Spring Sewing Projects
Embellish a pair of pillows with basic hand-embroidery stitches.
Use fusible and dimensional appliqué techniques to add textural petals.
Choose lime green and teal prints for the baskets and a gray print for the sashing to construct a pillow cover that has a modern feel.
Tweet Treat Pot Holders
Turn precut 10" squares into cute pot holders that make great gifts! Tuck a recipe into the pot holder pocket to give the recipient culinary inspiration.
Stitch up a whole flock of chicks-they take so little time and not much fabric.
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.
Use two easy stitches to create a lovely tulip design in redwork on a tea towel.
Gather a selection of spring fabrics, make yo-yos, and secure them to foam eggs with buttons and bead-topped pins to create an easy holiday centerpiece.
Garden Party Pillow
Arrange brightly colored hexagons to mimic flowers and leaves to create a pillow perfect for spring.
Keep a spool of thread, needles, and pins safe at hand in this embellished wool take-along.
Picture It Lovely
Wool, cotton, and vintage buttons come together quickly as framed wall art with this basket of everlasting blooms.
Crazy for Spring
This pillow combines patchwork pieces and hand embroidery with a stitched quote celebrating the season.
Make a sophisticated style statement on a budget with classic accent pillows.
La Petite Fleur
Hand-stitch the first blooms of spring from easy-to-work-with wool.
Easy-to-create, machine-couched springtime tulips dance atop piped or bead-trimmed pillows.
Fabric Rosette Embellishments
Update a purchased cardigan, pillow, or decor item with fabric rosettes to give it a fashion-forward look.
Folk Art Needle Case
Mix cotton, wool, and delicate beads for a needle with whimsical flowers.
Butterfly Appliqué T-shirt
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.