Monthly Archives: May 2014

Stich and Scallops Free Quilt Pattern

Stitch & Slice Scallops

Stitch & Slice Scallops is a fun quilt for the modern quilter. Sew your strips together, and then slice the top to create the scallop. This quilt is featured in the “Love of Quilting” 2300 TV series. Finished Size: approximately 70″ × 78″ ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s never…


Pinwheels & Paddlewheels

Here’s another one of those classic two-color quilts we all love. This one starts with simple paddlewheel blocks, which, when assembled, also create pinwheels. Finished Size: 48″ × 48″ Finished Blocks: 25 (8″) Paddlewheel blocks Pinwheels & Paddlewheels backing fabric Rating: Intermediate ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s never too late…


Designing Stars

Designing Stars is a challenging fat quarter friendly quilt that features an 81-patch quilt block throughout. Starting with a bag filled with 1½” squares, quilter Randy McCarty came up with this quilt block. (Don’t worry-it’s based on familiar Nine Patch units.) Because all the fabrics used in the quilt were from his favorite star designers,…



This fun quilt has curved piecing throughout. It was constructed using the Fons & Porter Curved Seam Template Set for easy cutting. View a Sew Easy video tutorial on piecing curves. Jacks digital pattern Finished Size: 72″ × 96″Finished Blocks: 12 (24″) blocks Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Tony Jacobson, visit our Designers page.  


Log Cabin Courthouse

Log Cabin Courthouse is an antique quilt from the International Quilt Study Center & Museum. Its dark color scheme and setting squares give it a surprisingly modern look.This antique quilt, believed to have been made in Pennsylvania between 1880 and 1900, is from the permanent collection of the museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. This fat quarter friendly design…


Harry's Puzzle

This fat quarter friendly quilt features a playful primary color scheme. Designer Emily Bailey decided it would be fun to make Dutchman’s Puzzle blocks to honor her Dutch heritage. She added pieced borders to each block, and then named the quilt for her grandfather Harry. Harry’s Puzzle digital pattern Finished Size: 72″ × 72″Finished Blocks: 36…



Make and donate, if you wish, a Quilt of Valor. Diane Tomlinson made this one with a star block and easy strip-pieced stripe blocks. View a Sew Easy video tutorial on quick-pieced flying geese units.  Allegiance digital pattern Allegiance quilt kit Finished Size: 64″ × 80″Finished Blocks: 32 (8″) Star blocks, 31 (8″) Stripe blocks Rating: Intermediate To learn more…


Modern Miss

This understated quilted wallhanging features pink gradations of a large center star and frame on a gray background. Watch quilt designer Vanessa Christenson make Modern Miss on Quilt With The Stars. Modern Miss digital pattern Finished Size: 40″ square Rating: Easy To learn more about Vanessa Christenson, visit our Designers page.  



Ornamental is a fat quarter friendly appliqué table quilt that features hearts and flowers appliquéd on a soft yellow background. Amanda Murphy’s own fabric line, Topiary, inspired her to design this pretty little table quilt. View a Sew Easy video tutorial on cutting large circles. Ornamental digital pattern Finished Size: 20″ diameter Rating: Intermediate To…


Ladybug! Ladybug!

Liz made this bright, cheerful quilt for her little granddaughter, Betsy. To make it quickly, she used fusible web for the appliqués and rickrack for the antennae. View a Sew Easy video tutorial on windowing fusible appliqué. Ladybug! Ladybug! digital pattern Finished Size: 73″ × 89″ Rating: Intermediate