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Christmas Felt Place Mat for a Cranberry Table Setting

Make this red and green felt place mat to accent a Christmas table setting decorated with cranberries and fresh evergreens.

What You'll Need:

  • Red and green felt
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Embroidery floss to match red felt
  • Sewing thread to match red felt
  • Embroidery needle
  • Sewing machine

Download holly leaf pattern

How to Make It:

  1. For each place mat, cut a red felt rectangle a size that fits your table. Cut a green felt rectangle 1 inch larger on all sides.
  2. Enlarge the holly leaf patterns; cut out the patterns. Pin the patterns to a corner of the red felt rectangle; cut out to make openings.
  3. Cut 1/2-inch-diameter circles from red felt; tack them in place with red embroidery floss, tying knots with short tails on each berry. Trim the floss ends.
  4. Use embroidery floss and needle to sew a running stitch through the center of each holly leaf.
  5. Center the red wool layer on the green rectangle; topstitch the layers together.

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