Tag: Quilty May/June 2013

Quilty May/June 2013

In this issue of Quilty magazine, we have applique, straight row quilting, scrap busting and more just for you! While you can purchase the quilt patterns individually, you can also purchase the full issue below and get all the articles and techniques described below! Buy Issue  Quilts Featured In This Issue    FEATURES Mad Science Quilting…

Doll Quilt

This scrap-busting doll quilt is an easy strip-piecing project fit for a queen. 26″ × 37″ Beginner LEVEL 1 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Mary Fons is a writer, performer, quilter, and the host of Quilty, an online show for beginning quilters.

Ocean Front

This quilt was inspired by beach towels hanging over the railings of the quilt designer’s hotel while on vacation. This quilt leaves a light on for you. 50″ × 77″ 30 (9″ × 12″) blocks Beginner LEVEL 1 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Vicki Holloway is a new quilt designer. She has made quilts since childhood…

Play a Card

Let fabric be your deck for this modern quilt. 85″ × 85″ 81 (4½”) blocks Beginner LEVEL 2 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Brigitte Heitland’s background in interior and textile design inspires her to create quilts with simple, minimalistic patterns. Brigitte is the owner of Zen Chic and lives with her husband and children in…

Tree Everlasting

This vintage quilt pattern is still gorgeous after 200 years. 64″ × 72″ Beginner LEVEL 2 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Quilty magazine is dedicated to bringing you gorgeous quilts you can actually make. We believe in quilts that make people smile.  

Petaled Bloom

Feminine fabric petals get grounded in gray in this modern quilt. 63″ × 63″ 36 (10½”) Blocks Beginner LEVEL 3 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Drawing is what inspires Sarah. She loves to draw every day, from earthy organic lines to architectural elements. Putting together the Luxe in Bloom fabric collection was a dream come true.

Losing my Marbles

Designer Patty Young’s quilt is full of whimsy and fresh fabrics. Various size circles add color and dimension against the quilt’s white background. 60″ × 86″ 12 (5″) blocks, 4 (7½”) blocks, 4 (10″) blocks, and 1 (14″) block Beginner LEVEL 3 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Patty Young designs fabric for Michael Miller Fabrics and…

Butter

Mary’s favorite traditional churn dash quilt block takes on a larger scale with modern fabrics. 50″ × 64″ 12 (12″) blocks Beginner LEVEL 2 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Mary Fons is editor of Quilty and hosts the weekly Quilty show on QNNtv.com. She is co-host of Love of Quilting on PBS with her mom, Marianne…

Stamped

This modern quilt is one part Mondrian, two parts marvelous. 48″ × 48″ Beginner LEVEL 3 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Ellen Luckett Baker is author of 1, 2, 3 Sew from Chronicle Books and is working on a follow-up, 1, 2, 3 Quilt, which will be released Fall 2013. Ellen blogs about crafts, sewing, and kids at The…

Circle Circus

Bouncy, flouncy, and totally fun. Try your hand at circles. Appliqué fabric circles to the square blocks to create dimension and color. 64″ × 88″ 88 (8″) blocks Beginner LEVEL 3 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Laurie Matthews is a quilter and mom based in Massachusetts. She is an active member of the Boston Modern Quilt…

Super Star

Dazzling and bright, day and night, this star quilt block is stunning and easy. 36″ × 36″ Beginner LEVEL 1 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Katie Clark Blakesley enjoys reading, lazy summer days-and triathlons. She is a co-author of Vintage Quilt Revival: 22 Modern Designs from Classic Blocks, coming this fall. Katie hopes you will join her…

Modern Pinwheels

A chic pinwheel quilt block quilt from Project Runway winner and textile designer Jay McCarroll. 56″ × 62½” 59 (8″) blocks Beginner LEVEL 3 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Jay McCarroll won the inaugural season of the television show, Project Runway. Fabric, color, pattern, and texture are among the great loves of Jay’s life. Manipulating…

Taggy Blanket

Make this super easy blanket project and have a happy, chewing kid in no time. 12″ × 14″ Beginner LEVEL 1 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Quilty magazine is dedicated to bringing you gorgeous quilts that you can actually make. We believe in quilts that make people smile.  

Offset

The offset square quilt blocks create movement with the bright-colored fabric. Right, right, left, left. Twirl, twist, repeat. 52½” × 72″ Beginner LEVEL 1 Buy This Pattern Designer profile: Jeni Baker is a quilter, blogger, and fabric designer. When she’s not sewing, you can find her in search of vintage treasures at thrift stores. Jeni…