Sew Cute with Walmart: Checkerboard Play Mat

Sew Cute with Walmart: Checkerboard Play Mat

Road trips will never be the same! Making this easy checkboard play mat only takes a few simple steps and supplies. Grab all the details on how you can make this easy game on the go below!

Finished Size: 20" x 20"

Dies Required:  

800005 Sizzix® Bigz™ Die - Square, 4" Finished (4 1/2" Unfinished)

800002 Sizzix Bigz Die - Circles, 1 1/2", 2" & 2 1/2"


Fabric Requirements:

Yardage                Fabric                                                                                    Cutting Instructions

1 1/3 yd                Black felt                                                                             Cut (1) 40" square

Cut (12) 2 1/2" Circles

1/4 yd                   Red felt                                                                                Cut (12) 2 1/2" Circles

1 square              Yellow felt                                                                           Cut (24) 1 1/2" Circles*

1/2 yd                   Red fabric                                                                            Cut (32) 4 1/2" Squares

1/2 yd                   Black fabric                                                                         Cut (32) 4 1/2" Squares


4 yd                       1 1/2" white grosgrain ribbon

1 package            Lightweight fusible adhesive

Piecing the Project:

  1. Using the photo as a guide, stitch eight Squares across by eight Squares down.
  2. Stitch grosgrain ribbon to the edge of the game board.
  3. Center the game board on top of the 40" felt square.
  4. Sew together by stitching between each row and on the edge of the grosgrain ribbon.
  5. Heat fuse a yellow Circle on one side of each red and black Circle.

1 package fusible web

*heat fuse before cutting


All seam allowances are 1/4" unless noted.

* = Adhere fusible adhesive to back of fabric before die-cutting the shapes.

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