A tablecloth for the faux fireplace mantel or broker provides a colorful backdrop for the Yule decorations on display.
Measure the length of the faux fireplace mantel and add two to four feet (61-122 cm). This provides one to two feet (31 to 61 cm) from each end drop. Choose the shortest length draped if you have a working fireplace.
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Measure the width of the faux fireplace mantel and add one inch (2.5 cm) seam allowance. Use sharp to cut the fabric with scissors the correct dimensions. Place the fabric on a cutting table with the back towards the ceiling. The reverse side is the dull side of the fabric.
Turn the iron to its lowest dry. Do not use any steam setting. This can cause the dyes in fabric satin run, leaving unsightly stains. Place a cloth to press the fabric and removes wrinkles slipped making a move to the right from the center to the left and away from the center to the right. This prevents the tissue from slipping new wrinkles are created.
Make a fold of a half inch (1.2 cm) along both long edges of the fabric. Not iron the fabric along the crease. Sewn along either side of the fabric, of a quarter inch (0.6 mm) of the fold.