Love of Quilting – July/August 2011

Techniques

  • Quilting the Quilt – Allover design success
  • Sew Easy – Strip sets
  • Sew Easy – Cutting setting triangles

Also in This Issue

  • From Liz & Marianne – Our newest quilts
  • Sew Many Tips – Clever ideas from quilters
  • Shop Hop – Products to look for at your local shop
  • This Old Quilt – Quilts with a purpose: Part six
  • Quilt Chat – Inspiration by Marianne Fons and Mary Fons
  • Quilter’s Bookshelf – Notes on new books
  • Sew & Tell – Readers and viewers share their creativity
  • Behind the Seams – Quilters support Project Linus
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Garden Trellis

Designer Sharon Holland combined two simple blocks to create this woven design. You’ll be surprised how easy it is! Size: 81″ x 99″ Complete instructions and patterns for this project are available in the July/August 2011 issue of Love of Quilting. Save time! Purchase the digital quilt pattern.

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Imperial Diamonds

Love of Quilting editor Jean Nolte designed this strippy quilt to use a collection of precut batiks. She made it easier by strip piecing the small square strippy sections and borders. Size: 97″ x 108″ Complete instructions and patterns for this project are available in the July/August 2011 issue of Love of Quilting. Save time!…

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Montmartre

This throw features a selection of cool blues with warm yellow accents. Make it as shown, or substitute your favorite colors to match your decor. Size: 53″ x 66½” Complete instructions and patterns for this project are available in the July/August 2011 issue of Love of Quilting. Save time! Purchase the Montmartre Digital Quilt Pattern.

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Stars of the Past

These easy-to-piece star blocks are a quick way to show off a great collection of fabric. The stars have three-dimensional folded fabric points! Size: 49″ x 69″ Complete instructions and patterns for this project are available in the July/August 2011 issue of Love of Quilting. Save time! Purchase the digital quilt pattern.

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By the Big Lake

“An antique quilt at Houston Quilt Festival inspired the layout for this giant! The pink prints represent the rosy light we observe at sunset on Washington Island, Wisconsin. I watched the ever-changing shoreline as I stitched my many batches of triangles.” — Marianne Size: 96″ x 96″ Complete instructions and patterns for this project are…

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Floral Fancies

This large throw features fabrics in rich, deep colors. Fussy cut square from a panel mimic wool applique, and utilize a stripe to add more interest. Size: 65″ x 65″ Complete instructions and patterns for this project are available in the July/August 2011 issue of Love of Quilting.

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Delectable Mountains

This antique crib quilt is from the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. It appears the quiltmaker didn’t concern herself with matching the fabric in every block or with the placement of her triangle-squares. That haphazard look gives this quilt its charm. Size: 45″ x 45″ Complete instructions and patterns for this…

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Crowning Glory

For added sparkle in this four-block quilt, Shelley Robson used four metallic accented prints and cotton-silk blend satin solids. Size: 59″ x 59″ Complete instructions and patterns for this project are available in the July/August 2011 issue of Love of Quilting. Purchase the digital pattern.

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Double Nine Patch

“A few of my friends and I gathered over several winter evenings and made hundreds of little Nine Patch blocks using fabrics from my stash. Then we divided the blocks and each made a quilt using a different layout. I choose a very traditional Double Nine Patch block with bubblegum pink and used indigo for…

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Aromatherapy

This quilt has just 24 easy-to-piece blocks arranged in a simple setting. Beginners and experienced quilters alike will enjoy how quickly it goes together. Size: 49″ x 69.” Complete instructions and patterns for this project are available in the July/August 2011 issue of Love of Quilting.

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Lily Patch Bed Set

Featured in the Love of Quilting July/August 2011 issue, Lily Patch is considered two bed sets in one! This comforter is reversible – one side is light for spring and summer and the other is darker for fall and winter. ***The free download link is below for logged-in users. To access Fons & Porter web extras,…