Small projects are a great way to try a new technique. They can be completed quickly and don’t require a large commitment of either time or money.
These projects are all ones that can be completed in a few hours.
Some are specifically for Christmas or holiday decor, but most can be used anytime.
The three categories are for the different materials and techniques used.
These projects are machine stitched with batik fabric. Other fabrics can be used, but batiks work best because they do not have a right and wrong side and they glow in the sunlight. These all use the reversible patchwork seam technique.
These placemats will add a splash of colour to your table.
This pillow has great colour and texture.
Great for yourself or a gift. Make in all your favourite colours.
This table runner is easily adjustable to fit any size table.
Your gifts will stand out with this unusual wrapping.
Use your scraps in this mini window hanging.
Complete your table set with these unusual napkins.
Dress up your food with this colourful dish cover.
Batik fabric glows in the sun.
These projects are hand-stitched with silk fabric and thread.
Wrap your gifts with love and best wishes in this wrapping cloth.
Use in everyday sewing.
Perfect gift for a sewist or embroiderer.
This bag is a beautiful way to carry or store small items.
Protect your phone in this case.
Keep track of your needles with this nice needle book.
Keep track of your keys with this fob. Also good for scissors.
Add joy to your cup of tea.
This small tote is also great for gifts.
These projects are hand-stitched with lightweight linen and perle cotton.
This quick project works as an ornament or pattern weight.
Perfect gift with a mug and coffee.
This nice bag is great for storing small items.
Use scraps to make this beautiful ornament.
Keep your place with this beauty.
Hang as a decoration or use as a pincushion.
Cover your journal or calendar with favourite colours.
Decorate your tree.
The nicest way to give a gift.
Once you’re ready for a bigger project, check out the great projects in the shop. Digital patterns, printed patterns and kits are all available.
Hand-stitch reversible pojagi seams with silk organza.
This table runner is a unique piece that can be personalized to any colours.
A set of coasters is a great first project.
These snowflakes will add winter beauty to your table.
Elizabeth DeCroos is the designer and teacher at Epida Studio. She loves to work in quilting, pojagi and embroidery and teach these techniques to others.
Learn more and get her to speak to your group.