Close This Ad
More
Close

Small Projects From Your Stash

We choose a specific set of materials and show you three different projects that you can sew with it. Using mostly precuts, these projects will have you digging through your stash to find the perfect fabrics!

Fabric Combo #4

The next three projects each require six fat eighths and 1/2 yard tone-on-tone fabric.

Fabrics: Textured Basics collection by Patty Young for Michael Miller Fabrics

Tags:

Over-the-Shoulder Bag

Designer: Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie's Quilt Co.
The secret to a great handmade bag is in the details. Mismatched buttons and a braided strap add whimsy and style.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Spring 2014. Buy a digital issue here.

Cute Skirt

Designers: Patty Young and Emalee Grambo of Modkid
Showcase prints on the hem of a comfortable, easy-to-wear skirt. 

 

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Spring 2014. Buy a digital issue here.

Notebook Cover

Designer: Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet
For a quick gift, cover a standard spiral notebook.

 

Get the free pattern here.

Fabric Combo #2

The next three projects each require seven fat quarters and 1/2 yard solid fabric.

Fabrics: Remix collection by Ann Kelle for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Reversible Bucket

Designer: Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie’s Quilt Co.

The top of the bag can be rolled down to make a cuff if desired. 

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Winter 2013. Buy a digital issue here.

Stylish Backpack

Designers: Patty Young and Emalee Grambo of ModKid

This bag has great details—an exterior pocket, drawstring closure, and adjustable straps add style and function. 

 

Get the free bag pattern here.

Chevron Quilt

Designer: Shea Henderson of Empty Bobbin Sewing Studio

Lots of triangles in different colors of the same print create the wow factor in this colorful wall quilt.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Winter 2013. Buy a digital issue here.

Fabric Combo #3

The next three projects each require six fat quarters in your favorite color.

Fabrics: Road 15 collection by Sweetwater for Moda Fabrics

Laptop Bag

Designers: Patty Young and Emalee Grambo of ModKid

Topstitching details add durability and style to the laptop bag.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Fall 2013. Buy a digital issue here.

Tailored Tote

Designer: Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie’s Quilt Co.

Combine piecing and bag-making techniques for a tailored tote designed in a monochromatic palette of creams with pops of red.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Fall 2013. Buy a digital issue here.

Thread Catcher

Designer: Rachel Griffith

Make two of these adorable bags. Give one as a gift and keep one for yourself.

 

Get the free bag pattern here.

Fabric Combo #4

The next three projects each require six fat eighths and 1/2 yard tone-on-tone fabric.

Fabrics: Textured Basics collection by Patty Young for Michael Miller Fabrics

Circles Wall Hanging

Designer: Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie’s Quilt Co.
Add pieced binding to unify a colorful, scrappy wall hanging.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Summer 2013. Buy a digital issue here.

Mod Pillow

 

Designers: Patty Young and Emalee Grambo of ModKid

Set the block on point to add vibe to the pillow.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Summer 2013. Buy a digital issue here.

 

Happy Table Setting

Designer: Julie Herman of Jaybird Quilts

Lots of triangles create the WOW! factor in this colorful tabletop trio.

 

Get the free patterns here.

Fabric Combo #5

The next three projects each require you to chose from 16 fat eighths. 


Fabrics: Out to Sea collection by Sarah Jane for Michael Miller Fabrics

Seaworthy Quilt

Designer: Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co.
Keep it simple. One bright red print adds a shot of color to the scrappy quilt.

 

Get the free quilt pattern here.

Easy Banner

Designer: Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms
Quickly sew a row of scallops to make an all-occasion banner.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Spring 2013. Buy a digital issue here.

Under-the-Sea Pillow

Designer: Sarah Jane of Sarah Jane Studios
Surround the center with prints that highlight the embroidery thread colors. 

 

Get the free pillow pattern here.

Fabric Combo #6

The next three projects each require half the strips in a precut roll.


Fabrics: Marmalade collection by Bonnie & Camille for Moda Fabrics

Floor Mat

Designer: Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co.
Fashion a personal touch on your mat with a playful monogram made from ribbon.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Winter 2012. Buy a digital issue here.

Simple Wall Hanging

Designer: Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms
A simple block stitches up in a flash and showcases cute prints and stripes.



The pattern is found in Quilts and More Winter 2012. Buy a digital issue here.

Strippy and Bright Table Runner

Designer: Bonnie Olaveson of Cotton Way

A touch of crisp, solid white adds sparkle to this sew-easy table runner.

 

Get the free quilt pattern here.

Fabric Combo #7

The next three projects each require six fat quarters and 1/2 yard solid.

 

Fabrics: prints and shot cotton by Kaffe Fassett for Rowan Fabrics

Floral Wall Hanging

Designer: Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co.
Turn up the volume of assorted prints by setting them in a compatible solid.

 

Get the free quilt pattern here.

Snowball Table Runner

Designer: Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms
Use easy-to-sew Snowball blocks in a trio of sizes for an eye-catching table runner.


The pattern is found in Quilts and More Fall 2012. Buy a digital issue here.

Sewing Roll

Designer: Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie's Quilt Co.
Keep your sewing notions at the ready in this pockets-aplenty sewing roll.


The pattern is found in Quilts and More Fall 2012. Buy a digital issue here.

Fabric Combo #8

The next three projects each require one charm-square pack and 1/2 yard of solid.

 

Fabrics: California Girl collection by Fig Tree & Co. for Moda Fabrics

Sunny Table Topper

Designer: Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co.
Slice and dice 5" charm squares to multiply the impact of the assorted prints.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Summer 2012. Buy a digital issue here.

Pot Holders

Designer: Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms
Use heat-resistant, insulated batting and cotton batting for these cute hot pads/pot holders.


The pattern is found in Quilts and More Summer 2012. Buy a digital issue here.

Summer Pillow

Designer: Monica Solorio-Snow of Happy Zombie

One simple block and assorted fabrics yield a knockout pillow.

 

Get the free pillow pattern here.

Fabric Combo #9

The next three projects each require six fat quarters from a set of seven.

 

Fabrics: Jo's Variety by Jo Morton for Andover Fabrics

Shoulder Bag

Designer: Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co.

Separate fabrics into light and dark families for maximum wow power! 

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Spring 2012. Buy a digital issue here.

X Pillow

Designer: Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms
Think simple. Choose just one block pattern. Stitch it up in a variety of prints to showcase your favorite fabrics.


The pattern is found in Quilts and More Spring 2012. Buy a digital issue here.

Two-Color Table Mat

Designer: Jo MOrton of Jo Morton Quilts

Limiting the palette to just two colors—red and cream—helps unify the scheme when using a half-dozen prints.

 

Get the free quilt pattern here.

Fabric Combo #10

The next three projects each require one charm-square pack and two yards jumbo rickrack.

 

Fabrics: Ruby collection by Bonnie and Camille for Moda Fabrics

Set of Place Mats

Designer: Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co.

To distribute certain prints across these patchwork place mats, cut 21 charm squares into four 2-1⁄2" squares each.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Winter 2011. Buy a digital issue here.

Soft Baby Blocks

Designer: Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms
Charm squares, batting, and assorted trim bits are all you need for each baby-approved soft play cube.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Winter 2011. Buy a digital issue here.

Rickrack and Bow Pillow

Designer: Heather Mulder Peterson of Anka's Treasures

Use the charm-square pack to kick-start the triangle-squares that dance across this pillow top. The saucy bow is made from charm squares, too. 

 

Get the free pillow pattern here.

Fabric Combo #11

The next three projects each require two print fat quarters, 1/2 yard print fabric, and one solid fat quarter.

 

Fabrics: Sanctuary collection by Patty Young of ModKid Boutique for Michael Miller Fabrics

Decor Pillow

Designer: Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co.

Don’t be afraid to try double appliqué. Learn a quick and easy method for making the pillow petals. 

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Fall 2011. Buy a digital issue here.

Matching Place Mats

Designer: Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms

Colorful 2-1⁄2×6" strips dance across a fresh, solid white field in both versions of these quilted place mats.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Fall 2011. Buy a digital issue here.

Matching Scarf Set

Designer: Patty Young of ModKid

Make two identical scarves using the set of fabrics provided—one to keep and one for a friend! The lighter weight of the cotton shirting fabric allows each scarf to tie and drape with ease.  

 

Get the free scarf patterns here.

Fabric Combo #12

The next three projects each require one charm pack and one fat quarter.

 

Fabrics: Buttercup collection by Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co. for Moda Fabrics

Rectangles Table Topper

Designer: Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co.

Simplify, simplify, simplify. Scrappy rectangles, each formed from a single hue, are offset with a compatible solid that allows them to sparkle.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Summer 2011. Buy a digital issue here.

Cute Baby Bib

Designer: Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms

Separate your fabrics into color families for a planned, scrappy look in a baby bib.

 

The pattern is found in Quilts and More Summer 2011. Buy a digital issue here.

Patchwork Pincushion

Designer: Brenda Riddle of Acorn Quilt & Gift Co. 

Snippets of squares (barely bigger than a postage stamp) frame the embroidery panel on one side, and join up for a patchwork back on this handy pinkeeper.

 

Get the free pincushion pattern here.

Comments

Loading comments...