Quilty Teacher Gifts to make in an afternoon

We're in the home stretch for this school year, so if you're looking for some fun, quilted gifts to make for your little one's teachers, I've got you covered.

Here's a roundup of 15 quick quilt and sewing patterns to make for teachers.

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A collection of apple quilt blocks, because somehow apples are always the first thing people think of when thinking of teacher gifts.

This free pattern makes two apples, a whole one and an eaten one, perfect for a mug rug or tablet sleeve.
For a bigger apple, my FPP Apple quilt block is the perfect size for a tote or table topper.
Or check out this free tutorial for a Scrappy Apple Pillow that I wrote for the Clover blog.
I love this modern, geometric apple pattern. I'm thinking this would make a perfect mouse pad, or mug rug.
How fun is this Log Cabin apple block?


Some fun school supplies and science-themed quilt blocks.

This set of 4 quilt blocks is perfect for teacher gifts. It's traditionally pieced, and includes an apple, pencils, a chalk board and math symbols.

For pencil and crayola-style crayon blocks, check out this quilt pattern.

And here's a free tutorial for a pencil block with a bit of a twist.

Need something for the science teacher? How about my Test Tubes FPP block?
    For a few different test tube blocks, check out this Potions quilt.
    Or how about a stack of books, for all that summer reading?

    Finished Projects

    You got the block, but what do you make with it?

    Here's a quick and easy pencil case pattern, either for a teacher, or to save up and make for back-to-school in the fall.

    How awesome is this pencil-shaped pencil case pattern?

    And here are two more tutorials for smart ways to use the quilt blocks:

      I hope this gave you some great ideas and you'll have fun sewing up some teacher gifts.

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