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Bags, Pillows, and Pincushions: 35 Quick and Easy Projects

Bags, Pillows, and Pincushions: 35 Quick and Easy Projects

Better Homes & Gardens

ISBN: 978-0-470-88707-3

Jan 2011

162 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Sew fresh, stylish bags, pillows, and pincushions

Bags, pillows, and pincushions are among the most popular projects for sewers and quilters. And it's no wonder-creating accessories and accents is a fast, approachable endeavor when you're itching to sew but don't have the time to tackle larger projects.

Bags, Pillows, and Pincushions gives you a fresh, robust collection of sewing patterns from the editors of American Patchwork and Quilting-5 of which are all-new projects, specially selected by your favorite editors. From approachable first projects to clever ideas for using scraps, you'll get step-by-step instructions for making beautiful bags to punch up your wardrobe, pillows to instantly update any dŽcor, and pincushions worthy of treasured gift status.

  • 45 patterns for stylish bags, pillows, and pincushions
  • All projects tried, tested, and recommended by the editors of American Patchwork and Quilting
  • Full-size patterns for all projects offered in a tear-out pattern pack so you can use again and again

Brimming with beautiful photography throughout, Bags, Pillows, and Pincushions offers ideas and inspiration for every age and skill level.


Hold-Everything Bag.

In the Bag.

Quick-Change Purse.

Daisy Dazzler.

Favorite Clutch.

Style File.

Market Bag.

Shop Hopper's Bag.

On the Go.

Curve Appeal.

Oh So Soothing.

Swing Bag.


Triple Play.

Wake-Up Call.

Pop Art.

Straight & Narrow.

Peace Out.

Spot On!

P Is for Pillow.

Knot Worthy.

Gather 'Round.

Three's Company.

It's a Wrap.

Time for Bed.


Get Scrappy.

Petal Pincushion Stacks.

Cherries on Top.

Wild Flowers.

Flight of Fancy.

Big & Bold.

Wool & Whimsy.

Flower Wristband.

Pincushion Parfait.

Cheaper by the Dozen.

Fruit & Veggies.

Back to Basics.

Make and Use Templates.

Piece and Appliqué.

Covered Cording.

Complete the Quilt.

Curve Appeal Missing Pattern Sheet