Color Matching game-Tutorial

 
my amazing sister in law made us a set of these for Christmas… and I just had to copy her! We had a birthday party last weekend, so I whipped up a set of color matching pieces. It works just like any matching/memory game, where you take turns turning over two pieces and trying to make a pair.
Here’s how I made them…
 I cut a felt color square and a cotton print square. The print (outside) is about a 1/2 – 3/4 of an inch larger than the color. I didn’t measure exactly, but I guess it all depends on how big you want your game pieces to be.
 turn on side over, then over again to have a finished edge. Pin in place.
 Keep turning the square, folding and pinning.
 I just did a simple zig-zag around the outside.

I made twenty squares for this memory game (10 different colors). Set of the squares and have fun!

 opps, no match!
 Great gift! Happy 3rd birthday!
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Emily is a stay at home mom to two crazy boys {which she adores} and one amazing husband. She loves to sew, but also dabbles in crafting and recipes. Her faith, friends and family keep her going and motivated. Come along for the ride!

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  1. This is so cute. At first I thought you were trying to match the doggie print,…and I thought, good thing this isn’t for me, I wouldn’t be smart enough for it. I think I’m probably smart enough to match the colours though, lol. Very cute. Thanks for sharing at our party today.

  2. What a creative and adorable idea! Love it!

  3. Repeat Crafter Me says:

    Great idea! My oldest LOVES memory but the store-bought game is still too hard for him so we always have to play with the cards facing up. But I like the simplicity of only having to match the colors in your game! Sarah @ Repeat Crafter Me

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  5. What an awesome idea! So much more kid friendly than the paper version.

  6. love it!

  7. These are so cute. Great work creating these.

  8. Melanie @ bear rabbit bear says:

    Neat idea! Very long lasting, too! Happy to have you at Things I’ve Done Thursday!! http://www.bearrabbitbear.com

  9. Jamie H says:

    Such fun idea! For people that don’t sew, they could just glue the fabric with fabric glue! Thanks for linking up to Fun Stuff Fridays!

  10. This looks great! My 2 yr old dtr is just getting into colours at the moment, and this looks simple for me to whip up tonight! Thankyou!

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