The large, flat front of a placemat is like a canvas for your creativity. These beauties combine patchwork, decorative quilting, and bold appliqué with crisp, clean lines of precision stitching and a striking color palette.
Holiday fancy: precision decorative stitching runs across the apron’s bodice and forms the “strings” for the skirt’s sparkling ornament appliqués. We love the apron’s empire waist, piping accents, and wide sash ties.
Sweet tweets! Check out this cute pattern in our Etsy Shop. You’ll pick six favorite floral fabrics to create these fine feathered friends, then appliqué them in place on a pair of stitched telephone lines.
Originally designed for Valentine goodies, these mini gift bags are just as perfect for the holiday season. Change up the fabric and appliqué shapes and you’re set. We used burlap and cotton with ribbon forming the unique side ties.
We created a beautiful abstract flower design with a bit of a whimsical feel – perfect to render in the soft texture of a quality wool blend felt. Done in striking solids, this appliquéd pillow makes a stunning statement.
Display your passion with this set of clever appliquéd pillows. They break down the craft into three easy steps. Get free PDF downloads for each word and instructions to create professional, precise appliqué.
So fresh and fun, we want to take a bite out of these cute kitchen towels! If you’re brand new to appliqué, this is a beginner-friendly design. A classic ticking stripe combines with muslin and rick rack for a perfect homespun combo.
These bunnies are ready to hop-to-it and help with your dish drying. Download our free appliqué templates to make one towel, the full set of three…. or more! As you know, bunnies have many friends and relations.
As a more playful alternative to the traditional monogrammed bath towel, try bright appliqué. Make a set for the whole family – each with its own initial in custom colors. A full appliqué alphabet included as a free PDF download.
Let your 2022 love show with a curlicue clothesline of hanging hearts. When you start with a set of purchased napkins, all that’s left is the easy appliqué. We show you a clever trace and stitch technique.
Let this pretty kitty keep watch over the rest of the pillows on your sofa or bed. The bold silhouette with its sweet dimensional bow is truly the Cat’s Meow. Our appliqué design is a free download, including the lettering.
This time of year, baby showers seem to come in waves! Stumped for a great gift idea? This adorable pillow pair is one of our “Baby Shower Power Gifts.” The basic piped pillow pattern is fast and simple and the free, downloadable animal appliqués are super cute.
For kids – or kids at heart, our playful owls placemat set makes mealtime more fun. We provide complete templates for all our owl and tree designs along with step-by-step instructions for how to layer and stitch.
English paper piecing is handwork not machine stitching. Most people associate it with beautifully intricate quilt tops, but the precise, perfectly shaped pieces are just as wonderful on our pair of graphic pillows.
Make a bold statement as you stroll the open air markets of France – or these days, perhaps while wearing a mask in the aisles of your local grocer. The bag is a lovely blend of unique trim, dramatic fabric, and fussy cutting.
No tea party is complete without tea towels. We show you a unique method for hemming and applying the bottom border accent. And, there’s a free template download for the sweet tea time appliqué designs.
This cute set of totes is great for travel, but they’re just as handy when used to organize your closet at home! Both drawstring bags are lined and feature bold appliqués to identify the contents.
A “Word Pillow” makes a bright, bold statement to add to your pillowscape. We include the appliqué template for “Ahoy,” but this time of year, you could build your own to suit the situation. How about: Dad, Grad, Smile or Hug?!
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.
Bring a little sunshine inside with this cute appliquéd accent rug. At 40” x 32”, it’s a nice size for a nursery, kitchen or bath. We include a full template to create the sun circle and perfectly position all the teardrop rays.
Wash your hands! Getting little ones to follow this important recommendation can be challenging. Make washing up more fun with these cute hand towels. We’ve created two adorable whale appliqués you can download for free.
No more clothes on the floor! Our cute two-part hamper has an outer structured box with an inner drawstring bag… same idea as your garbage can. Fill ‘er up, then cinch ‘er up, and carry the dirties to the wash.
A classic triangle with a unique octopus appliqué plus a companion starfish pillow. Make one or make them both. Their brilliant colors and interesting shapes would be perfect as toss pillows in a sunroom or covered patio.
This dramatic pillow is what is traditionally called a “statement” pillow, the member of the pillowscape with the strongest flair, the one that anchors the collection. Our striking fleur-de-lis appliqué is a free download.
Spooky Season is right around the corner. Cast a spell over the little trick-or-treaters with this fashionable Halloween apron. With an empire waist, double layer skirt, and pretty piped pocket, it has a certain haunting charm.
A great gift idea for Father’s Day. Classic wool plaid forms the back, white cotton duck for the front, twisted cording around the edges, and black felted wool for the appliqués that mimic the look of vintage shadow silhouettes.
If you can imagine it, chances are you can appliqué it! With appliqué, you’re free to incorporate almost any kind of graphic into your project. Learn our favorite tips and techniques for finding designs, cutting, applying, and stitching.
Elegant appliqué accents of a teapot, teacups and saucers, and teaspoons grace the skirt and pocket of our pretty half apron. Get instructions and all the tea time templates. So fun to do, you’ll want to make tea for two!