Easy Quilts Spring 2016


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Picnic Day Quilt - Summer Quilts

Picnic Day Quilt

Bright and breezy best describes this cool quilt pattern. Summer quilts have a way of lightening the mood and this quilt certainly does that! Use a collection of fat quarters to make fabric selection easy and quick. Finished Size: 68″ × 68″ Finished Blocks: 49 (8″) blocks Rating: Easy Quilt Patterns, Quilting Notions & Items that Inspire:…

Moorings Quilt - Fat Quarter Quilt Patterns

Moorings Quilt

We’ve all heard the adage, “Less is more,” which perfectly describes Moorings. A photo of ships tied to a dock using only single lines of rope inspired Stacey Day to design this fat quarter friendly quilt.  A selection of graphic prints, along with gray sashing, make this simple design both classic and modern. Get your…

Melbourne Shuffle Quilt - Log Cabin Quilt Layouts

Melbourne Shuffle Quilt

This is a fun variation on classic log cabin quilts, or the Courthouse Steps quilt block, this twin-size quilt is traditional, yet updated. Starting with a square in the center, rectangles are added to the sides in rounds, alternating dark and light, like traditional log cabin quilt layouts. The addition of sashing squares gives this quilt…

Maggie's Rainbow Quilt - Log Cabin Quilt Patterns

Maggie’s Rainbow Quilt

Log Cabin quilt layouts are fun to work with, like this whimsical variation on the log cabin quilt pattern. Maggie’s Rainbow is made entirely of Half-Log Cabin blocks in bright prints. This throw-size quilt has a flexible design that works in any situation! Bring it on a picnic, cuddle up with it while watching a movie, or…

Hollywood Squares Quilt - Color Quilt

Hollywood Squares Quilt

BOLD is one way to describe this graphic design. Blue and white quilts make a statement and lime green quilts get attention. Put the two together, and this quilt gets a standing ovation! There’s no better way to liven up a dreary winter day than with a bright quilt full of color. Quilt happy! Finished Size: 69″ × 69″ Finished…

Gold Rush Quilt - Scrap Quilt Patterns

Gold Rush Quilt

Gold Rush is a small quilt, just right for a wall hanging or table topper quilt. Made with scraps, or with a great coordinated bundle of fabrics, this quilt is a fun quilt pattern. Surprise someone with this table quilt or wall hanging or make it for your home. It’s hard to resist scrap quilt patterns!…

Farmer's Market - Country Quilts

Farmer’s Market Quilt

There’s a lot to like about Farmer’s Market, especially if you like the style of country quilts. Several traditional elements are combined in this full-size quilt featuring Nine Patch quilt blocks, Variable Star quilt blocks, and Four Patch quilt blocks. Some of our best quilts incorporate several quilt blocks, creating interest, and this quilt, with the…

Emma Jean - Baby Quilt Patterns

Emma Jean – Baby Quilt

This is a quilt for the trend-setting baby! Gray, turquoise, and peach – what a great combination for baby quilt patterns. Simple pieces make this easy to assemble, just in time to decorate a trendy nursery. Finished Size: 31″ × 43″ Finished Blocks: 18 (6″ × 8″) blocks Rating: Easy Quilt Patterns, Quilting Notions & Items that Inspire: Get the…

Downtown Kitties Quilt - Baby Quilt Patterns

Downtown Kitties Quilt

If you’re a fan of baby quilt patterns, and you happen to be an animal lover, these whimsical kitties in Downtown Kitties will make you smile! This is an easy, crib-size, baby quilt, perfect for a baby boy or baby girl. It’s versatile! Quilt patterns for babies come in handy when a baby shower is right around…

Day Lily Quilt - Spring Quilts

Day Lily Quilt

Spring quilts bring energy to a room! This fresh-as-spring quilt is meant to be enjoyed all year long. Pretty floral fabrics on a light background, and just nine big blocks, make for a generously-sized throw. Some of our best quilts are easy quilt patterns, don’t you think? Finished Size: 73½” × 73½” Finished Blocks: 9…

Arrowhead Quilt - Masculine Quilt Patterns

Arrowhead Quilt

“As a mother of three sons, I try to create some masculine quilt patterns,” says designer Emily Bailey. You can’t go wrong with a simple, graphic design like Flying Geese, especially when it’s in blue and gray. The large blocks make this quilt quick and easy to stitch. Quilt patterns for men aren’t always easy…