Tag: Quilty July/August 2017

Quilty July/August 2017 issue cover

Quilty July/August 2017

Just like with so many things, what’s old is new again. Quilty July/August 2017 is full of Log Cabins, Flying Geese, Irish Chains, and even classic half-square triangles get modern makeovers—each perfect for quilters of all levels. Not to be missed is the gorgeous “Sunset Star” quilt by Felicia T. Brenoe. This showstopper utilizes classic…

Flock of Seagulls Quilt

Flock of Seagulls Quilt

Fall into formation with this clean, modern Flying Geese quilt. Featuring modern batiks and a simple white background, this design exudes cool, crisp comfort. About This Quilt Finished Size: 64″ x 80″ Finished Blocks: 20 (16″) blocks Rating: Beginner – Level 2 Designed by: Brenda Ratliff Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Quarter Inch Seam Marker,…

Classic Elements Quilt

Classic Elements Quilt

Unwrap those pre-cut strips you’ve been hoarding to make quick work of this modern take on a classic Irish Chain quilt. About This Quilt Finished Size: 60″ x 72″ Finished Blocks: 30 (12″) blocks Rating: Beginner – Level 1 Designed by: Nancy Mahoney Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat,…

Just the Right Angle Quilt

Just the Right Angle Quilt

Pair fresh, clean solids with matching prints for a thoroughly modern look. This table runner features only rectangles and squares, which makes it a great beginner project. About This Quilt Finished Size: 12″ x 54″ Rating: Beginner – Level 2 Designed by: Mary McGuire Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting…

She's a Gem Quilt

She’s a Gem Quilt

Whether rocks or fabric, we love diamonds in any form! These little gems are perfect to show off the many facets of your colorful fabric stash. About This Quilt Finished Size: 41″ x 60″ Rating: Beginner – Level 3 Designed by: Tammy Silvers Recommended Tools: Paper for foundation piecing, Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa…

All in Knots Quilt

All in Knots Quilt

This intricate pattern may look difficult, but don’t despair! Easy-to-sew smaller units join to make this beautiful interlocking quilt design. About This Quilt Finished Size: 60″ x 60″ Finished Blocks: 9 (18″) Blocks Rating: Beginner – Level 2 Designed by: Wendy Sheppard Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat, and…

Crooked Path Quilt

Crooked Path Quilt

Who wouldn’t want to take a jaunt down this crooked rainbow trail? Use Log Cabin piecing techniques to sew blocks that create the illusion of never-ending stair steps. About This Quilt Finished Size: 60″ x 70″ Finished Blocks: 42 (10″) blocks Rating: Beginner – Level 2 Designed by: Nancy Mahoney Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter…

Some Say She's a Dreamer Quilt

Some Say She’s a Dreamer Quilt

Modern, bright prints combined with soaring Flying Geese will have your head in the clouds, daydreaming about your next quilty project. This awesome quilt was made by Angie Milligan, a graphic artist for Fons & Porter patterns. About This Quilt Finished Size: 60″ x 68″ Rating: Beginner – Level 2 Designed by: Angie Milligan Recommended…

Pure White Quilt

Pure White Quilt

Let yourself go with improvisational piecing! Make this modern quilt with a collection of pre-cut squares or use scraps from your stash. Any colors will do! About This Quilt Finished Size: 80″ x 80″ Rating: Beginner – Level 1 Designed by: Brigette Heitland Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat,…

Camp to Glamp Quilt

Camp to Glamp Quilt

Whether you love to camp, glamp or stay holed up at home, this quilt is the perfect pattern to show off those large-scale novely prints ya just can’t stand to chop into bits. Now, tell me: are sewing machines allowed on glamping trips? About This Quilt Finished Size: 52″ x 52″ Finished Blocks: 32 (5″)…

Blue Steel Quilt

Blue Steel Quilt

If quilts had a personality, Blue Steel would be the strong, silent type. Subtle textures, gentle color changes and graphic linear design prove that often, less is more. Try it in Zen Chic for Moda Fabrics. About This Quilt Finished Size: 54″ x 64″ Rating: Beginner – Level 1 Designed by: Angie Milligan Recommended Tools:…

Sunset Star Quilt

Sunset Star Quilt

Get ready to sparkle and shine all night and day with this pretty foundation-pieced Log Cabin star quilt, made entirely with beautiful silk dupioni. The designer is Felicia Brenoe of FeliciasWorld.com. About This Quilt Finished Size: 72″ x 72″ Finished Blocks: 64 (9″) blocks Rating: Beginner – Level 3 Designed by: Felicia T. Brenoe Recommended…

Windham Fabrics

This is what goose feathers SHOULD look like

Our cover quilt for the July/August 2017 issue of Quilty magazine, called Some Say She’s a Dreamer, was also our Giving Quilt featured on Easy Quilts Fall 2017. The fabric—the Dreamer Collection by Carrie Bloomston for Windham Fabrics—has a charitable donation tied to it, with a portion of the proceeds from the bee print going…