Placemats might not be something you use every day, particularly if you’re the kind of person who tends to eat on the go, standing up while you chat, or sitting by the TV so you can relax. We, however, still think they’re versatile things to have around, particularly if you have kids.
Does that mean you have to spend a fortune on fancy placemats that you’ll only use a few times a year? Of course not! Check out these 37 placemat quilt patterns that will jazz up your dinner table every time they’re used.
37 Quilted Placemat Patterns
It’s nice to have cuter placemats than your regular rough and tumble ones because they look so good when you set the table for a nice real family dinner!
1. Stripes And Angles Easy Quilted Placemats Pattern by Tulip Square
These quilted placemats are quick and easy to make, not a lot of pieces and nothing complicated to put together. There are two completely different sets of placemats – you decide which you like better. Finished placemats are just about 12 x 18 inches each, and fabric requirements are for a set of four.
2. Peasy Easy Quilted Placemat Pattern by Punkin Patterns
These Peasy Easy Placemats are not just a great beginner pattern, it’s also an economical gift. Using only four 1/2 yard cuts of fabric and one craft-sized batting (34″ x 45″), these placemats are quick to make and bring a modern touch to your dinner table. Instructions are also included to make four coasters (6″ square) from the remaining fabric.
5. Modern Quilted Placemat Pattern by Dilly Dally Everyday
This is an easy, beginner quilting pattern with easy to understand instructions and no seams to match! There are 2 patterns included: for smaller placemats (12 1/2 by 16 1/2) and larger placemats (16 1/2 by 20 1/2).
6. Butterfly Placemat Quilted Pattern by La Todera
Love all things butterflies? Love to sew? This Butterfly Placemat Pattern is for you! Your table will look funky and fabulous even between meals! Make them scrappy, make them from solids, make them in a gamut to match your decor.
7. Gift Wrapped Quilted Placemat Pattern by JB Quilt Designs
Need a quick gift? Why not give the wrapping? Make 2 or 4 placemats using themed fabrics such as Valentines, Christmas or Birthday, or simply raid your stash for 2 ½” strips . This is a great scrap-buster project.
10. Hexie Heart Placemat Quilt Pattern by A Spoonful Of Sugar
This Hexie Heart Placemat is a pretty addition to your table for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, high tea, birthday or any special occasion. The modern hexagon shape is right on trend. Use a range of pretty red and pink fabrics for a traditional look, or use any pretty colour combination – the choice is yours!
11. Mod Stack Placemat Quilt Pattern by Fresh Lemons Quilts
Don’t buy the same old plastic placemats you see all the time at the store. Use your quilting skills to make the much more fashionable Mod Stock Placemat. You can make this pattern your own by making the pieces uneven or matching your quilt ends to create one big solid design.
13. Check It Out Quilted Placemats Pattern by Fabric 406
Are there times you need a quick project? Whether it’s for a last minute gift or a diversion before starting that behemoth king-sized quilt, sometimes you just need to make a small, easy quilt. This “Check it Out” Placemat Pattern is perfect for those reasons!
14. Free Quilted Placemat Pattern by The Crafty Quilter
With the right prints, this quilted placemats will transform your favorite eating spot into a fancy bistro. You do not have to eat out at an expensive Easter when you know how to add quilting projects to your dining experience.
These pieces are easy-to-make and can be created out of fat quarters. Plus, you can easily convert this free quilted placemat pattern into a holiday project with the right fabric prints and colors.
16. Breakfast In Bed Placemat Quilt Pattern by During Quiet Time
Enjoy breakfast in bed with this stunning quilted placemat pattern. This sunny and floral little DIY placemat is created out of jelly rolls and a bargello design that is intricate yet easy. Compact and cute, this is a great trial run for this popular type of quilt.
If you’re looking for an especially charming Mother’s Day or anniversary gift, consider making this lovely placemat with a side of eggs and bacon for your loved one.
17. Leftovers Placemats Quilt Pattern by Canuck Quilter Designs
The simple, clean lines of these Leftovers Placemats and runner set would have great visual impact in any fabric style or color. The pattern offers instructions for a quick, strip-pieced versions as well as a scrap busting traditionally pieced version.
18. Scalloped Nine Patch Placemat Quilt Pattern by Flamingo Toes
The pattern looks lovely and easy to make; the red color elevate its grace, and the running stitch makes it unique. They’re great for showing off these sweet campers and prints but they’d be perfect for any prints you want to show off – or even as a scrapbuster project.
19. Shifted Houndstooth Quilted Placemat Pattern by Whole Circle Studio
Make these placemats to spruce up your dining table. Keep them for yourself or make them as a gift (or make two sets: one to keep and one to give)! These placemats, inspired by the classic houndstooth print, are comprised of half square triangles.
This tested pattern contains detailed instructions and diagrams, making it easy to piece. Works well with prints, solids or a combination of both.
20. Dresden Quilted Placemat Pattern by A Spoonful Of Sugar
These Dresden Placemats are perfect for a special afternoon tea. Featuring a “scrappy” dresden plate with 16 petals and a coordinating centre, positioned on a low volume hexagon.
This project can be easily completed in an afternoon. This is a great project to use your favourite scraps and is best suited to fabrics with small scale print. Make up a set for your next special tea, or use seasonal fabrics for Halloween or Christmas.
21. X Marks The Spot Placemat Quilt Pattern by Fabric 406
This striking 3-dimensional looking set of placemats will certainly make its mark on your table. This X Marks the Spot Placemat Quilt Pattern is great for confident beginner quilters and experienced quilters alike.
Create the perfect table setting with this set of sweet patchwork placemats. These simple placemats look great as a matching set, or mix and match prints for a fun and eclectic Christmas table. They’re quick to sew and quilt and you get to play around with fussy cutting and appliqué to add the festive finishing touches.
23. Four O’Clock Quilted Pattern by Designs By Miss Winnie
Classy and so versatile – you’ll make these placemats over and over again! Use the same fabric in the corners as in the middle, or a completely different one. Great, simple way to show off a feature fabric.
24. Holiday Placemats Quilt Pattern by Bebe Fabric Studio
These festive and easy to make 15” placemats include a Santa, snowman & turkey. They also make fun and unique centerpieces, for example by making three snowmen, each one with nose and smile arranged differently and in different fabrics.
25. Multi Colored Quilted Placemat Pattern by Tulip Square
These colorful, easy to make placemats will brighten up any kitchen! Good for beginning quilters as there are no complex shapes to cut or attach, just squares and rectangles. You can even dig in your scrap bin to make these.
26. Square In Square Quilted Placemat Pattern by The Polka Dot Chair
Use whatever fabrics you like; cute animal or floral motifs really work well for the fussy cut centers. Each placemat is made up of 4 economy blocks (also known as a square in a square) and each is foundation paper pieced.
27. Hexie Holiday Placemat Quilt Pattern by A Spoonful Of Sugar
This Hexie Holiday Placemat is a practical seasonal project – perfect for your Christmas table! The modern hexagon shape is right on trend. Use Scandinavian inspired prints for a modern look or use traditional Christmas fabrics – the choice is yours.
This is a quick project that can be used as a placemat, mug rug, trivet or pot holder. It would be a perfect place to leave some cookies and refreshments for Santa!
29. Round Patchwork Placemats Quilt Pattern by Sew 4 Home
These round placemats finish at 16” in diameter, giving you plenty of room for a variety of place settings. And they’re reversible: patchwork on the front, solid on the back for twice the table topping power.
Each placemat uses a combination of five different fabrics (four on the front for the quarter-round wedges and one for the back). They all mix-and-match beautifully, so there’s no trouble coming up with an entire banquet table of options.
30. Hexi Cactus Placemats Quilting Pattern by Ira Rott Patterns
These amazing Hexi Cactus Placemats are just perfect – and not limited to outdoor use, we want them all year round! The pattern includes 5 different applique designs and instructions for making hexagon shaped log cabin placemats.
31. Turkey Quilted Placemat Pattern by Pure Joy Patterns
This adorable Turkey Quilted Placemat will look great on the table this Thanksgiving. Getting your feast ready for the holidays? Place the turkey dish over this turkey-shaped placemat for a definite conversation starter.
32. Quilt-As-You-Go Placemat Pattern by All People Quilt
Here’s a place mat that’s so easy you’ll be eager to sew a set of four! This quilt-as-you-go project means that when the top is done, so is the quilting! Add binding and you’ve completed a pretty place mat.
33. Aces High Quilted Placemat Pattern by Patchsmith
Do you enjoy a game of cards? Then you will know the importance of having somewhere safe to hold your cup and cookie whilst shuffling the deck. Look no further than this Aces High Quilted Placemat Pattern.
The pattern combines with quick-fuse applique to create the perfect addition to any card table. This pattern comes with two options for the patchwork square – the diagonal Friendship block or the simpler ‘Four Friends’ block. Both are relatively easy to patch using the easy to follow instructions and colour diagrams.
35. All In A Row Quilted Placemats Free Pattern by Samelia’s Mum
These All in a Row Quilted Placemats are fun to create, and super easy! Gather a handful of scrappy strips, some solid fabric for the outer borders and have a go at creating some ‘All in a Row’ quilted placemats. Add a little row of hand stitching, for a special personal touch.
36. All Seasons Placemat Quilt Pattern by Samelia’s Mum
These pretty floral placemats use simple applique and an easy self-binding technique to sew up a place setting that can be used all year long. Change up the fabrics and colors to give this free quilted placemat pattern a totally different spin.
37. Picnic Pockets Quilted Placemat Pattern by Tulip Square
Aren’t these fun? Perfect for on your patio, breakfast nook, kitchen table or even on a tv table. Compact size placemats feature two pockets along the sides, to hold your silverware and napkin. Handy if you’re on your porch or deck to keep things off the bare table.
CHOOSE YOUR FAVORITE PLACEMAT QUILT PATTERN, SHUFFLE THOSE FABRICS, AND DEAL YOURSELF A FUN LITTLE PROJECT TO KEEP OR GIFT TODAY!
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Making your own quilted placemats is easy, fun and the best way to ensure your table looks exactly the way you want it to!