Tag: Quilting Quickly March/April 2017

Lattice Be Scrappy Quilt

Lattice Be Scrappy from Quilting Quickly March/April 2017

This pattern charmed me—even though it uses 2-1/2” strips, not charms! The prints are 1930s reproduction, which is a glorious way to get something bright and cheerful, while keeping it traditional. (This pattern, though, could work really well with just about any strip collection.) When this scrap quilt arrived at Fons & Porter, with those…

Mar/Apr Quilting Quickly 2017 Cover

Quilting Quickly March/April 2017

The Quilting Quickly March/April 2017 issue is filled with quilt patterns and projects for a happy and scrappy Spring! This issue of Quilting Quickly, like so many others, is the best source for traditional quilts and reliable instructions. Come in and take a look around! Pre-cut quilts usually have a scrappy look because of the…

Check It Out Quilt

Check It Out Quilt

Designer Susan Emerson designed a simple block and hopscotched it with its mirror image in this easy-to-sew throw. Our kit supplies the fabric: Yankee Doodle Essential Gems collection by Wilmington Prints. About This Quilt Finished Size: 53″ x 65″ Finished Blocks: 63 (6″) blocks Rating: Easy Designed by: Susan Emerson Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter…

Quiet Time Pillow

Quiet Time Pillow

Here’s a great little accessory — a quilted pillow top — that features our new super-sized Clamshell template. Use 10″ squares to make this. We offer Sew Easy Lessons for working with the Clamshell Template, and for finishing the pillow. About This Quilt Finished Size: 23″ x 23″ Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended…

Throw Quilt Patterns

Twister Quilt

Designer Christina McCourt combined triangle and diamond blocks in vintage 1930s fabrics to make secondary pinwheels and windmills that dance across this great quilt. BONUS: Watch this Sew Easy Video on Cutting Quarter-Square Triangles to learn from the Fons & Porter staff how to cut, step-by-step, two different types of triangles from the same strip using…

Lattice Be Scrappy Quilt

Lattice Be Scrappy Quilt

This fun throw by designer Susan Emerson uses 1930s-style pre-cuts. Our tips for piecing make the lattices appear as you construct the top. About This Quilt Finished Size: 50″ x 58″ Finished Blocks: 54 (6″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Susan Emerson Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat, and…

Once in a While Quilt

Once in a While Quilt

Joy McKeon has created a stunner with this lively quilt constructed of super-simple blocks. Fabrics are from the Stonington collection by Denyse Schmidt for FreeSpirit Fabrics. About This Quilt Finished Size: 80″ x 76″ Finished Blocks: 160 (4″ x 9½”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Joy McKeon Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa…

Gypsy Forest Quilt

Gypsy Forest Quilt

Use up some 2 1/2″ strips in soft pastels to make this adorable crib-sized quilt with a design that’s based on the Log Cabin block. It would be perfect for a baby shower. About This Quilt Finished Size: 38″ x 38″ Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Bev Getschel Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa…

Friends United Quilt

Friends United Quilt

This lovely Quilt of Valor® is made up in subdued prints and an aged muslin background fabric. We walk you through piecing the half-square triangles so they come out perfectly. BONUS! Watch this Sew Easy Video, Trimming Oversize Triangle-Squares, to learn how to use the Fons & Porter Square-Up quilting ruler to perfectly trim oversize…

Skip to My Lou Quilt

Skip to My Lou Quilt

Debra Finan took the Nine Patch unit and turned it on its head in this spunky, vintage-inspired quilt. Our kit provides fabric from the Aunt Grace collection by Marcus Brothers Fabrics. About This Quilt Finished Size: 66″ x 82½” Finished Blocks: 80 (8¼”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Debra Finan Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter…

Spring Has Sprung Quilt

Spring Has Sprung Quilt

Pamela Morgan’s adorable quilt made for a special little girl features super-sized posies with rickrack stems that march along in rows. They are made of 1930s solids by Riley Blake. Strip sets make the flower unit assembly fly. About This Quilt Finished Size: 58″ x 79″ Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Pamela Morgan Recommended Tools: Fons…

Nine Patch Garden

Soft-colored 2 1/2-inch strips star in this quick-to-piece twin-sized quilt. Nine-patch units are framed with coordinating prints, then the blocks are joined together with sashing. Adorable for a child’s bed! About This Quilt Finished Size: 71″ x 88″ Finished Blocks: 20 (14″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary…

Cabin Rose

Jean Nolte’s scrappy quilt features 2 1/2″ strips from the Rose Hill Lane collection by Robyn Pandolph for RJR Fabrics. The simple strip piecing creates a block with a pretty woven affect. BONUS! Watch a Sew Easy Video to learn how to cut setting triangles using the Easy Diagonal Sets Ruler. Fons & Porter staff…

Scrappy Shine

How charming! Here’s a cute small quilt for a wallhanging or throw that uses 5″ squares in blue, green, orange, pink, white and yellow. It’s a great stash destroyer. Our easy-to-follow instructions show you how to make those red stars appear on the sashing. About This Quilt Finished Size: 43½” x 50″ Rating: Intermediate Designed…