30+ Patchwork Pretties To Make

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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.

sewinspiredblog.com

sewinspiredblog.com

Sewing Machine Cover: Cute little project to help keep your machine dust-free.

Sweet Bag: Made with squares of fabric (for outer bag), lining and narrow ribbon or cord for drawstrings.

chimerathreads.blogspot.com

chimerathreads.blogspot.com

sometimescrafter.blogspot.com

sometimescrafter.blogspot.com

Kindle Case: Super simple and easy to put together and a great way to protect the screen of your Kindle while stowed away in a purse or backpack.

Scottie Dog Softie: Just like old patchwork quilts, no two Scottie Dogs are alike – but they all have personality. Free pdf download available.

dsquilts.com

dsquilts.com

craftstylish.com

craftstylish.com

Heart Sachet Sets: A lavender-scented sachet is a simple luxury that makes a nice gift.

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.

brightandblithe.wordpress.com

brightandblithe.wordpress.com

seekatiesew.blogspot.com

seekatiesew.blogspot.com

Lunchbag Tutorial: Made with linen and a strip of patchwork, snap closure (or velcro works too if you prefer).

Miniature Pincushions: Each one is like a tiny version of a larger quilt, but they are a lot quicker to make.

purlbee.com

purlbee.com

ayumills.blogspot.com

ayumills.blogspot.com

Reversible Bag: Nice gift-worthy drawstring bag that can be used for whatever you like.

Notebook Cover Tutorial: Makes a finished notebook cover that measures 15″ x 9″ but you can easily adjust the size as needed.

mypatchwork.wordpress.com

mypatchwork.wordpress.com

chubbyhobby.com

chubbyhobby.com

Eye Pillow Tutorial: Made with linen and fabric scraps of choice. Filled with flaxseed.

Teapot Pattern: Cute patchwork block that can be used to make potholders or whatever you like. Free template download available.

ayumills.blogspot.com

ayumills.blogspot.com

33stitches.blogspot.com

33stitches.blogspot.com

Ironing Board Cover: Made with a few hundred assorted fabric squares measuring 2 1/4″ wide x 2 1/2″ tall.

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.

ayumills.blogspot.com

ayumills.blogspot.com

sewmamasew.com

sewmamasew.com

Sewing Machine Cover: Made with 4.5″ squares of seven different coordinating prints, solid fabric piece for the liner and grosgrain ribbon for ties.

Zippered Pouch: Easy project that’s great for a beginner zipper project.

tonicoward.blogspot.com

tonicoward.blogspot.com

ohsohappytogether.blogspot.com

ohsohappytogether.blogspot.com

Sweetheart Pin Cushion: Made with fabric scraps, iron on adhesive, stuffing. Free pattern download available.

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.

bloomandblossom.blogspot.com

bloomandblossom.blogspot.com

twopeasinapoddesigns.com

twopeasinapoddesigns.com

Patchwork Wristlet: You can adorn the front with a brooch, a buckle, a button, a yo-yo – be creative.

Kitchen Mat: Quick & inexpensive floor mat where you can choose the size and colors to suit your needs.

sewmamasew.com

sewmamasew.com

fabricfamilyfun.wordpress.com

fabricfamilyfun.wordpress.com

Camera Strap: Easy slipcover to make using just a few scraps of fabric and fusible fleece.

Eye Glasses Case: Finished size is about 3″ x 6 1/4″, if you have bigger specs, adjust accordingly.

lieslmade.wordpress.com

lieslmade.wordpress.com

woolfoodmama.typepad.com

woolfoodmama.typepad.com

Patchy Produce: Made a fabric stuffed apple, orange or whatever round fruit you prefer.

Reversible Tissue Box Cover: Very easy to make, nice project for beginners.

ayumills.blogspot.com

ayumills.blogspot.com

twinmommyproductions.blogspot.com

twinmommyproductions.blogspot.com

Placemat Tutorial: Displays a strip up patchwork running across the bottom.

Furoshiki: This is a neat fabric wrap alternative to carrying around shopping bags. See details here.

mairuru.blogspot.com

mairuru.blogspot.com

missgioia.com

missgioia.com

Cube Tutorial: A little tricky to make but it’s a neat stuffed toy (with holes in each square center of the cube).

Quilted Belt: Made with d-rings, quilt batting, strip of fabric (for the back of belt) and fabric scraps for the top.

notquitevintage.typepad.com

notquitevintage.typepad.com

liaspace.com

liaspace.com

Scrappy Clutch Bag: You’ll need a steel clutch frame and assorted fabric pieces for this bag.

Scrappy Scarf: Made with squares and rectangles of cotton fabric, backed with chenille.

oliveandollie.com

oliveandollie.com

craftstylish.com

craftstylish.com

French Press Cozy: Helps protect the glass of the french press as well as keep the coffee warm a little longer.

Wine Bag Tutorial: Sweet little bag to present a bottle of wine.

igotanotion.wordpress.com

igotanotion.wordpress.com

bhg.com

bhg.com

Everyday Pouch: This stylish pouch is perfect for storing everything from pens to notebooks.

Pincushion: Another easy cutie to make that takes only about an hour to whip up.

creativekismet.com

creativekismet.com

pippapatchwork.com

pippapatchwork.com

Statement Clutch: You’ll need 70 (3″) squares in assorted colors (about 15) which are then stitched together in rows of 5 before assembling. Also added to the clutch collection found here.

Pouch: Ideal for stashing small treasures, has a drawstring/casing closure at top.

msmcporkchopquilts.com

msmcporkchopquilts.com

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Published: July 31, 2010
Updated: October 10, 2012

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  1. Cookie17 says:

    Some material these ladies use is so pretty where can you find it? We have Michaels here but haven’t seen any like some this ..Thank’s Cookie17


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