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Chalk it Up for this DIY Thanksgiving Table Runner

Chalk it up for this Thanksgiving Table Runner

DIY Thanksgiving Table Runner, JaneClauss.com

Grab the chalk and give thanks! Beyond the football, turkey, and stuffing Thanksgiving is a great time to express gratitude.  Why not add a new tradition to your table with the people you are grateful for in life this Thanksgiving and make this DIY Thanksgiving chalkboard table runner. It’s super easy and is a great way to add a personal touch to your holiday table.

DIY Thanksgiving Table Runner, JaneClauss.com

Supplies:

Sewing Machine
Chalkboard Fabric
Burlap Fabric Ribbon
Pinking Shears or scissors
Chalk
Measuring tape soft cloth

DIY Thanksgiving Table Runner, JaneClauss.com

Prep the fabric

First prep the fabric by priming the surface. To prime the fabric, rub the side of the chalk onto the surface of the entire fabric until it full covers it, use a soft cloth to wipe off the chalk and repeat the process.

Iron the fabric

If the fabric gets wrinkled, you can use the wool setting on the iron and use a dry press cloth. Press the back side of the fabric with the cloth on top of it to remove the creases.

Measure the table

Using a tape measure, determine the length of your table runner by measuring the table.

Cut the fabric and add ribbon

Use pinking shears to cut the edges of the fabric to give it a soft texture or you could cut it straight and use a burlap ribbon to create a rustic feel.

Set your table with your finest tableware and be sure to give everyone a piece of chalk at their place setting. Each person can share what they are grateful for. This is a great way to celebrate by expressing gratitude and is a great decoration.

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