How to Create Beautiful Silverware Pockets for Your Rustic Wedding?

Making any rustic table setting look gorgeous is not only a matter of buying expensive tableware and accessories, but it’s also about using creativity to add your own personal touch. A small craft project can turn a simple place setting into a statement decor feature that transforms it from plain to awesome.

That’s what this article is all about. We have put together a tutorial to show how easy it is to create pretty silverware pockets that can dress up your table top decor without going on a spending spree.

Get your crafting tools ready and follow our 5 easy steps to create your first Silverware Pocket!

Rustic Burlap Ribbon for Your Cutlery Holder

Step 1.

You will need 20 inches of 3 inch wide Burlap Ribbon per silverware pocket. So to start with, cut a strip of burlap that's 20 inch long.

Rustic Burlap Ribbon for Your Burlap Flatware Pouches

Step 2.

Once you’ve got your 20 inch strip of burlap ribbon ready, go ahead and lay your silverware on top, aligning it with the top edge.

Rustic Burlap Ribbon for Your Cutlery Holder

Step 3.

Next, fold the bottom part of the burlap ribbon over the silverware and then fold again. Use image above as a guide.

Rustic Burlap Ribbon for Your Cutlery Holder

Step 4.

To finish, take a 1 inch decor ribbon that matches your color scheme, wrap it around the burlap ribbon and hot glue it on the back.

Rustic Burlap Ribbon for Your Wedding Silverware

Step 5.

Fluff the Burlap Pocket so it is not flat and adjust the ribbon to make the dimples even on either side.

And here’s your finished Burlap Silverware Pocket! Use it as it is or add dried or cut flowers, a linen napkin and some pretty silverware to create that rustic look.

Rustic Wedding Table Decor - Palm Leaf Plates with Burlap Silverware Pocket






And if handywork isn’t quite your thing, then simply check out the Silverware Pockets available to purchase on our website.

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