Easy Octa-Strip Placemats
By Quilter by Night Designs. Perfect for highlighting a large or special theme print. Makes a perfect house warming or hostess gift. Made with pre-cut 2-1/2" strips or yardage. Cut out centers and start adding stirps, flipping, pressing, and trimming as you go. The order you add the strips and precision trimming using your ruler, mat, and rotary cutter is what gives these placemats their unique look. No binding! Instructions show you how-to perfectly adjust batting, sew front and back together, turn right-side out, and seal each placemat (like a pillow cover). Quilt last Two easy quilting patterns are provided. It's a snap! Pattern Makes Four Placemats - each 18" Wide x 14" Tall This listing is for a hard-copy PATTERN that will be mailed to you via post. MATERIALS YOU'LL NEED TO MAKE YOUR OWN 100% cotton, non-directional fabrics recommneded - one fat quarter for centers* - 1/3 yd or four 2-1/2" x 40" strips for corners- light - 1/2 yd or six 2-1/2" x 40" strips for first border-medium - 2/3 yd or eight 2-1/2" x 40" strips for second border-dark - 1 yd for backing - 1 yd 42" wide fusible fleece (e.g. Pelon Thermaloam Plus) - 1 ft 1/4" wide double-sided fusible hem tape (e.g. Lite Steam-A-Seam2 or Heat-n-Bond Hem) - 8-1/2" x 14" piece of clear template plastic - Spray Starch - Matching Thread - A walking foot is recommended for quilting. *Note - extra yardage may be required to center a specific design. Pattern is in a convenient booklet format and contains complete, accurate, and easy to follow instructions with lots of diagrams. Great project for beginners or experienced quilters alike. Shipping for pattern: USPS First Class mail Bee Groups/Guilds/Wholesale Inquiries - please see my shop policies for more information. Visit my website for more patterns and ideas, http://www.quilterbynight.com. Pattern and design copyright 2009 Carol Dockery. This pattern is copyright protected. All rights reserved.