DIY Projects & Crafts Place Cards Embroidered Leaf Place Cards Guide Thanksgiving guests to their seats — and give little hands a fun project in the days beforehand — with easy embroidered table cards. Stitch each name onto a sturdy leaf (these are magnolia), and let nature's paper spruce up the feast. By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Website An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Updated on May 23, 2019 Share Tweet Pin Email What You'll Need Materials Sturdy leaves (we used magnolia) DMC Light Effects floss, in Golden Oak, $2.50 for 8.7 yd., michaels.com Susan Bates plastic yarn needles, $2 for 2, michaels.com Gold marker Instructions Set leaves upside down on a work surface, with their midribs and veins facing up. Write guests' names (in simple block letters) on the leaves in gold marker. Thread a plastic needle, and go over the names in a basic back-stitch (with the stitches overlapping slightly). Let the leaves dry for a few days so they get crisp.