The Love of Quilting May/June 2017 issue is filled with fresh ideas for Summer! We’ve got 12 new projects to usher in the summer season. Our Sew Easy instructions help you through pillow finishing, using fusible appliqué, piecing curves and more. This issue of Love of Quilting, like so many others, is the best source for traditional quilts and reliable instructions. Come in and take a look around!
Another busy summer is on its way, and we know you’ll want to work in some down time for quilting among all your other activities and obligations. We’re ready for you! We’ve packed this issue full of projects that will challenge and engage you, and delight anyone you give them to.
Try making a fun wall hanging that commemorates your home state, or the state of a loved one with Home State Home. Or stitch a Quilt of Valor® such as Album Star, which features cleverly pieced star units.
Practice curved seams with Jean Nolte’s cute new quilt, Brighten Up, Buttercup, or learn how to make a scalloped edge on Marianne Fons’ new baby quilt, Concentric Squares. Challenge yourself to improve your foundation piecing with Diane Tomlinson’s beautiful throw quilt called Heather & Clover.
There are many more options inside to keep you busily sewing all season. We hope you find inspiration aplenty among these pages!
Take advantage of eight free quilting video tutorials! Our Sew Easy lessons are here to help you perfect your skills. Find them below! Find out more about Quilts of Valor if you’re interested in donating to a serviceman or woman.
Quilts Featured In This Issue
- Sew Easy: Making Cathedral Windows
- Sew Easy: Pillow Finishing
- Sew Easy: Windowing Fusible Appliqué
- Sew Easy: Piecing Curves
- Sew Easy: Paper Foundation Piecing
- Sew Easy: Set-In Seams
- Sew Easy: Scalloped Edges
- Sew Easy: Bias Strips for Appliqué
- Sew Easy: Cutting 60 Degree Pyramids
- Sew Easy: Fusible Bias Strips
- Sew Easy: Using Tri-Recs Tools
- Sew Easy: Easy Diagonal Sets
- Sew Easy: Mirror Images
In This Issue
- From Marianne & Liz
- Shop Hop
- Sew Many Tips
- Sew & Tell
- Quilting the Quilt: Oh, The Places You Can Go