Today at an appointment, I came across this center table mat in the waiting room. I found it very interesting. Interesting enough to want to replicate it for my own dining table.
It shouldn’t be too difficult to create a pattern for the size I’m thinking. I would like to use clear beads with silver centers and an off-white thread. But the fringe beads should be decided on and found first. I wonder if I will be able to find something similar.
The pictured mat has a material backing that acts as a barrier between the beads and the table surface. It should be something that can be washed and will not shrink, but still be soft.
This definately has given me some things to think about and plan for my center-piece next Christmas.