Easy Quilts Winter 2012

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  • 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

Bonus Quilt – click here for free download!

Little ZZ Free Pattern Little ZZ

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Elaina’s Quilt – Free Quilted Pillow Sham Pattern

  Create a one-of-a-kind personalized quilt and matching pillow sham for a special young person. Personalize it using a lettering font and your home computer.   Size: 59″ × 81″ Rating: Easy ***The free download link is below for logged-in users. To access Fons & Porter web extras, bonus patterns, tips, techniques, and more—all absolutely…

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Little ZZ

***The free download link is below for logged-in users. To access Fons & Porter web extras, bonus patterns, tips, techniques, and more—all absolutely FREE—please register or sign in here. ***

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Hourglass Runner

Designer Karen Witt combines golden tans and black to make elegant hourglass blocks—only three are needed for an autumn-inspired table runner. Size: 18″ × 46½”Blocks: 3 (10″) blocks Rating: Easy Hourglass Runner Digital Pattern Learn more about the designer.

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Memorabilia

Commemorate special memories by using a befitting theme fabric in your quilt. Here, designer Christine Stainbrook uses a selection of fishing-print fabrics to remember a boat trip along the lakeshore. Size: 58″ × 72″Blocks: 12 (12″) blocks Rating: Easy Memorabilia Digital Pattern Bonus: Download free size charts for crib and queen sizes, plus patterns and…

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Zoo Friends

Make this cheerful quilt for a little one that’s special to you. Flannel makes it a cuddly soft wrap for naptime. Bonus for you: it’s easy to piece using strip sets. Note: This pattern meets the guidelines established by the Quilts for Kids organization. To learn more about QFK, go to www.FonsandPorter.com/QFK. Size: 45½” × 62″Blocks:…

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Dream Weaver

  Clever positioning of colors and quilt blocks creates a tranquil “woven” pattern. We give you instructions to make this easy quilt in four alternate sizes!   Size: 60″ × 72″Blocks: 30 (12″) blocks Rating: Easy Dream Weaver Digital Pattern Download a free size chart (crib, twin and queen) for this quilt. Learn more about…

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Florentine Tiles

Nancy Mahoney took two traditional block patterns, Joseph’s Coat and Orange Peel, and made them in contemporary prints from her latest fabric collection. Size: 67″ × 76″Blocks: 42 (9″) blocks Rating: Easy Florentine Tiles Digital Pattern Learn more about the designer.  

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Pieced Poinsettias

Bright blooms grace this joyful quilt, made up in energetic holiday prints. Make one to give and one to keep! Size: 41½” × 53″Blocks: 12 (9½”) blocks Rating: Easy Pieced Poinsettias Digital Pattern Learn about the designer.    

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Barnaby’s Bands

The stripy bands in this modern quilt underscore the fiesta-colored rectangular groupings. Tony’s cat, Barnaby, “helped” with the construction of this quilt and could often be found napping on it! Size: 62″ × 79½” Rating: Easy Barnaby’s Bands Digital Pattern Learn more about the designer.    

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Mr. Snowman

Dressed in winter finery, appliquéd Mr. Snowman hosts a brightly colored bird friend. Dive into your scrap box to find just the right fabrics for Mr. Snowman’s hat and scarf. Size: 17½” × 28½” Blocks: 7 (4½”) blocks Rating: Easy Mr. Snowman Digital Pattern Bonus: Download free full-size templates for this quilt. Learn more about…

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Trail Marker

Colorful arrows point the way left and right. Which way to go? How about right into a comfy chair with a good book and this quilt? Size: 56″ × 65″Blocks: 104 (5″ × 7″) blocks Rating: Easy Trail Marker Digital Pattern Learn more about the designer.

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Pinwheels

Pinwheels spin amidst stepping stones in cool blue and green prints. A pretty, white nature print binds them all together. Size: 59″ × 77″Blocks: 35 (9″) blocks Rating: Easy Pinwheels Digital Pattern Learn more about this designer.  

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Zen Silver

A restful ground of gray provides a meditative playground for circles and squares. Emphasize the graphic impact by quilting simple overlapping circles. Size: 81½” × 81½” Rating: Easy Zen Silver Digital Pattern Learn more about the designer.  

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Silver Maple

Shimmering leaves blow every which way on this appealing little accent quilt. For those new to foundation piecing this sew-and-flip technique is a fun addition to your quilting skills. Size: 24″ × 30½”Blocks: 13 (4″) blocks Rating: Easy Silver Maple Digital Pattern Learn more about the designer.