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Sew Green (American Patchwork & Quilting)

Our friends over at Better Homes & Gardens' American & Patchwork Quilting brand worked on creating cloth napkins and makeup remover rounds using our Singer 6800C Heavy Duty machine. Follow along with their tutorial to see how you can repurpose materials you may already have around your home and for tips on using your Singer 6800C Heavy Duty machine.

https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/sew-green

SINGER® cares about the earth, and we want to share some of our best hacks and inspiration for sewing sustainably

Sew Green (American Patchwork & Quilting)

Projects for a Greener Home

Simple swaps can make a big difference in the impact we have on the planet. We encourage you to stitch up sustainable alternatives to disposable items and reduce waste around your home. 

Cloth napkins and makeup remover rounds, two items that many people use every day and toss! They're both simple to sew and can be made pretty quickly.

Cloth Napkins

 

Materials for Cloth Napkins:

  1. 18x21" piece (fat quarter) green print
  2. Water- or air-soluble marking pen

"Please note yardage and cutting instruction are for 42" of usable fabric width"

Napkin

Materials for Makeup Remover Rounds:

  1. Scraps of assorted prints
  2. Scraps of any terry cloth towel, flannel, or old T-Shirts

Makeup

Step by Step video tutorial:

In the below video, Beth shares time-saving tips for making cloth napkins and reusable makeup remover rounds in multiples.

 

 

For American & Patchwork Quilting's full article and access to download the cloth napkin and makeup remover rounds step by step instructions and patterns visit: https://www.allpeoplequilt.com/magazines-more/sew-green