Tag: Love of Quilting May/June 2014

Love of Quilting May/June 2014

The Love of Quilting May/June 2014 issue brings you the best in quilting! There’s something for everyone in this issue including quilts from our Love of Quilting TV show. We’re really proud of these quilts, so make sure to check them out! Summer quilts are a great way to brighten up any room they’re displayed in. This issue…

Illusions Quilt

Illusions features black-and-white star blocks and a just touch of teal. Finished Size: 48″ × 60″ Finished Blocks: 20 (12″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Get the Illusions quilt pattern in the Love of Quilting May/June 2014 issue!

After the Storm Quilt

There’s a rainbow of colors shining through the gray blocks in this stunning quilt. And no need to white knuckle this one—Designer Susan Emerson makes this complex quilt simple by cleverly arranging squares and rectangles. Finished Size: 60″ × 72″ Finished Block Units: 120 (6″) block units Rating: Intermediate From our Quilt Shop: Get the Gray Fat…

Broken Star

This International Quilt Study Center & Museum antique features six-pointed stars on the border and as a large central star. This quilt was made circa 1930-1950 by an unknown quilter. Finished Size: 72½” × 87″ Rating: Challenging Bonus: Download free assembly instructions and diagrams for this quilt.  

Sunshine and Flowers

Have you always wanted to try a Dresden Plate quilt? Make a table runner, and you only have to make three plates! Machine appliqué helps you finish quickly. Finished Size: 21″ × 45½” Rating: Easy Sunshine and Flowers Digital Pattern To learn more about Jenny Doan, visit our Designers page.  

Scattered Pinwheels

Brightly colored solids contrast beautifully against a white background in this quilt featuring two sizes of pinwheels. You can also tone it down, using a cream background and muted solids.This quilt project is fat quarter friendly. Finished Size: 52″ × 64″ Finished Blocks: 16 (6″) small Pinwheel blocks; 12 (12″) large Pinwheel blocks Rating: Intermediate…

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”)…

Blowin' in the Xanadu Wind Quilt

Blowin’ in the Xanadu Wind Quilt

This throw was made using digitally-printed fabric and features pinwheel units inside star blocks. It’s an elegant, understated work of art. Finished Size: 56″ × 71″ Finished Blocks: 12 (15″) blocks Blowin’ in the Xanadu Wind Digital Pattern Rating: Intermediate  

Baby Owls

Colorful fabrics and oversized four patch blocks make this quilt a hoot to make! WHOOO knew the owl embellishments on the border are also a snap to make—just cut them out of the owl fabric and machine appliqué them. This quilt is featured in Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting 2300 TV Series. Finished Size: 57½”…

My Country Quilt

This fat quarter friendly project may be your Quilt of Valor choice if you like reproduction fabrics. Inspired by a two-color split Ohio Star block, Designer Cheryl Miller chose rich reds and blues for a patriotic version of this classic design. Finished Size: 71″ × 89″ Finished Blocks: 32 (9″) Star blocks, 31 (9″) Log…

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction is a fat quarter friendly quilt project that features white half hexagon units surrounded by colorful border, creating a never-ending chain effect. For help creating the set-in seams on your half hexagon units, click here. Finished Size: 47″ × 63½” Rating: Challenging To learn more about Diane Tomlinson, visit our Designers page.  

Blue Ridge Beauty

This traditional quilt features square-in-a-square blocks and blue and cream triangle-square units. Check out our Sew Easy video tutorial on this quilt’s quick triangle-squares. Finished Size: 88½” × 88½” Finished Blocks: 25 (12½”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Blue Ridge Beauty Digital Pattern Bonus: Click here for sizing options chart for twin and king sizes. To learn more about…

Ralli Pop

Ralli Pop is a fat quarter friendly quilt project that features courthouse steps surrounding appliquéd flowers. This bright colored quilt offers great practice in needle-turn appliqué. Check out our free Sew Easy video tutorial on this technique. Finished Size: 42″ × 60″ Finished Blocks: 8 (12″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Ralli Pop Digital Pattern  

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.…