Tag: Love of Quilting November/December 2011

Scrappy Triangles Quilt

Scrappy Triangles Quilt

This fun scrappy batik quilt pattern started out as a triangle-square exchange with a dozen friends. A dark blue batik for the sashing, borders and binding tie it together. Try this one to use up all those batik scraps you can’t bear to toss out!  If you love scrap quilts or just want to work…

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…

Love of Quilting November/December 2011 Cover

Love of Quilting November/December 2011

The Love of Quilting November/December 2011 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 you’ll find a new scrap quilt by Liz Porter and a…

The Art of Sashiko

  The ancient art of sashiko originated from necessity, but has become a popular modern quilting technique.   Download four free patterns for sashiko stitching you can use in your own quilt projects.


Jo Morton’s gorgeous Carolina fabric collection is featured in this queen-size bed quilt. The same block, made with different fabric combinations, creates a many-bordered effect. Size: 92″ × 106″Blocks: 50 (10-5⁄8″) blocks  

Tool Bag

Use double faced quilted fabric to make this reversible tool bag to take to your next quilting workshop or retreat. The pattern for the reversible tool bag is available as a digital pattern and can also be found in the Nov/Dec 2011 issue of Love of Quilting. The supply lists for the Love of Quilting…

Winterbury Lane

Create a totally wonderful winter wonderland throw in warm dusty colors. It’s perfect for anyone on your holiday gift list. Size: 48½” × 60½”Blocks: 20 (6″) Snowball blocks  

Indigo Stars

Karen Witt’s quilt has many elements that make it sparkle. Indigo stars stand out against a background of tan prints, and indigo squares create diagonal chains. Stripe and floral borders provide a perfect finish. Size: 59″ × 59″Blocks: 25 (9″) 54-40 or Fight Blocks Click here for a free sizing chart for this project.

Pots of Flowers

This antique quilt from the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska was hand appliquéd and hand quilted in Ohio around 1870. All of the approximately 1,850 tiny berries are stuffed! The quiltmaker is unknown, but her work is admired to this day. Size: 85″ × 85″ Download free instructions for creating Pots…

Berry Wreath

Nancy Mahoney combined piecing and appliqué for this lovely throw. It’s made in Christmasy red and green, but it is beautiful any time of year. Size: 63″ × 63″Blocks: 9 (15″) blocks Click here for a free Queen sizing chart for this project.

Pinwheel Strippy

Liz says, “I love scrappy quilts and strippy sets! I made the Pinwheel blocks from my stash, so there are dozens of different prints in this quilt.” Size: 72″ × 91″Blocks: 120 (4″) Pinwheel blocks   Click here to download free instructions for perfect alignment when joining pieced rows to unpieced strips used in this project.

Scrappy Triangles

Jean Nolte’s quilt began as a scrappy triangle-square exchange with a dozen friends. She used a teal batik for the sashing, borders, and binding to tie it all together. Size: 62″ × 79″ Blocks: 12 (16″) blocks This pattern can be found as a digital pattern or in the November/December 2011 issue of Love of…

Bluebird of Happiness

Marianne chose yellow and blue for her wool table topper to match some of her favorite French dishes and linens.Make this sunny-fresh project to perk up your dining area. Size: 22½” diameter

Christmas Poem

This throw is sure to become a family favorite. Graphic silhouette prints are used in the blocks, and the white print features the poem “The Night Before Christmas.” Size: 53¾” × 65½”Blocks: 20 (10½”) blocks