Intermediate Projects

Hexie Table Runner Quilt

Hexie Table Runner

This on-trend runner comes together in a snap. Great for passing the time in waiting rooms or the bleachers, these hexies are the perfect place for showcasing your newest fave fabric line. About This Quilt Finished Size: 25″ x 47½” Rating: Intermediate – Level 2 Designed by: Sondra Raby Recommended Tools: Temporary fabric adhesive spray,…

Indulgence Quilt

Indulgence Quilt

Designer Krisanne Watkins pulled from her stash of batiks to make this gorgeous quilt featuring the simple Four Patch unit. She says that Indulgence takes her back to the time when as a child, she could not decide upon a favorite color. “Indulgence allows me to choose all of these colors and put them in…

Cat's Cradle Quilt

Cat’s Cradle Quilt

Lynn Roddy Brown’s design is classic quilting at its best. Start by selecting 10 or more dark print fat quarters from your stash. The end result is a pretty throw in rich, warm hues. About This Quilt Finished Size: 58½” x 69″ Finished Blocks: 20 (7½”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Lynn Roddy Brown Recommended…

Star Struck Quilt

Star Struck Quilt

Krisanne Watkins says she designed this quilt as a way to use bright, scrappy Sixteen Patch units. She learns something new with every quilt: “This time I challenged myself to design a border treatment with the same 16 patches as used in the quilt center,” she says. About This Quilt Finished Size: 62¼” x 77¼”…

All Together Now Quilt

All Together Now Quilt

Designer Susan McDermott made triangle-squares in four sizes and combined them in a variety of ways to make 6″ blocks for this stunning scrap quilt. Our diagrams show you how to arrange the blocks to achieve the same result. About This Quilt Finished Size: 90″ x 90″ Finished Blocks: 225 (6″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed…

In The Blue of the Evening Quilt

In The Blue of the Evening Quilt

Anything goes in LaVerna Griffin’s quilt — modern fabrics, traditional prints, even batiks. Here, the blue units stand out, unifying the quilt. LaVerna says she owes the inspiration for this quilt to Bonnie Hunter, who is famous for scrappy quilts. About This Quilt Finished Size: 105″ x 105″ Finished Blocks: 16 (18″) blocks Rating: Intermediate…

Graphix Quilt

Graphix Quilt

This cheerful quilt features a bold mix of stripes, dots, and checks. The candy cane binding finishes it nicely. We offer helpful tips on piecing curves and finishing the quilt with binding. About This Quilt Finished Size: 52″ x 65″ Finished Blocks: 80 (6½”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Sue Linam Recommended Tools: Fons &…

Spin City Quilt

Spin City Quilt

Here’s a modern twist using an appealing variety of 1930s reproduction prints. This quilt by designer Nancy Mahoney energizes a traditional design. About This Quilt Finished Size: 50″ x 58″ Finished Blocks: 30 (8″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Nancy Mahoney Recommended Tools: Tri-Recs Tools or template material, Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″…

String of Stars Quilt

String of Stars Quilt

In 2011, Moda Fabrics launched its “Just One Star” campaign, inviting quilters to piece and send in star blocks so the company could make 100 Quilts of Valor® in 100 days. A total of 1,800 blocks were needed, yet Moda received 15,000. Marianne Fons pieced this quilt using some of the extra blocks. About This…

Propeller Quilt

Propeller Quilt

Two coordinating blocks make a whimsical version of an Irish Chain design in this quilt. It’s finished off with a nice mitered border. Our Sew Easy lesson walks you through the steps to do that. About This Quilt Finished Size: 72″ x 72″ Finished Blocks: 25 (9″) Pinwheel blocks, 24 (9″) Square blocks Rating: Intermediate…

Calypso Quilt

Calypso Quilt

This table runner uses the traditional Cathedral Windows block, but made up in rich-hued batiks. It puts a cool, tropical spin on your table top! About This Quilt Finished Size: 15″ x 45″ Finished Blocks: 12 (6″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting…

Pinkie Quilt

Pinkie Quilt

Gather your collection of 2 1/2-inch strips for this lovely bed-sized quilt. Make it in any color way that you choose. Strip sets make it come together in a flash. About This Quilt Finished Size: 61″ x 80½” Finished Blocks: 54 (8″ x 7½”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons &…

Cutting Corners Quilt

Cutting Corners Quilt

Pair bright, large prints with a black print to create movement in this creative throw. Strip sets enable you to make the Sixteen Patch units quickly. About This Quilt Finished Size: 56″ x 64″ Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Love of Quilting Staff Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat, and…

Color Braid Quilt

Color Braid Quilt

This versatile pattern works up perfectly every time using mid-scale prints. And what could be easier than making strip sets from pre-cut 2 1/2-inch strips? Try it using batiks or prints in your favorite color. About This Quilt Finished Size: 61″ x 79½” Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Debra Finan Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary…