How to Make Napkins: 12 Ideas for Your Table

By: Kaylee Pope, Editor of

The best way to instantly add some class and design to your kitchen or dining room is to display some DIY sewn napkins. If you can learn how to make napkins, you can make a napkin for just about any occasion. Whether you are looking to class up a dinner party or just want to save some money by making your own napkins, you will find a tutorial on how to make cloth napkins for just about any occasion. From Christmas sewing projects to simple napkins for your everyday table, these cloth napkin tutorials will all do the trick. All you need to do is pick the right color scheme for your occasion, open up one of these free sewing patterns, and dedicate a few hours to making the perfect pop of style for your table. Keep scrolling down to find a napkin pattern for you in How to Make Napkins: 12 Ideas for Your Table.

Cloth napkin projects are great for the environment too! Instead of tossing out paper over and over again, you can just learn how to make napkins that you can wash and reuse. Earth-lovers and budget-minders alike will be flabbergasted by how much money they save when they make the transition to cloth napkins. You can easily add style and save money when you make these easy cloth napkins. Look below for both festive and every day ideas that you are going to love.

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How to Make Napkins: 12 Ideas for Your Table
Table of Contents

How to Make Napkins for the Holidays
How to Make Napkins on a Budget
Other How to Make Cloth Napkins Tutorials

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How to Make Napkins for the Holidays

Festive Fall Thanksgiving Napkins 

Learn how to make napkins for you next holiday party with these tutorials. Whether you are spreading the Christmas cheer or eating some Easter ham, there's a pattern for your party.

Spring Napkins

Merry Berry Christmas Napkins

Festive Fall Thanksgiving Napkins

How to Make Napkins on a Budget

Stash Busting Linen Napkins

If you are looking for some budget style that looks like a million bucks, learn how to make these money-saving kitchen accessories.

Super Simple Double Sided Napkins

Stash-Busting Linen Napkins

How to Make Cloth Napkins

Reversible Cloth Placemats and Napkins

Other How to Make Cloth Napkins Tutorials

Linen Napkins

There's still more! There are so many ways to make sewn napkin patterns. Check out these other stunning options.

Linen Napkins

Easy Understated Dinner Napkins

Flower Shaped Napkins

Fancy Hemmed DIY Napkins

Double Trouble Linen Napkins


Budget-Friendly Ideas


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