Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial

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Celebrate spring and sew a new Table Mat! This Easter-themed project is an updated version of Nancy Zieman’s turned-tube technique. Today, we’re stitching our Table Mat with Easter Egg Hunt 2-1/2″ fabric strips and Pellon’s convenient 2-1/2″ Precut Cotton Batting Strips! The sewing is fun and the finished Table Mat provides a festive table decoration. Or, make two or more and create a set of placemats! 

Easter Egg Hunt Fat Quarter Pack by Natàlia Juan Abelló for Riley Blake Designs features 18 coordinating fabrics in pink, mint, white, yellow, mustard, and coral. Prints include rabbits and flowers; eggs with floral frames; tossed carrots and dots; bunny characters and flowers; tossed florals; and geometric stripes.

Easter Egg Hunt Fabric Fat Quarter Bundle available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

Don’t you just love the start of Spring? A promise for brighter days, flowers growing everywhere and colorful gardens coming to life after a long winter. And so, it’s time to play outdoors and have some fun with the Easter Egg Hunt! Let’s hop through the bushes and skip over wildflowers to find our sweet treasure: Easter Eggs! Cute bunnies, tasty carrots and dainty flowers evoke the joys of Easter, with heaps of positivity through a pastel brights color palette.

 

NEW! Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial

Approximate finished size: 13″ x 18″

 

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Create Fabric Strips

  • Cut three 2-1/2″ crosswise fabric strips from each of six fat quarters. Cut a total of eighteen strips – each measuring approximately 2-1/2″ x 21″.

NEW! Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Place crosswise fabric strips right sides together, offsetting short ends, and stitch diagonally between right angles.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Seam fabric strips together with diagonal seams, stitching all eighteen strips in to one continuous strip.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Press seams flat, then press seams open.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Trim seam allowance to 1/4″.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Cut batting strip narrow end at a 45° angle. Fold narrow fabric strip end, wrong sides together, at a 45° angle. Press.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Layer batting strip to wrong side of fabric strip, tucking cut end of batting strip under folded fabric end.
  • Insert into Jellyroll Jig. 

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Sandwich fabric/batting assembly between two clear plastic guide strips (included with the Jellyroll Jig), placing rough side of guides toward  batting/fabric.
  • With clear plastic guide extending 1″ beyond the end of fabric/batting assembly, pinch plastic guide strips and guide batting/fabric assembly into the Jellyroll Jig) wide opening.
  • Slide Jellyroll Jig onto fabric/batting assembly and remove plastic guide strips.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

 

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  • Edgestitch fabric/batting assembly, along long open edge.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

 

Note From Team Nancy Zieman ProductionsFold fabric/batting assembly strip meeting long edges and Wonder Clip as need to hold layers together.

 

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Note From Team Nancy Zieman Productions For tangle-free fabric/batting strip folding, place seamed fabric strip and batting roll in two separate baskets. Place baskets on floor below sewing table. 

 

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Continue advancing fabric/batting strip through Jellyroll Jig and edgestitching fabric/batting assembly along long open edge.
  • Stop stitching about 6″ from strip end.
  • Complete strip by cutting fabric strip end at a 45° angle. Cut batting strip end at 45° angle, and 1″ shorter than fabric.
  • Fold fabric strip end up meeting wrong sides together.
  • Resume stitching to end of strip. At corner, stop with needle down. Lift presser foot, pivot, and stitch across short end of fabric. Backstitch and cut threads.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Fold over about 8″ sewn fabric strip forward onto itself. Note: The stitching line on the fabric strip will be located to the right.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Set sewing machine for a wide zigzag stitch, and stitch fabric strip together.  Zig in one fabric and zag in the other, while “kissing” fabric edges together.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Stitch to the end of the 8″ strip and stop with needle down in right fabric.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Continue stitching, turning stitched table mat counter clockwise as you stitch.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  • Continue adding stitched fabric rows, turning stitched table mat counter clockwise as you stitch.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

 

 Note From Team Nancy Zieman ProductionsAn Edge Joining Presser Foot also works great when seaming fabric strips.

Edge Joining Sewing Machine Presser Foot Available at ShopNZP.com

  • At about 4″ from the end, tuck folded end of fabric strip under table mat edge, and continue stitching to end of strip. Backstitch.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

  •  Steam and press finished table mat.

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Blog

Our Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat! sewing project is so fun to sew! Make two or more and create a set of coordinating placemats!

Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat Supply Listing

 

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For a chance to be the random winner of a 10 Pack of Wonder Clips from Clover, please leave a comment below about our NEW! Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat. Clover will give away one 10 Pack of Wonder Clips to one US resident in the 48 contiguous states. Winner must reply within 30 days to the official giveaway announcement email message – sent from Nancy Zieman Productions.

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Join the NEW! 2022 Nancy Zieman Productions Pillow Sewing Challenge this March at the NZP Blog! Deadline to enter is Thursday, March 24, 2022.

 

Celebrate Spring Sewing!

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16 Comments

  • Cindy Siebenthal
    March 5, 2022

    I can’t wait to make the Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat. I have in my stash perfect fabric to make it. Love the ease in making it too
    Thank you!

  • Trudy Flynn
    March 5, 2022

    Wonder clips are aptly named. They are a wonder-ful addition to my sewing room.

  • Clovis
    March 5, 2022

    Yo can make the mat in alot of different colors.

  • Nellene Beaton
    March 5, 2022

    What a sweet project! Can’t wait to get started!

  • Mary Silverman
    March 5, 2022

    A fun springy project!!

  • Lili
    March 5, 2022

    What pretty and useful mats!

  • Jan Drzonek
    March 5, 2022

    Can’t wait to make several of these! Thank you for another great idea.

  • Kathy Parish
    March 5, 2022

    What fun! This looks like a great project for spring! Can’t wait to make it!

  • LUIS FERREYRA
    March 5, 2022

    Muito bom

  • Bonnye
    March 5, 2022

    Looks like spring has arrived. I plan to make these to replace my worn placemats.

  • Carol Benson
    March 5, 2022

    What a fun colorful project with great instructions!

  • Joyce
    March 6, 2022

    i love the colors in the Easter Egg Hunt Table Mat, a fun and festive project!!

  • Susan
    March 7, 2022

    The Easter Egg Hunt table mat is utterly adorable. particularly in the selected fabrics. It would cheer up any table setting!

  • Rita S
    March 7, 2022

    I love of it! It easily can be made for any season. A great gift to give my sisters for Christmas Thank you for all the wonderful ideas and lessons you provide.

  • Karol
    March 17, 2022

    I just finished the mat and it isvery cute. However, it keeps curling up.i to a bowl shape. Any suggestions on what I might have done wrong? The first few turns were difficult.

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