Sew Easy Dish Mat

By: Robin from All Things Heart and Home
Updated December 05, 2022
Sew Easy Dish Mat
Sew Easy Dish Mat
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Whether you make this Sew Easy Dish Mat to hold those drying cups and saucers or as a means to learn how to sew a placemat, you'll be happy you decided to sew it. For DIY home decor that maintains a standard of aesthetic appeal and functionality, try this dish mat tutorial. In the process of sewing strips of fabric and terry cloth together, you'll decrease that overwhelming scrap stash and make something brilliant. Don't stop with your kitchen, make this dish mat as a homemade gift as well.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteIn an evening

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If you are like me you hate to throw your scrap fabrics away well now you can make this dish mat by sewing some strips together and giving it a quilted look. I love things different and this is so me. You can make it your own. This would make a great housewarming gift too. So simple and fast to make and a great tutorial too. Thanks.

I have been using something like this for years and it really is nicer looking than the plastic ones, takes up less space and looks prettier! For an additional functional option, I have one part of it rolled over to create a little height and you can lean bowls or glasses on it so a bit of air gets in and they dry much more quickly! And versatile as a trivet for a large pan too!

What I really like about this drying mat is that you can customize it to your kitchen decor and/or seasons. The mats you buy in the store are either a boring beige or too bright. I also like the idea of piecing "go together" scraps. These mats make perfect hostess gifts as well.

What I like about this is you can customize it to your kitchen decor/seasons....


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