My daughter saw some cute placemats on ETSY that would help the children learn to set the table, so she asked me if I could manage them. Well, you know, I quilt, so what’s the big deal about a placemat. Well…I have to admit, when I saw the samples she presented, I took a deep breath, and ignored her request for months. But, while visiting last summer, we went fabric shopping, and she picked out a lovely batik and a modern polka dot. I brought home her fabric that she carefully prewashed, and put it in my UFO pile. I did think ahead and buy one package of “wonder-under”. As Thanksgiving approached last fall, I thought it was time to get busy (STOP PROCRASTINATING). What was the hold up? APPLIQUE….I had no clue; so I did my usual blog searching and gained a little confidence. Along the way, my darling daughter talked me into blogging….so for this project, I took careful photo’s along the way. Figured you had to show photos as you blog, and really, I have learned SO much from careful instructions on blogs. So, to all of you who write blogs and post instructions – THANKS! (I made 12 total – 8 with appliques and 4 without)
Enjoy the pictures, which I will try to caption as I go.