Monthly Archives: April 2013

Remembering Yesterday Quilt Show 2013

Date and location: Friday, July 5th, 2013 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sat., July 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. St. Mary’s Community Center, I-80 Exit 220, south on Hwy 149 to 102 Penn St., Williamsburg, Iowa (MAP) Description: “Remembering Yesterday – Celebrating Today” is hosted by the Iowa County Heartland Quilters, Williamsburg, Iowa.…

Dam Christmas Party With Patrick Lose 2013

Date and location: Wednesday, July 17 to Sunday, July 21, 2013Lighthouse Quality Inn in Boulder City, Nevada (MAP) Description: Come to the 5th Annual Dam Christmas Party with Patrick Lose. Located just minutes from the Hoover Dam and 30 minutes from Las Vegas, the setting offers a comfortable and relaxed environment to host our annual…

Quilts from the Village XIII 2013

Date and location: Friday, Oct. 25, 2013: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Libertyville Sports Complex, 1950 N. Highway 45, Libertyville, Ill. (MAP) Description: Quilt show sponsored by the Village Quilters of Lake Bluff/Lake Forest. Over 200 quilts! Merchant Market, quilting demonstrations, Boutique featuring member’s creations, Silent Auction, beautiful Raffle…

Tewksbury Piecemakers 2013 Quilt Show

Date and location: Saturday and Sunday, October 19-20, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Tewksbury Senior Center, 175 Chandler St., Tewksbury, Mass. (MAP) Description: This year’s theme is “Our Material World.” More than 100 quilts on display. Raffle quilt, raffle baskets, vendors, Member’s Boutique (hand made items & crafts for sale) and sewing yard sale. Lunch…

Martha Washington Quilters Guild 2013 Quilt Show

Date and location: Friday, November 8, 2013, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Church of the Covenant, 267 East Beau St., Washington, Pa. (MAP) Description: This year’s theme is “Yuletide Cheer.” Many quilts and quilted items on display, vendors, raffles, flea market, challenge display. Admission: $5.00.

From Thread to Quilt 2013

Date and location: Friday and Saturday, October 11-12, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, October 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Buckley Hall, 127 River Ave. Buckley, Wash. (MAP) Description: Crystal Quilters of Enumclaw presents our twenty-first annual quilt show, “From Threads to Quilts.” Lots of quilts, from Traditional to Modern, demonstrations, 2…


Quilty May/June 2013

In this issue of Quilty magazine, we have applique, straight row quilting, scrap busting and more just for you! While you can purchase the quilt patterns individually, you can also purchase the full issue below and get all the articles and techniques described below! Buy Issue  Quilts Featured In This Issue    FEATURES Mad Science Quilting…


Doll Quilt

This scrap-busting doll quilt is an easy strip-piecing project fit for a queen. 26″ × 37″ Beginner LEVEL 1 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Mary Fons is a writer, performer, quilter, and the host of Quilty, an online show for beginning quilters.


Ocean Front

This quilt was inspired by beach towels hanging over the railings of the quilt designer’s hotel while on vacation. This quilt leaves a light on for you. 50″ × 77″ 30 (9″ × 12″) blocks Beginner LEVEL 1 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Vicki Holloway is a new quilt designer. She has made quilts since childhood…


Play a Card

Let fabric be your deck for this modern quilt. 85″ × 85″ 81 (4½”) blocks Beginner LEVEL 2 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Brigitte Heitland’s background in interior and textile design inspires her to create quilts with simple, minimalistic patterns. Brigitte is the owner of Zen Chic and lives with her husband and children in…


Tree Everlasting

This vintage quilt pattern is still gorgeous after 200 years. 64″ × 72″ Beginner LEVEL 2 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Quilty magazine is dedicated to bringing you gorgeous quilts you can actually make. We believe in quilts that make people smile.  


Petaled Bloom

Feminine fabric petals get grounded in gray in this modern quilt. 63″ × 63″ 36 (10½”) Blocks Beginner LEVEL 3 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Drawing is what inspires Sarah. She loves to draw every day, from earthy organic lines to architectural elements. Putting together the Luxe in Bloom fabric collection was a dream come true.


Losing my Marbles

Designer Patty Young’s quilt is full of whimsy and fresh fabrics. Various size circles add color and dimension against the quilt’s white background. 60″ × 86″ 12 (5″) blocks, 4 (7½”) blocks, 4 (10″) blocks, and 1 (14″) block Beginner LEVEL 3 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Patty Young designs fabric for Michael Miller Fabrics and…



Mary’s favorite traditional churn dash quilt block takes on a larger scale with modern fabrics. 50″ × 64″ 12 (12″) blocks Beginner LEVEL 2 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Mary Fons is editor of Quilty and hosts the weekly Quilty show on She is co-host of Love of Quilting on PBS with her mom, Marianne…