Tag: Love of Quilting September/October 2012

Love of Quilting Sept/Oct 2012 Cover

Love of Quilting September/October 2012

The Love of Quilting September/October 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! This festive fall issue features 5 expert quilting techniques we know you’ll love and a…

Sew Easy Appliqué (Unit Method) Quilting Video

Appliqué (Unit Method) Quilting Video

Master the unit method for applique for your next quilting project with this technique! This method is known as one of the faster ways to do quilted applique – perfect for quilters who love the look but not the work behind applique. Use this method to assemble appliqué units before fusing them to the background. Work…

Sew Easy Three-Color Hourglass Units Quilting Video

Three-Color Hourglass Quilt Units Video

Three-color hourglass quilt units can be created from squares, making fun quilt blocks without ever cutting a single triangle! Learn the quick and easy method that can be adapted to any quilt pattern. This method not only makes quiltmaking easier, but it increases efficiency and accuracy, as well! You’ll never run away from a quilt…

Tigers — Free Quilt Pattern

Do you have a special fabric print you’re excited to use? Here’s a quilt designed especially for a large-scale tiger print. Size: 71½” × 88½” Blocks: 12 (12″) Star blocks; 6 (12″) Tiger blocks Rating: Challenging

Tree Farm — Free Quilt Pattern

If you want to make a quilt for the man in your life, this free quilt pattern may be just perfect. The Courthouse Steps quilt blocks have optional three-dimensional folded fabric points. Size: 82½” × 96¾”Blocks: 12 (10″) Bear Paw blocks,20 (10″) Courthouse Steps blocks Rating: Challenging

Square-in-Diamond

This quilt is part of the collection of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. It’s a perfect scrappy quilt, and what a way to make a dent in your stash! Using a single light solid for the sashing helps to keep the design from being too busy. This quilt is both Fat Quarter Friendly…

Hangin’ with Friends – 3-D Art Quilt

Fuse and machine appliqué this little quilt designed exclusively for Love of Quilting readers by McKenna Ryan. The butterflies are three-dimensional! Size: 16½” × 15″ Rating: Intermediate Purchase the Hangin’ with Friends Digital Quilt Pattern. For more information about McKenna Ryan and other contributors, go to our Designers Page. Find patterns and instructions for this quilt in the Love…

Siberian Coins — Easy Wool Baby Quilt

“An antique wool quilt I spotted at a New Jersey museum inspired me to collect some interesting wools and create a crib-size version of the older quilt. I also used a wool batting, and tied my top to a flannel backing.” -Marianne Size: 36″ × 46″ Rating: Easy Purchase the Siberian Coins Digital Quilt Pattern. Find patterns and…

Autumn Gems — Wool Wallhanging Quilt

Whether you prefer to stitch by hand or machine, wool appliqué is fun and easy. Try this wallhanging quilt and you’ll have a finished project in no time! Size: 19″ × 21″ Rating: Easy Bonus: Windowing Fusible Appliqué Sew Easy Lesson. Purchase the Autumn Gems Wall Hanging Quilt Pattern. For more information about Kari Carr and other contributors, go…

Homestead Harvest – Wool Appliqué Wallhanging Quilt

Whether you prefer to stitch by hand or machine, wool appliqué is fun and easy. Try this wallhanging quilt and you’ll have a finished project in no time! Size: 40″ square Rating: Intermediate Bonus: Windowing Fusible Appliqué Sew Easy Lesson. Get the Homestead Harvest Digital Quilt Pattern. For more information about Kim Diehl and other contributors, go to our Designers…

Summer Sampler – Wool Table Topper

Quilt Star Lisa Bongean designed this primitive-style wool table topper. Make one for yourself or a friend, or maybe one for each of you! Size: 28″ × 19″ Rating: Intermediate Purchase the Summer Sampler Digital Pattern. For more information about Lisa Bongean, and other contributors, go to our Designers Page. Find patterns and instructions for this…

Gallery Walk

Whimsical and sophisticated at the same time, this quilt utilizes three techniques (foundation piecing, partial seams, and tilted blocks) that should be in the repertoire of every quilter. Size: 56½” × 65½” Blocks: 30 (9″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Purchase the Gallery Walk Digital Pattern. For more information about Nancy Mahoney and other contributors, visit our Designers Page.…

Root Beer and Bubblegum – Fat-Quarter Friendly Scrap Quilt

Liz Porter loves antique quilts and enjoys making quilts that capture the spirit of quilts from historic periods. Liz pieced Root Beer and Bubblegum as a tribute to the double pink and madder brown quilts that were so popular from about 1860-1880, the so-called “brown years.” This quilt is fat-quarter friendly. Size: 85½” × 100½” Blocks: 143 (7½”) blocks…