10 charming ideas . . . for your charm packs!

Got charm packs? Mini-charm packs? Got yardage that you can cut into 5″ or 2½" squares? Then you’re ready for our “charming” roundup of quilt patterns for those pretty piles of fabrics!

Today we’ve chosen 10 quick, super-cute projects to make with charms and mini-charms. These patterns are perfect for those days when you just want to sew, not cut fabric . . . and don’t we all have those days? With all the holiday hoopla behind us, maybe that day is today! Start and finish these smallish projects in a jiffy; then feel accomplished and happy that you made time for a little creativity in your life.

Make just nine blocks as a little reminder of spring (yes, it’s on the way . . .) 🌷

Spring Mosaic quilt
Charms:
Spring Mosaic by Sandy Gervais, from Moda All-Stars: Lucky Charm Quilts

How about a set of quick-to-sew doll quilts for a little one you love?

Howdy and Pinwheel Doll Quilts
Mini-charms:
Howdy Doll Quilt and Pinwheel Doll Quilt by Stacey Iest Hsu, from Moda All-Stars: Mini-Charm Quilts

Sometimes you just need a simple sewing fix . . .

Double Four Patch quilt
Charms:
Double Four Patch by Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene of Country Threads, from Sew Charming

Rail Fences + Stars? Pretty as can be! (And pretty easy too.)

Lincoln quilt
Charms:
Lincoln by Carrie Nelson, from Another Bite of Schnibbles

You’ll get a kick out of how easy it is to put this fusible pillow together (cross our hearts!):

Cross My Heart pillow
Mini-charms:
Cross My Heart Pillow by Brenda Riddle, from Moda All-Stars: Mini-Charm Quilts

Spiffy bow ties really dress up this quick-to-make quilt:

Bow-Tie quilt
Charms:
Better to Be Overdressed than Underdressed by Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene, from Back to Charm School

Here’s a super-duper fun quilt for a “charming” baby:

Tiny Bits quilt
Charms:
Tiny Bits by Rebecca Silbaugh, from Seamingly Scrappy

CHARMING TIP: Rebecca has a great idea for mixing up your charm packs for a scrappier look: throw the squares in the dryer! The tumbling action will automatically mix the colors and prints for you like magic. Take the squares out of the dryer and restack them before heading to your cutting mat.

Make a pretty topper in a snap with Lynne’s Layered Patchwork approach:

Little Steps, Big Fun quilt
Mini-charms: Little Steps, Big Fun! by Lynne Hagmeier, from
Moda All-Stars: Mini-Charm Quilts

You might think it’d take a magic trick to pull off piecing this quilt—and it does! (Simple sewing magic, that is . . .)

Half Hitch quilt
Charms: Half Hitch by Kim Brackett, from
Scrap-Basket Strips and Squares

Did we give you a reason to sew this weekend? Not that you need one! We hope you’ve been “charmed” by our project roundup today!

How many charm packs or mini-charm packs do you have waiting in the wings? Tell us in the comments!


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