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From quilts to pincushions see how Amy Butler's exquisite fabric paired with her easy-to-follow patterns create beautiful projects you'll love.
Useful and stylish for the beach or a summer shopping trip, the floppy Blue Sky hat can be lined with a contrasting fabric for a fresh and modern look.
With a cool vintage vibe, this apron updates a classic 1950s style in Amy's Lotus collection fabric.
Amy's fabrics also work well as cut silhouettes. Download the pattern for these adorable shapes and add them to pillows or chic frames for a classic look.
Amy has recently printed her fresh patterns on beautiful stationery. She has two options in her new line: Sunblooms stationery box (shown here) and the Sunblooms correspondence cards. Both come in beautiful boxes that you can reuse after your stationery is gone.
Besides her beautiful fabrics, Amy is known for her simple-to-follow patterns. We especially love her tote bags like this one. The classic shape of Sophia Carry-All bag will fit everything you need for a day around town.
Add color and pattern to your desk with a handmade portfolio -- great for holding a notebook, business cards, and pen.
The Lotus Cami shows off Amy's modern style with the nod to retro design. This chic look can also be made into a cute, comfortable tunic for summer.
This easy-to-make bag is wonderful for any occasion. Choose one of Amy's vibrant fabrics for this sleek lined purse and it will spice up any outfit.
This large, ragged-edge pincushion is a useful accessory for the avid--or the casual-- seamstress. The pincushion pattern is from Amy's Sew-It Kit, which features 15 beautiful projects for your home.