I started these placemats literally years ago. I had bought this gorgeous oilcloth and wanted to make placemats with gingham binding. I had really just started sewing and didn’t really know how to make my own and searched online and finally bought some very nice Michael Miller gingham binding. Going through my fabric stash yesterday I discovered that I had only made one placemat. Why not the other three? No idea, but really what could be easier than sewing together two pieces of something? So this morning I finally finished. And after all that gingham binding hunting I only had enough for two and had to use some other stuff for two of them.
Corners on these are not great, but who cares?
You can’t help but smile when you eat off of these, and it makes me feel like I’m in Florida on a sunny porch having some fresh squeezed orange juice.