Easy Quilts Fall 2014

In Every Issue

  • From Liz & Marianne – Get ready for summer
  • This and That – Look for these products at your local quilt shop
  • Quilters Club of America – Club notes for members

 

Techniques

  • Sew Easy: Quick-Pieced Flying Geese Units
  • Sew Easy: Quick Triangle-Squares
  • Sew Easy: Working with Plush
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A Balanced Economy

The colorful birds in the fabric called out to designer Leigh Headington,”Let me show off in a simple block. Economy would be nice!” The simple King’s Crown block has a calming light blue, green and pink color scheme. A Balanced Economy digital pattern Finished Size: 67″ × 84″ Finished Blocks: 18 (12″) blocks Rating: Easy…

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Monkey

This quilt is lots of fun. Fused appliqué on the border frames the easy-to-piece center – no stitching required! Monkey features orange and lime green monkey prints and a fused appliqué border. Monkey digital pattern Finished Size: 65″ × 83″ Finished Blocks: 12 (18″) blocks Rating: Easy To learn more about Tailormade by Design, visit…

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Ziggy Granny

Just a few Album blocks (Granny Squares) and Half Log Cabin blocks make one ziggy granny quilt. This is a color blast of a quilt! Ziggy Granny digital pattern Finished Size: 68″ × 85″ Finished Blocks: 38 (12″) blocks Rating: Easy To learn more about Emily Bailey, visit our Designers page.  

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Earthenware Tiles

We think you’ll enjoy making this easy quilt. Create the woven appearance by turning every other block. The quilt features a block that contains two diamonds inside contrasting strips on either side in earthy gray, blue and tan prints. Earthenware Tiles digital pattern Finished Size: 48″ × 60″ Finished Blocks: 20 (12″) blocks Rating: Easy…

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Stadium Blanket

Keep warm at the game and show your team spirit while wrapped in this cozy throw. Be prepared, everybody will ask where you got it! Stadium Blanket is a plush quilt that features school colors and letters. This quilt will help you show your team spirit. Learn how to add binding to a plush quilt…

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Viola Blossoms

This quilt was designed for Easy Quilts readers to make use of the new snowball die for the AccuQuilt Go! If you’re lucky enough to have this cutting system, you’ll be able to cut all the pieces in no time at all. Viola Blossoms digital pattern Finished Size: 68″ × 85″ Finished Blocks: 20 (12″) blocks…

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Crayola

Remember the joy of opening a new box of crayons? The bright colors in this design might remind you of that feeling. Make this quilt for the kid in you. Crayola features an easy block in the primary colors of a coloring box. This pattern meets the guidelines established by the Quilt for Kids organization.…

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Kawaii

Like its name, this quilt is pretty. Diane Tomlinson used a great collection of lovely Asian-style prints and a plumeria blossom quilting design. Kawaii digital pattern Finished Size: 72″ × 72″ Finished Blocks: 36 (12″) blocks Rating: Easy Bonus: Download free instructions for throw, full, and queen sizing options. To learn more about Diane Tomlinson, visit…

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Harvest Moon

Welcome fall with a simple quilt made in luscious, seasonal batiks. Designer Christine Conner landed on this design while playing with her quilting computer software. Harvest Moon features a unique quilt block that is arranged in a way that gives the appearance of a golden moon on an autumn night. Finished Size: 56″ × 64″ Finished…

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Topsy Turvy

The appealing combination of red, black, and gray makes this Log Cabin design pop! Piece twelve easy blocks, and you’re almost done. Topsy Turvy digital pattern Finished Size: 54″ × 61″ Finished Blocks: 12 (12″) blocks Rating: Easy Bonus: Download free size charts and cutting diagrams for twin, full and queen/king sizes. To learn more about…

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Ode to Blanche

In Swedish, Mormor (the name of the fabric collection) means maternal grandmother. Designer Tony Jacobson chose to name this quilt in honor of his wife’s maternal grandmother who was of Swedish descent. Ode to Blanche is a modern, white quilt that features alternating patterned wedges in contemporary prints by Moda. Ode to Blanche digital pattern Finished…

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Sweet Land of Liberty

Designer Kimberly Purdy made this quilt using fabrics specially designed to support the Quilts of Valor Foundation. This quilt features alternating pinwheel blocks and four-patch blocks. Sweet Land of Liberty quilt kit Sweet Land of Liberty digital pattern Finished Size: 68″ × 84″ Finished Blocks: 80 (8″) blocks Rating: Easy Bonus: Download free size charts…

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Bamboo Shoots

Designer Cynthia Brunz’s love of mid-century design shows through in this modern quilt. The linen look of the fabric adds another dimension to this three-color pattern. Bamboo Shoots digital pattern Finished Size: 51″ × 71″ Finished Blocks:39 (5″ × 10″) blocks Rating: Easy To learn more about Cynthia Brunz, visit our Designers page.

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Fly Me to the Moon

Make this fun quilt for budding astronauts. Appropriately framed in star blocks, the space-themed print will delight your youngsters. Fly Me to the Moon features 8-pointed star blocks. The making of this quilt goes quickly using flying geese units. For help making flying geese units, check out our free video lesson. Fly Me to the…