DIY: Sewing a Cutlery Case

What could be better than personalizing your table décor with a charming cutlery case, crafted with love and creativity? With its soft colors, this cutlery case is not only practical but also adds a touch of elegance to your table. Moreover, it's a great way to use up your fabric scraps and unleash your creativity!

With this DIY tutorial, we invite you to sew a cutlery case in spring colors, perfect for an Easter table or any other festive occasion. Follow our simple instructions and discover how to make this practical and stylish accessory that will brighten up your meals in this blooming season.

SUPPLIES

  • Cotton
  • Jacquard trim ‘Trachtenblumenranke’ 20 mm (3/4 in)
  • Iron-on interfacing H 310
  • Thread
  • Quilt ruler
  • Straight pins
  • Chalk pen
  • Fabric scissors
  • Seam gauge
  • Hand sewing needles
  • Tape measure 

You'll find the template for this lovely cutlery case available for free to download at the end of this article.

CUTTING OUT

Cut out all pieces with a 1 cm (3/8 in) seam allowance all around:

  • 2 x from Kyoto Garden poplin
  • 2 x from gingham poplin
  • 4 x from H310

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1

Iron the interfacing onto the wrong side of each pattern piece.

STEP 2

Stitch two pieces of different fabric right sides together, leaving one edge open for turning right side out. Trim the seam allowances and carefully clip the curves.

STEP 3

Turn the pieces right side out, baste the edges, baste the open seams closed, and press.

Topstitch the top and side edges to the fold close to the edge.

STEP 4

Pin the pocket pieces so that the different fabrics are together. Cut the trim and push between the pocket pieces at the notches.

Pin in place.

STEP 5

Stitch the pocket pieces from the fold line close to the edge.

Fold the top pocket piece downwards along the fold line and push underneath the trim.

It's finished! 

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Now you know how to make this lovely cutlery case that will add a touch of spring charm to your table. By using fabric scraps and a bit of creativity, you can create an accessory that is both practical and decorative. Let your imagination run wild and turn every meal into a joyful and colorful moment!

And if you'd like to find the template and instructions for this DIY in PDF form for now or later, feel free to download it for free by clicking on the button below: