Tag: Love of Quilting May/June 2015

Love of Quilting May/June 2015

The Love of Quilting May/June 2015 issue brings you the best in quilting! There’s something for everyone in this issue including quilts from Marianne Fons and Liz Porter. In fact, Liz Porter’s bed-size quilt, featuring LeMoyne Stars, graces the cover! Find playful textures and fun techniques, like appliqué, in this issue, along with bold and bright…

Shining Star Quilt

Shining Star Quilt

Patriotic quilts are a wonderful way to make a statement. Make this bold patriotic quilt in red, white, and blue solids. It’s a great choice for a Quilt of Valor project. Find the quilt pattern in our online store and the free size chart download in the links below! Finished Size: 61½” × 76½”  |  Finished…

Lavender and Leather Quilted Tote

You might know how to make a patchwork quilt, but do you know how to make a patchwork tote? Designer Maria Pate likes the challenge of incorporating non-traditional materials, such as leather, into patchwork designs. Watch while she makes this tote in the 2500 TV series of Love of Quilting or get all the programs in the series (offered in…

Shadow Trail Quilt

Cut a series of diamonds in blue and green fabrics and create a visually interesting illusion with this quilt’s design. The original Mountain Mist quilt was described as follows: “The Shadow Trail leads one in a fancy down green paths where cool blue shadows lure the traveler on. Alert quilt makers find themselves responding at once to…

Prairie Sunrise Quilt

This bed-size quilt pattern uses angles that create the illusion of light shining through a window. This sunrise-inspired quilt features calming colors and a geometric design, offering symmetry, although each block has a personality all its own. Use your favorite fabrics for this quilt or grab some fat quarters and get started! Finished Size: 57″ × 75  |…

Bold & Bright Quilt

A playful set of prints set against a white background results in an eye-catching quilt. Chain piece the blocks assembly-line style, and you’ll be done in no time. Bold & Bright digital pattern Bold & Bright quilt kit Finished Size: 73½” × 93″ Finished Blocks: 18 (11½”) blocks Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Melanie Greseth, visit our Designers…

Liberty Blooms Quilt

This medallion-style, traditional quilt is made with a collection of patriotic fabrics that have a washed look. Strip piecing, diagonal seams, and fusible appliqué are techniques that make this quilt an easy and fun project. Liberty Blooms digital pattern Finished Size: 71″ × 71″ Finished Blocks: 4 (14″) Appliqué blocks; 4 (10″) Star blocks Rating: Intermediate…

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…

Liz’s LeMoyne Star Quilt

This is another wonderful scrap quilt with blocks made by the Sew Faster Quilters. Liz Porter used a classic strippy setting but updated the LeMoyne Star quilt block construction using the revolutionary Rapid Fire Tool. Check out our Sew Easy lesson for step-by-step instructions on practicing this technique. For updated information on the math used in the…

Free Quilt Pattern

Whoo’s Ready for Summer? Quilt

This whimsical quilt is a hoot to make! The simple shapes are fused and machine appliquéd for quick and easy sewing. Whoo knew you could make such a cute coordinating pillow to go with your owl quilt? It’s fast and fun to make! Get the free quilt pattern for this fun kid or baby quilt pattern…