Monthly Archives: April 2014

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A Girl’s Best Friend Quilt

This twin-sized quilt features bright, pieced diamonds in prints and solids. The combination of prints and solids gives this quilt dimension. For more efficient and easier cutting and piecing, use the 60° Pyramid Ruler and the Diamond Ruler offered below. To learn more about these rulers, watch these free quilting video tutorials: Sew Easy: Cutting 60°…

Uptown Blanco 4th Annual Quilt Show

Date and location: October 10-11, 2014, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. dailyUptown Blanco, 317 Main St., Blanco, Texas (MAP) Description: Our quilt show celebrates the art and artistry of quilting yesterday and today. The show will feature a display of quilts by Betty Alderman along with the 2014 Hoffman Challenge. We are interested in displaying your Heirlooms…

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Quilty May/June 2014

You like to quilt and we like to help you accomplish your quilting dreams! With all of the quilting patterns in the May/June 2014 issue of Quilty magazine, quilters of all levels – from seasoned pros to newly-in-the-know-newbies – can make beautiful quilts to decorate their home with crafty style! While you can purchase the quilt…

Celebrate The Quilts of Valor Foundation

As many of you are aware, the Quilts of Valor Foundation (QOVF) is dedicated to touching armed forces members and veterans with the healing power of quilts. This volunteer-based initiative is a personal mission to much of the quilting community, including the staff at Fons & Porter. To celebrate QOVF, Fons & Porter is participating in…

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Zebra Parade

Zebra Parade is an easy quilt that features large panels of patterned fabrics. This quilt is great for showcasing your favorite fabrics. This baby quilt pattern is perfect for bringing a bright look with multiple fabrics into any quilted space! About This Quilt  Finished Size:41″ x 45″ Rating: Beginner Designed by: Kimberly Prows Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter…

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Star Games

Star Games is a low-contrast red, black and gray quilt that features five 8-point stars. This star quilt pattern allows you to choose fabrics that will really shine. Consider using batiks for a bold look or a more muted palette that will work in any home or space! About This Quilt  Finished Size: 64″ ×…

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Scoreboard

This yellow and charcoal quilt features three charcoal strips against a yellow background. This modern quilt pattern only uses two colors to create a stunning design that fits into any home! About This Quilt  Finished Size: 67½” × 81″ Quilt Blocks: 30 (13½”) blocks Rating: Beginner Designed by: Vanessa Vargas Wilson Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter,…

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Rotating Stair Steps

Rotating Stair Steps features the Jacob’s Ladder block in assorted colors. The blocks are constructed using triangle-square units and four-patch units. Whether you’re a brand new quilter or a seasoned quilter, this four patch quilt pattern is ideal for trying a fun pattern that comes together quickly!   About This Quilt  Finished Size: 92″ ×…

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Resonance

This quilt project uses pieced and plain blocks with one curved corner and sashing between blocks. While curved quilt blocks might seem intimidating at first, our easy instructions will help you whip up this quilt in no time. The size makes both a great throw for around the house or for baby! About This Quilt …

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Peppermintz

This pink quilt is made entirely of half-square triangles arranged in a ‘Z’ formation. It’s a fat quarter-friendly project. While this may scream “girl quilt pattern” due to the original color theme, you can make this quilt in any color for a fabulous finished design! About This Quilt  Finished Size: 48″ × 63″ Quilt Blocks:…

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Laminated Fabric Folders

This fun mini-project shines with bright-colored fat quarters that are laminated and stitched into folders. About This Quilt  Rating: Beginner Designed by: Ebony Love Recommended Tools: Klutz Glove, Chalk Pencils and Fusible Applique Buy This Pattern

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Hoopla

This twin-sized quilt uses hourglass units in an assorted gray, blue and red color scheme. This can also be a scrappy quilt pattern for the right quilter. This bed sized quilt pattern is perfect for creating a stunning look that everyone who sees it will ask about. Absolutely gorgeous! About This Quilt  Finished Size: 67½”…

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Heather’s Wedding Quilt

This square wedding quilt was designed using four patch and rectangle units — perfect for featuring written messages from loved ones. The perfect wedding quilt for someone who loves color, you could easily use various scraps to make this quilt extra special for someone you adore! About This Quilt  Finished Size: 60” × 60” Rating: Beginner Designed…

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Geese Migration

This rainbow scrap quilt sports assorted print squares alongside coordinating quick flying geese. You can use a wide variety of scraps from your stash or several packs of fat quarters or charm packs to make this quilt all the cuter. About This Quilt  Finished Size: 62″ × 62″ Quilt Blocks: 25 (10″) blocks Rating: Beginner Designed…