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Quilted Holiday Decor: 7 Projects for Your Thanksgiving Table

Turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and family gatherings…Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Don’t let the holiday season sneak up on you this year, start quilting now!

Here are 7 quilted holiday decor patterns that are perfect for your Thanksgiving table.

Quilt Featuring Leaf Pattern

Photo via Craftsy member FN

Add a modern touch to your Thanksgiving decor with this stylized fallen leaves table runner. The PDF pattern includes graphics with step-by-step instructions for an easy-to-make quilt. Fusible web and appliqué were used to create those unique leaves. Sewists of all levels will enjoy this one! Get the pattern.

Fall-Hued Quilted Tablerunner

Photo via JennLT

Check out this autumnal table runner by Craftsy member JennLT! She used five fat quarters in her favorite fall colors to create this pattern from Quilting Quickly II, a Craftsy class taught by Jenny Doan. This is one of several patterns that are covered in the class. Are you intimidated by binding? Look, there is no binding on this fun quilt!

Quilted Turkey PlacematPhoto via Craftsy member The Patchsmith

Celebrate the season with this lovely project. The Thanksgiving Turkey Mug Rug is perfect for decorating your home or giving as a gift. This mini quilt is just the right size for a mug and an afternoon snack. Fused appliqué and easy patchwork make for a quick project. One afternoon is all you need to whip up a couple: one for yourself and one to give away. Get the pattern.

Quilted Table Mat

Photo via Fussy Cut

Value quilts don’t have to be large to be effective! I used a Moda charm pack to create this quilted runner for my own table a few years back, but it can easily be re-created with light and dark squares in red, orange, brown and cream. Experiment with value in a mini quilt of your own!

Fall Patterned Quilt Blocks

Photo via Craftsy member Michele Pacey

Craftsy member Michele paired the timeless Dresden Plate block with autumn colors to create an eye-catching set of place mats. Michelle used the free instructions from the Craftsy Block of the Month 2012, taught by Amy Gibson. Pull out your favorite scraps and make a similar set of your own!

Quilted Turkey on Dish Towel

Photo via Quilt Doodle Designs

Dress up a pretty tea towel with this Tom Turkey pattern! This is a fun fall design to make for your home. Are you having a Thanksgiving at the home of someone else? This is a perfect hostess gift. Get the pattern.

Fall-Themed Felted Coasters

Photo via Craftsy member Lova Handmade

A needle, embroidery floss and felt are all you need to make these adorable fall coasters. This free pattern has written instructions, step-by step-photos, and pattern templates. Do you like to craft with children? This simple project is just right for an afternoon project with little ones. Get the FREE pattern.

For more holiday fun with felt, check out the Craftsy class Fab Felt Holiday Crafts with Betz White.

You might also enjoy our roundup of beautiful fall quilts!

Come back to the Craftsy blog tomorrow for tips on photographing your quilts!

Have you quilted any holiday decor?



Love your quilts! Can you please tell me where you have gotten your candle holders?

Kak Malmberg

I agree those holders are wonderful


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