Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Tutorial: Paint-by-Number place mats

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This is my favorite of all the handmade gifts I made this season. A set of four place mats for my mom. Finished size is 12.5" x 16.5".

http://www.flickr.com/photos/carrie-bee/11485224623/

Materials:

  • one yard or (2) half yard cuts of Lush Uptown Paint-by-Number prints. I used the birds and deer prints in the "sky" colorway.

  • 1/3 yard of Lush Uptown Paint Chips in a matching colorway

  • 1/3 yard of light brown or other color to border the paint chips

  • 1/2 yard for binding

  • 1 yard for backing

  • batting and thread


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Cut:

  • fussy cut (4) pieces of Paint Chips fabric that are 1/4" larger on all sides than 2 squares by 7 squares, approximately 3" x 11 1/4"

  • fussy cut (4) pieces of Paint-by-Numbers that are 11 1/2" wide x 13 1/2" tall

  • (5) strips of border fabric 1 3/4" x width of fabric (WOF)

  • (6) strips for binding, 2 1/2" x WOF

  • (4) place mat backs, 17 1/2" x 13 1/2"


Sew:

Sew the 1 3/4" border on all sides of each Paint Chips piece. Press.

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Sew the bordered Paint Chips piece to the Paint By Numbers piece. Make and baste the quilt sandwich (back, batting, top). Quilt. Bind.

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