Your Favorite Patterns from 2017
Top Bed Quilt: Trail Mix
If you've got a stash of fabric scraps, this is the perfect project for you to put them to good use.
Top Baby Quilt: Playing Tag
Add fun and function to a stroller-size quilt by sewing ribbon and rickrack loops into the blocks.
Top Quilt Throw: Midnight Blooms Quilt
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.
Top Wall Quilt: Americana Home
Feature classic red and blue prints on a cream background for a wall hanging that has a traditional look.
Top Table Topper: Pop of Poinsettia
Set a more neutral holiday table with a runner sporting a background of cream and black. A poinsettia adds a pop of red, creating a festive focal point.
Top Bag Pattern: Pick-a-Pocket Purse
A simple bag cleverly incorporates six outer pockets for everyday necessities. The sew-simple trick is that the pockets are formed when the straps are sewn on the bag pieces.
Top Pillow Pattern: Jolly Holiday Pillows
Pleats and ruching dress up a festive pair of Christmas-theme pillows just in time for a season of good cheer.
Top Pincushion Pattern: Blooming Batik Pincushion
Use a black-and-white batik as a foundation to showcase beautiful and bright colors. A Dresden Plate block blooms like a flower from the center of this pincushion.
Top Gift Pattern: Notebook Cover
For a quick gift, cover a standard spiral notebook with fabric.
Top Winter Pattern: Icy Snowflakes
Dress up snowflake ornaments with frosty beads and metallic embroidery floss. Hang a blizzard for a glittery tree or string on thread for a cute garland.
Top Spring Pattern: Flower Show
Florals and solids combine for a stunning but easy-to-sew bed quilt. You can change the theme of the large rectangles-think plaids or reproduction prints-to customize for any room.
Top Summer Pattern: Red, White, and Blue Bricks
Make a quick-to-assemble patriotic picnic throw or cozy cottage twin-size bed quilt from your favorite scrappy assortment of red, white, and blue prints.
Top Fall Pattern: Table Runner and Pumpkins
Stitch a fall theme table runner and trio of stuffed pumpkins.
Top Halloween Pattern: Autumn Harvest
Fall-color triangles dart this way and that across the warm, seasonal table topper.
Top Christmas Pattern: Hint of the Holidays
A subtle palette and understated motifs make this runner table-ready for Christmas dinner and beyond.
Top Batik Pattern: Juxtaposition
Batiks in rich jewel tones make this throw-size quilt dance with color. Once individual blocks are completed, the quilt is assembled in vertical rows to ensure that the narrow pieces line up correctly.
Top Appliqué Pattern: Tulip Festival
Rickrack stems and pretty tulip appliqués topped with hearts make the simple piecing stand out on this throw. The airy appliqué foundations showcase intricate quilting.
Top Wool Pattern: Folk Art Quilts
Make one–or all three–of these felted wool-and-scrap fabric creations to decorate your home or to give as gifts.