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Handmade Fabric Table Mat Tutorial

Hello lovelies, Hope you are well. I have been busy working on a brand new project which I am so excited about and will be sharing it with you soon. But in the meantime I am catching up on sharing with you all my latest sewing projects like the pretty fabric placemats I made for my Mum using the Gutermann ornament bird fabric in pastel violet which looks great in her purple colour accented kitchen. To give the placemats a lovely weight and padded feel I used the Vlieseline batting H 640 which is their thickest iron-on volume fleece, Here's my Handmade Fabric Table Mat Tutorial...

1 Tablemat

How-to step by step

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    Step 1

    Start by cutting out two circles of fabric 33cm wide and one 33cm circle of iron on wadding

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    Step 2

    Place the interlining with the coated side on the wrong side of the front fabric panel. Cover with a damp cloth and press each area for about 15 seconds, without pushing the iron. Allow the pieces to cool flat for about 30 minutes, so that the adhesive can set properly.

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    Step 3

    Place the back panel wrong sides together with the front panel so that the wadding is sandwiched between the two. Pin to secure in place

  • Handmade table mats tutorial

    Step 4

    Using a 5mm seam allowance baste stitch the front and back panels together

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    Step 5

    Press the binding in half, turn one end in 1cm and press.

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    Step 6

    Starting with the pressed end, pin the binding right sides together with the outer edge of the placemat circles, overlapping the end.

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    Step 7

    Stitch the binding to the placemat, following the creased line.

  • Handmade table mats tutorial

    Step 8

    Fold the binding over the edge of the placemat and slip stitch the binding to the placemat ( or you can edge stitch it using your sewing machine)

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