Tag: Love of Quilting September/October 2014

Love of Quilting September/October 2014

The Love of Quilting September/October 2014 is packed with beautiful quilt designs from traditional quilts to modern quilts. Find some scrap quilt patterns in this issue that you’ll surely enjoy — part of the fall projects that are sure to please! Marianne Fons and Liz Porter have some wonderful designs featured in this issue, so you’ll definitely want…

Blooming Feathered Star Quilt

Blooming Feathered Star

This classic wall quilt features a large center star and three borders in a red, black, and cream color scheme. Use a partial seam piecing technique to make assembly easier. Make multiple triangle-squares quickly using the Triangle-Squares from Bias Strips method. Blooming Feathered Star quilt pattern Finished Size: 43″ square Rating: Challenging To learn more…

With Help From Friends

Liz Porter and friends pooled their scraps together and made itty bitty Shoo Fly blocks to swap. This fat-quarter friendly quilt has all the charm of a vintage scrap quilt. With Help From Friends digital pattern Finished Size: 61½” × 74¼” Finished Blocks: 180 (3″) blocks Rating: Challenging    

Signature Album

This stunning two-color antique signature quilt features a large appliquéd snowflake in the center of each block and stylized palm tree border. Finished Size: 88″ × 106″ Finished Blocks: 20 (18″) blocks Rating: Challenging Bonus: Download a free materials list, assembly instructions, and diagrams of this quilt.

Frozen

Children everywhere are in love with Disney’s Frozen, the animated musical film that tells the story of a fearless princess searching for her sister. Delight the Frozen fans in your life with this quilt, a darling portrait of Elsa and Anna inside a snowflake border, designed exclusively for Love of Quilting. Frozen quilt kits are available now,…

Mixed Nuts

Contemporary prints are set against a white background in this modern quilt. An easy block and large background pieces make the assembly go quickly. For help with the scalloped borders on this quilt, check out our free tutorial, scalloped quilt border video lesson. Mixed Nuts digital pattern Finished Size: 90″ × 90″ Finished Blocks: 66 (6″) blocks…

Bubble Circuits

When Designer Susan McDermott made this quilt, she used hand-appliqué to make the blocks. “It was my carry-around hand appliqué project, but definitely a slow cooker,” she says. Try our streamlined machine-pieced version – it gives you the same look with “microwave” speed. For help using fusible web on appliqué pieces, view our free video tutorial. Bubble Circuits…

Cheddar Delight

This quilt defines scrappy! Use leftover fabrics from other projects or new fabrics from your stash to create this anything-goes quilt. Cheddar Delight digital pattern Finished Size: 63¾” × 76½” Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Lynn Roddy Brown, visit our Designers page.  

Out of Bounds

This classic and simple quilt features simple four-patch unit piecing in blue and brown solids. This quilt is the perfect template for experimenting with quilting. Out of Bounds digital pattern Finished Size: 56″ × 56″ Rating: Intermediate For more information about Gerri Robinson, visit our Designers page.  

Midnight Blue

This fat-quarter friendly mock double wedding ring quilt was designed for Love of Quilting readers to make use of the new Snowball Die for the AccuQuilt Go! fabric cutter. If you’re lucky enough to have this cutting system, you’ll have the pieces cut in no time at all. Midnight Blue digital pattern Finished Size: 60″ × 72″ Finished…

Red Tails Quilt

Designer Jane Vaughan decided Red Tails would be the perfect name for this quilt because it features a red print in the Hovering Hawk block. There’s nothing difficult about the block, either — it’s simply a clever arrangement of triangle-squares and squares. For help with the tool used in this project, check out our free video on the Half and…

Anchors Aweigh Quilt

An antique quilt was the inspiration for this quilt by Marianne Fons. Our instructions will help you get underway making your own Quilt of Valor. Watch Marianne make these blocks in “Love of Quilting” episode 2413 on PBS. Anchors Aweigh digital pattern Finished Size: 58¼” × 76¼” Finished Blocks: 18 (9¾”) blocks Rating: Challenging

Trifecta Quilt

It’s no surprise that Designer Tanya Finken named this quilt Trifecta — the entire quilt is made up of triangles. It may look complicated, but it’s nothing more than cutting triangles from strip sets. Trifecta digital pattern Finished Size: 83-5⁄8″ × 97″ Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Tanya Finken, visit our Designers page.  

Rail Fence Blooms Quilt

This quilt is a unique mixture of piecing and appliqué and is inspired by an antique quilt. This is a fat-quarter friendly quilt that features a large center star constructed with strip sets in antique-colored fabrics and is surrounded by a border of smaller stars. An antique quilt inspired this design by Deanne Eisenman. Rail…