Melanie from A Sewing Journal shares a gorgeous sampling of some current sewing trends today. Visit Melanie on her blog, A Sewing Journal, and find her on Twitter and Facebook. Today Melanie shows us some beautiful fall trends…

As we enter Fall here in the Northern Hemisphere, many of us are sewing for the season! Let’s take a look at some of the sewing projects I’ve found in the handmade community.

Outerwear for kids. Clockwise from top left: Little Boy Jacket by melissa q, School Days Coat by Probably Actually, Be Friendly to the Carnival Folk Coat by Cirque du bebe, Audrey Cape by imagine gnats, Sadie’s Abbey Jacket by Craftiness is not Optional.

Embroidered table linens. Clockwise from top left: Halloween Embroidery on napkins (free patterns) by Art Threads, Table Scarf by Anna Maria Horner, Crop Circles Table Runner by ***Skooks’ Playground***, Cup Napkins by siridapensri, Set The Table Napkins by uppitygirl.

Quilts made with Anna Maria Horner’s Loulouthi fabric collection. Loulouthi Crosses by Fresh Lemons (tutorial found here), Loulouthi Tiles by pins & bobbins (using the Loulouthi Tiles tutorial from Stitched In Color), Loulouthi quilt by LiveLoveQuilt, Loulouthi quilt in progress by s.o.t.a.k handmade.

In fabric, warm colors of Fall. Clockwise from top left: Butterfly Garden Fuchsia LAWN from the Live Life fabric collection from Yuwa Fabrics, Nutty Owls Retro from the Critter Community fabric collection by Suzy Ultman for Robert Kaufman Fabrics, Crossing Paths Persian PANEL from the LouLouThi Needleworks collection by Anna Maria Horner for Free Spirit Fabrics, Stepping Stones Summer from The Giving Garden fabric collection by Terri Conrad Designs for Robert Kaufman Fabrics, Jewelry Ruby from the LouLouThi FLANNEL fabric collection by Anna Maria Horner for Free Spirit Fabrics.

Roomy bags. Clockwise from top left: Homerun Tote by dkbnyny, Weekender Bag by one shabby chick, Showoff Bag by EmmmyLizzzy, Weekender Bag by i like orange, too!, Simplicity 2274 Bag by In Color Order.