It’s ok to finish small pieces such as coasters, wall hangings and the like without binding.
What to make with these?
Some ideas come to mind such as fridge magnets or brooches and also coasters.
Mini quilts or wall hanging quilts or even a small baby quilt with the 4″ block is another idea.
So let’s get to it!
Download the templates
Materials on the video
This is the type of fridge magnet I used. Some are self adhesive and some are not.
Use a strong permanent fabric glue:
Butterfly pin backs
If you prefer to use the block as a brooch, butterfly pin backs are perfect for it:
I’ve also used this type of safety pin for brooches. If you don’t like using glue this is something else you can use:
If you like miniature quilting, I have more templates you can download.
Get the templates to make 18 quilted brooches. The set includes 2 Halloween brooches.
1 1/2″ quilt magnets
Get the templates
Get the templates to make 18 fridge magnets or a mini quilt.
3″ quilt blocks
Is 1 1/2″ too small for you?
What about my 3″ quilt blocks Tiny quilt?
Download the block templates
Blocks can be made with traditional piecing or with foundation piecing.
- Download the traditional and foundation templates from my Etsy shop.
Get the 3 sets of blocks
What else do you need
- Dressmaker wheel
- You can use special paper for foundation piecing if you prefer.
- batting scraps
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