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Patchwork Place Mats

Use charm squares to make easy place mats with a patchwork pattern.


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Designer: Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co.

See a video of this project here.


Materials for Two Place Mats

•    42—5" squares assorted prints and dots in red, green, cream, gray, and aqua (place mat tops and backs)

•    2 yards jumbo rickrack: aqua

•    2—14-1⁄2×12-1⁄2" pieces fusible medium-weight batting or fleece


Finished place mat: 14×12" excluding rickrack 


Quantities are for 100% cotton fabrics. 

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated. 



Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.


From 21 assorted red, green, cream, gray, and aqua prints and dots, cut:

•    84—2-1⁄2" squares

From aqua rickrack, cut:

•    4—14-1⁄2"-long pieces