Fiestaware Placemats - Turquoise/Teal Detail
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2014 Finished Quilts, Quilted Placemats

Fiestaware Placemats

As I mentioned in my last post about making a tea cozy, my husband's sister, Steph, was out for a visit with us at the end of last week. I had previously made a set of 4 placemats for use with the beautiful fiestaware she finds at yard sales. Because there are so many colors of fiestaware and because...

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Orange Jade Placemat Set
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Orange, Jade, and Cocoa Custom Placemat Order

I was contacted on Friday with a request to make a custom set of 6 placemats as a wedding gift. As is typical, the couple had registered for some dishware, and I was able to use the colors of the dishes as a jumping off point for fabric selection. The dishware are orange and jade, with rich cocoa and...

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Purple, Gray, Teal Placemats
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Purple, Gray, and Teal Placemats

I have been getting a lot of requests to make placemats recently. Along with the order for the Beach Themed Round Placemats, I also created and shipped off a set of rectangular purple, gray, and teal placemats. I made these placemats for a long time friend. We met in middle school when we were always seated alphabetically by last name....

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Beach Themed Round Placemats
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Beach Themed Placemats

After finding a wonderful tutorial on sewing circular quilted placemats and practicing on a set, this weekend I was ready to sew the requested round placemats. Using the beach as a color pallet inspiration, I pulled this lovely bunch at my local quilt shop: Piecing the placemats was a breeze, and I quilted them with an all over loose swirl...

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Woven Placemats - Quilting Detail
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Woven Placemats

I had previously made myself a set of 4 placemats using this tutorial by Alissa. I wanted another quick stash busting project on Sunday afternoon, and I decided to use her tutorial as a starting point, but I modified it a bit. The biggest change is that I switched the side for the vertical inserts. I really love the woven...

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