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Schoolhouse Chalkboard Placemat

By: Little Birdie Secrets
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It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you give a child a marker, they'll scribble all over everything. Protect your walls and tabletops with the Schoolhouse Chalkboard Placemat! This adorable DIY placemat is a fun, creative way to keep kids entertained while you cook. They'll love doodling and erasing, and you'll love saving money on endless sketch paper. Leave cute little notes for them to read during breakfast so they can start the day off with a smile. Functionality meets fun in these homemade placemats for kids, so add a little entertainment to your dining room table.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Sewn byMachine


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Chalkboard placemats are a nifty way to keep kids entertained in the kitchen. Never would have thought of such a charming idea. Sewing the fold-over bias tape neatly is somewhat of a challenge. An alternative might be to first sew all around the edges with a straight stitch then use pinking shears to neaten up the edges.


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