Quilt Projects Featuring Animals
Pieced and appliquéd animals take center stage in more than 20 projects, including pillows, pot holders, throws, ornaments, a tote bag, and a journal cover.
What a Hoot Throw
Strips cut from a variety of fabrics fit together like a puzzle to form a feathered friend. Plenty of open space on this quilt canvas means room for you to show off your creative quilting.
Quilt as you go to make a bargello backdrop for fussy-cut butterfly appliqués.
Jump right in and try your hand at wool appliqué.
Spring to Life Tote
Personalize a purchased reusable carryall by machine-appliquéing whimsical shapes on one side.
Butterfly Notebook Cover
Wrap a notebook for class or work with a cover that has a butterfly block front pocket.
Baby rickrack adds playfulness and dimension to this cute, seasonal bunny quilt.
Tweet Treat Pot Holders
Turn precut 10" squares into cute pot holders that feature appliqué hens.
Combine light blue and pink prints for an updated take on nautical style. An embroidered underwater scene adds whimsy to this pillow.
Zoom in on favorite animal prints with this camera-theme wall hanging. These lenses capture different scenes, artistically showcasing butterflies.
Wool Owl Pillow
A houndstooth owl rests on a plaid branch atop a wool pillow. Embellish the owl with zipper trim and sparkly buttons surrounded by pleated rickrack.
Hop to it! Learn an easy spray-starch method to appliqué a cute critter on an egg-shape foundation.
Appliqué birds frame a quilt with spinning pastel Pinwheel blocks with sweet details like rickrack and buttons.
Butterflies dance amid spring flowers on a colorful appliquéd quilt.
Chickens in the Coop
Feed sack reproduction appliqués on a chicken-wire print foundation result in a cute kitchen wall hanging.
Hen and Flowers Wall Hanging
Use appliqué shapes in a wall quilt that has folk art flair. Tone-on-tones, stripes, and dots add depth to the farmyard scene.
Bunny Applique Wall Art
Create a bunny appliqué wall hanging that you can display year-round with muted greens, tans, and browns.
Weather Vane Wall Quilt
Appliqué wool weather vane and rooster motifs on a charming wall quilt.
Pluck fabrics from your stash to cut, stitch, and stuff a flock of feathered friends.
Butterfly Applique T-Shirt
Spruce up a plain T-shirt with a scrappy, fusible butterfly appliqué. Mix and match appliqué colors and tees to create a design that suits your style.
Spring Bird Applique Wall Hanging
For a springtime wall hanging fussy-cut flower pieces and use fusible appliqué to assemble bird, tree, and pear motifs.
Fusible Applique Bird Pillow
Use flannel scraps to create bird, nest, egg, and berry appliqué pieces. Fuse the pieces to a pieced pillow cover to make a handmade nature scene.
Rule the Roost
Foundation-piece tiny fabric scraps into Crow's Foot, Sunburst, and rooster blocks to include in a quilted wall hanging.
Lion Applique T-Shirt
Add style to a plain T-shirt with a quick-to-create fusible lion appliqué. Create dimension in the appliqué pieces with ragged edges.
Stuffed Bird Toy
Sew multiples of this sweet bird, embellishing them with embroidery, for a flock of soft playthings.