… and turning the mouse mat over onto an ironed piece of fabric and pressing down hard to make the two adhere to one-another. Oh, my thumb nail? Banged it with a hammer when putting up the wreaths back in November.
Result; one pretty mouse mat. Like I said if you have top performance requirements for your mouse mat don't do this but if you just need a pretty mouse mat go for it. I have done this before with a linen/cotton blend fabric and that actually worked better than this all cotton one, I recommend a fabric that's slightly glossier than the one I chose but this works well enough for me.