Easy Quilts Spring 2015

In Every Issue

  • From Liz & Marianne: Colorful quilts for spring
  • This and That: Look for these products at your local quilt shop
  • Quilters Club of America: Club notes for members

Techniques

  • Sew Easy: Quick Triangle-Squares
  • Sew Easy: Quick-Pieced Flying Geese Units
  • Sew Easy: 8-at-a-Time Triangle-Square Units
  • Sew Easy: Working with Plush
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Vine-agonal Easy Quilt Project

Extra large triangle-squares from just four fabrics make Stephanie Forsyth’s design a true weekend quilt. Even though this quilt is so quick to make, it has as much impact as quilts that have taken hours longer. Vine-agonal quilt kit Finished Size: 60″ × 60″ Rating: Easy To learn more about Stephanie Forsyth, visit our Designers…

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Cuddle Me Lux Easy Baby Quilt Project

You can use a textured plush fabric for more than just backing a quilt. Combine it with coordinating cottons to make simple blocks for even more softness. Cuddle Me Lux makes for the perfect baby quilt. This pastel quilt features fussy cut center blocks made of plush and bordered by simple dotted prints. Check out our…

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Modern Wave Easy Quilted Table Runner Project

Shannon Schlosser’s table runner gives the illusion of a wave pattern by varying lengths of squares and rectangles. We love the rich neutral palette and easy construction. Bravo! Modern Wave digital pattern  Size: 17½” × 54½” Rating: Easy To learn more about Shannon Schlosser, visit our Designers page.  

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Pop of Color Easy Quilt Project

Banish those winter doldrums by stitching up this quilt bursting with vibrant hues. With no blocks to piece, you can whip this one up in an afternoon. Pop of Color digital patternPop of Color quilt kit  Finished Size: 58″ × 72″ Rating: Easy To learn more about Stephanie Sheridan, visit our Designers page  

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Shards Easy Quilt Project

One of the greatest pleasures in a quilter’s life is working with a lovely group of batiks. This versatile block is super easy — just choose a single base batik, your favorite accent colors, a border, and you’re good to go! Shards digital pattern Shards quilt kit  Finished Size: 61″ × 77″ Finished Blocks: 16 (12″…

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The Crafty Kitty Easy Baby Quilt Project

The simple kitty appliqué and decorative embroidery combined with feline-oriented fabrics make for a perfect baby shower gift. The Crafty Kitty digital pattern The Crafty Kitty quilt kit  Size: 37″ × 44″ Rating: Easy To learn more about Alyssa Thomas, visit our Designers page.

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Spring Table Easy Quilted Table Runner Project

Designer Pam Biswas loves having a table runner for every season. This one is perfect to celebrate spring. Spring Table features half-square triangles arranged in a square-in-a-square fashion. Learn to make 8-at-a-Time Triangle Square Units. Spring Table digital pattern Finished Size: 13½” × 67½” Finished Blocks: 5 (13½”) blocks Rating: Easy To learn more about Pam Biswas,…

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Falling Stars Easy Quilt Project

Make a dozen easy stars using this quick technique for star points. This is a throw you’ll keep out all year long. Falling Stars digital pattern Falling Stars quilt kit Finished Size: 60″ × 80″ Finished Blocks: 12 (8″) blocks Rating: Easy To learn more about Patrick Lose, visit our Designers page.  

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Molly’s Menagerie Easy Quilt Project

Make this quilt for your little snuggle buddy. It’s simply made with adorable animal prints. This pattern meets the guidelines established by the Quilts for Kids organization. Learn more about QFK. Molly’s Menagerie digital pattern Molly’s Menagerie quilt kit Finished Size: 42″ × 50″ Finished Blocks: 30 (6″) blocks Rating: Easy To learn more about Tony…

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Boxed Jewels Easy Quilt Project

Here’s to looking on the bright side! Rochelle Martin cut bold batiks and prints into large squares and rectangles for this fast and easy design. Boxed Jewels digital pattern Boxed Jewels quilt kit Size: 48″ × 56″ Blocks: 42 (8″) blocks Rating: Easy To learn more about Rochelle Martin, visit our Designers page.  

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Breezy Blossoms Easy Quilt Project

Perk up dreary winter days by making a quilt with bright, cheery fabrics. The multicolor plaid fabric makes this quilt look like you spent hours piecing the borders. Breezy Blossoms digital pattern Breezy Blossoms quilt kit Finished Size: 56″ × 66″ Finished Blocks: 21 (8″) blocks Rating: Easy To learn more about TailorMade by Design, visit…

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Brush Strokes Easy Quilt Project

Update your home decor with a new quilt. Whether your style is trendy or traditional, this quilt will fit right in. Brush Strokes digital pattern Brush Strokes quilt kit Finished Size: 57½” × 80½” Finished Blocks: 35 (11½”) blocks Rating: Easy To learn more about Tony Jacobson, visit our Designers page.  

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Sisters Forever Easy Children’s Quilt Project

This throw-sized, easy quilt features sisters, Anna and Elsa, of Disney’s Frozen in fabric prints by Springs Creative and Fabri-Quilt. Simple square construction makes this quilt a quick turnaround. Sisters Forever digital pattern Sisters Forever quilt kit  Size: 48″ × 60″ Rating: Easy To learn more about Jean Nolte, visit our Designers page.  

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Olaf Easy Child’s Quilt Project

Wrapping up in this quilt is like getting a warm hug from Olaf, the friendliest snowman to walk the mountains above Arendelle. Olaf is innocent and goofy, and he’s loved by children and adults around the world. Olaf digital pattern Olaf quilt kit Size: 73″ × 81″ Rating: East To learn more about Jean Nolte,…