Easy Quilts Fall 2012

In Every Issue

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

Techniques

  • Sew Easy: Sashing Alignment
  • Sew Easy: Windowing Fusible Web
  • Sew Easy: Quick Hourglass Units
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Andromeda Quilt

Make Mary’s version of Liz Porter’s Milky Way quilt, which was featured in the May/June 2012 issue of Love of Quilting and on Love of Quilting on PBS. Mary used prints and solids for an easy quilt with an updated, contemporary look. Size: 68″ × 84″ Blocks: 12 (12″) quilt blocks Rating: Easy ***The free download…

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Swing Bag

Customize this easy-to-make cross-body bag to your liking. Use your favorite colors, find the perfect button, and maybe even add some embellishments. It’s the perfect size to carry essentials and an e-reader, too. Size: 10″ × 8½” For more designer information, visit our Designers Page.

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Burlap and Barnyard

Prints of barnyard animals and feed sack labels give this easy quilt instant character. Make it for a farmer of any age. Size: 73″ × 86½” For more designer information, visit our Designers Page.

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Polka Park – Baby Quilt

Make a non-traditional baby quilt using this jaunty modern quilt design by Gudrun Erla. Add a monogram if you wish. Size: 35″ × 43½” Rating: Easy Bonus: Download free Alphabet Letter Patterns for this project. Digital Pattern Available: Yes! Click here to view. Note: Fabrics in the quilt shown are from the Scoot collection by Deena Rutter for Riley…

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World Traveler

Here’s an adorable easy quilt featuring quilt fabrics printed with renderings of world cities. Use strip sets to make Trip Around the World blocks for a fun setting. Size: 62″ × 78″ Blocks: 35 (10″) blocks Digital Pattern Available: Yes! Click here to view. Note: Fabrics in the quilt are from What a World collection by Jill McDonald for…

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Good Day Sunshine

A common color palette can hold a mix of different patterns together. This harmonious arrangement of gray and gold prints features easy quilt blocks with quick-to-piece squares and half-square triangles. Size: 55″ × 70″ Blocks: 12 (15″) blocks Rating: Easy Digital Pattern Available: Yes! Click here to view. For more designer information, visit our Designers Page.

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Ribbon Blankie

Babies and toddlers love the feel of soft ribbons. These blankies provide cuddly comfort, and are just the right size for a small child to carry around. Size: 18″ × 18″ Rating: Easy Note: Flannel fabrics in the projects are from the Believe collection by Jone Hallmark for Blend Fabrics.

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Spin City

  Here’s a modern twist using an appealing variety of 1930s reproduction fabrics. This quilt brings new life to a traditional quilt design. And, it’s Fat-Quarter Friendly!   Size: 50″ × 58″Blocks: 30 (8″) blocks Rating: Easy Note: Fabrics in the quilt shown are from the Adeline collection by Nancy Mahoney for P&B Textiles. For more…

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Flying South – Easy Table Runner Quilt

Quilting fans of foundation piecing — this great easy autumn table runner is for you! If you’re new to foundation piecing-give it a try! You’ll love the results with this easy quilt pattern. Size: 17″ × 32″ Blocks: 4 (5″) Star blocks Rating: Easy Digital Pattern Available: Yes! Click here to view. Note: Note: Fabrics in…

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Everything Nice

Sugar and spice and everything nice. This quilt is definitely for girls! Size: 73″ × 87″Blocks: 20 (14″) blocks Rating: Easy Bonus: For instructions on mitering borders, click here.

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Snapshot

This colorful easy quilt goes together very quickly. You can easily piece it in a weekend-or at your next quilt retreat. Size: 70″ × 84″ Blocks: 30 (14″) blocks Rating: Easy Digital Pattern Available: Yes! Click here to view. Note: Fabrics shown in this quilt are from the Reflections collection by Gudrun Erla for Red Rooster Fabrics.

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Carter Lake

Nancy Lacey designed this easy quilt to use some special batik fabrics. It will be donated to Quilts for Kids, an organization that makes quilts to comfort children in need, where Nancy is Director of Operations. This pattern meets the guidelines established by the Quilts for Kids organization. To learn more about QFK, click here. Size: 45″ ×…

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Squares and Stripes

This is an easy quilt to make and high in style. Choose your favorite bright color quilt fabric and combine it with black and white for an ultra modern look! Size: 65″ × 81″ Rating: Easy Digital Pattern: Yes! Click here to view. Note: Calli Taylor’s popular blog called Make it Do, shares quilting, sewing, cooking, and…

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Log Cabin Leaves

With just two foundation-pieced blocks, this quilted pillow goes together quickly. It’s perfect to make for a gift-or for yourself. Designer Wendy Sheppard made three in a variety of autumn colors. Size: 15″ × 15″Blocks: 9 (4″) Log Cabin blocks Rating: Easy For more designer information go to our Designers Page.