Monday, September 10, 2012

Easy Placemats: My New AGF Tutorial

Ribbon-Embellished Placemats
Happy Monday! It's my turn again this week to share a new tutorial for Art Gallery Fabrics' Fat Quarter Gang. This time I'm showing you how to make some easy, ribbon-embellished placemats. So head over to the Art Gallery blog to check it out!

Ribbon-Embellished Placemats These placemats are made using one of my absolute favorite Art Gallery lines: Modernology! Want to win your own stack of Modernology fat quarters, so you can make something just as fabulous? All you have to do is leave me a comment, and follow Art Gallery on your favorite social media platform (Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest). I'll draw a winner on Friday. Have a wonderful week!

138 comments:

  1. What a great idea! I see many of these in my future.

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  2. Ditto the placemat phobia! These are awesome. Thanks for the chance...I follow you and AGF with Reader and on FB!

    Meg Connor - meghann@connorartistry.com

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  3. ooh. love the teal on teal one. I'm following AGF pinterest board.

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  4. That ribbon was a genius idea to liven up the placemats! Great choice in fabrics, too. Thanks!

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  5. That's pretty smart! If I make these they will have to be hidden away for special occasions or the children would definitely trash them in minutes! I follow the AGF blog - thanks for the giveaway

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  6. These placemats are adorable! I love the use of the ribbon!

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  7. These are beautiful! Thanks for sharing the tutorial. And I completely agree with you about the quilted placemats from the 80s; I think my mom had some that were navy, brown and beige calico (beige makes my stomach hurt).

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  8. Wow! How colorful! I love the design the ribbons make! I am a follower of AGF too!

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  9. Love these! Never thought of using ribbons in that way. I like AGF pretty much anywhere they can be found on the interwebs :)

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  10. I have resisted quilted placemats, too, but these are fantastic. They involve beautiful fabric and needle & thread, so they are 100% approved. Thanks for the chance to win and I do follow AGF in many ways :-)

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  11. These are so cool. I want to make some!

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  12. I love your placemat tutorial and follow Art Gallery Fabrics on Facebook and their blog.

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  13. Cool placemats. It's so much fun to embellish with ribbon!

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  14. These are really, really cute. Does it count if I follow Art Gallery in my Reader? Thanks!

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  15. These are awesome! I already follow AG on FB.

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  16. Ooh, I'd have to think what to do with these! Love your placemats! I follow on FB!

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  17. Love the placemats! I follow Art Gallery Fabrics on pinterest :)

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  18. love your place mats i follow them on facebook

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  19. Cool mats, I am following you on pintrest.

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    1. Also, I follow AGF like everywhere! Love their stuff!

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  21. I love how easy these are! Fantastic! I follow AGF by blog, FB, and You Tube.

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  22. I never guessed it was ribbon. I follow by fb.

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  23. What a cool idea to do the ribbon that way! Thanks for the tutorial!

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  24. These look so adorable! I would have never thought of that! I follow on pinterest.

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  25. Oh how cute, what a clever idea. They're all lovely, but I particularly like that blue on blue one.

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    1. (Oh, I'd forgotten about the giveaway - well, I'm not sure if I qualify as I don't use FB, Twitter or Pinterest. I do follow them with Google Reader, but that's it.)

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  26. lovely...placemats and fabric! (i follow AGF on FB)

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  27. Hmm, I'm not sure about quilted placemats either, these are lovely though! :)

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  28. I'm following AGF on Pinterest...thanks so much for the chance to win! I'm in love with this fabric!

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  29. Great placemats! The ribbon brings the whole set together beautifully

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  30. Modernology is one of my fave lines and the placemats look simply stunning! Thanks for the tute :)

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  31. Love these! And I too hate quilted placemats! I really love the ribbon on them. Adds a really nice touch.

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  32. Love how cute your placemats came out! I follow AGF in google, think its the reader of GFC. Thanks for the tutorial and giveaway :)

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  33. Great placemats and thanks for a awesome giveaway!

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  34. Love these! And I too hate quilted placemats! I really love the ribbon on them. Adds a really nice touch.

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  35. Great idea.
    Sometimes, I think we all forget simple.

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  36. I love these placemats. So simple yet such a statement.

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  37. Love this line of Pat Bravo's fabric. Really need some new placemats too!!

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  38. Great idea! Thanks for the chance to win. I follow AGF everywhere LOL.

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  39. Those placemats are sew pretty!!! Thanks for the chance to win! I follow AGF!!!!

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  40. I like the wayt they complement. I follow AGF on Facebook.

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  41. These look great! I will have to try them out when I get a house of my own.

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  42. I am already a happy art gallery follower. I love this idea with the ribbon. At first I thought you made bias binding. This is so much easier and looks so great!

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  43. What fun prints! I am now a Pinterest follower.

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  44. LOVE these prints! And the placemats are a great way to show them off! I follow them on Facebook (Rebecca Marie)
    ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  45. The placemats are awesome! Love the fabrics. I follow Art Gallery fabrics on Facebook.

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  46. Very fun. Thanks for this opportunity.
    Wendy

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  47. Love the modernology fabric line and what you did with the placemates. I am following the Art Gallery Fabrics on Pinterest and RSS
    nridder@hurontel.on.ca

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  48. What beautiful colors and I love the ribbon accent! Following on Facebook.

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  49. Thanks for the tutorial & thanks for the chance to win. Follow AGF on Facebook.

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  50. Wow - these are gorgeous! Love the idea of not quilting the placemats. Think I will make my daughter a set for xmas. Thanks for the tutorial!!

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  51. I follow Art Gallery Fab on Pinterest.

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  52. Very cute placemats and such a simple way to have a faux quilted look.

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  53. What a neat idea. I follow AGF on all the ways and I follow you, too.

    Thanks for a chance.

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  54. Very nice!! And so simple, I love it!

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  55. I love these placemats! Looks like a perfect gift for the granddaughter's hope chest! I follow AGF on FB, Twitter & Pinterest. I also subscribe to the blog!

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  56. This is a great idea that would work well for anybody!
    I follow AG on Pinterest and subscribe to their blog.
    Thanks!

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  57. great placemats! easy peasy, thanx for the great idea.
    i follow in fb and the blog :)

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  58. Oh I love the Modernology range, particularly that gorgeous blue one! I follow Art Gallery Fabrics on Facebook.

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  59. I'm following on Pinterest! Thanks for the chance to win - I love Art Gallery fabric.

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  60. I'm with you -- quilted placemats give me the creeps. I follow AGF on FB.

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  61. Great fabrics to make such cute placemats! Followed on FB.

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  62. Great Placemats! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  63. These are really bright and wonderful. I love the idea of ribbon. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  64. Great fabrics to wake up any dining room table. I follow Art Gallery Fabrics on facebook, pinterest and their blog. Thank you for the great tutorial and the giveaway.

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  65. Wow, gorgeous fabrics, great colors. Love the design on the placemats. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  66. I love the fabrics and the placemats! I follo FQG on Facebook

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  67. I subscribed to AGF.. I love,love all their fabrics!!

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  68. I already follow AGF on FB; adore their fabrics and wish I had a whole lot more in my stash!

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  69. What a fabulous idea, thanks for the tut. I follow AGF on FB

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  70. thanks for the chance to win some fat quarters!! I follow Art Gallery on Pinterest.

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  71. I love your placemats and I love Modernology! I follow AGF on FB.
    Thank you for the tutorial and a chance to win!

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  72. I love Modenology and I NEED some for a quilt I am planning! So I hope to win, or else I will have to fork over some dough to some fabric shop. I'm following AGF on FB!

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  73. These are really cute! I'm not too sure about quilted placemats either, but these I like! I follow agf on facebook :)

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  74. Bright, fun, and happy!! Your placemats are just what I need to liven up my kitchen.i love that they are easy too, often I look at 'easy' patterns and still don't have a clue. As a really new sewing girl I do need it to be foolproof. Thank you for the tutorial and giveaway. I follow AGF on facebook already.
    ks(dot)eyles(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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  75. What great placemats these are and the tutorial is wonderful!
    Thanks so much for the giveaway ~ I love Modernology!
    Oh, and I follow AFG ~ the blog and on facebook!

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  76. What a clever idea you've come up with. Again! I'd love to have a stack of Modernology to play with. Love, love, love! I follow AGF on FB all the time.

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  77. Those are so cute! Going to go follow

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  78. What a great use of ribbons, I am always puzzling over what to do with my ribbons...I love them, but never use them.

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  79. what a creative way to add some pizzazz to the dinner table!

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  80. Wow!! It looked so hard until i saw the tutorial! Cant wait to try it babscorbitt@gmail.com

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  81. It looks hard until you get to the tutorial babscorbitt@gmail.com

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  82. Beautiful! A great way to shake up the "old" way of making placemats! Would love to win - thanks for the chance!
    Stacey Kim

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  83. Beautiful placemats - and I love the fabric! Thanks for sharing.

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  84. I really like your use of ribbon on these placemats. Thanks for the tutorial. I follow Art Gallery and would love to win some fabric.

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  85. Those are gorgeous. I follow Art Gallery on Facebook already :)

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  86. I'm already a twitter follower. Thanks!

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  87. Love these! The ribbon adds such a bright touch!

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  88. Modernolgy is just perfect :> I follow AGM thru email and on twitter :) Doe sthat make me a stalker!!??

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  89. Love Modernology! Thanks for the giveaway! I follow on Twitter!

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  90. Modernology has one of my all-time favorite prints. I'd love to win a bundle to pair with the yardage I have of Avant Garden. Thanks for the chance.

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  91. just discovered u and modernology fabric, now in love with both!

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  92. forgot to say i follow by email and facebook.

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  93. I, too, dispise quilted placemats. And placemats in general, actually. Just not my style. But your may just change my mind. They are gorgeous! And modern! Hooray!

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  94. Haha, oh I hear ya on the quilted look! I've just gotten my first AG fabrics and oh it's just so luscious! I'm SUCH a convert now!

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  95. Wow, that's a lovely project. Love the mitred corners. Thanks for a great giveaway.

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  96. I love those placemats. They're so pretty.

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  97. LOVE em! I follow Art Gallery Fabrics too! Would love to win the fabrics to make a garden flag!

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  98. I would love to try these! I follow Art Gallery on FB as well as on their blog via reader.

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  99. Your childhood placemat story cracked me up. Traumatic stuff! Love these.

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  100. Easy as pie! Following art gallery on fb. Thanks for the chance.

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  101. Awesome tutorial I can't wait to try it out!

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  102. these fabrics are so cool! i follow AG :)

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  103. I made a sundress out of the large, white print and love it! I would have never thought to make placemats with it. What a wonderful idea!
    loritfrench@comcast.net

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  104. And I follow Art Gallery on FB!
    loritfrench@comcast.net

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  105. I follow Art Gallery Fabric on facebook. Thanks.

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  106. Beautiful fabric! THanks for the giveaway

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  107. Beautiful placements, I agree, even though I love to quilt I don't like quilted placemats. I follow AGF on Pinterest.

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  108. gorgeous fabric, thank for such a great giveaway!

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  109. I have some Modernology too and I ADORE it! The only problem I have is not wanting to chop into it as it is just too nice.

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  110. Those placemats are adorable! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  111. I love these place mats! Thanks for the chance

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  112. What a cool use of ribbon. Lovely placemats.

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  113. These placemats are so pretty with the ribbon design. We already have liked AGF on FB, follow on Pinterest, and subscribe to their newsletter.

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  114. Such cute placemats; I follow AGF.

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  115. Oh to be so lucky to win some great fabric to make these cute place mats!! I've got my fingers crossed. Thx.

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  116. Your placemats look so sharp with that lovely ribbon!

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  117. I follow Art Gallery Fabrics on FB and Pinterest.

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  118. I've been thinking about place mats recently. I love this pattern.

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  119. I've been thinking about place mats recently. I love this pattern.

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  120. I agree with you about the old quilted place mats, they screamed the 80's but I love yours modern fabric and pattern. Thanks for the pattern.

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  121. Such a simple, yet ingenious, idea for placemats. Very nice. Would love to make my own. Thanks!

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  122. Fabulous project!!! I just found it, and I am gonna try it!

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