30+ Patchwork Pretties To Make
Here’s a nice collection you’ll want to keep handy for scrap buster projects, also nice for beginner quilters looking to gain a little experience sewing with small fabric pieces. Some of these have been featured in other collections here on Tipnut but there’s lots of new stuff too, you’ll find a little bit of everything here including many gift-worthy ideas.
Sweet Bag: Made with squares of fabric (for outer bag), lining and narrow ribbon or cord for drawstrings.
Scottie Dog Softie: Just like old patchwork quilts, no two Scottie Dogs are alike – but they all have personality. Free pdf download available.
Patchwork Pillow: Make a whimsical disappearing nine-patch pillow for your child’s room or your sofa in no time flat and it’s a great project for beginners.
Miniature Pincushions: Each one is like a tiny version of a larger quilt, but they are a lot quicker to make.
Notebook Cover Tutorial: Makes a finished notebook cover that measures 15″ x 9″ but you can easily adjust the size as needed.
Teapot Pattern: Cute patchwork block that can be used to make potholders or whatever you like. Free template download available.
Fabric Basket: Can be used as a decorative organizer for your home or a gift basket or whatever else you like. Free tutorial download available.
Zippered Pouch: Easy project that’s great for a beginner zipper project.
Journal Cover: Made to fit an A5 art diary which is 6.25 inches wide, and 8.25 inches long but can be adjusted for other sizes easily.
Kitchen Mat: Quick & inexpensive floor mat where you can choose the size and colors to suit your needs.
Eye Glasses Case: Finished size is about 3″ x 6 1/4″, if you have bigger specs, adjust accordingly.
Reversible Tissue Box Cover: Very easy to make, nice project for beginners.
Quilted Belt: Made with d-rings, quilt batting, strip of fabric (for the back of belt) and fabric scraps for the top.
Scrappy Scarf: Made with squares and rectangles of cotton fabric, backed with chenille.
Wine Bag Tutorial: Sweet little bag to present a bottle of wine.
Pincushion: Another easy cutie to make that takes only about an hour to whip up.
Pouch: Ideal for stashing small treasures, has a drawstring/casing closure at top.