Protect Your Tabletops with Sweet Watermelon Trivets

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They’re Simple and Fun to Make!

These cute watermelon trivets are perfect for summer. They’ll be a fun addition to your table, whether you’re dining indoors or out. They’ll also protect your counters from hot dishes.

Plus, they’re super easy to make. Wrap strips of fabric around cotton clothesline rope, coil it and sew the coil together with a zigzag stitch.

How to Make a Watermelon Trivet

The black seeds are fused with Ultra Hold Heat n Bond, which is a strong adhesive that does not require the edges to be stitched down.

Start with strips of pink/red fabric and light and medium green cut into 1″ strips. You can use yardage or scraps. The designer adhered the fabric ends with a Sewline Fabric Glue Pen but any washable glue stick will work.

How to Make a Watermelon Trivet

The completed trivets are approximately 10 1/2″ across.

Shabby Fabrics provides a video and a free pattern at the link below. The listed fabric requirements will make three trivets.

Click here for “How to Make a Watermelon Trivet.”


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