Are you a quilter? Who says that those skills have to be limited to quilts? All types of accessories can benefit from a bit of pretty fabric and a touch of quilting. Here are 7 quilted accessory patterns for your stitching pleasure! Have fun sewing any (or all) of these projects for yourself and your loved ones. Each will make a truly memorable handmade gift.
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Scarves are a simple accessory that can change the look of any outfit. This little patchwork scarf project will help use up all those leftover 2 ½" strips and pieces while creating a fun look! Try it in quilting cottons, chambray, silk or linen!
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Scrappy key fob
Brighten up that boring old key chain with your favorite fabrics! The scrappy leaf key fob sewing pattern contains full-size printable templates for paper piecing, a blank pattern template, and instructions. If paper piecing isn’t your thing, strip piecing works too! Both methods are covered in the pattern instructions.
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Easy coin purse
Do you like to sew with your children or grandchildren? This simple pattern is perfect for beginners, children included! The finished Commuter Wallet is just the right size for credit cards, coins or even as a personalized gift-card envelope.
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Quilted yoga mat
Here is a great idea, make your own yoga mat! This portable mat is also great for the beach, camping and concerts in the park. When it is not being used, roll it up and secure in place with ties for easy carrying and storage.
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Do you collect selvedges? They are just too pretty to throw away! Use up all your scraps to make this eye-catching selvedge scarf.
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Coin strip frame purse
Do you love both frame purses and patchwork? Combine the two in the adorable coin strip bag. This is a fun way to use up the smallest scraps of your favorite fabrics. Large photographs of each step, templates and plenty tips are included to help you along the way.
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Fabric flowers are a versatile project that can be made out of precious scraps. This pattern will teach you how to make flowers of any size, and they are quite easy to make. Wear a fabric flower as a brooch or add one to a bag, scarf, hat, headband, ponytail holder or a wreath. A fabric flower will also make a charming bow for a gift.