and found the perfect place mats for my kitchen table! I needed place mats for a round table that would go with my plain white dishes. I thought the Woven Place Mats in the photo below, designed by Felicity Ronaghan, were clever because they can be a table topper pushed together in the center and then place mats when pulled apart!.
In today's blog on Notions, I go step-by-step with text and photos showing you how I made my version in neutral fabrics. The blog content is too large to post on QWU, so please click here to read the full posting. The weaving was fun!
In the blog, I also share all that I learned about quilting with a decorative stitch - from a stressful beginning, which sent my Bernina to the hospital, to the successful outcome using a decorative feather stitch.
I love how the place mats make a table topper together...
and individual place mats when pulled apart.
I must say I enjoyed making these Woven Place Mats from Make It, Take It and we use them every day. My generally supportive but noncommittal husband is so enthusiastic about these place mats. He said it is his favorite quilting project I have ever made - and I have been quilting 25+ years! He thinks they are a great idea, useful, and "really cool" - and offered me permission to quote him in my blog!
If you decide to make the Woven Place Mats, I would love to see them! You can post pictures on:http://www.facebook.com/connectingthreads, or on Instagram by tagging us in your post. To tag us, either write @connectingthreads or #connectingthreads. Look forward to seeing yours!