How to sew a quilted Snakes and Ladders playmat

Have you been following along with Sew Ready to Play at I’m Feelin’ Crafty? It’s a fun series with sewing projects inspired by board games (and other childhood games).

Pokemon has been a popular one in the series this year, but I’m going old school – back to basics – the classic board game… Snakes and Ladders!

- Quilting cotton - Orange fabric - Quilt batting - Basic sewing supplies


Cut 2 x 2.5″ inch strips from each of the four quilting cotton fabrics, giving you a total of 8 strips.

How to sew a quilted Snakes and Ladders playmat

Decide the colour order you want the squares, and sew the strips together in pairs with a 1/4 inch seam.

Then sew the pairs of strips together into fours with a 1/4 inch seam, taking care to keep the colour order the same.

Then sew the fours together to make eight strips of fabric sewn together, using a 1/4 inch seam.

Cut the sewn fabric into 2.5 inch strips to create squares.

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