Make a Portable Fabric Rotary Cutting & Pressing Mat

Sew Many Quilts | 500 Series | Episode 511

Learn how to make your own portable fabric cutting and pressing mat. This fun and helpful project folds out with a mat on one side and a felt sheet on the other side to hold your patchwork down.

The materials they use to make the mat are a piece of cardboard, quilt fabric, cotton batting, and fusible webbing.

(SMQ magazine, July 1998)

Take-Along Pressing Mat – Episode 511


  1. What kind of cardboard do I need to get for this project?

    Ann Barnidge, 3 years ago Reply

  2. I paid to watch the tv series and the site still won’t let me view

    Tomi Byers, 3 years ago Reply

  3. We do need a variety to choose from, but without getting perplexed, making the choice is difficult.
    If one machine looks snazzier than the other, then pick that one.

    If not you can buy it quite easily as most sewing

    Nikole, 6 months ago Reply

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