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Friday, September 13, 2013

Is it really "Easy Peazy"?

Remember the beautiful placemats I saw at Checker Open House a few weeks ago?
 I thought they were just beautiful and an excellent idea for a quality gift this holiday season.  Fortunately for me, Margaret Travis from Easy Peazy Sew So Easy sent me a few of her patterns to review. 
When I started to make my placemats.... well....I did what any messy person does....I pulled out all my batik fabrics and started to see what I had that would go together nicely.   Did I read the pattern through first?  Nope!  I went straight for the mess making event.  LOL....terrible I know...but I do love playing in the fabrics.

Once I decided what colors I was going to go with, I then opened the pattern and read it thoroughly.  I decided to start with Stripy Stripey Placemats

Oh....I just love hexagons so deciding which pattern to start with was Eazy Peazy ...corny I know...but I couldn't help myself :)
I love, love, love these placemats!!! 

I used the Bosal Double Sided Fusable Craft Tex 16" circles as the base.   The cool part is once you've sewn your top layer all you have to do is fuse it to the 16" circle.  Very fast indeed!   I was surprised by was how the binding is done on this pattern.  When I first saw the pattern I thought it would be like traditional quilt binding and I would have to hand stitch down the binding.  NOPE!  That binding was the easiest binding I have ever done.  The Stripy Stripey Placemat pattern is written so well I believe even a newbie can be successful in making wonderful placemats.  
LOOK at all the fun placemat patterns by Easy Peazy.  I'm just guessing I'm not the only one who thinks these are fun.  Would you like a chance to win two Easy Peazy Palcemat Patterns of your choice?  Here are some Easy Peazy ways to have several opportunities.  Do any or all of these things for your chance to win and leave a comment on this post telling me that you have done it.  You will get one chance for each thing you have done.

  • Follow I Have A Notion®  Blog
  • Like Easy Peazy Sew So Easy on Facebook for ONE chance to win and leave a comment on this post that you have done this.
  • Leave a comment telling me which two patterns you would choose.

You must have a US or Canadian mailing address to participate.  If you don't have one and are from outside these two countries, have them shipped to a friend in one of those countries and have the friend send them to you!!!

I will do the drawing by random number generator (is there any other way to do it?) and I will choose 3 winners on Friday, September 20th.

Best of luck to all of you and I know you will have a ball making these lovely placemats for yourselves and for friends and family.

THANK YOU Margaret for turning me on to your lovely patterns!!!

Smiles,
Kelly

51 comments:

Lisa Marie said...

I follow your blog.

Lisa Marie said...

These DO look like great gifts! I would choose the Suns Up Place Mats and the Stripy Stripey Place Mats patterns. Thanks for the chance to win!

rubyslipperz said...

I've seen these patterns in photos only, so far. But, they do look quite fun.

Follow your blog? Why HECK YEAH, I do! I have your link on my side bar! =P

hugZ,
annie

SewCalGal said...

Very cute designs. I do use placemats and like the look of homemade, which also leans to nice gifts too! Not familiar with using the Easy Peasy Patterns or Craft-Tex mats, so thank you for sharing insights.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Gene Black said...

I do follow the IHAN blog.

Gene Black said...

I would choose the "Sun's Up" pattern and the "Stripy Stripey" patter. your place mats look just great!

Barb said...

Fun place mats....

jeifner said...

Im a follower. I like the posie most then the stripey stripey.

Dolores Fegan said...

Very cute! I follow your blog

Dolores Fegan said...

I like easy peazy of facebook.

Charlene S said...

I would love to win "Piece of pie" or " Pozies" since both appeal to me.

Charlene S said...

I am a follower.

Alicia said...

I'm already a follower! Your's look great but what happened to the ones in the top picture? They look skewed, not round, not rectangular. Maybe it's the hanging on the curtain that makes them look funny. Scare me when I started reading the post ! I would choose the hexie flower one and the dresden one to start with!

Alicia said...

I went to FB & liked their page, too!

Margaret said...

I already follow your blog. I love these placemats.

Margaret said...

I liked them on Facebook. Thanks for a chance to win some goodies.

Margaret said...

I think I would pick Suns Up and Stripy Stripey.

mascanlon said...

I follow you !! Thanks for opportunity!

Beth said...

I am already a follower. I love your blog!

Beth said...

I would pick Suns Up & Stripey Stripey patterns. They are all cute but those are my favorite.

Beth said...

I like Easy Peasy So Easy on Facebook.

Linda said...

I follow your blog. I had my hubby order some things from you for my Christmas gifts last year.

Linda said...

I liked Easy Peasy Sew So Easy on facebook.

Linda said...

I like the patterns "Suns Up" and Piece O Pie.

Leslie McNeil said...

i follow your blog, and well, i'm a fan, for sure. besides that, i'm curious about these patterns, and the craft-tex stuff that you've displayed, too! thanks kelly

Lisa said...

I am now following your blog! :) I liked Margaret Travis' Facebook page a long time ago; her posts come up in my newsfeed--which is how I found out about your blog!

I have already made two Sun's Up place mats. The two patterns I am interested in trying next are Piece O Pie and Strippy Stripey. :)

Janarama said...

These would make fantastic quick and easy gifts. My choices are Suns Up and Stripy Stripey. Thank you for the chance to win!

Janarama said...

I follow you via GFC.

Bonnie58 said...

I am an email follower. Thanks so much for sharing

Bonnie58 said...

I'b love to try hexies and sun up patterns. Thanks so much for sharing

Cynde said...

I am following your blog, Liked the Facebook page and wished there was a Loved it button. My favorites are hexagons and Pozies. But, picking a favorite is like picking a favorite puppy!

jmj said...

Love to hear what you are up to Kelly. Thanks for doing the giveaways; you are always so generous.

jmj said...

Love to hear what you are up to Kelly. Thanks for doing the giveaways; you are always so generous.

rrjane011749 said...

Long time follower of IHAN!

rrjane011749 said...

I follow Easy Peasy on FB!

Barbrann Hall said...

Yes, I read your blog! I really like the patterns especially the stripy, stripey pattern.

rrjane011749 said...

I like the Piece O' Pie placemats!

barbara woods said...

I follow your blog

barbara woods said...

I liked them on facebook

sandra said...

Hi kelly, I haven't seen you blogging for awhile. How are you doing, I guess your boys are back to school. I think about and glad to see that you are sewing. Really cute placemats, you know I follow you. Big hugs Sandra

Kathie said...

I follow your blog!

Kathie said...

Would like to make Suns Up. Used to tell my kids "sun's up, you're up"!

Linda Atkins said...

Now you know I follow your blog faithfully, I went toEasy Peasy blog and now I'm writing to you. LOVE these patterns! Sins Up is my choice. They will make wonderful gifts. If I don't win I will be visiting your shop. Yeeks...now I won't win so I will have to spend some of my cash. LOL Miss you guys! Hope all is well!

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Josie McRazie said...

I follow you!

Josie McRazie said...

I LOVE the pozie and suns up!

Pink Petunia said...

Of course I follow your blog And I just liked Easy Peasy on facebook. I love the stripy stripey placemats and the hexie flower placemats. I have a round glass top table and have made placemats years ago and they are looking very shabby.
Pam

Pink Petunia said...

Of course I follow your blog And I just liked Easy Peasy on facebook. I love the stripy stripey placemats and the hexie flower placemats. I have a round glass top table and have made placemats years ago and they are looking very shabby.
Pam

Pink Petunia said...

Of course I follow your blog And I just liked Easy Peasy on facebook. I love the stripy stripey placemats and the hexie flower placemats. I have a round glass top table and have made placemats years ago and they are looking very shabby.
Pam

Susan said...

My sister and I were just saying that Christmas is just around the corner...what wonderful gifts to make, XOXO

Jean said...

This looks like so much fun. I am a blog follower. I love the hexie ones you made with the Stripy Stripey pattern and the Suns Up pattern the best, but they are all very cute!

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