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Fall Sewing Project Tutorial: How to make Harvest Quilted Leaves

Learn to sew quilted leaves for the Thanksgiving table.


Free Autumn Sewing Project Tutorial:
How to make Harvest Quilted Leaves
You Will Need:
scraps of cotton fabric measuring about 10" x 8" in autumn prints and colors
quilt batting
basic sewing supplies
These country prim, harvest-colored quilted autumn leaves can be used as hot pads or decorations for your kitchen table. Want to add some spice? Before you sew up the hole, add some whole cloves. The scent of fall, yum!
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Learn how to sew quilted leaves for a DIY Thanksgiving decorating project. First draw your self a leaf on a piece of paper.  The one I drew is about 9" X 7". Pin and cut one layer of quilt batting and two layers of fabric for each leaf.
Learn how to sew quilted leaves for a DIY Thanksgiving decorating project. Place the leaf batting down on a flat surface. Then put one of the fabric leaves down with pretty sides up.  Then put the other fabric leaf pretty sides down, as shown in the photo to the left. (The fabric leaves will be pretty sides together)
Learn how to sew quilted leaves for a DIY Thanksgiving decorating project. Stitch around the leaf using the pressure foot as your guide.  Leave an opening towards the bottom of your leaf large enough to turn it pretty side out. When you are done sewing it, clip into the curved areas as shown in the photo, being careful not to cut into your stitching line.
Learn how to sew quilted leaves for a DIY Thanksgiving decorating project. Turn your leaf pretty side out.  Poke out curves and press the leaf flat.  Hand stitch the opening closed.
Learn how to sew quilted leaves for a DIY Thanksgiving decorating project. Straight stitch the "veins" on your leaf as shown in the photo. Cut all hanging or loose threads.
Stitch up some Autumn quilted leaves, free pattern. Your autumn fabric leaves are done! Use can use them as hot pads, decorations for your table, and more.  If you would like them to have a nice autumn scent, add a teaspoon of whole cloves before you hand stitch it closed.

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