Make it with Wool (or Cotton) Applique!
This beautiful table topper will be great in your sewing room or anywhere around the house. Appliqued sewing tools and a pretty scalloped border make this a table mat you’ll enjoy for years.
Wool applique is used in the mat’s construction, however quilting cotton can be used as well. Embroidered details bring everything to life.
If you’ve not done wool applique before, this is a great project for giving it a try. It’s easy to do and a great take-along project (if you choose to stitch around the edges by hand – it can also be done by machine).
You’ll find a nice selection of felted wool fabric bundles here and tips for doing wool applique here.
If you prefer, this pretty table topper can also be made up in cotton quilt fabric. Once the applique is done, lay the backing fabric on top, right sides together, add a layer of thin batting, and sew around the scallops, leaving a section open so the mat can be turned. Once it is, stitch the opening closed by hand. Quilt as desired.
The finished table topper, designed by Stacy West, is 17″ x 17″.
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