What can you do with a charm pack? 8 fun projects to try

Got a stack of charm packs but no inspiration in sight? Whether you’re an accumulator of precut charm squares or a saver of 5″ squares from your scraps, we’ve got bundles of “charming” ideas to get you sewing something fun!


Pillow party ahead
Charm squares needed: 42

From Back to Charm School
In this cute Country Threads pillow, the raw edges fray to form little “whiskers” around each circle. So cute and cuddly.


Darling doll quilt
Charm squares needed: 40

Doll star quilt
In this sweet and starry quilt, each block is made using just two fabrics. The quilt measures a teeny 14″ x 16″! Get the pattern in
Country Threads Goes to Charm School.


A radiant runner
Charm squares needed: 47

Honeybee block table runner
Sew a sweet table runner with three simple Honeybee blocks set on point (+ fusible appliqué for the win!).


A surprise gift
Charm squares needed: 8

From Simple Fun and Quickly Done
The perfect gift for kids and kids at heart! Wrap a two-liter drink bottle and tuck pizza or movie coupons into the zipper pocket. Coffee lovers will enjoy a coffee gift card zipped up around a thermos. One size fits all! Get the pattern in
Simple, Fun & Quickly Done.


A charming Christmas
Charm squares needed: 50

Charm square tree skirt
Get a jump on holiday sewing—it’ll be here before you know it! In this Country Threads pattern, you can make either a tree skirt or a pretty quilt. Or use two charm packs and make both.


An ode to Joe
Charm squares needed: 38

Coffee-cup quilt
Whether your favorite brew comes from an espresso machine or from a Starbucks can, you’ll enjoy sipping it tucked under this colorful lap quilt from Country Threads.


An Autumn celebration
Charm squares needed: 38

Autumn Star framed quilt
Charms in autumn’s palette of gold, brown, and rose set the tone for this starry quilt from
A Cut Above. (Learn how to frame your quilts in this post.)


A ray of sunshine
Charm squares needed: 40

Charm square tote bag
Start each day with a ray of sunshine, courtesy of your sewing skills! Or make this happy bag as a gift to brighten someone else’s day. Find the pattern in
Charmed, I’m Sure.


How “charming” is your fabric collection?

  • Sew very charming!
  • I’ve got a little of everything: charms and other precuts, plus yardage.
  • No precut charms yet—but I can cut plenty from my stash myself!

Tell us in the comments!

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