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Sewing Machine Mat Organizer with Pocket

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Sizing Unisex
Style Mod, Classic, Cute, Traditional
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Free Sewing Machine Mat Pattern

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What materials did you use? Pre-quilted fabric (1 yard will yield a few mats depending on the size of your machine), double fold binding to match, sewing thread.

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What are you most proud of? Realizing I could save so much time buying pretty pre-quilted fabric! I always wondered what people used it for and now I know it's for projects like this.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? When purchasing pre-quilted fabric use a coupon! It is waaaay too expensive trying to buy it at the regular price (normally $19.99) so use a 50% off coupon and get a yard for $10. You can make two or three mats and even sell one to your friends! Some people prefer to just fold up the bottom portion where the pocket goes so you don't have to put binding all the way around. It may also be a good idea to put some non-skid cabinet liner on the bottom of the mat to keep it from moving around when you lift up your sewing machine.

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soo useful have one like it. Love it. great for under your serger

04/24/2014 Flag

looks great must make myself one of these thanks for sharing

06/06/2014 Flag

O I just Love it!!

06/23/2014 Flag

SMART COOKIE ,YOU ARE ,THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE FANTASTITCH IDEA, I KNOW ,SILLY, I'M GOIN' ON LOW SLEEP , ORGANIZING, I THINK, THEN, LIKE RIGHT NOW TRYING TO FIND MY VINYL,TO BE THE TOP FLAP OVER THE POCKETS, SO I CAN SEE IN,BUT KEEP THREADS OUT,BUT I WANT YOUR FABRICS,TOO, LOVE IT. YOUR GREAT, THANKS AGIN!

06/26/2014 Flag

Great idea!! Except I'm going to attach it to the arm of my recliner so I can get some of the stuff off the table. But you know when you make one the 2nd is easier so I'll make one for the sewing machine also. And maybe the couch.......

07/12/2014 Flag