Sunday, 11 November 2012

Ready for Dinner

It all got a bit hairy yesterday! I was finishing off the place mats for the Modern She Made Swap round 2, and there were a few moments where I was just inches from disaster.

But I pulled it out of the bag and I now have four finished place mats ready to send to my partner. And if she doesn't like them, that's fine - I'll keep them right here :)

It doesn't all quite line up, but I'm not far off.

Due to some fairly appalling mathematics on my part, I have some bits of fabric left over, so I'm hoping to put together some coasters before I send the package off next week.

I used heat resistant wadding for the place place mats - it's fully washable and you use it exactly like regular wadding, but it rustles a bit. Hopefully after a couple of washes, that will stop.




The back of the place mats
Linking up to Sew Modern Monday with Megan

7 comments:

Karen M said...

Funny. "Fairly appalling mathematics." That's me.

Leanne said...

These are so awesome, I just love them! You have gone above and beyond for your swap!

Claire said...

I love the idea of making place mats that look like a quilt when placed together, but make a nice separate setting as well!

Kristy @ Quiet Play said...

I love this! What a fantastic idea for placemats! I bet your partner will be thrilled with them!

LC said...

Your placemats are too cute! I sometimes wonder if I would have ever taken up quilting at all if I'd properly estimated the amount of math and ironing involved.

Bea GarcĂ­a said...

These will be awesome placemats and can't wait to see the coasters...

SarahZ said...

These are great!