Tag: Love of Quilting September/October 2016

Love of Quilting Sept/Oct 2016 Cover

Love of Quilting September/October 2016

The Love of Quilting September/October 2016 issue has something for everyone! Quilters know that Love of Quilting is the best source for traditional quilts and reliable instructions. This issue has that and more! Choose from piecing techniques, including foundation paper piecing, string piecing, and wool appliqué. Make a king, bed-size quilt pattern, like Liz Porter’s Carpenter’s Square,…

Appliqué Quilt Patterns

Little Pumpkins Pillow

If you’re looking for a fun fall project, you’ve found it! This wool appliqué pillow is not only fun, but festive and adorable. Appliqué patterns can be so rewarding to make and we simply adore this one! Sixteen pumpkins and four little birds will surely make you smile throughout the autumn months. Akin to primitive quilt…

Bed-Size Quilt Patterns

Fat Quarter Baskets Quilts

There are so many wonderful things about this quilt, we just had to share! Free quilt patterns using fat quarters are the best of both worlds – a free quilt pattern instant download and your favorite precut fabrics. What’s more? This quilt is adorable! Fun basket quilt blocks dance across the quilt top with a…

Eternity Quilt

Eternity Quilt

It’s fun to change up the quilts on your bed or your guest bed. And, why not? It’s fun to make quilts! The Eternity quilt is a great choice for swapping out your quilts when you want a fresh look. The fabrics used in this quilt easily go with a variety of décor styles, but…

Walnut Grove Quilt

Walnut Grove Quilt

Dresden Plates are classic quilt blocks that make quite a statement when featured in quilts! Choosing colors and fabrics for these blocks is an important part of the quiltmaking process, as they add so much to the look of the quilt. Kathy Delaney’s quilt, Walnut Grove, looks like it came right out of Granny’s attic…

Highland Stars Quilt

Highland Stars Quilt

Highland Stars throw quilt pattern is the perfect quilt to challenge newer quilters and a wonderful project for seasoned quilters. This quilt brings warmth and interest to any room it’s used in and it’s a real joy to make. Try this new take on a star quilt and you’ll see what we mean! You may…

From Here to Home Quilt

From Here to Home Quilt

Author Marie Bostwick is also a quiltmaker! She designed From Here to Home, the quilt sharing the same name as her upcoming book. Blue and white quilts are among some of the loveliest two-color quilts, as you can see with this timeless quilt. What’s just as traditional as a two-color quilt? Flying Geese and LeMoyne Stars!…

Carpenter's Square Quilt

Carpenter’s Square Quilt

If you like traditional quilts and quilt patterns, you’ve come to the right place! Carpenter’s Square is just that — a lovely traditional pattern with a great color scheme. Carpenter’s Square quilts have historically been made in two colors, and Liz Porter followed suit. Her choice in color has a bit of an updated flair, however,…

Glory Stars Quilt

Glory Stars Quilt

Big block quilts are appealing for many reasons and Glory Stars is no exception. The big block design of this quilt, along with its pieced sashing, creates a bold secondary design that adds so much to the look of this project. The primary and secondary designs of this quilt are something to admire — a traditional star quilt…

String Me Along Quilt

String Me Along Quilt

String piecing is not only fun, it’s a great way to use up every little scrap of fabric. String Me Along is pieced on paper foundations using lots of colorful scraps, with black and white for sass! And, this quilt is perfect as a kid’s quilt or in a teenager’s room. Use this bed-size quilt pattern on a…

Autumn Star Shine Quilt

Autumn Star Shine Quilt

Stars and Pinwheels join to make an original, and stunning, interlocking design in this oversized throw quilt pattern. Multiple triangle-squares for the Pinwheel units are made using our quick 8-at-a-time technique. Watch these free quilting tutorials, Sew Easy: 8-at-a-Time Triangle-Squares and Sew Easy: Quick Hourglass Units, to make your piecing more accurate and your quilting more…

Kin Coterie Quilt

Kin Coterie Quilt

Quick-pieced triangle-squares make up the colorful “sister” blocks in Kin Coterie. Sister blocks are two of the same block within a quilt, each using different colors, which makes for a very alluring quilt! This throw quilt pattern is perfect for a little kid’s room. So bright and cheery! Do you like quilt patterns using fat quarters?…