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Crazy Quilt Tablet Sleeve

3008: Crazy-Quilted Tablet Sleeve

Episode 3008 Description and Preview Guest Mallory Donohue and host Sara Gallegos join forces to teach crazy quilting! This tablet sleeve is a fun place to try it out, and go wild with the embroidery options on your sewing machine. Featured Project: Crazy-Quilted Tablet Sleeve The Crazy-Quilted Tablet Sleeve was designed and constructed by Mallory…

Quilting for Drama, Direction, Diversion

3009: Quilting for Drama, Direction, Diversion

Episode 3009 Description and Preview Guest Angela Huffman and host Sara Gallegos focus on the three D’s for this longarming episode: Drama, Direction, Diversion. If your patchwork isn’t perfect, the quilting can work kindly with a design’s flaws, emphasizing the good and de-emphasizing the flaws. Put your quilting designs to work, and make your patchwork…

Parade Rest Quilt

3010: Parade Rest

Episode 3010 Description and Preview This series’ featured Quilt of Valor is made by Marianne Fons. Marianne joins host Sara Gallegos in teaching this fabulous quilt designed to showcase a Pinwheel Star quilt block in patriotic colors. Featured Quilt: Parade Rest Marianne Fons chose a classic Pinwheel Star block for her Quilt of Valor®. Our…

Luminous Quilt

3011: Luminous

Episode 3011 Description and Preview An incredibly fun quilting technique, mirror-imaging helps isolate motifs within fabric to fussy-cut into spectacular, kaleidoscopic designs. Love of Quilting’s sewing specialist Colleen Tauke and host Sara Gallegos use the diamond shapes of this wall quilt to test out this unique method. Featured Quilt: Luminous Quilt artist Jeri Riggs inspired…

Dublin Town Quilt

3012: Dublin Town

Episode 3012 Description and Preview The Double Irish Chain is a quintessential quilt pattern, and on this episode, we color it Irish! Debra Finan joins host Sara Gallegos to teach this classic pattern, and adds in a four-leaf clover quilt block for some extra patchwork luck. Featured Quilt: Dublin Town Dublin Town was designed and…

American Pie Quilt

3013: American Pie

Episode 3013 Description and Preview A scrap quilt masterpiece inspired by an antique, American Pie is a strip-pieced design by guest Marianne Fons. The triangle units are placed to create a bull’s-eye effect that will stop you in your tracks. Join Marianne and host Sara Gallegos to learn more about this quilt’s history and techniques.…

Quilty July/August 2017 issue cover

Quilty July/August 2017

Just like with so many things, what’s old is new again. Quilty July/August 2017 is full of Log Cabins, Flying Geese, Irish Chains, and even classic half-square triangles get modern makeovers—each perfect for quilters of all levels. Not to be missed is the gorgeous “Sunset Star” quilt by Felicia T. Brenoe. This showstopper utilizes classic…

Flock of Seagulls Quilt

Flock of Seagulls Quilt

Fall into formation with this clean, modern Flying Geese quilt. Featuring modern batiks and a simple white background, this design exudes cool, crisp comfort. About This Quilt Finished Size: 64″ x 80″ Finished Blocks: 20 (16″) blocks Rating: Beginner – Level 2 Designed by: Brenda Ratliff Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Quarter Inch Seam Marker,…

Classic Elements Quilt

Classic Elements Quilt

Unwrap those pre-cut strips you’ve been hoarding to make quick work of this modern take on a classic Irish Chain quilt. About This Quilt Finished Size: 60″ x 72″ Finished Blocks: 30 (12″) blocks Rating: Beginner – Level 1 Designed by: Nancy Mahoney Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat,…

Just the Right Angle Quilt

Just the Right Angle Quilt

Pair fresh, clean solids with matching prints for a thoroughly modern look. This table runner features only rectangles and squares, which makes it a great beginner project. About This Quilt Finished Size: 12″ x 54″ Rating: Beginner – Level 2 Designed by: Mary McGuire Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting…

She's a Gem Quilt

She’s a Gem Quilt

Whether rocks or fabric, we love diamonds in any form! These little gems are perfect to show off the many facets of your colorful fabric stash. About This Quilt Finished Size: 41″ x 60″ Rating: Beginner – Level 3 Designed by: Tammy Silvers Recommended Tools: Paper for foundation piecing, Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa…

All in Knots Quilt

All in Knots Quilt

This intricate pattern may look difficult, but don’t despair! Easy-to-sew smaller units join to make this beautiful interlocking quilt design. About This Quilt Finished Size: 60″ x 60″ Finished Blocks: 9 (18″) Blocks Rating: Beginner – Level 2 Designed by: Wendy Sheppard Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat, and…

Crooked Path Quilt

Crooked Path Quilt

Who wouldn’t want to take a jaunt down this crooked rainbow trail? Use Log Cabin piecing techniques to sew blocks that create the illusion of never-ending stair steps. About This Quilt Finished Size: 60″ x 70″ Finished Blocks: 42 (10″) blocks Rating: Beginner – Level 2 Designed by: Nancy Mahoney Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter…

Some Say She's a Dreamer Quilt

Some Say She’s a Dreamer Quilt

Modern, bright prints combined with soaring Flying Geese will have your head in the clouds, daydreaming about your next quilty project. This awesome quilt was made by Angie Milligan, a graphic artist for Fons & Porter patterns. About This Quilt Finished Size: 60″ x 68″ Rating: Beginner – Level 2 Designed by: Angie Milligan Recommended…