Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ground Cover Public Art Project 2013

Date and location: December 6-7, 2013Phoenix, Arizona Description: You can become a part of the group that will make 300 blankets for homeless individuals! Knitted, crocheted, woven or quilted; when put together, these individual blankets create a 116 ft. X 50 ft. “ground cover” that yields a colossal image of lush desert blooms. Each blanket…

Shipshewana Quilt Festival 2014

Date and location: June 25 – 28, 2014Shipshewana, Indiana (MAP) Description: The Shipshewana Quilt Festival is a 4-day event with many activities throughout the county including: lectures by nationally recognized quilters Mary Fons and Ami Simms; educational schoolhouse; quilting workshops and lectures; a shop hop; and a quilt and vendor show. Enrollment begins on March…

Bellwether Dry Goods Open House & Quilt Sale 2013

Date and location: December 6-8, 2013, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Bellwether Dry Goods, 137 Bayard Road, Lothian, Maryland (MAP) Description: Over 140 one-of-a-kind hand quilted quilts on display and for sale. In addition, a private collection of antique quilts will be offered for sale. Homemade cookies & hot cider will be offered. Admission is free. For more…

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Quilty September/October 2013

Learn how to make your own quilt patterns in this edition of Quilty magazine featuring 13 different easy quilting projects for quilters of all levels, plus a wide variety of tips, tricks and helpful techniques to make your quilting easy! While you can purchase the quilt patterns individually, you can also purchase the full issue below…

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Vintage Cross Baby Quilt

This quilt pattern featured in Quilty September/October 2013 is a baby quilt pattern made with gray and pastel quilt fabrics. This is the perfect quilt for baby to carry around. 1940s throwback or thoroughly modern? So gorgeous, it hardly matters. Size: 18½” × 25″ Rating: Beginner LEVEL 1 Buy This Pattern Related content: Don’t be afraid…

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Suburban

This modern quilt pattern featured in Quilty September/October features hourglass quilt blocks that combine to create a modern quilt. Big lawns, driveways, neighborhood bake sales, and this quilt. Size: 53″ × 66¼” 20 (13¼”) blocks Rating: Beginner LEVEL 1 Buy This Pattern Designer Profile AGF Design Team’s motto is “live in your fabrics.” They love to create…

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Pyramid Dance

This quilt pattern featured in Quilty September/October 2013 features stacked pyramids in modern quilt fabrics. This pattern is kicky and cute as can be. Size: 44″ × 52″ Rating: Beginner LEVEL 1 Buy This Pattern Designer Profile Jeni Baker is a quilter, blogger, and fabric designer. When she’s not sewing, you can find her in search…

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3 Aprons

These 3 quilt patterns featured in Quilty September/October 2013 feature appliqué dresen plates, diamonds and half-square triangles. Choose which one you love the best and make it! They‘ll look amazing with cake batter all over them, too. Size: 25″ × 15″ Rating: Beginner LEVEL 2 Buy This Pattern Related content To see how a Dresden Plate…

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Chain + Link

This quilt pattern featured in Quilty September/October 2013 is a throw size quilt pattern featuring chain and link quilt blocks. People will gasp and say, “You MADE this?” Size: 63″ × 78¾” 20 (15¾”) blocks Rating: Beginner LEVEL 3 Buy This Pattern Designer Profile Elizabeth Dackson is a self-proclaimed fabric addict and quilter. She designs quilt…

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Watershed

This quilt pattern featured in Quilty September/October 2013 is a throw size quilt pattern featuring gradated blue quilt fabric. Tumbling waterfall-or cityscape? Either way, it’s a winner. Size: 62″ × 76″ Rating: Beginner LEVEL 1 Buy This Pattern Designer Profile Megan Bohr lives in rural Northeast Iowa where she designs modern quilts. Taught by her grandmother…

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Old School Cool

This quilt pattern featured in Quilty September/October 2013 is a modern quilt pattern that features bold fabric choices set against a gray background. Does “cool” even cover it? Cover up and see for yourself. Size: 65″ × 80″ 20 (10″) blocks Rating: Beginner LEVEL 3 Buy This Pattern Designer Profile Sarah Price is a star pattern…

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Modern Plaid

This quilt pattern featured in Quilty September/October 2013 is a modern quilt pattern featuring dynamic star quilt blocks surrounded by negative space. What do you get when you cross tradition with 2013? This. Size: 73 1⁄2″ x 100″ 24 (12 1⁄2″) blocks Buy This Pattern Rating: Beginner LEVEL 2 Designer Profile Designer Carl Hentsch started quilting…

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Mod Shape

This quilt pattern featured in Quilty September/October 2013 is a throw size quilt pattern that features appliqué petals in blue and white with one burst of red. Further proof that quilts are cool. Size: 64″ × 80″ 20 (16″) blocks Rating: Beginner LEVEL 2 Buy This Pattern Related content: For help on doing appliqué, check…

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Tunisia

This quilt pattern featured in Quilty September/October 2013 features juicy fabric color strips and squares that come together to create a stunning quilt. Rich gold, royal blue, and rusty red stripes. Take a trip. Size: 49½” × 73″ Rating: Beginner LEVEL 1 Buy This Pattern Designer Profile Pamela Goecke Dinndorf has been obsessed with the magic…