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Laura Sexton on craftsy.com
Tyngsboro, MA, USA

I have sewn since I was little - mostly clothing - as we lived in a rural area and stores were a long drive. A few years ago, I was asked to join a quilting group at my school, but I had never ...

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'TALKABOUT' Placemat Games

from Laura Sexton
(7) Name: 'Quilting : 'TALKABOUT' Placemat Games
'TALKABOUT' Placemat Games

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cut squares
  • Piece squares

Pattern Description:

Keep your small children or grandchildren occupied while in a restaurant or at the dinner table with these quick-to-make, fun vocabulary-based learning placemats. The pattern contains 24 suggested themes or topics for the placemats along with suggestions and checklists for each. The pattern also includes a template for a tag to accompany your placemat with questions to get the recipient started if you're making it as a gift.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 16" x 12"


  • (12) 4-1/2" squares
  • 16-1/2" x 12-1/2" fabric for back (or 1 fat quarter)
  • 16-1/2" x 12-1/2" batting (such as Warm and Natural)
  • Optional: (3) 2-1/2" strips for binding

You Will Also Need:

  • Rotary cutter and mat
  • Piecing Thread
  • Ruler