Tag: Holidays 2016

Holidays 2016 SIP

Holidays 2016

The Fons & Porter’s Holidays 2016: Christmas Quilts & Winter Crafts issue is filled with quilt patterns and projects for a warm and wonderful holiday season! This issue of Holidays is the best source for traditional quilts and reliable instructions. Come in and take a look around! In this issue, find inspiration to make beautiful Christmas quilts…

Toboggan Run Quilt

Toboggan Run Quilt

‘Tis the season for Christmas quilts and this one is so much fun to make! Combine cute flannel snowmen prints into Nine-patch units and triangle-squares for a cozy fireside throw quilt. These prints may be cool and frosty, but the quilt is definitely warm and toasty! Work this quilt up to display in your home…

Tree Charms

Tree Charms

Try your hand at making adorable ornaments in two sizes using festive fabric. Australian designer Lynette Anderson made these simple, fun, and oh-so-cute Christmas ornaments using preprinted fabric and hand-embroidery. By fussy-cutting holiday prints, and embellishing with stitches, these Christmas projects are great for gift-giving, too. About This Quilt Finished Size: Large Ornaments 4″ in diameter; small ornaments…

It's Christmas Quilt

It’s Christmas Quilt

We love Christmas quilts and this one features gorgeous stars in red and green! These colorful, staggered stars come together quickly to create a lively holiday quilt. Simple star quilt block assembly and use of vertical sashing make this cheerful holiday quilt come together fast. A fast and easy holiday project? Perfect! About This Quilt Finished…

Christmas Stockings

Christmas Stockings

Make these adorable, personalized Christmas stockings for the whole family, using one basic shape, and choose from eight different patchwork designs for the front. Make them to match your favorite Christmas quilts! Instructions come with the stocking quilt patterns to embellish the stockings and directions for appliqué stitches. This project is fat quarter friendly! Grab…

Star Frost Quilt

Star Frost Quilt

The holidays allow us to add a little glitz and glamour to our quilting and designer Marsha Evans Moore has certainly done that with her Christmas quilt, Star Frost! This quilt features sparkly fabrics with diamond shapes cut from festive holiday fabric for a striking quilt. The lovely thing about this quilt? It can be displayed…

Run Run Mat

Run Run Mat

Create holiday memories with this darling circular felted wool mat decorated with gingerbread boys and girls — an adorable project by mother and daughter designers, Kim Zenk and Katie Hebblewhite. Simple embroidery makes this holiday mat even more fun and creates the cute factor.  Take a break from those Christmas quilts to make a some…

Holiday Greetings Decor

Holiday Greetings

Take a break from those Christmas quilts and make some adorable quilted cards for your holiday décor! Linda Davis combined quilting and card making to create these delightful easel cards. Use her ideas to design your own delightful, personalized holiday greeting cards that give a nod to your love of quilting! Use fusible web to apply…

Candlelight Tablerunner

Candlelight Table Runner

Time for a new Christmas table runner quilt pattern? Give Barbara Cherniwchan’s design a try. It requires making four traditional quilt blocks, then appliquéing a candelabra and candles. Strip piecing combined with appliqué adds interest to the finished piece and your guests will most certainly agree. Use warm hued fabrics to make up this welcoming…

Twinkling Flurries Quilt

Twinkling Flurries Quilt

“I have many memories of freshly falling snow on Christmas Eve when there would be a peaceful hush over the world,” recalls designer Margaret Brewster Willingham. She captures the mood with her intricate snowflake quilt using reverse appliqué and frosty batiks. Choosing batik fabrics to showcase the dramatic snowflake blocks makes for a spectacular quilt! Plus, strip sets…

Northern Christmas Quilt

Northern Christmas Quilt

This festive snowflake wall quilt, designed by Vanessa Wyss, is a classic on a door or any wall space in your home. You might want to make an extra wall hanging or two for gifts — your friends will love them! Another wonderful thing about this quilt? It recently won a Keepsake Quilting holiday contest.…

Run Run Banner

Run Run Banner

Christmas quilts are fun, but how about a Christmas banner? Add some holiday cheer to your home with this gingerbread boy and girl decoration. String these felted wool gingerbread boys and girls together to create a cute banner for your holiday décor. A few evenings are all it takes to make these felted wool ornaments.…

Twisted Triangle Tablerunner

Twisted Triangle Table Runner

Combine Twisted Triangles to make six-sided quilt blocks that appear to dizzily spin across your holiday table! This is the perfect time to practice your curved piecing skills. Jean Nolte’s quilt pattern gives you a chance to do just that. For great step-by-step instruction on making triangle units for your quilts, watch the video below. For…