Color Blocks Placemats + Napkins Holiday Sew-Along ~ Part 3

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Welcome to Part 3 of our Color Blocks Placemats + Napkins Holiday Sew-Along from designer Elizabeth Hartman of Oh,Fransson!. Today focuses on piecing your color block placemats. For previous sew-along instructions visit Part 1: Selecting Fabrics + Cutting and Part 2: Sewing the Napkins.

Color Blocks Placemats + Napkins: Part Three

All of today’s instructions are available in this handy Piecing the Placemats PDF!

Download a copy and start those placemats. Add progress photos to the Color Blocks Placemats + Napkins Sew-Along group this week for a chance to win a gift certificate to Sew,Mama,Sew!

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44 Responses to Color Blocks Placemats + Napkins Holiday Sew-Along ~ Part 3

  1. Paula says:

    I actually just purchased fabric for this project and so excited to get started….thank you!

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  4. Stacey says:

    I can’t wait to do this!

  5. Lynz Graham says:

    These have been such a ball to put together! I’m actually ahead of the game a bit (for a change!) and have some some quilting, they’re looking amazing!!

  6. lee says:

    They are so pretty! thanks for the sew along!

  7. Jessica says:

    I love these, now that we are home from holidays I am eager to get sewing!

  8. GeeGee says:

    These are great and I must get busy, I want to make for Christmas gifts. Thanks for the instructions!

  9. Lynnette says:

    Can’t wait to get started on these placemats!

  10. lucy says:

    i am so excited to start sewing mine together :)

  11. Ginger says:

    so glad to see the next installment.

  12. Debby says:

    Loving this project. Should have joined to tree pants too.

  13. Renae says:

    This is PERFECT!! These are on my list, but way cuter then what I had planned! Thanks!

  14. Katrina H says:

    I really love the scrappy print version!

  15. Jacque says:

    I’m definitely going to try these! Great design. :)

  16. Sara says:

    Amazing…color blocking I think looks nice. Very nice job.

  17. VickiT says:

    These are so pretty and so full of color. I’m so far behind on everything that I’ve not even started working on these yet. :(

  18. Consuelo says:

    Very lovely project. Thanks for sharing!

  19. Sarah says:

    Eep! I’m so far behind on all these sew-alongs. And by “behind” I mean I haven’t started. Damned uni and all my assignments being due!! But I am downloading the instructions each week and will begin the moment I’m done with uni for the year.

  20. Karen S. says:

    I love the placemats ~ so colorful!

  21. Shannon O. says:

    These are great. I love the “Across the Pond” fabric in the top picture. I was thinking of making a quilt using the blue fabrics from that collection.

  22. Barb Colvin says:

    Simple design that can be adapted to any kitchen decor. Thanks Elizabeth!

  23. Michelle says:

    These are so pretty!
    And it looks like an easy project . . . I’ll add it to my list!

  24. Holly says:

    I love these placemats! These are perfect for Christmas gifts this year. I’m super excited. I really would like to win a book. ;-)

  25. linda says:

    Very cool!

  26. Alyssa says:

    I can never get my quilting to look so perfect!! these are lovely!

  27. Christine says:

    I’m going to have to try these after I finish a few other things. I love the way they look. And, they might make a great birthday present for my sister.

  28. Molly Martin says:

    Love this! I’ll make some for my mom or maybe I’ll keep it for myself.

  29. christina lacerda says:

    You can never have too many placemats, can you???

  30. CJ says:

    I like how the colors pop! That would definitely brighten any room up. Thanks for the tutorial!! :)

  31. Natasha says:

    I want to make some of these for everybody on my christmas list.

  32. alana says:

    I am planning to start my soon!

  33. Gorgeous! I can’t wait to make my own! thanks so much for the patterns!

  34. Jessica H says:

    I’m really loving these! I’m going to make some when I get time.

  35. Melissa says:

    Cute place mats – the color combos are great!

  36. HeartOSunshine says:

    I can’t wait to get started!

  37. Charlotte Lund Rasmussen says:

    This is gonna be great! :D

  38. Wendy says:

    Can’t wait to get started on the placemats!

  39. Gabriella says:

    Well done ^__^

    Let’s go sewing

  40. Karen says:

    I would love to win one of these books!

  41. Kati says:

    I really like these…..I don’t have a way to ‘quilt’…..but I suppose the top one isn’t really ‘quilted’ with a fancy stitch, so I could probably do something like that on my machine…? I really need to get to work on my Christmas gift projects!!

  42. Jess says:

    Woo hoo!! I’ve got my sewing machine in working order again after a bit of a snafu last week, so I’m ready to piece my table runner and finish piecing my tree pants!!!

  43. Alice says:

    Yay! I can go to work happy that I’ll have a fun project for me to do tonight.

  44. Glenys says:

    I like the way they look!

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