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*Updated version! Now comes with extra intructions for turning some of your favourite quilt patterns into a drawstring play mat.*

The very popular Drawstring Quilt by Tales of Cloth is now available as an easy-to-follow pattern. Featuring colour photos for each step, and detailed instructions, this pattern is suitable for the semi-beginner sewer or quilter. (Some experience in sewing required.)

Great for inside or out, you can lay out this play mat when you go visit friends, at playgroup or out on the grass. Ready to go? Gather your toys, draw the string and you're off! Keep it in the car or by the front door or in the lounge room for a bit of extra colour.

The hexagon is 34" or 85cm in diameter.

To complete the quilt, you will need:
21 x 2.5" by 44" strips, or equivalent if using fat quarters.
1/4 yd of co-ordinating fabric for drawstring loops
1 yd wadding/batting (1.5yds wide)
1 yd backing (bag) fabric
cutting mat, quilting ruler, rotary cutter
iron, scissors
walking foot (or adjustment of thread tension, stitch length and presser foot for quilting)

This pattern is for personal use only. Please do not distribute or sell this pattern. Items made from the pattern can be sold in small quantities. Please give credit to Tickle & Hide, when selling or blogging online. Please do not make my 'Colour Wheel' Play Mat to sell. Thank you!

Tales of Cloth (formerly Tickle and Hide) specializes in reversible children's clothes, unique quilts and beautiful, practical drawstring play mats. Take a look in store for more one of a kind gifts! Check out my blog ( to read about our creative adventures. And find me on Facebook and Instagram (@talesofcloth)!

Drawstring Play Mat Pattern. Quilt and Carry Bag in One. PDF. Jelly Roll Friendly. Easy to Follow Instructions.

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