INSIDE: How to make a no sew, 10 minute table runner using vintage linens and napkins.
Do you have any vintage cloth napkins hidden away in a sideboard? Or found the desire to dig through a pile of assorted table linens at a thrift store for a few antique gems? Yes and Yes, is what I say.
But when I found myself on the receiving end of a very large stash of antique linens, I just had to give them a purpose outside of sitting neatly folded in a drawer. I wanted to showcase their vintage details and beauty. Plus I needed a table runner for my dining room table!
In 10 “frazzled-free” minutes, here’s how to create a no sew table runner. Vintage table linens or not…
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diy no sew 10 minute table runner
When the most “pressing” part of this crafty home project is ironing out the creases and wrinkles from these antique cloth napkins and linens you know you’re in for an easy and quick DIY project! Heat up your iron…
– Vintage table linens/napkins
– Heat n Bond tape
After giving the linens a good ironing to press out those vintage memories, arrange the linens in a layout you like best.
Cut small strips of Heat n Bond tape to fit underneath the table linen.
Place the bonding tape at the end of a cloth napkin, put another vintage linen on top of it and lightly iron to secure.
Repeat this process until all the linens form a long chain.
How have you used vintage table linens in your home? Let me know in the comments!
Other Easy Home Decor You May Enjoy:
- Make your own custom candles using ribbon and an iron
- Use paint chips to create DIY beach art
- Create a string art cactus…on a pillow
Want more more thrifty goodness?
Check out what my fellow upcyclers created below in the Thrift Store Challenge!
- Upcycle an item(s) from a thrift store, resale store, or garage sale into a new piece of decor.
- There’s no monthly theme.
- There’s no budget to stick to.