Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

mud cloth inspired framed mat

Inspired by the textile trend of mud cloth, you can update a simple mat and frame with one of the many patterns found in this African artform.
Step 1

Click here to download and print the pattern.

Step 2

Remove the mat from the frame, then transfer the pattern onto the mat using the graphite transfer paper, or design your own pattern.

Step 3

Now, use a ruler to draw over the transferred pattern with the black Sharpie® marker.

Step 4

Let the mat dry for about five minutes, then erase any lines or graphite that may have transferred to the mat.

Step 5

Insert a photo (or drawing) into the mat, then insert the mat back into the frame.

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  • 972561712
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    Item # 10392855 

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    $22.99
    • Color: Black
    • Size: 8" x 10" / 5" x 7" mat
    • Color: Black
    • Size: 8" x 10" / 5" x 7" mat
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    • Size: 8" x 10" / 5" x 7" mat
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    • Size: 9" x 12"
    • Size: 9" x 12"
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  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Photo (or Drawing)
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