Easy Quilts Spring 2014

In Every Issue

  • From Liz and Marianne: Get ready 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: Using the Fons & Porter Tumbler Template
  • Sew Easy: Windowing Fusible Appliqué
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Josephine

Two favorite blocks- a nine patch and star -pair beautifully in this elegant quilt. The floral fabrics give this throw a soft, romantic look. Finished Size: 50″ × 61″Finished Blocks: 12 (8″) Star blocks Rating: Easy Save time and work: Download a digital pattern for this project from our store instantly. To learn more about Kimberly Jolly, visit our…

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Dogs Rule

Some of our favorite furry friends are starring in this fun quilt. Fusible, raw-edge appliqué makes it quick and easy. Finished Size: 64″ × 79″ Finished Blocks: 9 (16″ × 13″) blocks Rating: Easy Save time and work: Download the digital pattern instantly. To learn more about Jeff Pellissier, visit our Designers page.

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Tumbling Tumblers

A cute and fun-loving circus print inspired designer Jean Nolte to cut 6″ tumblers with the new Fons & Porter Tumbler Template, giving her enough room to place a fussy-cut hoop-jumping tiger and other circus characters in the tumblers. Size: 45″ × 56″ Rating: Easy Save time and work: Download the digital pattern instantly. To learn more about Jean…

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Gray Square Scramble

Cleverly arranged squares and rectangles are all you need to make this contemporary quilt. Not your colors? Just swap out the eight fat quarters to fit your décor. Finished Size: 54″ × 72″ Finished Blocks: 24 (9″ × 18″) blocks Rating: Easy Save time and work: Download the digital pattern instantly. To learn more about…

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California Dreamin'

This quilt is a scrappy delight that’s easy to customize with your own fabric choices. Finished Size: 60″ × 72″Finished Blocks: 24 (15″ × 12″) blocks Rating: Easy Save time and work: Download a digital plan for this project from our store instantly. To learn more about Erica Jackman, visit our Designers page.

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Either Way

Large arrows point you either way. Designer Scott Hansen’s inspirations when designing this quilt were game pieces, subway markers, and passport prints in the fabrics. Finished Size: 62″ × 72″ Rating: Easy Save time and work: Download a digital plan for this project from our store instantly. To learn more about Scott Hansen, visit our Designers page.

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Up with the Roosters

This table runner has lots of graphic punch. Use the Fons & Porter Quarter Inch Seam Marker and Sew Easy instructions to make quick triangle-squares. Finished Size: 13¾” × 36¼” Finished Blocks: 3 (9¾”) blocks Rating: Easy Save time and work: Download the digital pattern instantly. To learn more about Tailormade by Design, visit our Designers page.  

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Floral Matrix

Do you have a collection of fat quarters? Here is an up-to-date, very modern looking quilt you can make in no time at all. Finished Size: 60″ × 84″ Finished Blocks: 40 (6″) blocks Rating: Easy Save time and work: Download the digital pattern instantly. To learn more about Tony Jacobson, visit our Designers page.  

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Forever in Blue Jeans

Transform old jeans and favorite scrap fabrics into a sturdy denim quilt. Simple to make, start with circles and 5″ print squares to createcathedral window blocks-the method is simply in-jeanious. Finished Size: 60″ × 70″Finished Blocks:168 (5″) squares Save time and work: Download a digital pattern from our store instantly.  Rating: Easy To learn more about Maho Schwartz, visit…

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Blue on Blue

Use a harmonious arrangement of prints to make this bed runner and coordinating pillows. Change the color to suit your style. Finished Size: 40″ × 104″ Finished Blocks: 17 (8″) blocks Rating: Easy Bonus: Download free patterns and instructions for two coordinating pillows. Save time and work: Download the digital pattern instantly. To learn more about Terry Albers, visit…

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A Bushel and a Peck

Use charm packs of pre-cut 5″ squares or dip into your scrap basket to make this cheery quilt. Finished Size: 64″ × 73″Finished Blocks: 42 (9″) blocks Rating: Easy Save time and work: Download a digital pattern from our store instantly. To learn more about Emily Bailey, visit our Designers page.  

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Harley and Howie's Gang

This easy pattern is great for featuring large-scale prints. Make it cozy by using flannel. This quilt pattern meets the guidelines established by the Quilt for Kids organization. Learn more about this wonderful program. Finished Size: 48″ × 60″ Rating: Easy Save time and work: Purchase a kit for this project in our store, or download a digital pattern instantly.…

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Gatekeeper

This quilt reminds designer AnneMarie Chany of a lush garden gate. Finished Size: 70″ × 70″ Finished Blocks: 45 (10″) blocks Rating: Easy Save time and work: Download the digital pattern instantly. To learn more about AnneMarie Chany, visit our Designers page.