Small Projects

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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Flip and Sew Potholder

Flip and Sew Potholder Tutorial

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.

Eyeglasses Case from Leftover Blocks

One Block Eye Glass Case

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. 

Potholders and Mug Rugs – “No Match Pumpkin”

Potholders and Mug Rugs along with the "No Match Pumpkin

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.

 Flying Geese Paper Piecing Project

Flying Geese Picture Frame Project

Learn how to paper piece a 2 ½” by 3” block that looks great when framed.

“I Spy” Scroll 

I Spy Scroll

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.)

Crazy Quilt Card Project

Crazy Quilt Card Project

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.

Summer Quilt Project

Summer Quilt Project

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.    

 

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