Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Biggest Little Quilt Show in Northern Colorado 2014

Date and location: Friday, October 17, 2014, 5:00-8:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 18, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.Boulder County Fairgrounds, Barn A, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, Colorado (MAP) Description: The Longmont Quilt Guild presents our seventh annual event featuring over 130 quilts made by Guild members, a boutique of quilted items for sale, the award-winning quilt collection…

Quilts and More Auction 2014

Date and location: August 21-24, 2014 (see Description for schedule)Joy Ranch, 16633 448th Ave., Florence, S. Dakota (MAP) Description: The annual fundraiser to support the camps of Lutherans Outdoors in South Dakota. Thursday-Saturday, August 21-23: Quilt Viewing, Craft Sale & Silent Auction, 10:00 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, August 24: Live Auction in the Joy Ranch Dining Room…

Celebrate the Quilt Explore the Art VIII

Date and location: Friday February 27, 2015 from 10:00 a.m-8:00 p.m. and Saturday February 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.Seminole Recreation Center – 9100 113th Street N, Seminole, Fla. (MAP) Description: Three quilt guilds – Hidden Stitches, Largo Cracker Quilters and the Procrastinating Quilters – are joining forces to put on this Mid Pinellas Quilt Show.…

Cuddle Kit Giveaway Winner Announced!

Aaaand we have a winner! Fons & Porter hosted a giveaway last week for a Cuddle kit: Crazy 8 Black, White & Radiant quilt kit! (59x68in) to one new follower of Fons & Porter’s Instagram. This Shannon Fabrics Cuddle kit includes 8 pre-cut 10? strips, binding, and free pattern. Choose from a variety of finished looks and options using the 10?…

The Many Sides of Quilting

Date and location: Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10 a.m.-4p.m., and Sunday, September 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.Fox Valley Lutheran High School, 5300 N. Meade St., Appleton, Wisc. (MAP) Description: This is Darting Needles Quilt Guild’s 16th Biennial Show. Ours is a juried show featuring 250+ quilts on exhibit, judged competition,demonstrations, quilt raffle, bake sale, silent auction,…

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Blooming Feathered Star

This classic wall quilt features a large center star and three borders in a red, black, and cream color scheme. Use a partial seam piecing technique to make assembly easier. Make multiple triangle-squares quickly using the Triangle-Squares from Bias Strips method. Blooming Feathered Star quilt kit Blooming Feathered Star digital pattern Finished Size: 43″ square…

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With Help From Friends

Liz Porter and friends pooled their scraps together and made itty bitty Shoo Fly blocks to swap. This fat-quarter friendly quilt has all the charm of a vintage scrap quilt. With Help From Friends digital pattern Finished Size: 61½” × 74¼”Finished Blocks: 180 (3″) blocks Rating: Challenging    

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Signature Album

This stunning two-color antique signature quilt features a large appliquéd snowflake in the center of each block and stylized palm tree border. Finished Size: 88″ × 106″ Finished Blocks: 20 (18″) blocks Rating: Challenging Bonus: Download a free materials list, assembly instructions, and diagrams of this quilt.

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Frozen

Children everywhere are in love with Disney’s Frozen, the animated musical film that tells the story of a fearless princess searching for her sister. Delight the Frozen fans in your life with this quilt, a darling portrait of Elsa and Anna inside a snowflake border, designed exclusively for Love of Quilting. Frozen quilt kits are available now,…

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Mixed Nuts

Contemporary prints are set against a white background in this modern quilt. An easy block and large background pieces make the assembly go quickly. For help with the scalloped borders on this quilt, check out our free tutorial, scalloped quilt border video lesson. Mixed Nuts digital pattern Finished Size: 90″ × 90″ Finished Blocks: 66 (6″) blocks…