How To Make A Serving Tray with A Place Mat

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A Christmas placemat sewn into a Holiday Serving Tray.  Great for table centerpieces.  It’s easy and inexpensive.  Im just a few simple steps you can create a serving tray using any place mat for any occasion.

serving tray for appetizers


1 Square Placemat

1 Piece of fabric cut the same shape as the place mat

Double-side facing (important: use stiff facing)

pattern for cutting corners


For this project you should already know how to sew.  This is for beginners to advanced. The instructions are easy to follow, anyone who can sew can do this.

This is a fun project for any occasion.


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  2. This is so cute and would perfect for a rect. basket. The cat caught my eye because she is a long haired calico like my Pepsi. If you want to see a picture of my cats go to this page:
  3. Great idea! That'll look so nice on a Christmas table setting. Thanks for sharing at Hookin On Hump Day!
  4. That's way cool looking! What a fun idea. :-)

    Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!
  5. Wow! What a clever idea to make a super festive serving tray! Love it!
    Thanks so much for sharing with the Pink Hippo party!
    Amie @ Pinkapotamus
  6. Awesome idea! Would love it if you linked up on my blog hop Also let me know if you'd like to follow each other!
  7. cool idea! And beautiful kitty! Thanks for sharing at Submarine Sunday!!!

    T'onna @ Navy Wifey Peters Aboard the USS Crafty
  8. I would love for you to share this (or any of your other great ideas) at the link party going on through tomorrow night at ‘Or so she says …’ Hope to see you there!
  9. It's very easy! Thank you for stopping by! :)
  10. Great idea! I don't know if I can do it but it looks like its worth a try! Thanks for sharing on Super Sweet Saturday!
  11. A lovely idea - plus I love the photobombing kitty in the photo the best :)

    Thanks for linking up!

    Sarah @ A Cat-Like Curiosity

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