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Update a purchased plain-Jane cardigan with fabric rosettes to give it a fashion-forward look. These fabrics are from the Innocent Crush Voile collection by Anna Maria Horner for ...

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Use an array of pastel batiks to get the subtle color changes needed for a watercolorlike wall hanging. The strips are pulled from assorted Tonga Treat bundles of precut 2-1/2"-wide strips (in...

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Use flannel scraps to create bird, nest, egg, and berry appliqué pieces. Fuse the pieces to a pieced pillowtop to make a handmade nature scene.

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These strippy totes are simple enough to make in one afternoon. Whip up a bunch for your family and friends for the holidays or make multiples to match your different outfits. Fabrics are from the...

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Show off your needle-turn appliqué skills on an elegant throw. Subtle shifts in color mean the Parisian-inspired motifs are nearly hidden.

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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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In this one-block table topper, which features the Journey collection by Gudren Erla of GE Designs for Red Rooster Fabrics, each of the colors in the center flower medallion was inspired by the...

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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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Make a springtime scene using the Hopscotch and Tokyo Basics collections from Red Rooster Fabrics. Create a wall hanging in no time using fusible appliqué to assemble the bird, tree, and pear...

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Fussy-cut printed fabric panels to make a fast and easy twin-bed quilt. Use a combination of prints—florals, rickrack, dots, and tone-on-tones—to add an extra splash of style. Fabrics are from the...

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Aprons are today’s sizzling kitchen fashion accessory. Whip up an easy retro cover-up with sweet girly ruffles.

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Create a bunny appliqué wall hanging that you can display year-round with muted greens, tans, and browns from Harvest Town by Jacqueline Paton for...

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Showcase fussy-cut bird designs in uneven Nine-Patch blocks and frame them with Flying Geese units in a tabletop quilt. Fabrics are from the Skylark collection from...

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Careful color placement in the hourglass units in this table topper results in a pink pinwheel at the center of each block. Before cutting your fabric, experiment with graph paper and colored...

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Cotton prints mixed with wools, delicate beads, and a careful choice of threads give a needle case a vintage flair. Stitch around the appliqués with contrasting thread and the flowers may appear...

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Mix your favorite blue prints in a scrappy wall hanging that will have you doing anything but singing the blues. Choosing prints with splashes of white keeps the strips in the tone-on-tone sashing...

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Use these pincushion patterns to create handmade gifts for quilters. Select bits of ribbon, rickrack, and fabric from a memorable event, or choose trims in colors that complement sewing room decor...

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A dash of pastel blues and yellows add just the right splash of color sprinkled in with a handful of neutral prints for a great everyday table runner.

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Honor a breast cancer survivor or encourage a friend in her fight against the disease, with a wall hanging that celebrates courage, support and the love of friends and family.

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Save time by using fusible web to appliqué custom-made initials for the center block. This quilt is sure to brighten any room!

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Don't be fooled by the hexagon (six-sided) shapes that bounce across the surface of this 1930s reproduction-print throw. (We used Darlene Zimmerman's Garden Party and Little Darlings 6 for Robert...

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Sophisticated florals peek through a trellis of cream and green tone-on-tones in this wall hanging. The uneven weave in the Laurel Cottage collection by Marianne Elizabeth for Benartex gives the...

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Brightly colored half-squared triangles produces vibrant diamonds in a quickly pieced baby quilt, using whimsical prints like these from the Butterfly Fling collection designed by Me & My...

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The light setting rectangles and border are perfect areas to showcase quilting designs. Fabrics are from the Baby Bargello Pastels selection of Tonga Batiks from Timeless Treasures.

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Start with a panel—this one is from Fresh by Deb Strain for Moda Fabrics—and add a series of borders to make a bright and lively throw. Designer Patti Henderson surrounded the printed panel center...

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