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.
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 This pillow trio was originally made in Tula’s De La Luna Halloween-themed fabric, but they’d be smashing in any of your faves.
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 pretty 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 scraps.
Freshen up the pillow-scape on your bed or sofa with this terrific trio. We blended together 13 coordinating prints with simple patchwork techniques into three different pillow shapes: one square, one rectangle, and one bolster.
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 some fave prints and solids from your scrap stash. Bundle up a bunch as a great gift idea.
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.
Can’t get enough of the itty-bitty adorableness of Mini Charm Squares. At just 2½”, they are bite-size pieces that can be sewn 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 and hand tied to finish.
Color Block style has a cool 60s vibe with a bold, modern style. 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.