1 fat quarter of quilting cotton fabric
1 fat quarter of contrast quilting cotton fabric
9″ x 20″ of high density foam. I cut a rectangle from an old yoga mat.
1 set of snaps
9″ x 20″ of foam
30″ x 2″ for the scissor leash
13″ x 21″ of the top fabric
13″x 21″ of the bottom fabric
Sewing Machine Mat Tutorial
Prepare the scissor leash by pressing in half with the wrong sides facing. Open and fold the edges so that they meet in the middle. Press.
Fold pin cushion sleeve in half with wrong sides together. Stitch along the long edge and one short edge. Clip the corner.
Sandwich the raw edge of the scissor leash between the two mat layers, right sides facing. Stitch along the top, side, and bottom edge. Clip corners and turn right side out.
Slide the mat into the larger pocket. Tuck the raw edges in and pin in place.