Sewing and Quilting Skill Levels

We're asked all the time "how hard is that pattern to make?" Well none of the patterns we've designed are hard, some simply take a bit more experience and time. You'll find information here on our applique, wall hanging, and quilt patterns.

Easy Applique and Wall Hanging Patterns

Skill Level 2

Simple machine-style applique using a satin stitch (tight zig-zag) and fusing. The applique motifs can be applique to clothing, home decor, bags, or made into wall hangings.

The wall hanging patterns are fast and easy to sew up. Straight stitch, satin stitch, fusing, optional stiple-stitch, optional hand blind hem stitch for bindings.

  • Nutcracker Chimney Sweep
  • Nutcracker Queen
Average Wall Hanging Patterns

Skill Level 3

Simple machine-style applique using a satin stitch (tight zig-zag) and fusing. These wall hanging patterns need a bit more experience as they have more pieces, tighter curves, greater details. Straight stitch, satin stitch, fusing, optional stiple-stitch, optional hand blind hem stitch for bindings. Embellishment options beading, metallic threads, ribbons, trims.

  • Christmas Wishes
  • Nutcracker Amigos
  • Nutcracker Suite
Quilts and Tree Skirt

Skill Level 4

Simple machine-style applique using a satin stitch (tight zig-zag) and fusing. While the basic technique is still extremely simple, the details are far greater. You need to be comfortable with detailed machine applique and tight curves.

Straight stitch, satin stitch, fusing, optional stiple-stitch, optional hand blind hem stitch for bindings. Embellishment options beading, metallic threads, ribbons, trims.

  • Nutcracker Finale Quilt
  • Nutcracker Tree Skirt
  • All the Kings Men

Nutcracker Tree Skirt