The projects below are great ways to practice your piecing/quilting. They require few supplies and usually can be completed in an afternoon.
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Learn how to make potholders and “mug rugs” using the “Flip and Sew” method. You will only need a few scraps of fabric to complete this quick and easy project.
Learn how to make a simple eyeglasses case using leftover quilting squares. Beginners (and seasoned quilters) can use this easy project to practice with new block patterns, try out new quilting designs and/or experiment with different threads.
Learn how to make this simple table runner using small scraps of fabric. Then find out how to use straight-line quilting to add texture to your project.
Learn how to make potholders and mug rugs using quilting squares. You will also find out how to construct the “No Match” Pumpkin block. Beginners (and seasoned quilters) can use this easy project to practice with new block patterns, try out new quilting designs and or experiment with different threads.
Learn how to paper piece a 2 ½” by 3” block that looks great when framed.
Learn how to use sashing to attach blocks in this Quilt-As-You-Go project. You will only need a few scraps of fabric to complete each block. (I do have to say this takes longer than a few hours BUT a great way to make use of practice blocks.)
Learn how to crazy quilt while making a nice greeting card. This is a great project for beginners to get a taste of free form quilting.
Learn how to assemble a lightweight summer quilt. These quilts have a top and a back but no batting. They are easier to assemble as you don’t have to worry about hand or machine quilting.