Tag: Quilting Quickly March/April 2016

Quilting Quickly March-April 2016 Cover

Quilting Quickly March/April 2016

Fons & Porter’s Quilting Quickly March/April 2016 issue is one of the best ever! It has traditional quilts, modern quilts, a baby quilt pattern, small quilts and projects (a spring tote bag and a Saint Patrick’s Day table runner), bed-size quilts, and throw-size quilts. All of the projects start with pre-cut strips or squares to…

Faceted Quilt

Are you a fan of big block quilts? They make a big impact in a short amount of time! Faceted is a perfect example of this. Using jewel tone prints in pre-cut 10″ squares and a neutral background, this bed-size quilt with big blocks goes with just about any décor. Finished Size: 76″ x 94½”  |  Finished Blocks:…

Modern Barn Raising Quilt

How’s this for a contemporary twist on a traditional Log Cabin quilt layout? Lisa Swenson Ruble hit this one out of the park! Get the look of your favorite Log Cabin quilts without all the work, using pre-cut 2½” strips and strip piecing for this throw quilt pattern. Turn strip sets into big blocks using…

Pastel Zig Zag - Kids Quilts

Pastel Zig Zag Quilt

Pastel Zig Zag combines the best of two worlds – kids quilts and bed-size quilts! You’ll want to make this twin-size quilt for a girly girl who loves pastels. A clever technique for big triangle-squares using 10” pre-cut squares means you’ll have fun making it! Quilts for kids are always a hit – what child…

Plus a Bit - Colorful Quilts

Plus a Bit Quilt

Calling all fans of colorful quilts! This easy bed-size quilt pattern uses 2½” pre-cut strips and diagonal seam piecing in bright colors on a white background. This quilt would look great on a teen’s bed and goes with any paint color on the walls. Finished size: 76″ x 86″  |  Finished Blocks: 116 (6″) blocks…

Hi Again - Simple Quilting Patterns

Hi Again! Quilt

Sometimes you love a collection of prints so much, you don’t want to cut it into little pieces. This quilt shows off those prints, cutting pre-cut 10″ squares only once. Simple quilts like Hi Again! are fun to work on and easy to make. With it’s simple quilt blocks, this quilt is a breeze and the…

Chirp for Joy - Paper Piecing Quilts

Chirp for Joy Quilt

Paper-pieced quilt patterns are regaining popularity with today’s quilting community. You asked for it, so we delivered! Chirp for Joy, by Carolyn Burgess Hughey, uses a cascade of foundation-pieced stars to highlight the patchwork in this throw-size quilt. Strip piecing the rows with pre-cut 2½” strips makes this quilt quick and easy to assemble. Finished Size: 54″…

Nostalgia Quilt - Old-Fashioned Quilts

Nostalgia Quilt

If you yearn for long summer days filled with sunshine, fresh air and old-fashioned quilts, Nostalgia is for you. Bright 1930s prints on a crisp light background are reminiscent of simpler times, when quilts were hung on clotheslines and cooks wore calico aprons. Take a trip down memory lane with traditional quilts like this 1930s style quilt in…

Bow Tie Tote Bag - Easy Sewing Projects

Bow Tie Tote Bag

Looking for quick and easy sewing projects? The Bow Tie Tote Bag is the project for you. Quilters can never have too many tote bags! We love to use them when shopping for quilt fabrics and heading out to lunch with our quilting pals. Carry your quilting and sewing supplies in this tote when traveling to…

Prairie Blooms - Strip Quilting Patterns

Prairie Blooms Quilt

If you know how to make a strip quilt, you know how to make Prairie Blooms. It’s super easy and super cute! Use a new collection of pre-cut 2½” strips for this throw-size quilt. Striped binding frames the quilt and adds a bit of fun. This quilt looks great with any décor, from traditional to…

Summer Picnic - Patriotic Quilts

Summer Picnic – Patriotic Quilt

Everyone loves patriotic quilts. What’s better? Having a picnic under clear, blue sunny skies, and this quilt as the perfect setting for such an occasion. What says summer more than pinwheels and Americana colors? It also makes a great “blanket” for watching fireworks on the 4th of July and an appealing throw-size quilt for your home. Finished Size:…

Baby Checks - Baby Quilt Patterns

Baby Checks – Baby Quilt

Baby quilt patterns like Baby Checks bring nostalgia back to quilting with old-fashioned charm in the fabric choices and arrangement. Use pre-cut 2½” strips in pretty pastels for this easy baby quilt. Scrappy binding made from leftover strips is easy after the piecing is done. You can make this sweet baby quilt in a weekend. Finished…

Cerulean Quilt - Contemporary Quilt Patterns

Cerulean Quilt

This throw appeals to modern and contemporary quilters, but traditional quilters can’t resist the bold, bright colors. Black, gray, and white prints make the bright solids stand out in this simple, yet irresistible setting. Contemporary quilt patterns are the perfect way to make traditional quilt arrangements pop! Finished Size: 60″ x 70½” | Rating: Easy |…

Luck O' the Irish - Table Runner Quilt Patterns

Luck O’ the Irish – Table Runner

Irish and non-Irish quilters alike will want to make and display this table runner. Quilt patterns with Saint Patrick’s Day in mind are as rare as four-leaf clovers! So, after you make yours, you might want to make this table runner for your lucky friends, too! Finished Size: 12″ x 30″ | Finished Blocks: 5 (4″ x…