Cherry Kay, from Entertaining Women, recently posted this photo of a table setting and the red band around the tablecloth really caught my eye. I am pretty good at looking at something and figuring out how to construct it, so I decided to take on the challenge.
I knew I had to have a touch of black and white so I decided to make my own piping. I learned how to make bias strips from an old post I pinned from "Hooked On Needles". I was going to demonstrate but she did such a good job that I thought it better to send you there, if you would like to learn!
I used the bias tape to cover really thick cording:
This is the reverse side:
Here is my version of the table band....
....and the reverse side:
Here it is on a shorter tablecloth, which I prefer:
This was certainly a challenge, but worth the time and energy. It is so unique and adds a bit of whimsy to the table.
Thanks for the inspiration, Cherry Kay!
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