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The finished placemats

Easy ways to organize and use up leftover quilt bindings

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used THE Dream Machine 2's amazing couching foot to embellish one of my orphan block placemats, ...
The couching yarn

9 simple steps for effortless couching with THE Dream Machine 2

This week on QUILTsocial, I'm using THE Dream Machine 2 to make some placemats from orphan quilt blocks. Yesterday I ...
Three decorative stitches

Using THE Dream Machine 2’s decorative stitches to embellish placemats

Have you chosen one (or more) of the 5 different settings to turn orphan blocks into placemat tops I showed ...
Set on point

5 simple settings for placemats made with orphan quilt blocks

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I gave you 8 great reasons that you should use blocks leftover from other projects to make placemats ...
THE Dream Machine 2

8 reasons you should use leftover blocks to make placemats

We all have them - leftover blocks from other projects. We don't want to throw them out, so they sit ...
Finished Crazy Quilt mug mat

3 little mug mats from leftover Letterpress fabric

Yesterday I showed you how to use fabrics from the Northcott Letterpress Collection to make the Pull-out Plate Placemat for carrying ...
Finished Pull-out Plate Placemat showing plates in the back pocket

Making the ingenious Pull-out Plate Placemat using leftover Letterpress fabric

Yesterday I showed you how to make the quick and easy Perfect Potluck Placemat using fabric from the Letterpress collection ...
Finished placemat with cutlery pocket

Perfect Potluck Placemat is perfect for quick quilting project!

Yesterday I showed you how to easy it is to get a lot of visual impact using grosgrain ribbon and ...
Use a walking foot to sew on the trim.

Simply quilted, high impact Ribbon and Wedges Placemat

Did you have a chance to make the Book Lover Placemat I showed you yesterday? That pattern is a very ...
Letterpress fabric from Northcott

Fun with Letterpress fabric and making a quilted placemat

Recently I received ½ yard of each of the Letterpress fabrics from Northcott. While you're on the Letterpress page, check ...
Threads blend well with the fabrics

Applique stitches – which is your favorite?

I used to be a blanket stitch fanatic and  for certain things I still am. But in the past couple ...
Glues from the Unique Creativ line

Glue – an alternative to fusible web

Yesterday I quilted the Rolling Snowman Placemats and I'm very pleased how my quilting turned out. Even all the threads ...
Blendables - oh aren't the colors delicious?

3 questions to ask yourself before you start to quilt

Last month I made some Rolling Snowman Placemats and I didn’t quite get to finish them by the end of ...
TrueCut 360° circle cutter

5 steps to perfect circles using the TrueCut 360°

The placemats have become placemats pretty quickly using the no binding finish yesterday. Did you try it? At this point, ...
Ready to hand sew opening close

10 easy steps to a no binding finish for small quilted projects

My little project is definitely coming together. And to think I had such a creative block at the beginning of ...
Gentle curve cut

Sure fire method for sewing curves – no pins or clipping required

My rotary cutter blade is sharp (thanks to the TrueSharp I used yesterday) my fabric is cut into pieces and ...
Table topper construction

How to make a quilted table topper from placemat blocks

Now you have the idea of using the Soho panel and some of the coordinates to make placemats. But, if ...
Modern place mats with solid-color binding

Bind and finish your quilted place mats

Now it’s time to bind and finish your quilted place mats. You’re almost finished your little modern quilts! First, trim ...
Creating Placemats With Scraps & Leftovers | Quilts By Jen

Creating Placemats With Scraps & Leftovers | Quilts By Jen

Creating Placemats With Scraps & Leftovers | Quilts By Jen Hey Everyone, welcome back to Colourful Friday. Janice from the ...