RickRack Adds a Bit of Whimsy to These Place Mats |
Quick, Easy and So Charming!
These cheerful patchwork place mats are a quick project that you’ll love using on your table. Choose a variety of fabric scraps in whatever colors you like best, or select a favorite 5″ charm pack.
The 2 1/2″ squares are quick piecing, even for beginning quilters with basic skills. Once pieced, layer them up, add the rickrack, turn and top stitch.
We love how the jumbo rickrack gives a whimsical touch, making the place mats extra charming.
Plus, they’re so quick and easy that you’ll want to make several.
Notice how designer Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co. chose rickrack for the top place mat does not match any of the fabrics. Yet, they look great together. This is an excellent example of how color is often less important than value when selecting fabrics.
The finished place mats are 14″ × 12″ excluding rickrack.
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