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Use a palette of jewel-tone batiks to compose a wall quilt that has Hawaiian flair. Pair lights and darks in similar colorways for the Flying Geese units and hourglass blocks to give the borders...

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Tuck tiny treats or a few Christmas greens in the tops of the stockings embellishing these fresh-for-the-season pillows.

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Spruce up a plain T-shirt with a scrappy, fusible butterfly appliqué. Mix and match appliqué colors and tees to make a design that suits your style.

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Protect your hands from coffee-cup heat with a wraparound cozy stitched in theme prints from the Coffee Buzz collection by Kathy Hall for ...

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Mix polka dots and swirls in scrappy circles framed by polka dots for a playful wall hanging. Pops of red-orange balance the otherwise black-and-white color scheme. FABRICS are from the Mango...

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Decorate the band of a pillowcase with fusible leaf appliqués. Use this free pillowcase pattern to embellish pillowcases for charity as part of the ...

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Metallic glints in the Asian-inspired fabrics add subtle sparkle to this throw-size quilt, which combines fusible appliqué with three sizes of hourglass blocks. Fabrics are from the Oriental...

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It’s never too soon to get a jump on the holidays--for yourself or for those on your gift list. This year, consider a quartet of easy ornaments that combine embroidery and embellishing. Stitch up...

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Happy appliquéd circles arranged in a flower shape fill a bright pillow. The ragged edges of the appliqués add to the project’s breezy charm while orange piping frames the aqua background and...

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The Arabesque collection by Sue Zipkin for Clothworks is a natural choice for this pattern. Triangle-squares join in multiple...

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Like the road to a friend’s house is never long, it won’t take you long to complete this easy appliqué table runner for your holiday table.

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Cut and piece precut 5" squares to frame an appliqué panel and create a patchwork back for a handy pin keeper. Fabrics are from the Buttercup collection by Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co....

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Zoom in on favorite prints or fussy-cut designs with this camera-theme wall hanging. The lenses capture different scenes, artistically showcasing various prints. Fabrics are from the Field Notes...

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Whip up a cheery felted wool mitten to give away or hang on a Christmas tree. The ornament can double as a holder for small gifts, trinkets, or gift cards.

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Using fabrics from Whisperings by Alex Anderson and the Paulina collection, both for P&B Textiles, the black tone-on-tone background provides subtle movement, yet doesn’t compete with the...

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Combine piecing and appliqué with subtle color variations for a table runner with depth and dimension. These fabrics are from the Sausalito collection from...

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Far from a typical flower appliqué quilt, this project uses big prints, abstract floral patterns, and muted, nontraditional colors to make the throw appear as if it were painted. Fabrics are from...

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In just a day you can stitch up this whimsical quilt for a budding paleontologist. It uses a dash of black and white to unify bright prints from Marble Mania by Patrick Lose and I Dig Dinos by...

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Petal appliqués machine-zigzag-stitched with dark turquoise thread climb a trellis of gray and brown prints. Fabrics include the Revive collection and other coordinating prints from...

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Celebrate the warmth of the holiday season with these quick-to-stitch wool ornaments.

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Add fusible leaf appliqués to decorate the band of a pillowcase. Use this free pillowcase pattern to embellish pillowcases for charity as part of the ...

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A partridge in a pear tree takes center stage on this quilted banner. With each pear ornament bearing an embroidered phrase from the much-loved carol, you’ll be singing along every time you pass...

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A scrappy circle composed of a variety of blues and greens is the standout of this project. A fun border of smaller spheres and arches continues the rounded motif for a table topper with a...

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Fabrics from the Paradise collection by Audrey Jeanne Roberts for Studio E Fabrics give this wall hanging an island vibe. Quilt...

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Create a spicy wall hanging with prints from two P&B Textiles collections: Wild Thyme by Carolyn Gavin and Pop Parade 2. To make the...

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