Kitchen Quilted Placemats lay the foundation for a great table setting

Categories: Utility, Gifts, Decor

These placemats are a quick and easy way to refresh or add a splash of color to your kitchen. Mix and match fabrics to make them for every season, holiday or special event.

What you need to make this project

Materials
Ploy-Fil Project Fleece
Gray poke-a-dot fabric
A Ford in the Road Fabric by Laura Bray
Solid gray fabric
Black Fabric
Supplies
Coordinating thread
Basic sewing supplies

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Poly-Fil® Project Fleece™ Batting 45″ x 60″

Quantity

Price: $9.99

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Instructions

Step One

Cutting:

One 14” x 18” piece of Project Fleece

One 15” x 19” piece of solid gray fabric

Poke-a-dot Fabric:

One 12” x 8” piece

Two strips 18” x 1 ½”

Two strips 14 ½” x 1 ½”

A Fork in the Road Fabric:

Two 19 ½” x 3 ½” strips

Two 14 ½” x 3 ½” strips

Solid Black Fabric:

Two 12 ½” x 1” strips

Two 8 ½” x 1” strips

Step Two

Lay backing fabric right side down then center batting on top and center poke-a-dot fabric right side up. Pin in place. Sew diagonally across the poke-a-dot fabric in 2 inch intervals. Sew diagonally in the opposite direction creating a diamond pattern.

Step Three

Take the black strips of fabric, fold in half lengthwise and iron creating ½” strips. Pin black fabric strips around poke-a-dot fabric with the folded edge towards the center and lining up the middle if the black strip to the edge of the poke-a-dot fabric. Pin in place. Sew the black fabric in place using ¼ seam allowance.

Step Four

Lay the 19 ½ inch strip of Fork in The Road Fabric on the table with right side facing up. Lay the 14 ½ inch strip of Fork in the road fabric on top with right side facing down and lining up the short edge. Pin together. Measure 3 ½ inches down from the corner on the right side and mark and draw a diagonal line From the left corner to the mark. Sew alone line from the top stopping ¼ inch from the edge. Repeat with other two strips.

Step Five

Now attach these strips together using the same method above but marking and cutting in the opposite direction to create a frame border.

Step Six

Fold inner edges under and iron making a ¼ inch hem. Pin the border over the placemat center. Pin and top stitch. Trim all sides of placemat and bind with poke-a-dot fabric.

Step Seven