Monthly Archives: October 2012

Victorian Christmas Viewers Choice Quilt Show 2012

Date and location: December 1,7,8,14,15,and 16, 2012 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.The Carriage House, 23 W. Maple Street Lombard, IL 60148 (MAP) Description: The Lombard Historical Society will be hosting the show in our new exhibit space. With a donation of $2.00, visitors can vote for their favorite quilt. The winning quilter will receive…

Vermont Quilt Festival 2013

Date and location: June 28-30, 2013 Champlain Valley Expo, 105 Pearl St., Essex Junction, Vermont (MAP) Description: Come to New England’s Oldest and Largest Quilt Event! Enjoy a visual feast of color and design in hundreds of quilts in several exhibits. Showcased this year are Life’s Work: A retrospective of the quilts of Jo Diggs; Lobby Lights:…

The Garden of Eden Quilt Show 2013

Date and location: Saturday, February 2, 2013 10:00am to 5:00pmPraise Church Event Center, 1600 Willow Ave. Clovis, California (MAP) Description: The Heritage Quilters Guild presents our 2013 show, “The Garden of Eden.” We will display 100+ quilts made primarily by African American Quilters residing in Central California. This is a biannual show. We will have free demonstrations,…


Electrified Fans

Playful and energetic, this fully-caffeinated, friendly lap quilt showcases a wide palette of brilliant solids. Size: 68″ × 68″ 9 (16″) blocks Rating: Beginner level 2 Buy This Pattern


Quilty Winter 2012

Quilty is here for you! Learn how to make 13 fabulous quilt patterns that are both easy and fun. From the Fons & Porter family, Quilty is here to bring you fresh patchwork and modern quilts you will adore! While you can purchase the quilt patterns individually, you can also purchase the full issue below and…



Crimson windows open to cherry blossoms and fresh air… Let this quilt inspire you with Far East lusciousness and modern sass. Size: 51″ × 51″ 13 (12″) blocks Rating: Beginner levels 2 Buy This Pattern


5 Easy Pieces

This baby quilt is as darling as it is simple. Select a handful of happy fabrics and go, baby, go. (The kids are alright.) Size: 33″ × 42″ 12 (9″) blocks Rating: Beginner level 1 Buy This Pattern


Burgoyne, with Red

A traditional Burgoyne Surrounded block is at home in today’s microchip world—and a single colored block adds intrigue. Size: 75″ × 93″ 20 (15″) blocks Rating: Beginner level 3 Buy This Pattern


Candy Pinwheels

Take a handful of free-wheeling half-square triangles out for a spin! If the colder weather’s got you down, we suggest candy. Size: 40″ × 48″ Rating: Beginner level 2 Buy This Pattern


Free Preview Issue

As a quilter, we know you love handmade items. That’s why we’re so excited to introduce you to our new sister publication, Love of Crochet.  This brand-new magazine includes patterns for garments, gifts, accessories and home décor—over 25 in each issue! And you’re invited to get a Free Preview Issue packed with the best crochet inspiration around!…


Political Stars

The red, white, and blue in this quilt are non-partisan and pro-awesome. Easy stars and solids? She’s got our vote! Size: 66″ × 86″ 48 (8″) blocks Rating: Beginner level 2 Buy This Pattern  



Sexy feathers in favorite fabrics dazzle against a snow white background. It doesn’t get much more chic than this. Size: 72″ × 90″ 38 (9″ × 18″) blocks Rating: Beginner level 3 Buy This Pattern


Linen Inlay

Modernism reaches for the sky in this austere (but undeniably cozy) quilt from German designer Brigitte Heitland. Size: 47″ × 47″ Rating: Beginner level 3 Buy This Pattern


Math Facts

Crisp white icons pop against juicy orange in this irresistible offering from Amanda Jean Nyberg. It’s pure joy, multiplied. Size: 59½” × 76½” 63 (81/2″) blocks Rating: Beginner level 2 Buy This Pattern