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Here is a quick look at how I made my JMU inspired napkins.

Folding two yards of purple cotton fabric in half and then in half again, I cut two 16″x16″ squares.

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Leaving me with 8 napkins.

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Instead of cutting along the bias, I folded my trim fabric the same as above and cut 2″ strips until I had 512 inches of strips.

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I pulled the 2″ strips through my 1″ bias tape maker, pressing to hold the shape. I then folded the bias tap in half to create tons of double fold bias tape for the trim.

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I cut four 16″ strips for each napkin, two of which had the ends folded under.

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I pinned the bias tape in place as trim around the napkins and sewed in place.

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I love them!

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What do you give a good friend and JMU alum for her bridal shower?

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Napkin rings from here registry and homemade napkins.

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I hope she and the Duke Dog she is marrying enjoy entertaining with them!

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