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Fat Quarter Quilts Spring 2017 Cover

Fat Quarter Quilts Spring 2017

The Fons & Porter’s Fat Quarter Quilts, Spring 2017 issue is filled with fourteen quilt patterns and projects to slash your stash this spring! Fat Quarter Quilts is the best source for traditional quilts and reliable instructions. Come in and take a look around! Fat quarters just make us happy! And we know you love…

Tranquility Quilt

Tranquility Quilt

Use a collection of warm-hued batiks to update this traditional block. The end result is a lively throw. We walk you through making triangle-squares (video below). About This Quilt Finished Size: 65″ x 65″ Finished Blocks: 25 (10″) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Bev Getschel Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Fussy Cut Templates, Fons &…

Watercolor Garden Quilt

Watercolor Garden Quilt

The star blocks in this pretty quilt are easy to piece using diagonal seams and a touch of machine appliqué. We walk you through making the flowers’ stems and leaves. About This Quilt Finished Size: 63¼” x 72″ Finished Blocks: 12 (9¾”) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Julie Lynch Recommended Tools: Paper-backed fusible web, Fons…

Kansas Troubles Quilt

Kansas Troubles Quilt

Liz Porter says the vibrant yellow print in this quilt brings the other fabrics to life. The bright colors are perfect for this very traditional pioneer-era quilt. It’s a beauty, and a great way to use up fabrics in your stash. About This Quilt Finished Size: 75″ x 90″ Finished Blocks: 20 (15″) Kaleidoscope blocks…

Nellie’s Garden Quilt

Nellie’s Garden Quilt

Use diagonal seams to make this small quilt in 1930s reproduction prints. Add some extra charm with prairie points around the border. Dig into your stash or buy some new fat quarters for this one! About This Quilt Finished Size: 42″ x 42″ Rating: Easy Designed by: Diane Nagle Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary…

Crossing Paths Quilt

Crossing Paths Quilt

Fons & Porter Associate Editor Diane Tomlinson uses one of her favorite blocks to make this striking quilt, using fabric from Hoffman Fabric’s You & Me collection. Cutting the blocks to size is a snap using the Fons & Porter Album Cross Template (watch the Sew Easy video below!). Please note, there is a correction…

Country Fair Quilt

The Country Fair quilt is a fat quarter friendly quilt! It’s a great scrappy Carpenter’s Wheel quilt. Use your stash of fabric or a bundle of fat quarters to personalize this quilt pattern.

Neapolitan Quilt

This traditional design which uses an old favorite, the Churn Dash block, is a scrap saver’s delight. Each small block takes just a smidgen of fabric to complete, or you can draw from your collection of favorite fat quarters and make several blocks from each. We also offer a twin and a queen size. About…

Old and New Quilt

Infusing this traditional block with bright, clear colors makes it feel brand new! Gather some fat quarters and set to work on this one. We walk you through making the triangle-squares (video below!). About This Quilt Finished Size: 73″ x 83″ Finished Blocks: 20 (15″) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Kimberly Jolly Recommended Tools: Fons…

Pinwheel Chain Quilt

Make this throw-sized quilt from the tiniest of scraps. We also offer a queen and a king size quilt. Our Sew Easy Lesson for cutting half-square triangles helps you with piecing. About This Quilt Finished Size: 64″ x 76″ Finished Blocks: 20 (12″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Christina McCourt Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter…

Winding Ways Quilt

Jane Vaughan’s creative use of Log Cabin blocks makes for a cool arrangement in this bed-sized quilt. Dig into your stash or use 16 fat quarters for this one. About This Quilt Finished Size: 60″ x 75″ Finished Blocks: 80 (7½”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Jane Vaughan Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter,…

Pomegranate Mountain Quilt

This cool quilt, sometimes called Tents of Armageddon, features bright Civil War reproduction prints. We walk you through making triangle-squares. The end result is a markedly modern twist on a striking traditional quilt. About This Quilt Finished Size: 63″ x 79″ Rating: Challenging Designed by: Susan McDermott Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Half & Quarter…

Washington Island Poppies Quilt

Try this lovely, fresh quilt by Marianne Fons, inspired by Washington Island, Wis., one of her favorite places for a retreat. It uses 20 solid fat quarters in an array of colors and sashing in between blocks. About This Quilt Finished Size: 66″ x 84¾” Finished Blocks: 20 (12¾”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Marianne…

What’s the Point? Quilt

Dig deep into your stash for this fun quilt! You’ll use equal amounts of dark and light prints. We walk you though making “flippy corners” on the small squares. We also offer a crib size. About This Quilt Finished Size: 59½” x 69″ Finished Blocks: 72 (7″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Mark Lipinski Recommended…