Monthly Archives: May 2013

Jackson Hole Quilt Festival 2013

Date and location: October 8-12, 2013Jackson Hole, Wyoming Description: Jackson Hole Quilt Festival consists of two parts: workshops and “Quilts on the Square & Beyond.” The workshops will be held October 8 – 12, 2013 at Stitch ‘n Time and Snow King Hotel. Our faculty this year is Kimberly Einmo, Karen Stone, Carole Liebzeit, Susan…

Antique Wedding Gown and Quilt Display 2013

Date and location: Aug. 6-14, 2013, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.Castle Farms, 5052 M-66, Charlevoix, Mich. (MAP) Description: Castle Farms is proud to present its 4th annual Antique Wedding Gown & Quilt Display. Visitors touring the Castle will be treated to a fascinating glimpse into the past. Wedding Gown Display features antique bridal gowns and…

Sacred Threads Omaha 2013

Date and location: Sept 15 to Nov 10, 2013; Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.Sunderland Gallery,Monsignor Graham Building (east of St. Ceceilia Cathedral), 701 North 40th St, Omaha, Neb. (MAP) Description: Sacred Threads is a National Juried Art Quilt Exhibit, held bi-annually near Washington, DC. We are bringing 40…

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Dance with Me Quilt

This modern quilt pattern from Love of Quilting July/August 2013 is a square quilt pattern featuring circle record appliqué quilt blocks while using solid negative space in the background. Finished Size: 79½” × 79½” Rating: Challenging ***The free download link is below for logged-in users. To access Fons & Porter web extras, bonus patterns, tips,…

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To the Manor Grown: Square Block Quilt

This floral and solid quilt pattern from our July/August issue is a recreation of a true English formal garden. Designer Tony Jacobson took his floral and solid quilt fabrics and planted a quilt-size plot, complete with fussy-cut stepping stones. Size: 90″ × 101″Blocks: 40 (10″) blocks and 12 (10″ × 16″) blocksRating: Intermediate   To the Manor…

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Anniversary Memories: Fat Quarter Friendly Picture Memory Quilt

Jean Nolte made this memory quilt for her aunt and uncle’s 65th wedding anniversary. Fabulous vintage photos, greetings, and drawings-all related to the happy couple-were printed on 100% cotton fabric. The memories are encircled by a border of floating stars. This pattern is fat quarter friendly. Size: 60″ × 76″Blocks: 28 (8″ × 10″) Star blocks and 35…

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Writer’s Block: Circle Triangle Appliqué Quilt

This modern quilt pattern uses a fun technique for appliqué–it’s like creating port holes on your quilt! Choose to combine quilt fabrics or have them go solo. Either way, be sure to pick interesting quilt fabric prints to showcase your reverse appliqué skills. Size: 57½” × 57½” Blocks: 9 (14½”) blocks Rating: Challenging Writer’s Block Digital Pattern…

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Broken Star: Free Star Antique Quilt Pattern

This free antique quilt pattern featured in Love of Quilting July/August 2013 is bursting with four star borders radiating from the brightly colored Lone Star centers. The original antique quilt is incredibly well done, and all without rotary cutters or super rulers! This antique quilt pattern is available here as a ***The free download link is below…

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Jessica's Rose Garden: Floral Quilt

This traditional quilt pattern featured in the July/August issue of Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting boasts beautiful carefully planned floral prints which create this rose garden quilt. Precise quilt fabric cutting and quilt piecing will help you yield pretty blooms, too. Size: 92″ × 92″  Rating: Intermediate Jessica’s Rose Garden Digital Pattern The Best of…

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Cool Blue: Strip Set Blue Quilt

This quilt pattern from our July/August 2013 issue is a throw size quilt pattern featuring one easy quilt block pattern used two ways; four quilt blocks with dark blue in the center, and five quilt blocks with light blue centers. The resulting positive/negative play makes this quilt pattern pleasing to the eye. Size: 59″ × 59″Blocks: 9…

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Liberty's Stars: Star and Patchwork Quilt

This star and patchwork traditional quilt pattern was inspired by Robyn Pandolph’s sweet pink and blue quilt fabric prints. Designer Kimberly Jolly decided to play the two colors against each other to create this quilt where the clever star quilt block revolves around a pinwheel center. Size: 73″ × 86½”Blocks: 20 (13½”) blocksRating: Intermediate Liberty’s…

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Candy Fireworks: Raw Edge Appliqué Picnic Table Topper

This easy quilt pattern from our July/August 2013 issue is a great quilted picnic table topper quilt pattern! Raw-edge appliqué the bursts for a casual, whimsical effect. Size: 54″ × 54″  Rating: Easy Candy Firewords Quilt Kit Candy Firewords Quilt Kit Backing Candy Fireworks Digital Pattern To learn more about the designers, visit our Designers page.

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Colonial Medallion: Fat Quarter Friendly Reproduction Quilt

This traditional quilt pattern from our July/Aug issue uses a center panel that is a reproduction of a “calicoe” panel printed by textile printer John Hewson in the late 1700s in Philadelphia. The majority of quilt fabrics Liz used for the eight borders surrounding the center are in the style of printed fabrics from that same time period. This…