Easy Name Place Holders by The Train to Crazy

    Posted by  ·  November 5, 2013

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    Hello! I’m Andrea from TheTrainToCrazy.com and GoToSew.com! I love using fabric for all types of decor, both simple and intricate. As we come into holiday season I’ve been thinking about table settings. Name place holders are a great way to make your family or guests feel special. This quick project will take you 10 minutes start to finish and make any holiday table more fun. If you can sew a straight line you can do this!

    Easy name place holders tutorial

    Easy Name Place Holders Supplies:

    • Phoomph (a fun product from Coats & Clark)
    • Paper with names hand written or printed
    • Fabric scraps

    Easy Name Place Holders - quick tutorial by thetraintocrazy.comCut your paper any size you want. I made mine about 3/4″ x 1.5″. Using a long stitch, sew the paper onto your fabric. It’s easier to do this project if you don’t cut the fabric first.


    Next, you’ll sandwich the phoomph between the fabric layers.

    table name place holders with phoomph

    Peel the sticky paper off the phoomph.

    table-name-tagsCut to the size you desire.

    table name place holder tags

    Use a binder clip or an actual place holder to display the tags.

    easy name place tags

    Now I just need to make new napkins for the holidays with this great tutorial.

    Please stop by The Train To Crazy to see what I do! Or stop by Go To Sew for all sorts of sewing inspiration and sewing patterns.


    Happy holidays!

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    1. Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
      This is so cute Andrea!! I love the idea of stitching the cards - and that Phoomph product looks really interesting!
    2. Suzanne
      Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
      What a simple yet super effective idea! Thanks for sharing it.
    3. Allison D
      Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
      Loving all these tutorials! I don't understand why they all say you only have today to enter though - it's the same rafflecopter from all of the other days?
      • Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
        Good point. I will make that change. It should say that you get a new entry each day. But you don't only have today to enter. Thanks!