Tag: Colleen Tauke

Renewal Quilt

Renewal Quilt

This is, hands down, one of our favorite quilt blocks to make. The slick method involves making oversized four-patch units, cutting and reassembling. About This Quilt Finished Size: 88″ x 106″ Finished Blocks: 20 (18″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat, and…

Second Words Quilt

Second Words Quilt

You will have an almost instant doll quilt by using the leftover half-square triangles from the First Words quilt. That’s almost as sweet at these baby fabrics. About This Quilt Finished Size: 22¾” x 29¼” Finished Blocks: 63 (3¼”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Square Up Ruler, Fons…

First Words Quilt

First Words Quilt

Working with sweet little prints is always a pleasure. The fun doesn’t stop there — the ingenious block construction is an added delight. About This Quilt Finished Size: 39½” x 39½” Finished Blocks: 16 (9⅛”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat, and…

Going Places Quilt

Going Places Quilt

Making clever use of the triangle-square unit creates an undulating wave effect in the Going Places quilt. Batiks give it a gorgeous color. About This Quilt Finished Size: 66″ x 66″ Rating: Easy Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Quarter Inch Seam Marker, Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting…

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 &…

We The People Quilt

We The People Quilt

What a pretty table topper! Make this patriotic piece using simple units such as Flying Geese and Triangle-Squares. It’s a one-block wonder you can whip up in no time. About This Quilt Finished Size: 28″ x 28″ Rating: Easy Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat,…

Daisy Day Quilt

Daisy Day Quilt

Designer Colleen Tauke made this cozy quilt for her new granddaughter, Daisy. Soft flannels are ideal for a child’s bed or for napping at grandma’s house. About This Quilt Finished Size: 50″ x 56″ Rating: Easy Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Tumbler Template, Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning…

Fisherman's Reel Quilt

Fisherman’s Reel Quilt

Update an old favorite block — the Churn Dash — in this bold quilt made with rich, earthy tans, browns and black prints. We offer instructions for die-cutting with this pattern, and our Sew Easy Lesson on cutting quick triangle-squares. About This Quilt Finished Size: 72″ x 84″ Finished Blocks: 42 (12″) blocks Rating: Easy…

Quiet Time Pillow

Quiet Time Pillow

Here’s a great little accessory — a quilted pillow top — that features our new super-sized Clamshell template. Use 10″ squares to make this. We offer Sew Easy Lessons for working with the Clamshell Template, and for finishing the pillow. About This Quilt Finished Size: 23″ x 23″ Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended…

Nine Patch Garden

Soft-colored 2 1/2-inch strips star in this quick-to-piece twin-sized quilt. Nine-patch units are framed with coordinating prints, then the blocks are joined together with sashing. Adorable for a child’s bed! About This Quilt Finished Size: 71″ x 88″ Finished Blocks: 20 (14″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary…