Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Quilty July/August 2014

This issue of Quilty magazine is jam packed with all of your favorite quilts – from modern quilts that would fit into any DIY decor scheme to scrappy quilts that are perfect for using up all of those odds and ends that you have around your quilt stash! Let Quilty help your imagination run wild! While you can…

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Majesty

This scrappy quilt features alternating 8″ string-pieced and royal purple diamond blocks. A scrappy string quilt pattern like this one comes together fast and allows you to experiment with your free motion quilting. Consider any number of quilting motifs to finish off this beauty and you’ll end with with the quilt of your dreams! About…

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Eyeglass Case

This fun eyeglass case can be made in one day in any of your favorite fabrics. If you’ve been hesitant to start quilting or sewing, this quilted eyeglass case comes together in no time and is the perfect no-intimidation project to get started with! About This Quilt  Rating: Beginner Designed by: Emily Lang Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter…

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Sparkle

This scrappy baby quilt features 16-patch blocks, each of one color from the rainbow. This baby quilt pattern is perfect for playing around with color and experimenting with different looks. You can arrange the colors, textures and other elements in this nine patch design however you like – giving you ample room to crawl around…

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Summer Leaf

Summer Leaf features colorful, patterned leaves on brown stems across the length of the quilt. This scrappy quilt is great practice in sewing curved pieces. Using pie and crust quilt blocks, this quilt isn’t nearly as difficult as it might look at first. Once you learn how to piece these quilt blocks together, you’ll find…

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Fab Fleur Pillow

This 20″ quilted pillow features hexagon flowers in navy, peach and cream colored patterns. This English paper pieced hexagon pillow is the perfect quilting project for those who are always on the go as you can bring individual hexies with you to work on just about anywhere! About This Quilt  Finished Size: 20″ square Rating: Beginner Designed…

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Nebula

This striking design features alternating patterned square blocks and black snowball blocks. Snowball quilt patterns are a staple “bucket list” quilt for many quilters thanks to their simpler design that can be used as a basis for everything from color play to testing different piecing techniques! About This Quilt  Finished Size: 54″ × 66″ Rating: Beginner…

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Triangle Pose

This eye-catching project features alternating jewel-toned batik and off-white 60° pyramid units. Use the Fons & Porter 60° Pyramids Ruler for easy cutting. What’s even better is that this triangle quilt pattern provides the perfect canvas for you to experiment with a wide variety of colors. About This Quilt  Finished Size: 55½” × 68″ Rating: Beginner…

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Summer of Love

Summer of Love is a contemporary rainbow quilt pattern that features courthouse steps quilt blocks in various sizes. A modification on a more traditional log cabin quilt, this variety of colors provides visual interest and allows you to experiment with a wide variety of colors when placing your quilting fabrics. About This Quilt  Finished Size:…

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Cutting Corners

This contemporary gray quilt features oval blocks in various prints. This is the type of contemporary quilting pattern that would make great use of a pile of old flannel or of all those ties your father or husband never wears! Consider changing the whole color palette to something floral and this design will take on…

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Love is Blind

Love is Blind is a creative baby quilt that features polka dot half-square triangles arranged in a seemingly random order on a yellow background. The secret of the quilt is that the triangles actually spell out “I love you” in braille. This half square triangle quilt pattern is perfect for adding that little touch of brightness…

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County Fair

This vintage scrappy quilt features rows of nine-patch blocks on a white background. The nine-patch units in this quilt were made from homemade shirts and dresses. This quilt was made by the late Vonda Davis, a longtime Virginia quilter, who made quilts for each of her adult children using scraps from shirts she had sewn for her sons…

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Attic Treasures

This fat quarter friendly quilt features hourglass unit blocks in an old country color scheme and navy sashing between blocks. The simple hourglass quilt blocks make this quilt simple for quilters of every level to experiment with. Throw this quilt in any room of the house for a decadent and cozy look! About This Quilt …

Fiber Arts Fiesta

Date and location: Date and location: May 21-23, 2015; (Thurs. and Fri. from 10 a.m-6:30 p.m. and Sat. from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.)Expo New Mexico/New Mexico State Fair, 300 San Pedro Dr NE, Albuquerque, N.M. (MAP) Description:  Call for entries through March 2, 2015. Please visit the website for info and the entry form: http://www.fiberartsfiesta.org