A Quilted Kitchen: 8 Projects to Stitch Up for the Kitchen
Quilts are functional pieces of art that can be used every single day. Having these objects dispersed throughout the home to be seen and used brings joy to many sewists. It’s often said that the kitchen is the room most frequently used in the home, so why not fill it with quilted accessories? Think mini quilted place mats, runners, trivets, oven mitts, wall hangings, aprons and more!
Check out this list of 8 Craftsy projects and patterns that will inspire you to sew up your own quilted kitchen.
Craftsy member Michele Pacey created these Dresden Plate Place Mats for her home after taking the Craftsy Block of the Month 2012 online course. The free quilt-along features the classic Dresden block for the month of July. The bright scrappy fabrics and polka dot print adds a bit of fun to this traditional project.
Are you a new quilter and a little nervous about attempting a big quilt? Try out this table runner pattern by Craftsy blogger Sherri McConnell. This simple pattern is fun and easy to sew! It can be quickly created in an afternoon. The versatile pattern is available in two sizes and requires 2 ½” x 12” strips.
This pair of dotty hot pads were created by Craftsy member JoanneB. This spontaneous piecing technique is taught in the Craftsy class Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags with Tara Rebman. The adorable hot pads also feature curved edges clad in bias binding, adding a sweet touch to the kitchen.
Who knew a kitchen towel could be so cute?? Dress up an everyday kitchen towel with the Americana Kitchen Table Runner & Towel pattern by Kimberbell Designs, which also includes a patriotic table runner pattern featuring flags and pinwheels.
Even the most common kitchen item can be beautiful when they are made out of your favorite fabrics! Check out these Easy Peasy Oven Mitts, a charming project by Craftsy member tholtz. She used this free pattern from Skip to My Lou to create these oven mitts for her husband to use.
Keep your teapot nice and hot with this Patchwork Tea Cozy pattern by retro_mama. The finished tea cozy will fit standard 4-6 cup teapots, and features a hanging loop and a fully attached lining. This pattern includes two different patchwork designs and is a great beginner quilt project. Tea cozies make a perfect gift for yourself or the tea lover in your life.
Stay organized with the Coupon Organizer Bag pattern by Sherri Noel. This little bag has a front pocket for grocery lists and a 2” space in the back to fill with coupons. It even has special spots to hold a checkbook, pen and store cards. You will never leave for the grocery store unprepared once you sew one of these. Also check out the designer’s adorable Quilted Hot Water Bottle Cover below!