Photo Memory Game

Photo Memory Game

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
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Additional Information



  • 1/2 yd fabric for game card backs
  • 1/4 yd fabric for storage bag
  • 5 yd HeatnBond Lite
  • 1-1/4 yd Peltex stabilizer
  • 3/4 yd ribbon
  • Quilter's template plastic
  • Computer printer fabric
  • Photos
  • Home computer printer
  • Disappearing fabric marker
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Iron & ironing surface



  1. Cut 4" circle and 4-1/2" square from template plastic (to see through to center circle over pictures).
  2. Fuse HeatnBond to wrong side of 1/2 yd of fabric for backs.
  3. Cut game card backing fabric into thirty-six 4-1/2" squares. Cut Peltex into thirty-six 4-1/2" squares. Fuse back squares to Peltex squares; set aside.
  4. Choose photos of family, holidays, pets, friends. Print them onto computer printer fabric following manufacturer's directions. Print two copies each of 18 pictures. Enlarge image to fit onto 4" circle.
  5. Place template circle over picture and using the disappearing marker, draw circle around desired image.
  6. Cut thirty-six 4-1/2" squares of HeatnBond. Fuse to back of printed circles. Fuse pictures to Peltex squares.
  7. Sew straight stitch around drawn circle 1/8" in from drawn line. Cut out circle along drawn line. Work with 1 picture at a time so markers won't disappear before cutting out circles.


  1. Cut 9"x15" fabric for bag and 5-1/2" circle for bottom.
  2. For top edge, press under 1/4" on one long side of bag piece; press under 2". Open and lay flat.
  3. Right sides together, fold piece in half matching up 9" edges; sew 1/2" seam. Press seam open.
  4. Refold top down; sew close to edge. Divide bottom edge and circle into 4ths. Right sides together, match bottom edge to circle, clipping bottom edge to go around circle.
  5. Sew with 1/2" seam allowance. Turnout. Center ribbon over back seam; stitch. Wrap around bag to tie.