Tag: Fat Quarter Quilts Winter 2016

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Fat Quarter Quilts Winter 2016

The Fons & Porter’s Fat Quarter Quilts, Winter 2016 issue is filled with quilt patterns and projects for a warm and wonderful holiday season! This issue is the best source for traditional quilts and reliable instructions. Come in and take a look around! We here at Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting know that fat…

Hidden Gems Scrap Quilt Project

Designers Doris Brunnette and Trina Kirkvold made this quilt of Gem quilt blocks for Doris’ first grandchild, Gemma. All you need is six fabric prints and two accent fat quarters to make one for the little gem in your life. This project is Fat Quarter Friendly. Hidden Gems digital pattern Size: 36″ × 45″ Blocks: 18 (9″)…

Flowering Nine Patch Quilt

Do you see flowers, Nine Patches, or Churn Dash quilt blocks? Using only white and shades of gray, Amy Ellis has created a quilt with strong visual interest. Flowering Nine Patch digital pattern Finished Size: 66″ × 78″ Finished Blocks: 143 (6″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Download a free size chart and cutting instructions for crib and…

Ruby Sunrise Quilt Project

This award-winning quilt by Nancy Mahoney is based on the classic sunburst pattern. It will take some time and patience to construct this quilt, but the results are worth it. A set of Marti Michell’s templates will make the cutting easier. Ruby Sunrise digital pattern Finished Size: 62″ × 78″ Finished Blocks: 12 (11½”) Sunburst…

Hero’s Tribute Quilt Project

Liz Porter’s Quilt of Valor definitely has star power. She used combinations of 4″, 8″, 12″, and 16″ stars in a classic red, blue, and gold color scheme. This quilt is featured in the Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting 2600 TV series. Hero’s Tribute digital patttern Finished Size: 56″ × 72″ Finished Blocks: 12 (16″)…

Crossing Waves Quilt – Bonus Size Charts!

This trendy design is based on the traditional Ocean Waves quilt block. A sea-blue background grid gives it an updated look. This quilt is fat quarter friendly. Finished Size: 55½” × 74″ Finished Blocks: 12 (18½”) blocks Rating: Intermediate From our Quilt Shop: Get the Crossing Waves quilt kit! Get the Crossing Waves quilt pattern! Log in to…

Tribute to Mom

Phyllis Zylstra was inspired to make this fat quarter friendly quilt by an antique quilt in a storefront window. Soft 1930s prints on a white background give it a fresh, clean look. For instructions on easy scallops, check out our free video tutorial. For instructions on mitering borders, click here. Size: 57½” × 77½” Blocks:…

Emerald Ikat

Ikat is a fabric in which the yarns have been tie-dyed before they are woven. Using a series of green triangles, quilt designer Rebecca Smith has created a quilt that mimics an ikat diamond pattern.  This fat quarter friendly quilt project provides great practice in foundation piecing. Finished Size: 51″ × 68″ Finished Blocks: 48 (8½”)…

Floating Breeze Blossoms

This quilt features colorful “free-form” cherry blossom flowers on a white background. For a free tutorial on how to piece perfect curves for this quilt, click here. Finished Size: 60″ × 75″ Finished Blocks: 15 (12″) Blossom blocks Rating: Intermediate Floating Breeze Blossoms Digital Pattern To learn more about Violet Craft, visit our Designers page.…

Gumdrops

You’ll love working with the brightly colored fabrics in this quilt. The finished result is a surefire pick-me-up for winter’s dreariest days. This quilt is fat quarter friendly. Finished Size: 50″ × 58″ Finished Blocks: 30 (8″) blocks Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Nancy Mahoney, visit our Designers page. Gundrops Quilt Digital Pattern  

Cozy Cottage

Designer Bonnie Sullivan loves to appliqué felted wool on a pieced flannel background. The result is fantastic folk art wallhanging. Finished Size: 32″ × 32″ Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Bonnie Sullivan, visit our Designers page. Cozy Cottage Quilt Digital Pattern

Pinwheel Baskets

This quilt pattern featured in Scrap Quilts Fall 2013 is a throw size quilt pattern featuring baskets and flowers. Dig out your sweetest print scraps to make this adorable quilt-designer Kathy Munkelwitz used original feedsacks for hers. The pieced basket blocks and appliqué flower blocks complement each other beautifully. This project is Fat Quarter Friendly. Size:…

Springs & Twigs Quilt

Combining traditional patchwork design with folk-arty appliqué is what makes this charming quilt a Kim Diehl specialty. An abundance of prints within a small square packs a delightful wallop. Size: 60″ × 60″ Blocks: 16 (11″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Sprigs and Twigs Digital Pattern Liquid Fabric-basting Glue Watch Kim Diehl on Quilt with the Stars…

Chasing Chevrons

By slightly elongating the hexagon pattern, designer Kim Cairns achieved a strong vertical direction in her quilt. Using cozy flannels softens the overall effect. This quilt is fat quarter friendly. Size: 62″ × 80″ Rating: Intermediate To learn more about the designer, visit our Designers Page. Down a free size chart and cutting instructions for…