Easy Quilts Summer 2014

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Fair and Square

Fair and Square is a twin-size quilt that features colorful strip-pieced crosses and bright blocks on a white background. Finished Size: 59″ × 71″ Finished Blocks: 46 (5″) blocks Rating: Easy Fair and Square Quilt Kit Fair and Square Digital Pattern To learn more about Janet Houts, visit our Designers page.  

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Solstice

This fat quarter-friendly quilt project features a sixteen patch block made from strip sets and pinwheel blocks, making this a quick-moving project for all skill levels. Finished Size: 68¼” × 79 5⁄8″ Finished Blocks: 94 (8″) blocks Rating: Easy Bonus: Download a free size chart for Crib and Queen sizes. Solstice Digital Pattern To learn more…

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

This fat quarter-friendly quilt offers green batik pinwheels made using half-square triangles and strip sets. Finished Size: 54″ × 72″ Finished Blocks: 48 (9″) blocks Rating: Easy Shake, Rattle & Roll Digital Pattern To learn more about Stephanie Prescott, visit our Designers page.  

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Brick Road

This fat quarter friendly quilt project has rectangle blocks set in straight rows. For help aligning the rows in this quilt, view our free video tutorial. Finished Size: 63″ × 78″ Finished Blocks: 44 (6½” × 11½”) blocks Rating: Easy Bonus: Download free instructions for a small throw (48″ × 65½”) version of this quilt.…

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Ikat

This crib-size quilt is a version of the classic ikat motif, made easy with the use of strip sets. Add sashing components and this easy quilt comes together quickly. Finished Size: 42″ × 54″ Finished Blocks: 12 (10″) blocks Rating: Easy Ikat Digital Pattern Bonus: Free size charts for Twin (66″ x 78″) or Full…

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Patriotic Pinwheels

This fat quarter-friendly quilt project features pinwheel blocks with a courthouse steps border. The design meets the requirements of the Quilts of Valor program. For help finishing the mitered borders on this project, visit our free video tutorial. Finished Size: 69″ × 88½” Finished Blocks: 12 (18″) blocks Rating: Easy Patriotic Pinwheels Digital Pattern To…

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Briar Patch

This full-sized quilt places multi-colored triangle units inside a white border. You’ll have fun making this summery quilt for someone special—or for yourself! Finished Size: 65″ × 68″ Rating: Easy Briar Patch Digital Pattern To learn more about Erica Jackman, visit our Designers page.

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Criss Cross Tiles

Criss Cross Tiles features fussy cut squares and rectangles in crisp, contemporary colors. This quilt project is great for practice using Fons & Porter’s Fussy Cut Template. Finished Size: 70″ × 82″ Finished Blocks: 35 (10″) blocks Rating: Easy Criss Cross Tiles Digital Pattern To learn more about Tony Jacobson, visit our Designers page.

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Old & New

This fat quarter-friendly quilt project features brightly colored triangle-squares on a white background. Check out our free Sew Easy video tip on making quick triangle-squares. Finished Size: 73″ × 89″ Finished Blocks: 20 (15″) blocks Rating: Easy Old & New Digital Pattern To learn more about Kimberly Jolly, visit our Designers page.  

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Romantic Trails

Romantic Trails has squares and triangles that form an interlocking swirls design. Just one pieced block goes into the making of this full-size quilt project. Finished Size: 72″ × 88″ Finished Blocks: 49 (8″) blocks Rating: Easy Romantic Trails Digital Pattern To learn more about Tammy Vonderschmitt, visit our Designers page.  

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Teething Rings

This strippy kids’ quilt consists of diagonal seams and quick triangle-squares. Three easy blocks go into the making of this quilt project. This pattern meets the guidelines established by the Quilts for Kids organization. Finished Size: 47½” × 65½” Finished Blocks: 91 (4½”) blocks Rating: Easy Teething Rings Digital Pattern To learn more about Wendy…

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Blue on White Quilt

Blue on White is a two-color quilt that features blue and white quilt blocks and sashing made with strip sets. This twin-size quilt project is great practice for using the Fons & Porter Triangle Trimmer. Finished Size: 58″ × 75½” Finished Blocks: 12 (12″) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by Emily Herrick Quilt Patterns, Quilting Notions…

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Mod Cabin

This full-size quilt features a variation on the classic log cabin block. The colorful pieced strips are arranged to create a chevron design. Finished Size: 72″ × 89″ Finished Blocks: 32 (12″) blocks Rating: Easy Mod Cabin Digital Pattern To learn more about Corey Yoder, visit our Designers page.

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Metroplex

This easy-to-make twin-size quilt features a city grid design in an organic color palette. The pieced strips in Metroplex make it a great quilt project for beginning quilters. Finished Size: 64″ × 84″ Finished Blocks: 12 (17″) blocks Rating: Easy Metroplex Digital Pattern To learn more about Tony Jacobson, visit our Designers page.