A bed runner is a decorative throw for the foot of the bed that helps protect a fancier full-size quilt or bedspread. Sit on it or stretch out and place your feet on it. We used ours to show off some pretty patchwork and quilting.
A pretty patchwork panel meets an old softie fleece panel; they fall in love and become inseparable. That’s the true tale of this beautiful lap blanket. Cute and cuddly – the perfect pair. Love the yarn bows at each intersection!
With a rag quilt, you want your seams to sew. After washing and drying, the exposed seams gently fray or ‘rag,’ producing a very soft and cuddly feel – perfect for babies. Our design features unique scalloped outer edges.
Using 10″ Layer Cake squares, you can whip-up this cute and cozy lap blanket in a single afternoon. The patchwork is about as basic as you can get, and the quilting is done with hand-sewn buttons. A very beginner-friendly project.
Small and soft; those are the requirements for a “lovie” – a cuddle-up-with-me blanket destined to become an instant favorite and a soothing companion for nap time, story time, or any time a little soft security is needed.
This handsome (and easy) quilt is made up of bright, bold geometrics. We added a custom monogram to a bottom corner square to personalize the project and make it a cherished keepsake for baby and parents.
Wrap up your favorite someone in this snuggly rag quilt with its special “secret admirer” heart appliqué. A rag quilt is sewn together so the seams show on the outside. After washing and drying, the seams begin gently fray or rag.
You’ve promised to make a baby quilt. You’ve had nine months to get it done. Right?! Now, the baby is due in a week! What are you going to do? Our fast, but still adorable, Charm Pack Baby Quilt might be the answer.
We used some bold and bright fabrics from Kaffe Fassett to create this bohemian throw with a patchwork front bound and backed in super soft sherpa-style fleece – it’s hand-tied to finish.
It’s a little bit like the ancient art of origami. You start out with a flat square (or rectangle), and after a few folds, flips, and slices, you have perfect bias strips ready to become custom binding for your next project.
A cheater quilt is one in which the top fabric is pre-printed with a patchwork design, allowing you to skip the piecing. It’s super fast and easy! As a fun twist, we used a soft piped edge rather than traditional binding.
Make Baby’s First Holiday special with an adorable baby quilt and matching bib. We used traditional 9-patch blocks, but stretched four of the squares within each block into rectangles, resulting in the look of a little wrapped present.
Flying geese blocks, combined with the fabric’s vintage motifs, give our beautiful quilt its name. The variety is a quilter’s dream. You can isolate and piece together all the interesting bits into a wonderful collage.
Do you usually turn to quilting cottons or fleece for a throw? Give linen and rayon a try! This lightweight yet warm throw has an absolutely amazing drape. The finishing touch is the swing and sparkle of chainette fringe.
This cute quilt has an intricate-looking pinwheel effect, but it’s just 12 cleverly rotated blocks made up of basic half square triangles. Super beginner friendly! We chose some metallic cotton for a bit of nursery sparkle.
We use binding on many projects here at Sew4Home, and we always get lots of compliments about how nice it looks. We also get lots of questions about…