Make Your Own Placemats With These 19 Sewing Patterns

Sew your own placemats for all occasions with these free placemat sewing patterns!

By: Kirsten Kwon, Editor,

Make the food and set the table—it's time to have a special meal! If you're entertaining a crowd or just want a way to jazz up the family table, Make Your Own Placemats With These 19 Sewing Patterns. We think you will enjoy taking a look at these free patterns for DIY placemats.

They can truly add to your table decorations, and with the nineteen projects in this collection, you're sure to find several free sewing placemats that suit you. Beginners and advanced sewists alike can enjoy sewing placemats with these easy ideas.

When the holidays roll around, you might want to have a set of festive, cheery placemats to spice up your table settings and wow your guests. In the spring, make your own placemats in a bright floral print to add a pop of color to the table.

Or for any time of the year and for the whole family, make a mix of adult-themed and kid placemats, like the Placemats and Napkins for Kids featured below.

If you want to know how to make placemats, you've definitely found the right collection! With these projects and tutorials, you can learn how to make placemats and get tons of ideas for every season.

Easy Sewn Placemats

  • Fussy Cut Placemats

    Kitchen crafts are fun when you're using free sewing projects! Use this free sewing placemat tutorial to make fussy cut placemats for your kitchen.

  • Child's Placemat Apron

    Ever wondered how to make kids' placemats? This is the perfect free sewing pattern for you! You'll be able to make this small enough for any young cook.

  • Table Placemats from Cloth

    Learn how to make table placemats from cloth with this great kitchen craft. Use our free sewing craft pattern to spruce up your table with personalized touches. It's an easy design that you'll appreciate.

  • Placemats and Napkins for Kids

    Looking for a way to get your kids to the table? Make these kids' placemats and maybe they'll think dinnertime is more fun. You can sew these up in no time at all and really dress up the table.

  • Classic Retro-Inspired Placemats

    This is one of those free sewing patterns for placemats that looks stunning and professional. Choose a fabric that reminds you of the good old days to sew a new set of placemats for your kitchen.

  • Pet Food Placemat

    Now, here's one for the furry family members! Even your dog deserves a cute, free placemat pattern! DIY placemats like this are great for protecting your floors while also adding a splash of color to the room.

  • Easy Place Mats

    The name says it all! These placemats are insanely easy to make! A stylish placemat underneath your plate gives your kitchen table a little something extra. Use your favorite fabrics for every event you host.

  • Easy Placemat Tutorial

    A beautiful table deserves some beautiful placemats. Changing out your placemats is a super-easy way to change up your tablescape for special dinners, holidays, or the change in seasons.

DIY Reversible Placemats

  • Rad Reversible Placemat Patterns

    Sewing placemats is a great way to warm up your sewing skills, and it's even more satisfying when you're able to sit back and admire your work. Why not invite your friends over for a dinner party and savor the astonished look on their faces when you tell them that you made the placemats yourself?

  • Table Setting Placemat

    This beginner sewing tutorial teaches you how to sew a reversible placemat that's perfect for every occasion. These placemats are laminated, meaning they're kid-friendly and easily cleaned. We also love the napkin holding strap that adds an attractive look while still being highly functional.

  • Reversible Placemat Sewing Pattern

    Follow this easy tutorial to learn how to make placemats for your kitchen that you can flip over and reverse depending on the occasion for which you're using them. Why choose between two of your favorite patterns when projects like this allow you to use both?

  • Reversible Cloth Place Mats and Napkins

    These are a fun way to spruce up your table and add some life to your meal. With these easy instructions, you can learn how to make placemats and have them on the table for dinner tonight. Then just flip for another new look the next night.

Patchwork Placemats to Sew

  • Patchwork Placemat Tutorial

    If you're looking for a simple placemat setting for your table, let this tutorial show you how to make placemats. You'll love the results because, with this tutorial, you'll end up with a placemat that's perfect for any kind of meal.

  • Festive Felt Placemats

    These festive placemats are a holly jolly, easy Christmas sewing project. They're soft to the touch and keep your table surfaces clean! Make a creative Christmas tree with your green fabric scraps or use your own imagination to make it unique.

  • Retro Nine Patch DIY Placemats

    This adorable quilted placemat tutorial is a great way to use up fabric scraps and show off your favorite prints. Be sure to include a variety of patterns and a contrasting color of embroidery thread for a homemade vintage touch.

  • Scrappy Patchwork Placemats

    Add these quilted little darlings to any table setting for some fun, practical pizazz. Mix and match your fabric scraps to make lovely placemats that will keep your table free of food crumbs and water rings.

  • Ready, Set, Eat Placemat

    Appliqued with a faux fork, knife, and spoon, this adorable table topper looks like you've already set the table, even if you haven't. Since you're putting in the time to create DIY placemats, make some that will guarantee a smile on every guest's face.

  • Take Along Placemat

    Going to the office? Or to a picnic? Chances are, at some point you're going to be eating on the go. Make this handy Take-Along Placemat so you'll be ready to enjoy a meal no matter where you are. Lucky you—you've found a great free sewing pattern for placemats!

  • Picture Place Mats

    Now your family will always know where to sit—just make these picture placemats with a photo of each family member at their assigned seat. Use our free sewing placemats to get started.

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