Sweet & Simple Patchwork Gifts: 25 Charming Projects to Make Using Classic Quilt Motifs by Hisako AraiThis charming collection of delightful, easy-to-make patchwork projects, originally published in Japan, is perfect for creating gifts for loved ones. Using five classic quilt patterns---simple squares, hexagons, log cabins, stars, and polygons---the projects range from pincushions, potholders, and pillows to handbags, coin purses, and a variety of zippered cases that are quick to make. This is the perfect book for beginner quilters or veterans looking for small projects and fun ways to use up their fabric stash.
Each project is accompanied by:
-clear construction diagrams
-step-by-step instructions for how to cut, arrange, and sew up the project
Whether youre a newbie or a comfortable quilter, the projects, fabrics, and designs in this book will inspire you to create not one, but many of the projects to give as wonderful gifts!
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QUILTING & PATCHWORK PROJECTS
Small patchwork projects are a great way to use up scraps and complete a project in just a day. This book is brimming with fun projects, from full-size quilts to those simple patchwork projects your scrap pile will love! Utilizing the fabrics from her latest collections, these projects are bright and full of summer fun energy! From an octopus, starfish, mermaids, and cats to beach bags and scrap bowls, the scrap-busting patchwork projects in this book are sweet treats for quilters and sewists alike. Plus, the full-size quilts and accompanying pillow projects will have you enjoying summer warmth all year long. Copy the patterns onto thick paper and cut out the shapes. Place the fabric squares for the lemon right sides together and draw the lemon pattern twice.
Where do you start, what do you need, and how do you actually get a quilt stitched together? Learn how to make a quilt from start to finish following each of these steps. If you are making your first-ever quilt, start with something small to help you learn the basic techniques. Baby quilts are perfect for beginning quilters! Use one of these tutorials or pick a very basic block like patchwork squares or half-square triangles to begin. The Lone Star Baby Quilt designed by Amy Smart of Diary of a Quilter is a simple combination of half-square triangles, but the finished quilt looks anything but basic! Learn how to make the Lone Star Baby Quilt here.
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The holidays are quickly approaching, but there is still time to stitch up some handmade quick quilted Christmas gifts for family and friends. Here is a roundup of 9 fast and fun projects to get you started. Choose from quilting a table runner, pot holder, holiday decor, gift bags, mug rugs and more! Join the online class Quilt Quilted Gifts today to learn to swiftly sew stylish infinity scarves, eye-catching table runners, lovely lap quilts and wall-hangings you can customize for any occasion! This fabulously fast scrappy patchwork gift bag is not only perfect as a gift in and of itself, but it is also a wonderful gift that can be used to package a variety of items for giving. Use this bag to present a gift card, or fill up your bag with candy or food items, soaps and lotions, or even small clothing accessories like a scarf or pair of gloves. Simple straight sewing is all that is required for piecing.
You can do a lot with a little time. Here are 20 projects to get you started. When was the last time you were in a pinch for a gift…. You can do a lot in that little time! Take the outside border just a little bit further by making it a miter corner accent.