Tag: Quilting Quickly Summer 2013

Quilting Quickly Summer 2013

Are you a fan of using your precut fabrics? Do you have a fabric stash of precuts but no idea what to use them for? Do you like easy quilts that come together in no time flat? If so, welcome to Quilting Quickly magazine featuring 17 easy quilting projects from Jenny Doan and Missouri Star…

Zig Zag Runner

Dress up your table in playful florals and bold prints—only the high heels are missing! Stitched in diagonal rows of five quilt blocks, you can easily change the length of the table runner by adding or subtracting one or more rows. Size: 19″ × 44½” Rating: Beginner Zig Zag Runner Digital Pattern 

Tea Party

What do you get when you throw a tea party? Broken dishes! This quick-to-piece quilt has twenty Broken Dishes quilt blocks, each using a different pair of prints. Size: 68″ × 80½” Blocks: 20″ (10½”) blocks Rating: Easy Tea Party Video Tutorial Tea Party Digital Pattern

Sweet Stars

Follow along with the video or follow along with the instructions—either way, you’ll end up making beautiful stars, one at a time, using a 2½”-wide strip for each star. With 42 stars in all, this makes a nice size quilt! Size: 94″ × 107″ Blocks: 42″ (11″) blocks Rating: Easy Bonus: Watch this great video tutorial…

Summer Nights

The center of this sweet little quilt is rapidly made with Jenny’s Four Patch block technique. Scalloped edges provide an elegant finish. Size: 34″ × 34″ Rating: Easy Bonus: Watch this great video tutorial by MSQC and learn how to make Summer Nights. Summer Nights Digital Pattern  Quilt in a Day Scallops, Vines & Waves Template

Summer Bazaar

Reminiscent of open-air markets in Marrakesh, colorful fabric prints tumble happily across designer Natalie Earnheart’s quilt. Tumbler patterns in two sizes are all you need to complete this twin size quilt. Size: 65″ × 84″ Rating: Easy Bonus: Watch this video tutorial by MSQC to learn how to make the tumbler quilt pattern. Summer Bazaar…

Stop Play Go

Perfect for little boys, this quilt sports prints with heavy-duty work trucks, inspiring the appliqué Stop Play Go sign. With so many theme fabrics available, how about a music, gardening, or whatever-your-passion quilt? Size: 77½” × 87″ Blocks: 42″ (9½”) blocks Rating: Easy Bonus: Watch this video tutorial by MSQC and learn how to make…

Scotty Skirt

A little patchwork here and a piece of elastic there. Hey, it’s a skirt! Make one for every adorable little girl you know and they’ll love you forever, twirling around you while they say so. Size: Fits most 8–11 year olds. Rating: Easy Scotty Skirt Digital Pattern

Sail Away

Using the Half-Hexagon template and Jenny’s ingenious method for making four triangle-squares, you’ll set sail in no time. Wavy sashing fabric keeps each boat on course. Size: 59¼” × 59½” Blocks: 12 (13¾” × 9-3/8″) blocks Rating: Easy Sail Away Digital Pattern  

Playful Pinwheels

Quick and easy to make, these pinwheels will brighten any youngster’s room. Try our super-duper technique for making triangle-squares! Size: 58½” × 71″ Blocks: 48″ (5¼”) blocks Rating: Easy Bonus: Watch this video tutorial by MSQC and learn how to make Playful Pinwheels.  Playful Pinwheels Digital Pattern Fons & Porter Easy Diagonal Sets Ruler

Phoebe's Flower Box

Fresh shades of purple and gray are mixed and matched in this super-easy quilt. Strip sets make quick work of the 120 blocks, all edged in the same gorgeous shade of gray. Size: 79″ x 91″Blocks: 120 (6″) blocks Rating: Beginner Bonus: Watch this video tutorial by MSQC and learn how to make Phoebe’s Flower…


Inspired by an antique quilt pattern, Natalie used her Wacky Web Triangle Papers to speed up the piecing process in her modern-day version.  Size: 86″ × 98″Blocks: 42 (12″) blocks Rating: Easy Bonus: Watch this video tutorial by MSQC and learn how to make Periwinkle.  Periwinkle Digital Pattern Fons & Porter’s 50 Quilting Tips DVD

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

This is the easiest house quilt block ever. Mix and match pieces cut from a pack of pre-cut squares to make your instant happy subdivision! Size: 72½” × 94¾” Rating: Easy Won’t You Be My Neighbor Digital Pattern

Katie's Quilt

Double Four Patch quilt blocks and ‘snowballed’ sashing quilt blocks make the quilt top super fast and easy to complete. Use 5″ fabric squares to make the Four Patch blocks or use 2½” strips—the outcome is the same! Size: 81″ × 81″;Blocks: 36″ (8″) Double Four Patch blocks Rating: Easy Bonus: Watch this video tutorial…