Holiday Entertaining Utensil Holder, Menu Holder & Napkin Rings

Instructions for Napkins Rings and Utensil Holder 2

Refer to Instructions for Coasters and Tags - follow steps 1-6.

7. Continue stitching the design stopping before stitching the Next-to-last color change, referred to on the thread chart as the “seam and border”.

Refer to Instructions for Coasters and Tags - follow steps 8-14

15. Use sharp scissors and/or a craft knife to cut a slit for the buttonhole.

16. Hand stitch a button over the X (This stitch is called “Button placement” on your thread chart).

17. Loop your design around a napkin or your favorite set of Utensils with the stitching facing out

Instructions for Utensil Holder 1

Refer to Instructions for Coasters and Tags, follow steps 1-14

15. Use sharp scissors or a craft knife to cut slits directly over the stitch referred to as “Utensil Cut line” on your thread chart . Make sure and cut through both layers of felt and stabilizer.

16. Pull out any extra thread pieces left where you cut the “utensil cut line”

17. Slide the utensils for one place setting in the slits.

Instructions for Menu Holder

1. Hoop one layer of crisp, heavy tear-away stabilizer.

2. Attach hoop to your machine and send design 12470-16A to your embroidery machine.

3. Stitch only the first color directly onto your stabilizer, this is referred to on the thread chart as “placement stitch.”

4. Remove the hoop from the machine but do not remove the stabilizer from the hoop.

5. Lightly spray the wrong side of one felt rectangle with temporary spray adhesive, and adhere to the hooped stabilizer, making sure to cover the “placement stitch by” at least 1/8” on all sides.

6. Return the hoop to the machine and stitch the next color. This color is called “basting stitch/Cut line.” Sew this in a thread color that contrasts with your fabric, as it will be cut away at the end of the design, and needs to be visible for easier cutting.

7. Finish Stitching the design.

8. Remove the hoop from the machine and the stabilizer from the hoop.

9. Carefully cut the felt along the “basting stitch/cutline.”

10. Hoop another layer of heavy weight tear-away stabilizer.

11. Stitch the first color, of design 12470-16B directly onto your stabilizer, this is referred to as Basting/cut line in your thread chart

12. Very lightly spray the back of design 12470-16A and adhere to design 12470-16B lining up the lower left hand corner to the basting/cut line you just stitched.

13. Stitch the last color change, referred to as “Seam stitch/border” in your thread chart

14. Remove the hoop from the machine and the stabilizer from the hoop.

15. Carefully cut the felt along the “basting stitch/cutline”.

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