February 23, 2021

Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects

Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects
Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects
The Spring Dresdens Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co.

Spring is just around the corner and there is no better time than the present to start planning all your creative seasonal projects! Whether you’re using your quilt for a picnic blanket (we promise that’s ok to do!) or decorating your house with floral themed wall hangings, spring is the perfect time to let your creativity blossom. Go bold with bright colors, such as vibrant sunshine yellows and meadow greens, and craft from the world around you.

If you’re looking for some inspiration to beat those winter blues, check out some of our favorite spring projects and new lines of spring fabrics to start warming your creative spark. While we patiently wait for the sun to melt away the snow, get stitching on these spring projects so that when the time is right, you’ll be enjoying the outdoors as soon as possible!

Bloom and Grow Quilt

Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects
The Bloom and Grow Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co features beautiful spring dresden flower pots.

Nothing says traditional quilting like the Dresden Plate block, and nothing says spring like planting flowers! Get the best of both worlds with this adorable Bloom and Grow quilt featuring easy applique flower pots bursting with dresden flowers. For this project, you’ll need 5″ squares of precut quilting fabric and the Missouri Star Large Dresden Plate Template for 10″ Squares.

Spring is so full of color and is meant to be fun, so let yourself be a little whimsical with your fabric choices! A Blooming Bunch is a collection that’s just bursting with fun flowers, plaid prints, stripes, and other floral prints in bright and happy colors that will not only give your Bloom and Grow quilt the perfect spring palette, but will keep it lighthearted and fun as well!

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Totally Tulips Quilt

Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects
The Totally Tulips Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. is a floral feature that is blooming with possibilities.

Tulips are a symbol of spring and the perfect block to make any quilt a spring staple. These gorgeous tulip blocks are created using 10″ squares of precut quilting fabric and come together in a flash, creating a beautiful flower block with both petals and stem. Create this project using your favorite floral fabrics and you’ll have a quilt that is so full of life that your garden will be jealous!

This quilt features a bold design that is uniquely fit for spring, so select a fabric that is bright and bold as well! Artisan Batiks Hummingbird Lane Ten Squares by Lunn Studios for Robert Kaufman are a gorgeous collection featuring colorful florals, foliage prints, and of course, hummingbirds in batik styles. Not only will your quilt be full of color, but closer inspection will reveal a world full of fabulous spring elements inside each bloom!

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Quick and Easy Spring Projects

Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects

Artsi2™ Spring Bunnie Quilt Board Kit

Turn your fabric stash into art! These fun-to-do, no-sew foam core quilt boards are for all ages. Using the back of a small seam ripper, just tuck your pieces of fabric into the precut grooves of the adhesive backed quilt board. In no time at all, you’ll have your very own handcrafted piece of Easter home decor.

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Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects

Sweet Season Cardinals Kit

Easy precut fusible appliqué! Kit, designed by Sue Pritt, includes her pattern and batik fabrics for the background and precut fusible appliqué shapes. You add the inside and outside borders, binding and backing. In no time at all, you’ll be celebrating the return of spring with this beautiful cardinal themed kit.

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Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects

Sweet Stitched Easter Eggs Kit

Get crafty with this adorable wool felt Easter egg project! The kit, designed by Barri Sue Gaudet, for the 6 appliqué and embroidered wool felt eggs includes a pattern, wool felt, and cotton floss. Share this project with the little ones in your life and make your Easter egg hunt extra special this year.

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Vintage Blossom Quilt

Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects
The Vintage Blossom Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. is a unique twist on the classic “Grandmother’s Flower Garden” quilt block.

This blast from the past may look familiar, but thanks to Jenny Doan’s new twist on this classic quilt block, the Vintage Blossom quilt has never looked better. Using 5″ squares of precut quilting fabric, 2.5″ strips of fabric, and the Missouri Star Small Half Hexagon Template for 5″ Charm Packs & 2.5″ Jelly Rolls, you can recreate this vintage design quickly and easily.

A classic such as this deserve classic elements, consider using an Easter Egg Hunt Fat Quarter Bundle by Natalia Juan Abello for Riley Blake to not only add a traditional soft color palette, but for the ease of cutting your fabrics from a fat quarter. Not only will you appreciate the evolution of quilting while you prepare this project in traditional fashion, but the subtle bunny rabbits, carrots, and colorful eggs on light springy colors will give this quilt both a modern and classic feel. Plus, the line is just so darn cute!

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Spring Dresdens Quilt

Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects
The Spring Dresdens Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co.

Many of us who love quilting also love getting our hands dirty in the garden. Once your flower bed has come into full bloom, potting a few to bring into your home brightens the ambiance of the room and reminds you daily of the world outside. The Spring Dresdens Quilt uses a variety of precut quilting fabric, the Missouri Star Large Dresden Plate Template for 10″ Squares, the Missouri Star Small Tumbler Template for 5″ Charm Packs, and HeatnBond Lite Iron-On Adhesive to create a phenomenal potted spring dresdens design!

This easy applique project can become a work of art by using Moody Bloom! These fabrics from the Create Joy Project for Moda Fabrics, feature digitally printed watercolor florals and colors that will make your next project a bouquet of beauty. Not only will your dresden flowers burst with color, but the variety of colors in this floral watercolor fabric will allow you to keep the pots subtle while the flowers steal the show.

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Get it All With a Spring Themed Kit

Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects

Botanica Place Mat Kit

Set your table with these floral place mats adorned with peonies, butterflies, and other foliage and enjoy them every time you sit down to dine. Exclusively for Missouri Star, this digitally printed panel kit contains a pattern and Botanica fabric for the top, binding, and backing, by Michel Design Works for Northcott.

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Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects

Heart in Bloom Watercolor Kit

Try your hand at watercolor quilting with this easy piecing kit that includes pattern with graph and the precut 2″ background squares that are presorted by value. You provide the borders, binding, and backing of your choice.

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Hop Into Spring – 10 Favorite Spring Projects

Cut Sew Create – Easter Basket and Eggs

Designed to teach sewing and creating for the next generation of makers, each Cut Sew Create kit has skill building levels from beginner to intermediate to advanced. This intermediate kit, by Stacy Iest Hsu for Moda, includes instructions and 100% cotton panel to make a Easter basket tote plus 3 stuffed bunnies.

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