Monthly Archives: February 2014

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How to Make Sashiko Pot Holders

Learn to make stunning Sashiko-inspired pot holders with fiber artist and sewing educator Ellen Osten. In this Craft Daily video, you will learn how to: Translate the Sashiko pattern from a square to a pot holder Construct a grid for the Sashiko pattern Choose fabrics that are appropriate for a Sashiko-inspired pot holder Take an…

Prairie Pinwheels Quilt Show 2014

Date and location: August 16 and 17, 2014. Saturday, 10:00 am.-4:00 p.m. and Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.Carl Sandburg College, Building D entrance, 2232 S. Lake Storey Rd., Galesburg, Ill. (MAP) Description: NQA-judged quilt show with 175+ quilts on display. Bed turning, General Store, treasure chest, vendors, raffle quilt and much more. Same weekend as Heritage Days…

Bennington Quiltfest 2014

Date and location: September 13-14, 2014; Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Mount Anthony Union Middle School 747 East Road Bennington, Vermont (MAP) Description: New and vintage quilts, demonstrations, door prizes, quilt raffle, challenge quilts, special exhibit, food service, vendors. Featured Quilter and lecturer: Michelle Scott. For more details, visit www.benningtonquiltfest.com.  

Cabin Fever Quilters 2014

Date and location: September 26-27, 2014, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 4907 Landes Street, Port Townsend, Wash. (MAP) Description: Presented by the Cabin Fever Quilt Club of Chimacum, Washington. More than 150 quilts, plus vendors and demonstrations. Food available on site. For more information on Cabin Fever Quilters or the show, go to our…

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Quilty March/April 2014

Your love of quilting helps us to create gorgeous quilt patterns everyone can love, enjoy and – most importantly – make. Join us for March/April 2014 issues of Quilty magazine to create more stunning quilts you won’t be able to stitch fast enough! So chic and modern! While you can purchase the quilt patterns individually, you…

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Learn to Make a New York Beauty Quilt with Pattern

Quilters don’t always sit at home piecing patchwork; a lot of us, including Marianne Fons and Mary Fons, love to get out and see the world. This quilt was inspired by a fabulous trip to New York City. Jodie Davis and Diane Tomlinson walk you through the construction of this quilt in this quilting tutorial.…

Huntingdon County Quilt Show 2014

Date and location: Friday, April 25, 2014, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Huntingdon Community Center, 310 5th Street, Huntingdon, Pa. (MAP) Description: The 23rd Annual Huntingdon County Quilt Show is sponsored by the Redbud Quilt Guild of Huntingdon County. Quilt registration date is Thursday April 24,…

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Twirling Delight

This twin-sized quilt calls for foundation pieced (or paper pieced) units to create blue and pink four-point stars. This is the perfect quilt for the guest  bedroom or for snuggling up under with someone you love! About This Quilt  Finished Size:60″ × 84″ Rating: Beginner Designed by: Sorenson Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Fons & Porter Pyramid…

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Two-Toned Illusions

This twin-sized quilt called Two-Toned Illusions features pinwheels and triangle-square units. The perfect triangle quilt pattern for quilters of any level, we can’t wait to see your own versions of this quilt! About This Quilt  Finished Size:60″ × 72″ Rating: Beginner Designed by: Carl Hentsch Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Fons & Porter Pyramid Ruler, and…

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Little Lady

This crib-sized quilt called Little Lady features the Pie ‘N’ Crust (Drunkard’s Path) block. Many quilters are hesitant to sew curved seams, but Mary offers a helpful approach in her help! About This Quilt  Finished Size:28″ × 37″ Rating: Beginner Designed by: Mary Fons Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Fons & Porter Pyramid Ruler, and Fons…

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Waffles

This crib-sized quilt called Waffles features woven strips on a neutral background. Waffles is great for practice using fusible interfacing and a bias tape maker. About This Quilt  Finished Size:36″ × 48″ Rating: Beginner Designed by: Stephanie Dunphy Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Fons & Porter Pyramid Ruler, and Fons & Porter Binding Tool Buy This…

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Charley’s Chain Link

Charley’s Chain Link quilt features long strips sets and Charley Harper-inspired fabric designs by Birch Fabrics. This quilt is finished with straight-grain French-fold binding. About This Quilt  Finished Size:54″ × 54″ Rating: Beginner Designed by: Melissa Lunden Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Fons & Porter Pyramid Ruler, and Fons & Porter Binding Tool Buy This Pattern

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Wheels In The Sky

This twin-sized quilt called Wheels In The Sky features foundation pieced rectangles arranged in a circle pattern. About This Quilt  Finished Size:48″ × 48″ Rating: Beginner Designed by: Elizabeth Dackson Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Fons & Porter Pyramid Ruler, and Fons & Porter Binding Tool Buy This Pattern

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Sneaker Treads

Sneaker Treads is a twin-sized quilt that features simple squares and half-square triangles. This quilt is finished with straight-grain French-fold binding. About This Quilt  Finished Size:56″ x 64″ Rating: Beginner Designed by: Jo Kramer and daughter Kelli Kramer Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Fons & Porter Pyramid Ruler, and Fons & Porter Binding Tool Buy This…