
 

vmische2 years ago
Nice work.. But can I still vote? I like your idea! Superb!! Thumbs up!

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sunshiine (author)  vmische2 years ago
Voting is over but thanks anyway! Thanks for sharing your comment. Have a great day!
Sunshiine
Voted. I like originality and this is it!
sunshiine (author)  cloudifornia3 years ago
Thanks for voting! I like it the best also but that is just me.
flyingpuppy3 years ago
I'm voting for yours!
sunshiine (author)  flyingpuppy3 years ago
I voted for yours as well. I really want to make one! Thanks! Your entry certainly is amazing. I appreciate your vote and comment. I have a pretty kewl one in the making! It has been soooooooooooo fun.
Ah, yes. These instructables are addicting, aren't they?
sunshiine (author)  flyingpuppy3 years ago
Very. I actually dream all night long every single night about what all I can make. This has never happened to me before. I just enjoy it so much it is almost an obsession. I was telling my hubby about your recent entry. So pretty!
Thanks for the compliment. And may you have ever more energy to keep up with all the ideas that come.
sunshiine (author)  flyingpuppy3 years ago
Thanks!
copilarim3 years ago
I like the ideea!! :D Great job:)
sunshiine (author)  copilarim3 years ago
Thanks for taking the time to see my page! Have a super day!
What a clever idea! These would also be pretty at a shower luncheon!
sunshiine (author)  RollerScrapper3 years ago
Thanks! And thank you also for commenting!
sunshiine (author) 3 years ago
These would also make nice embellishments for a bridal gift.