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.
If you’re used to table linens being long and narrow, take a look at the Table Throw – also known as a Table Square. Ours finishes at a generous 50” x 50” and is a showcase for a bold patchwork design in gorgeous linen.
This tone-on-tone floor cushion falls into the Pouf category but without the super-soft structure that’s traditional. Instead, it features a form-fitting upholstery style cover with clean, modern lines. Time to put your feet up.
Fussy. Cut. It means having your way with fabric, manipulating it to best showcase motifs and colors. This pillow trio was originally made in Tula’s De La Luna Halloween-themed fabric, but they’d be smashing in any of your faves.
We miniaturized the classic pouf style ottoman as a clever pincushion. Use Layer Cake squares for a wonderful mixture of perfectly coordinating color and pattern or pull out some fave small scraps to mix + match. A great gift idea!
The boxed floor cushion is a home déc classic. This Etsy Shop pattern has complete steps for assembling the pretty patchwork, making and attaching piping, creating hand tufting, and putting it all together into a 3-D box.
Create a beautiful patchwork floor cushion for your seat or feet. We offer pattern downloads for all the patchwork pieces so you don’t have to blow a gasket trying to turn squares and rectangles into a perfect circle.
For our Featured section, we’ve been focusing on projects that can use smaller pieces from your fabric stash. This lumbar pillow uses skinny cuts to create pretty strip patchwork. Wavy line free-motion quilting finishes the front.
The idea of a dresser cloth might seem a bit old-fashioned, but it not only helps protect the wood surface from hairbrush dings and perfume spills, it also lends a lovely splash of color. Ours has a very vintage vibe.
To simplify the construction and get the best blend of color and pattern, the shapes within each quadrant of our circle are the same – only the fabrics change. By rotating each quadrant, you achieve the look of random crazy patch.
At just 16″ x 30”, this runner is almost more like a jumbo placemat. It’s a great size for smaller tables, breakfast bars or as the center décor on a larger table. The pretty patchwork center features four flying geese blocks.
This plush throw is framed with patchwork and poms. Even if you’ve NEVER done any patchwork, you can make this beautiful blanket. Part of the fun is picking out 72 border squares, combining your favorite colors and patterns.
This pillow is an example of fast and easy patchwork using a grid. The design is the same on both sides, but we turned one grid panel 90º to create an interesting effect front to back. Use some of your favorite small, colorful bits.
Freshen up the pillow-scape on your bed or sofa with this terrific trio. We used simple patchwork techniques to blend together 13 coordinating prints, creating three different pillow shapes: square, rectangle, and bolster.
Dig down into your scrap stash for your favorite tall and narrow pieces, fussy cut them to center the prettiest possible vertical motifs, then stitch them together into this striking table runner with a subtle ruffled edge.
Pretty little patchwork makes a very pretty little zip pouch. This is also a great project to feature a decorative zipper. Plus, we show you how to make a kicky double-tier tassel as a fun zipper pull.
Inject some bright pops of color into your tablescape with these pinwheel style coasters. It’s a fast and easy project and perfect for a few fave prints and solids from your scrap stash. Bundle up a bunch as a great gift idea.
Creating undulating curves across a flat surface is a wonderful way to add dimensional interest to a cushion. Patchwork is a good choice for tufting because the intersecting lines give you a perfect grid for your stitching points.
A unique shape, height, and base give the feel of a box and basket in one. Great organizers in the kitchen to hold towels, recipe cards and books, even dry goods, like bread or pasta. Or, use as a serving basket outside.
Create a fast, patchwork pillow using thin scraps. We dove into our stash for leftover Jelly Roll and Honey Bun strips. A variety of decorative stitching along each seam adds a dash of color and texture. Each one is different.
We can’t get enough of the itty-bitty adorableness of Mini Charm Squares. At just 2½”, they are bite-size pieces you can stitch together into colorful combinations. We used them to create double borders on a set of placemats.
We used some of the boldest, brightest fabrics from Kaffe Fassett to create this bohemian throw with a patchwork front that is bound and backed in super soft sherpa-style fleece then hand tied to finish.
Color Block style has a cool 60s vibe with a bold, modern look. No prints need apply. This is all about solid, saturated color. Classic half square triangles make up this stunning runner. The easy patchwork creates a fabulous finish.
A mug rug is like a mini placemat with just the right amount of room for a mug and a few little treats. Ours features pretty patchwork on one side with custom embroidery (a free download) on the opposite side’s pocket and napkin.
It’s the classic special touch: adding a little something on top. Pie is great. Pie with whipped cream is awesome. This pretty pillow overlays patchwork with a touch of embroidery. It’s a simple way to make a stunning statement.