Quilted placemats add an element of charm to the kitchen and dining room. The colors of the fabric can be played up to match the interiors of the room. You can match it with the table décor as well. It helps if you are experienced in quilting. However, we have something for the beginners as well.
This rustic pattern displays a string of diamond-like shapes along one side. The fall leaf designs all over the body make it suitable for autumn.
Your Valentine is going to love this red, pink and white placemat. It can be modified to suit any season. A video tutorial is given in 2 parts with a 4th of July fabric.
These merry-go-round placemats can jazz up the dining table and leave you craving for a warm weather dining experience. They can accentuate a basic table without being over the top.
This pattern is quick and simple to whip up. They have aqua, navy and green circles all over their body and suit a boy. You can also have a nautical theme of cloth for them.
Pinwheel star blocks make up this quilted placemat. Apart from the said blocks, you would need coordinating fabrics for the side panels, backing and binding.
These patchwork placemats help you lay the table for spring. Use of Bosal fusible placemats makes it simpler and faster. Your favorite fat quarters can be utilized to their fullest.
Though this is a table runner pattern, you can easily customize it to the size of a placemat. It suits beginners and boasts of an adorable herringbone pattern.
First, make the quilt sandwich by layering a piece of batting between 2 pieces of fabric. Spray baste or pin the layers in place. Then quilt, trim to size, attach the binding, create mitered corners, sew around and finish off the binding.
Rummage your fabric stash for bright colors such as yellow, blue, pink, purple and green to make a placemat depicting an outdoor scene complete with butterflies, grass, sky, sun and flowers.
You need to scroll down the above-linked article to reach the post dated June 22, 2012 that guides you through the steps of making placemats in a pixelated spectrum design. It allows you to exercise the option of not using any binding.
Bright and cheery placemats with hexagon designs give the impression of a beehive on your placemat. You can also go with an octagonal pattern.
This beautiful quilt pattern can be made by a longarm involving the quilt along technique. Once you are familiar with the technique, you can modify the pattern to suit the size of a placemat.
The swirly feather and flower pattern of the above quilt block may be altered a little to a curvier Hawaiian pattern. The yellow color makes it bright for the table. Though cotton would be your go-to fabric, you can design it in toile, linen or velvet.
The printed rooster pattern on these placemats could make them a hit with chicken lovers. The chicken wire print near the border adds to the fun.
The egg appliqué at the center renders this placemat suitable for laying on the Easter table. The materials include white cotton, color accent, neutral backing and appliqué fabric, small fabric squares for the design and the yo-yo embellishments, buttons, flat batting and co-coordinating seam binding.
A Santa appliqué would light up a Christmas table. Red, green and white should be your colors of choice for this one.
The selection of the cloth color depends on you. You can go with lighter or deep colors like red, black and brown. They are washable and quick to make. If you are designing it for the table, in general, apart from Thanksgiving, you can try out owl and pineapple patterns.
Ring in the holiday season with this holly placemat. You can have a floral block at the center with the holly leaves at one corner of the margin. Try out different shades of green like sage green and deep green.
These are quick and easy to make, thanks to the mitered tool. Being fat quarter-friendly, this project gives you ample opportunity to empty your stash.
You might like to use a variety of colors such as gold, gray, ivory and cream on the placemats. You can gift them to little ones on their birthdays if you wish. The directions and images that come with the sewing patterns will allow you to turn Xmas, Halloween and any festive occasion into pure DIY fun.
Published on March 14th 2018 by Peyton Derrida