Seven Spring Sewing Projects
Want to make this? Keep reading until the end for the tutorial!
The weather is changing. The days are getting longer, and tulips are just starting to make an appearance. As we move from winter to spring, it is a perfect time to freshen up our home with some new décor and create spring themed bags. We have put together a list of 7 Spring Sewing Projects to inspire your next sewing project. Read until the end as we have even included an adorable placemat tutorial for you to enjoy!
Sewing Project Inspiration for the Spring
Tulip Table Runner: Tulip Table Runner
The Modern Holiday Table Runners Pattern from Cluck, Cluck Sew is just perfect for year-round sewing. Their Tulip Runner is absolutely adorable and will add joy to any kitchen table. This 24-page pattern booklet includes six modern and simple table runner patterns. All the projects are beginner friendly. Plus – they work great with fat eighths, fat quarters and large scraps. On pattern book for a full year of holiday sewing!
Pillow: Rainbow & Unicorn Pillow
Nothing screams spring like rainbows and unicorns! The Unicorn Dreams pattern from Tied with a Ribbon brings that special touch of magic to our world – especially for kits. These pillows will delight even adults that are young at heart. The pattern utilizes applique sewing and offers the choice between hand or machine sewing techniques. This beginner friendly pattern will add whimsy to any home.
Mini Quilt: Rainbow Quilt
We just cannot get enough of rainbows! The Polychromatic Quilt pattern by Elizabeth Hartman is a modern take on rainbows. Make just one block to create the perfect mini-quilt size. This simple pattern uses traditional patchwork skills. There are no templates or paper piecing. She has even included a detailed color chart so that you are able duplicate the fabrics in the quilt or use it as a guide for your own fabric selection.
Quilt: Flower Quilt
The Flower Shop quilt from Modern Handcraft is a big block pattern composed of three different block styles. We love the Scandinavian feel of the quilt and how quickly the quilt comes together with the large sized blocks. This quilt is for an Intermediate skilled quilter as the flowers are created by sewing curves. If you have not sewn curves and would like to try, this is the perfect pattern to learn as the curves are large in size and great for learning this new skill! All of the quilt size options dos run large for bedding sizes, but just perfect for cuddling up with!
Mini Bag: Drawstring Gift Bag
The Lined Drawstring Bag pattern from Jeni Baker is a shop favorite! This beginner friendly pattern works year-round. Looking for a fun, gift bag – this is the pattern for you! There are eight different sized options. A bag for just about anything! The directions are well laid out and very easy to follow. Use your favorite quilting cotton fabric to create a handmade gift with this beginner friendly pattern. We even stock the cotton twill tape to make this project even easier! We used Monaluna Modern Love fabric for the exterior of the bag.
Tote Bag: Lined Tote Bag
This Squad Tote Bag pattern was designed as a gift for friends supporting friends. We all need our squad to cheer us on and encourage us. This lined bag is perfect for toting groceries, beach towels, mail, or anything you need to contain and travel with. We used Blossom - Clear Sky Canvas Fabric from the On A Spring Day collection. This beautiful fabric line is designed by Loes Van Oosten for Cotton + Steel Fabrics. The pattern is advanced beginner as you will need to knowledge of how to sew curves. This bag will make carrying groceries and mail around town just whole lot cuter!
Placemat: Quilt Block Placemat Tutorial
Placemats add color and life to a spring table. By using a traditional quilt block, with spring floral fabrics, you can create cheerful décor. The “Frayed Sawtooth Block” is a quilting standard. Doesn’t it look great as a placement? It is super easy to make so you can have fresh new table décor in no time! We used the Perennial Fabric Collection from Cloud 9 Fabrics to create this placemat. This finished size of this placemat is 16” x 16”.
A quilt placemat is the same as a mini quilt. You will use all the same construction techniques that you would normally use to create a mini quilt. We have created super simple tutorial on how to create the Frayed Sawtooth Block shown in the picture above. Our tutorial will give you the fabric requirements to create one block. You will need to finish this placemat with our favorite quilt basting, quilting and binding techniques.
As a bonus we have also created a YouTube tutorial on how to create the flying geese for this block. This video will show you how to use the Creative Grids Ultimate Flying Geese Tool. It is so easy to use and will be one of your “Go To” rulers when quilting. Check-out the links below:
PDF Download: Spring Placemat Quilt Block Tutorial
YouTube Link: Creative Grids Ultimate Flying Geese Tool Tutorial
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