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Batik Quilts Summer 2017

Batik Quilts Summer 2017

The Fons & Porter’s Batik Quilts, Summer 2017 issue is filled with 12 color drenched quilts! This issue is the best source for traditional quilts and reliable instructions. Come in and take a look around! For this special publication, we’ve collected some of our favorite projects using batiks. We hope you’ll find plenty of inspiration…

Broken Spoke Quilt

Broken Spoke Quilt

Making a Broken Star quilt was on Liz’s bucket list. She named the quilt Broken Spoke after the famous honky-tonk of that name in Austin, Texas. About This Quilt Finished Size: 114½” x 114½” Rating: Challenging Designed by: Liz Porter Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat, and Fons &…

Woodland Blooms Quilt

Woodland Blooms Quilt

Welcome summer with bright flowers on a green background. It’s easy with diagonal seams, and you’ll use “bonus” triangle-squares to make Pinwheels for the border. About This Quilt Finished Size: 62″ x 72″ Finished Blocks: 30 (10″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Jane Vaughan Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting…

Tempo Quilt

Tempo Quilt

Strip-piece your way to a springy table runner today. You can have this one completed in just a few hours. About This Quilt Finished Size: 16″ x 32″ Finished Blocks: 8 (8″) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Deborah Shafer Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat, and Fons & Porter…

Reflections Quilt

Reflections Quilt

Inspired by a quilt and instructions by Billie Lauder, Diane Tomlinson designed her quilt to use pre-cut 10″ squares. About This Quilt Finished Size: 58½” x 72″ Finished Blocks: 36 (9¾” x 12″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Diane Tomlinson Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat, and Fons &…

Rainbow Hippie Quilt

Rainbow Hippie Quilt

This quilt is a dream to make in bright batiks. Easy piecing on paper foundations keeps strips straight. About This Quilt Finished Size: 56″ x 70″ Finished Blocks: 20 (14″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Diane Nagle Recommended Tools: 300″ of 15″-wide parchment paper or Golden Threads quilting paper, Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa…

Mineral Springs Quilt

Mineral Springs Quilt

Earthy colors blend perfectly in this interconnected design. Cutting the pieces for the quilt is a breeze, however the assembly takes some time. But it’s definitely worth the effort! About This Quilt Finished Size: 66″ x 76″ Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Debra Finan Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Design Wall, Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter,…

Lady of the Lake Quilt

Lady of the Lake Quilt

When challenged to make a quilt using triangle-squares exchanged with co-workers, Kristine Peterson used a small photo of an antique quilt saved in her “someday” file, as inspiration for her own Lady of the Lake quilt. About This Quilt Finished Size: 67½” x 81½” Finished Blocks: 31 (10″) blocks Rating: Challenging Designed by: Kristine Peterson…

Garden Path Quilt

Garden Path Quilt

Take a walk on the wild side when following the strategically placed Nine Patch blocks on a path around the starry center. About This Quilt Finished Size: 66″ x 66″ Finished Blocks: 4 (18″) Double Nine Patch Blocks, 5 (18″) Star Blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Pat Sloan Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter,…

Curvalicious Quilt

Curvalicious Quilt

Mix and match your fabric pieces to make this creative curved-piece quilt. The fun is arranging the blocks to make your own unique version of Curvalicious. About This Quilt Finished Size: 51″ x 69″ Finished Blocks: 88 (6″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Christine Stainbrook Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning…

Batik Pinwheels Quilt

Batik Pinwheels Quilt

There are no triangles to cut in this quilt! Learn a fast and accurage way to make 8 triangle-squares at a time using pre-cut 10″ squares. About This Quilt Finished Size: 66″ x 82½” Finished Blocks: 80 (8 ¼”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Tony Jacobson Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″…

Cooler by the Lake Quilt

Cooler by the Lake Quilt

A limited color range can produce a striking effect, as seen here in designer Colette Cogley’s quilt. Cool blues and greens are tied together with neutral dark brown strips, creating a woven appearance. About This Quilt Finished Size: 72″ x 88″ Finished Blocks: 99 (8″) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Colette Cogley Recommended Tools: Fons…

Key Lime Pie Quilt

Key Lime Pie Quilt

The refreshing colors of Key West inspired this super-easy small quilt. Use it inside or outside to brighten your decor. About This Quilt Finished Size: 30″ x 30″ Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Sarah Hahn Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat, and Fons & Porter Basic Cutting Ruler Buy This…

Anemone Flowers Quilt

Anemone Flowers Quilt

We’re particularly partial to the subtle color scheme in Diane Tomlinson’s batik quilt. She used the Fons & Porter wagon wheel templates to “sow” these enchanting blooms. About This Quilt Finished Size: 59″ x 63½” Rating: Challenging Designed by: Diane Tomlinson Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter’s Wagon Wheel Template, Paper-backed fusible web, Fons & Porter…