Tag: Easy Quilts Fall 2015

Win Thread and Fabric by Counting Your Sewing Machines!

It’s a question that packs a punch: how many sewing machines do you have? Each sewing machine we accumulate throughout our lives has a story, especially our first one. It symbolizes our humble sewing beginnings and our roots in quilting. Our first sewing machine is accompanied by memories and, often times, is a family heirloom that…

Easy Quilts Magazine Fall 2015 Cover

Easy Quilts Fall 2015

This issue of Easy Quilts has something for everyone! You’ll find patriotic quilts, scrap quilts, a wall quilt, a cross-body bag, a dog bed, and so many other patchwork projects. Some are quick and easy sewing projects, and others take a little more time. Making a quilt is easy following the Sew Easy techniques in…

Bright Heart Wedges Quilt

The fabrics in this colorful contemporary quilt were inspired by artist Amy Butler’s creative adventure to Oaxaca (wah-HAH-kah), Mexico. Amy’s bright heart collection includes 28 prints. This project is fat quarter friendly. Finished Size: 53″ × 77½” Rating: Easy    

Nighttime Blossoms Quilt

You’re sure to get positive feedback on this modern quilt. It’s easy to make too — you can piece it in just a few afternoons or a weekend. Use some favorite fat quarters to make this throw. Gray and turquoise give this contemporary quilt its on-trend style. This quilt project is fat quarter friendly. Finished Size:…

Layered Squares Twin Quilt

Christine Stainbrook’s light and bright quilt is the perfect showcase for these sweet fabrics from Patrick Lose. Discover how easy it is to make these blocks with a three-dimensional look. Layered Squares looks complicated but really isn’t. Clear instructions and diagrams show you how to piece the blocks. This twin size contemporary quilt is both colorful…

Cross-Body Tote Bag

Make your own tote following these clear instructions. It’s a quick and easy sewing project for sewists of all skill levels. This cute little bag is just the right size to hold your tablet and a few other essentials. The strap is long enough to wear cross-body-style. Finished Size: 8″ × 9″ × 3″ Rating: Easy…

Seeing Red Quilt

If you like simple quilts, this big block tumbler quilt is the one for you! It’s twin size-just right for a teen or college-bound student. The black-red-gray color combination in this easy quilt has a dramatic impact, and the white open spaces highlight the machine quilting. Finished Size: 70¾” × 72″ Rating: Easy To learn more…

Foliage Patchwork Quilt

Patchwork table runners make practical and beautiful gifts. Foliage is lovely in bright seasonal colors and looks at home on any table.If you fall for beautiful batiks, treat yourself to this simple runner for your autumn table. Kay Bergquist and her daughter, Allison, designed this piece based on the ingenious Card Trick block. This project is fat…

Jasmine Quilt - Patriotic Quilt Patterns

Jasmine Quilt

Patriotic quilt patterns and star quilts are always stylish. Jasmine is cleverly pieced with stars in the blocks and sashing. Lovely prints in a patriotic palette combined with a diagonal star pattern add up to a great quilt. Jocelyn Ueng’s construction method for this patriotic quilt pattern is easy and ingenious! Finished Size: 69″ × 69″  |…

Lucky Dog Bed Pillow Cover

Make this bed for your best friend because he deserves it! It’s a quick and easy sewing project for quilters of all skill levels. Pamper your pet with a new cover for his napping pillow. Tony Jacobson’s rescue dog, Howie, obviously loves this bed! Finished Size: 40″ × 31″ Rating: Easy To learn more about Sandi…

In the Middle Quilt

Modern and trendy is the best way to describe this patchwork quilt. It’s a one-block quilt entirely made of triangles, with a colorful scrappy center and gray background. Like a good piece of chocolate with a delicious surprise in the center, Amanda Jean Nyberg’s quilt design also has a midsection to delight your senses: colorful “eye-candy” prints.…

Hot & Spicy

This is one of those must-have quilts. The fabrics are irresistible, and the quilt blocks, made from wide strip sets, go together quickly. This throw will warm you up on the chilliest days! Finished Size: 52½” × 60″ Finished Blocks: 56 (7½”) blocks Rating: Easy To learn more about Laura Blanchard, visit our Designers page.

Facets Scrap Quilted Throw

Dig into that pile of your favorite fat quarters! Facets is a great scrap quilt. Jenn Nevitt’s design is a perfect design for showcasing modern prints. You can use a fabric collection or dig into your stash to make this throw size patchwork quilt. Finished Size: 56½” × 70½” Rating: Easy To learn more about Jenn Nevitt, visit our…

Army Star Quilted Table Runner

Patriotism has no season! You can show your pride all year long when you use this runner on your table. While making this project, Deborah Shafer thought of her father who was in the Army Corp of Engineers in WWII. Finished Size: 16″ × 48″ Finished Blocks: 3 (8″) Star blocks Rating: Easy To learn more…