This quick and easy sewing machine mat will add fun and whimsy to your favorite sewing area. The machine mat is 18" by 20.5" when finished and only takes 3 Fat Quarters and some small scraps to complete! The front of the sewing machine mat features 3 small pockets that will easily hold extra bobbins, small spools of thread, seam rippers, scissors and any other notions you need close by. So what are the amazing uses of this adorable Sewing Machine Mat? Glad you asked...we have a few ideas for you: 1. Use the Sewing Machine Mat at Retreats You know when you go to retreats you want to have a comfortable sewing station. We go to at least 15 retreats each year and we promise you will be so much happier with a sweet little machine mat. Plus the pockets on the front are so handy...if you are like us scissors, bobbins and the dreaded seam ripper walk away from the table all too often. Not to mention all your sewing buddies will be jealous of how adorable your mat is! 2. Use the Sewing Machine Mat with your Home Machine Happiness comes from time spent in your sewing room. Make this happy sewing machine mat the feature of your sewing room. Spend a little time each day at your sewing machine and the stresses of modern life melt away. We hope this sewing machine mat brings you many smiles at home while sewing! 3. Use the Sewing Machine Mat when Friends Come to Visit Most of your friends sew, right? (If not, you can always teach them!) In any case, how nice would it be to have a special space in your sewing room for a friend or two to come visit. Make them feel comfortable and welcome by givign them this cheerful sewing machine mat when they come to visit. We keep one out at our studio because friends are always stopping by to play...their smiles light up the room when they see they have a special sewing machine mat! O.K, by now you must be dying to get your hands on this pattern so download yours today! Happy Quilting, Julie Love and Brittany Love BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY quilting applique sewing 2 Fat Quarters for Base of Mat 1 Fat Quarter for Pocket Lining and Front of Pocket Scraps for Applique 4 Buttons to Embellish Pockets 1/4 Yard for Binding 1/2 Yard of Fusible Batting 1/4 Yard of Medium or Heavy Weight Interfacing SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 18" by 20.5"