Wednesday, December 1, 2010

What's a nap mat?

I had never heard of a nap mat, but apparently Remy is in need of one at his pre-school.  So at Jen's request, I spent the day putting one together for him.   I had a couple of yards of the motorcycle fabric and some gold/tan fleece, and pieces of a thick polyester batting....all the ingredients for a nap mat. 
  I personalized the fold over blanket with his name by free hand cutting fused fabric and top stitching it down.  So at nap time there won't be any doubt who this one belongs to.

And when it's time to go home.......







It just rolls up like a duffel with a carrying strap!
With poly batting it is very puffy---but a bear to stitch on.  That poly stuff is not fun to work with....give me cotton any day.  I made this one 20 inches wide and 50 inches long, and the over blanket is 36 inches square.
 I think I need a new blade in the rotary cutter and a new needle.  Come to think of it, I could use a nap myself.
Happy stitching,

3 comments:

  1. Sis,

    Wow..... Rem will be the talk of his class....... Thanks so very much. If he could talk I'm sure he would be braggin... don't ya think

    dc

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  2. Dear Debbie,

    The motorcycle nap mat is so cute. You are so
    creative.

    Your friend,
    Doreen

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