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Plate Cosies

This project has been on the go for ages.  I started it long before I became ill and I just never seemed to get anywhere with it.  But, now the "plate cosies "are finished.  There have been made to fit a full size dinner plate and I used this project to learn how to machine quilt straight line patterns.  Each one consists of a front and back piece, so 12 different patterns and lots of thread used.

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I used the same fabric for the back of each piece and three different fabrics for the front.  For the example in the picture above I used a serpentine stitch, which is a built in stitch on my machine.  There are so many 'fancy stitches' on machines these days I am going to experiment with these and see what I can come up with.

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Place mats and coasters are a good way to experiment and it is  time I replaced my old ones.  I don't like machine stitching nearly as much as hand work but it is still stitching.

There are lots of patterns for these cosies on the web but here is another one.

Download Plate Cosie

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Rachel

They'll be useful and a delight for years!

Carolyn Foley

And make great gifts.

Queenie Patch

This is such a great idea for a useful item.

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