Get a glimpse of the scrappy quilts featured in our newest bookazine, Sew Scrappy. Purchase the issue for complete instructions for all these quilt projects.
Perfect for using up your fabric bits and pieces, the twin-size quits is a stash lover’s dream come true.
What appears to be woven strips of color created by simple squares is actually a single-block hourglass quilt.
Hide & Seek
An engaging novelty print pops from each star block center, making this colorful, I Spy throw certain to entertain.
To make a graphic quilt, pieces six Log Cabin blocks, but them in fourths, and sew them back together again set off by purple sashing. The finished result creates a windowpane effect.
One simple shape and an assortment of reproduction fabrics in contrasting values create a lighthearted and welcoming scrappy throw.
Showcasing reproduction 1880s fabrics, the antique-looking, twin-size quilt sets a scrappy tone by using a variety of prints in the stars.
Flying Geese in an array of orange prints dart across a dark autumnal sky in this vintage quilt (dated 1830-1860).
Amid scrappy blocks comprised of Square-in-a-Square units, a single crisp crimson print punctuates an autumn-inspired throw.
Careful placement of the Log Cabin blocks adds a sense of flowing movement to the queen-size bed quilt.
Lots of Dots
Dip into a scrap bag of wool and start playing with colorful circles. Cut ‘em, stack ‘em, and stitch ‘em for a weekend of folk art fun.
Just a small smattering of circles softens the look of this quilt.
Scrappy dark stars pop off a light background amid a red print grid. A mix of tan prints lends interest to the pieced background.
Pinwheels on Parade
Crisp colors and fresh whites spin across this table runner, which is perfect to drape over a patio table in preparation for an outdoor feast.
Covered with Love
Cherry and playful fabrics make a simple block come to life.
Reproduction fabrics enhance the scrappy, antique feel of this throw-size quilt. Make your own version for a keepsake that will be cherished for generations.
Eight-Point All Over
This crib quilt is based on a design popular in the late 1800s. Its easy-to-piece block was introduced to Better Homes and Gardens magazine readers in 1932 by designers Emma Tyrrell and Ruby Short McKim.
Every Now & Then
A smattering of Square-in-a-Square blocks adds visual interest to a simple, scrappy quilt.
Whip up these cute kids’ shirts in no time for some funky, fusible fun.
Hit the Rails
A collection of black-and-white batiks dashed with red creates a Rail Fence queen-size bed quilt that delivers a dramatic twist and a bold, visual punch.
Sew through the quilt “sandwich” as you piece the strips of these refreshing lemon and lime table toppers. Both are edged with binding in true-to-nature colors.
In 1903, when this pattern appeared in the April issue of Ladies Home Journal magazine, two color quilts of red and white were highly prized. Instead of using white, we offset the red whirligigs with myriad cream-and-black shirting prints.
Get instructions for these projects!
Visit your local quilt shop, newsstand, or go online to purchase Sew Scrappy. In addition to step-by-step instructions for every scrappy quilt, the bookazine also includes close-up images, quilting diagrams, color option ideas, and alternate size charts.