How to sew a placemat

Placemats are a great quick and easy sewing project for beginners

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Quilting cotton for the front

Quilting cotton for the back

Basic sewing supplies (Scissors, ruler, sewing machine, iron, pins)

Cotton quilt batting

All purpose or cotton thread






Gather your supplies

Layer your fabrics

Batting on the bottom

Back fabric right side up

Top fabric right side down

Leave a gap to turn the fabric right side out.

Pin and sew around the outside

to make them nice and sharp!

Clip the corners

- poke out the corners - give it a good press - sew all the way around the outside (closing the gap)

Turn right side out

in time for dinner!

Sew up a set