Heart Strings Table Pad

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Top your table with this 27” square Heartstrings Table Pad by fusing romantic hearts to a colorful background. Pellon® Tru-Grid™ accurately speeds heart positioning and Pellon® Fusible Thermolam® Plus speeds quilting of this quick and easy holiday dining accessory. This design method uses outer borders on the table pad and back to eliminate the need for binding. Sample used fabrics from Timeless Treasures, Cherrywood, Sarah Jane for Michael Miller, and Kaffe Fassett.

Materials Needed

  • 3/4 yard Background Fabric
  • Sixteen 5″ squares for hearts
  • 1/4 yard Inner Border Fabric
  • 3/4 yard Outer Border Fabric
  • 1/8 yard Border Corner Fabric
  • 3/4 yard Backing Fabric
  • 1 yard Pellon® TP971F Fusible Thermolam® Plus
  • 3/4 yard Pellon® 810 Tru-Grid™
  • 1 yard Pellon® 805 Wonder-Under®
  • Thread
  • Quilting or decorative thread
  • Marking method to trace heart quilting template

Tools Needed

  • Rotary Cutter & Related Supplies (24″ ruler recommended)
  • Sewing Machine & Related Supplies
  • Paper Scissors
  • 5″ square piece of cereal box cardboard or paper plate


Pellon® Products Used