Sewing Machine Mat Organizer with Pocket

Project Description

What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo Free Sewing Machine Mat Pattern Link to website or photo katiesquiltingcorner.com/2012/02/free-sewing-machine-mat-tutorial.html 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. 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.

What you will need

  • Pre-quilted fabric (1 yard will yield a few mats depending on the size of your machine)
  • double fold binding to match
  • sewing thread.

Q&A with Katie Ringo

McKenna Clayton asked:
such a good idea! Do you have a pattern on how to do this?
Katie Ringo answered:
Tutorial is here: http://katiesquiltingcorner.com/2012/02/free-sewing-machine-mat-tutorial.html
janiceric41362 asked:
What do u need to make this project how much fabric
Katie Ringo answered:
shelba.je2703710 asked:
Is this a class or just a pattern? I'm not familiar with how this works
Katie Ringo answered:
This is the tutorial link: http://katiesquiltingcorner.com/2012/02/free-sewing-machine-mat-tutorial.html
jemcki0 asked:
where do i find the pattern for the Sewing Machine Mat organizer with pocket, please.
Katie Ringo answered:
The link is here: http://katiesquiltingcorner.com/2012/02/free-sewing-machine-mat-tutorial.html
lythauslvr asked:
This will be perfect to use in my sewing room. It looks like a really handy way of keeping track of all my necessities. Love organization! Thank you for sharing this Free Sewing Organizer project.
Katie Ringo answered:
Glad you enjoyed it!