Tag: Love of Quilting March/April 2012

Love of Quilting March/April 2012 Cover

Love of Quilting March/April 2012

The Love of Quilting March/April 2012 issue is filled with great quilt patterns and projects! This issue of Love of Quilting, like so many others, is the best source for traditional quilts and reliable instructions. Come in and take a look around! On the cover of Love of Quilting March/April 2012 are 15 inspiring quilting projects, including…

Antique Baskets

Basket designs have long been popular in quilts. This quilt from the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska was made sometime in the early 1900s. The quiltmaker used solid fabrics in black, cheddar, and red- a popular color combination used during that time period. Size: 71½” × 85¾”Blocks: 20 (10″) Basket Blocks…

Trellis of Mums

Patti Carey’s quilt is a bit complicated, but it’s worth the extra effort! The beautiful teal and purple color scheme will bring a breath of spring to your home. Size: 87″ × 104″Blocks: 32 (12″) blocks For more information about Patti Carey, visit our Designer’s page.

Neutral Chic

Pair this traditional design of both pieced and appliquéd blocks with contemporary prints to make an elegant statement. The harmonious color combination of neutrals and black is compatible with any home décor color scheme. Size: 63″ × 75¾”Blocks: 20 (9″) pieced blocks, 12 (9″) appliqué blocks Click here to download free Quilt Top Assembly Diagrams…

Three Tours

Tony Jacobson created this quilt in honor of his nephew Eric who has served three tours of duty-two in Iraq and one in Afghanistan as a member of the Iowa National Guard. Tony said, “Our family is very proud of his service, and this quilt is just a small token to show our appreciation.” Size:…

Throw Quilt Patterns

Fan Dance Quilt

Quilt designer Nancy Mahoney made this quilt without curved seam piecing. You can see how to make the Fan quilt blocks in this quilting tutorial, How to make Fan Quilt Blocks, with host Mary Fons and guest Nancy Mahoney. Fan Dance is made using easy machine appliqué. Use the free template download in the links below to make this quilt with…

Four Table Toppers

Brighten your home for spring with one of the four table toppers included here. We’ve chosen patterns for every skill level, so there’s one that’s just right for you. These projects go together quickly, so you may want to make some as gifts for family and friends. Spring DaisiesBy Debbie Mumm. Made by Nancy Kirkland. Machine…

Northport Crossing

A scrappy antique quilt that Marianne has long admired was the inspiration for this quilt. With a few changes, she made it fit her “style.” Marianne likes to make vintage-looking quilts using shirting and reproduction prints. Size: 61″ × 75¾”Blocks: 20 (12¾”) blocks View a video and download free instructions for the Quick Triangle-Squares used…

White Labyrinth

Make this modern quilt for your home. Neutral tones with just a splash of color for contrast make it perfect for any living space, whether you live in an apartment, flat, loft, condo, cottage, or house. You can even change the contrasting colors to suit your style. Size: 60″ × 60″Blocks: 36 (10″) blocks For…

Churn Dash

Liz says: I enjoy making quilts with friends. I invited friends to bring their 1890s reproduction fabrics for group cutting and sewing sessions. We each had fun choosing our setting fabric and determining how to set our blocks. We think it’s fun to see all the unique designs made using the same block pattern. Size: 70″…

Floral Explosion

This quilt is great for using your scraps, coordinated or not. We like it in the juicy colors designer Amanda Murphy chose from her Veranda collection. Make four extra blocks for the coordinating pillow. Size: 84″ × 92¼” Blocks: 72 (8¼”) blocks Download free instructions for making a matching pillow. For more information about Amanda…