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I started doing wool applique as a hobby, and eventually I began developing my own designs. I love wool applique, and yo-yos! I was a regular contributor to Create & Decorate Magazine, and have been ...

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Yo-Yo Sunflower Table Mat

from Elizabeth Coughlin Designs
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Yo-Yo Sunflower Table Mat
Yo-Yo Sunflower Table Mat
Yo-Yo Sunflower Table Mat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You'll need to know how to use a sewing machine, and how to make yo-yos with a Clover Yo-Yo Maker!
  • You'll need to know how to sew a blanket stitch.

Pattern Description:

This pattern appeared in the October 2011 issue of Create & Decorate Magazine! A fun and homey table decoration, that requires minimal sewing skills, and incorporates felted wool and those fun yo-yos! The pattern includes complete instructions and diagrams and a materials list. Designed and copyrighted by Elizabeth Coughlin. Elizabeth Coughlin retains all copyrights of designs, photographs and content. For personal use only, do not sell items made using these designs. Purchase of pattern does not constitute transfer of copyright or license for commercial usage. All Rights Reserved.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished table mat measures 16" in width and height.


  • Two 11" square pieces brown or green felted wool
  • Felted wool in various shades of golds or oranges. You'll need the equivalent of two fat eighths, or four fat sixteenths of wool
  • 1/2 yard 44" wide dark brown plaid cotton homespun, or other brown-toned fabric.
  • Embroidery floss to match your backing wool; either brown or green.

You Will Also Need:

  • Brown quilting thread, freezer paper, iron, straight pins, sewing needles, scissors, sewing machine.
  • Clover Needlecraft Extra Large Quick Yo-Yo Maker (Yellow).