25 Small Quilting Tutorials


I’ve always had a soft spot for quilting, but don’t always have the time to do it. I’ll get to the point of designing it, sorting out the fabric, and then I hear Mom! In these 25 Small Quilting Tutorials you’ll find projects from basic piecing to complete quilting, that take a lot less time than making a full quilt. Check out how to satisfy your quilting bug in no time at all right here.

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  • Mini Pincushions 1 of 25
    Mini Pincushions
    Try out your quilting skills on these mini pincushions.
    Find out more at Purl Bee.
  • Ribbon Playmat 2 of 25
    Ribbon Playmat
    Make a playmat for your kids to enjoy.
    Get the tutorial at Prudent Baby.
  • Quilted Clutch 3 of 25
    Quilted Clutch
    Stand out with a colorful clutch.
    Find out more at Pippa Patchwork.
  • Bed Roll 4 of 25
    Bed Roll
    Follow the steps for learning how to make a bed roll.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Laptop Sleeve 5 of 25
    Laptop Sleeve
    Keep your laptop nice and safe in a homemade laptop sleeve.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Sew a Pouf 6 of 25
    Sew a Pouf
    This project only requires the piecing without the quilting.
    Get the tutorial at Design Sponge.
  • Scrappy Pot Holder 7 of 25
    Scrappy Pot Holder
    Turn your leftover fabric scraps into a quilted pot holder.
    Get the tutorial at Prudent Baby.
  • Pretty Pot Holder 8 of 25
    Pretty Pot Holder
    This pot holder might take a little more effort, but it's so worth it. It also makes a great hostess gift!
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Table Runner 9 of 25
    Table Runner
    Add some color to your table with a quilted table runner.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Floor Cushions 10 of 25
    Floor Cushions
    Get comfy on the floor with these cute floor cushions.
    Get the tutorial at Dobleufa.
  • Coasters 11 of 25
    Coasters
    These are another great idea for an easy handmade hostess gift.
    Find out more at 33 Shades of Green.
  • Anthro-Inspired Pillow 12 of 25
    Anthro-Inspired Pillow
    Sew up a patchwork bolster pillow from scrap fabrics.
    Get the tutorial at Noodlehead.
  • Chevron Ombré Tote 13 of 25
    Chevron Ombré Tote
    Keep up with the chevron and ombré trend by quilting yourself a cute tote.
    Find out more at Sew Caroline.
  • Quilted Placemats 14 of 25
    Quilted Placemats
    Placemats are a great way to start out on small quilting projects.
    Find out more at Sew 4 Home.
  • Wine Bottle Tote 15 of 25
    Wine Bottle Tote
    Keep a wine bottle nice and safe inside a quilted tote.
    Get the tutorial at Needle and Spatula.
  • Camera Case 16 of 25
    Camera Case
    Check out how to sew a cute, quilted, camera case.
    Find out more at All People Quilt.
  • Quilted Bib 17 of 25
    Quilted Bib
    These make a great gift for a new mama.
    Find out more at Sew She Sews.
  • Tiny Quilt Magnets 18 of 25
    Tiny Quilt Magnets
    If you've got the quilting bug, but don't have the time, sew a couple quilt magnets.
    Find out more at Feelin' Crafty.
  • Quilted Letters 19 of 25
    Quilted Letters
    Make XOXO quilted letters for Valentine's Day.
    Find out more at Positively Splendid.
  • Cutest Skirt 20 of 25
    Cutest Skirt
    Sew a cute skirt for your little one to wear.
    Get the tutorial at Sew Country Chick.
  • Half Square Triangle Trick Pillow 21 of 25
    Half Square Triangle Trick Pillow
    This lazy quilt trick will give you great results without nearly as much work.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Summer (or Spring) Tote 22 of 25
    Summer (or Spring) Tote
    Sew a cute and bright tote bag to ring in spring.
    Get the tutorial at Prudent Baby.
  • Warm Booties 23 of 25
    Warm Booties
    Stay nice and warm with homemade quilted booties.
    Spotted at Fave Quilts.
  • Chevron Pillow 24 of 25
    Chevron Pillow
    Sew new throw pillows for your couch or bed.
    Get the tutorial at Biscuits and Jam.
  • Patchwork and Lined Apron 25 of 25
    Patchwork and Lined Apron
    Learn how to make this pretty apron that is sure to last.
    Find out more at Honeybear Lane.

Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Prudent Baby, the premier DIY destination for crafty moms seeking ways to make their lives even more stylish and beautiful. She can also be found on Babble’s the New Home Ec.

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