I was browsing Pinterest the other day, when I came across this Moda Bake Shop placemat tutorial by Crazy Old Ladies. Love at first sight! I knew I had to give it a try.
As usual, I didn't follow the instructions precisely; I swapped white for grey, used Nature's Palette by Lyndhurst Studio because that's what I had on hand, changed the height of the placemats and used my machine to do the lettering instead of hand stitching the names. I'm such a rebel.
I found some of the names for the colours online like Velvet Slipper, Bunchberry, Taste of Berry, etc. and had fun coming up with others like Purple Fizz.
While the grey looks fine, I think the white is what gives it that paint chip feel though so I'll do the white time. Guess I should have listened to the teacher...
I like it with the ombre fabric, although mine was more swirly than the Moda fabric. I'm thinking this would also be fun to try some of these placemats using the Design Seeds palettes.
One gift done! :D
Linking up with Sew Modern Monday over at Canoe Ridge Creatons!