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Thursday, 13 February 2014

How to Make a Playmat/Quilt

(Completed Size 70cm x 60cm)
Approx 2 hours to Complete

Fabric Needed:
 1 piece of fabric 11.5" x 15.5" for the centre 
18 x 4" squares 
2x 18" x 4" Strips(for the top & Bottom)
2x 24" (Strips for the sides)
4x 4" squares for the corners
Large piece of Material for the backing measuring approx 90x80cm
Wadding 2oz measuring approx 90x80cm

Making the Quilt:
Sew the patchwork squares together then attatch them to the centre Piece.
Add the top and bottom strips 
Add the corner strips to the side strips 
then Sew to the rest of the quilt

Cut the backing Material and wadding 
Lay out on a flat surface and Pin to keep in place
Completed by Hemming and sewing around the edges 

Damp press each seam as you go along to give a better finish

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