Tag: Easy Quilts Summer 2012

Easy Quilts Summer 2012 Cover

Easy Quilts Summer 2012

We hope you enjoy the Easy Quilts Summer 2012 issue! Buy Issue Quilts Featured In This Issue Sew Easy™ Techniques Sew Easy: Row Alignment Sew Easy: Faux Piecing Sew Easy: Cutting 60˚ Diamonds and Cutting 60˚Pyramids In Every Issue From Liz & Marianne: Summer Stitching This and That: Look for these products at your local…

Sew Easy Faux Quilt Piecing Video Lesson

Faux Quilt Piecing Video Lesson

This quilting tutorial will teach you how to add amazing details to your modern quilts by faux piecing. Faux Quilt Piecing is a type of quilting technique that allows you to put together a quilt top that looks quite difficult but is actually quite simple and doesn’t involve a lot of actual piecing! A neat little…

Sew Easy 60º Diamonds and Pyramids Quilting Video

60º Diamonds and Pyramids Quilting Video

The Fons & Porter staff show you how to make 60º Pyramids using the 60° Pyramid ruler. This quilting technique can save you a lot of time when your working on your quilts and make for more accurate seams overall. About Cutting 60º Pyramids Suggested Quilt Patterns Using This Technique: Sea Glass Scrap Quilt, Delightful Spooks…

Sew Easy Row Alignment Quilting Video

Row Alignment Quilting Video

Do you struggle to piece together your rows straight, missing the row alignment entirely sometimes? Do you look at where your units match and sigh – yet again, you’re block units are not neatly stacked as they should be or your triangle points don’t match? If that sounds like you, this quilting video is for…

Little Blossoms

Add a dash of spring to your home with this versatile quilt. Use it as a table topper, wallhanging, or throw. Size: 48″ × 48″ Blocks: 4 (12″) Pinwheel blocks Learn more about Diane Nagle at our Designers directory.  

Country Breeze

Use scraps of your favorite prints to make this cozy throw. The blocks are easy to make using the diagonal seams method. Note: The project is Fat Quarter Friendly. Size: 39″ × 51″ Blocks: 35 (6″) blocks Learn more about Wendy Sheppard at our Designers directory.    

Simply Smashing

This quilt is simply sensational! The lively flower and geometric prints are sure to wow everyone who sees it. Size: 61″ × 71″ Blocks: 22 (5″) blocks Learn more about Janet Houts at our Designers directory.  

Fat Quarter Six Pack Quilt

Who doen’t have a collection of fat quarters just waiting for the perfect pattern? This is it, quilters. You’ll want to make this quilt over and over. Grab a six pack of fat quarters and get sewing! Size: 52″ × 55″ Get the Fat Quarter Six Pack quilt pattern! Learn more about Lynette Jensen at our Designers…

Udder Delight

Cow prints make this the perfect quilt for a young farmer or anyone who is mooooved by our bovine buddies. Hole in the Barn Door blocks are a perfect way to show off your favorite novelty print fabrics. Size: 64″ × 79″ Blocks: 12 (12″) blocks Learn more about John Kubiniec at our Designers directory.

Cuddly Critters

Do you see the tumbling blocks design in this adorable quilt? You can quickly cut the pieces for this quilt using the Fons & Porter 60° Diamonds and Pyramids Rulers. Assembly is easy-it’s in rows-no set-in seams! Finished Size: 39½” × 44¼”  |  Designed by Patti Carey Get the Cuddly Critters quilt pattern! Get the Fons…

Pure White

Let yourself go with improvisational piecing! Make this modern quilt with a Charm Pack collection or use scraps from your stash. Any colors will do! Size: 80″ × 80″ Download instructions for the faux piecing technique you could use for this quilt. Learn more about Brigitte Heitland at our Designers directory.  

Cherries Jubilee

Designer Dawn Stewart used a gorgeous palette of classic calicoes in deep browns and pinks to create this cozy quilt. These timeless prints were inspired by fabrics from 1882. Size: 60″ × 70″ Blocks: 30 (10″) blocks Learn more about Dawn Stewart at our Designers directory.  


This warm throw is traditional, yet freshly stylish at the same time. Asymmetrical hearts are machine appliquéd on Shoo Fly blocks, combining two favorite designs from yesterday and today. Size: 41″ × 47″ Blocks: 9 (7″ × 9″) blocks Learn more about June Pease at our Designers directory.  

Key Lime Pie

The refreshing colors of Key West inspired this super-easy small quilt. Use it inside or outside to brighten your décor. Size: 30″ × 30″ Learn more about Sarah Hahn at our Designers directory.