Tag: Quilty Nov/Dec 2014

Quilty November/December 2014

The newest issue of the best quilting magazine for beginning quilters is here and it’s jam-packed with how-to instruction, advice, new projects, great stories and more. Inside, you’ll find: Get your borders right! You can do it and we can help! A great holiday bunting you can make now 63 expert how-to tips 13 easy…

Loveable

Loveable features alternating square units set on-point. The square’s centers alternate between monotone nine patch units and floral prints. This easy quilt pattern would look just as lovely using scrap quilt fabrics as it would any new fabrics you find at the quilting store. Experiment with the design to find the perfect color palette for…

Vintage Pinwheels

Vintage Pinwheels quilt pattern is an advanced beginner quilt that features patterned windmill quilt blocks with a common royal purple background to unify the look of the quilt. The pinwheel quilt units in this design aren’t as hard to make as they look. In fact, they’re composed of half-square triangles, or HST’s – one of…

Check Plus

Check Plus features large patterned plus signs with smaller white plus signs in the center of each quilt block. This modern looking quilt pattern features lots of white space and simple nine patch quilt units that come together in no time. About This Quilt  Finished Size: 49½” × 67½” Rating: Beginner Designed by: Cheryl Brickey Recommended Tools: Fons…

Courtside

Courtside

This two-color blue and orange quilt, Courtside, features courthouse steps quilt blocks across the whole quilt. Courthouse steps are a traditional kind of log cabin quilt unit but in this two color quilt pattern they take on a whole other look. The pop of the two colors paired together provides a dynamic design. About This…

Snow Geese

Snow Geese is a modern, white quilt that features blue and gray flying geese units. This quilt goes quickly using fat quarters and only one quilt unit — flying geese. Working on a flying geese quilt pattern is one of those “bucket list” kind of quilts that most quilters will work on at some point so…

Joy Banners

Practice using fusible web to make these festive banners that read “Joy” and “Noel” in black and red holiday fabric prints. These Joy Banners are perfect for any home during the holiday season. Happy holidays! About This Quilt  Finished Size: JOY Banner approximately (68″ long); NOEL Banner approximately (74″ long) Rating: Beginner Designed by: Joy McKeon Recommended…

Strawberries

This whimsical quilt features quilt blocks that look like patchwork strawberries with a pinwheel top. Mary shows you how to make this quilt block in her video tutorial on QNNtv.com. This strawberry quilt sure is a stunner! About This Quilt  Finished Size: 51″ square Rating: Beginner Designed by: Jessie Jung Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Get Started…

Add It Up

Add It Up is a contemporary quilt pattern that features bright colored plus signs in various sizes place randomly across the quilt. If you’re concerned about this quilt being hard to quilt, don’t worry – the design comes together with the use of simple fabric squares. This would be a lovely quilt to use some…

Baby Bunting

This baby bunting quilt is so simple that quilters of any level can do it! If you’ve wanted to get started in quilting but didn’t know where, Baby Bunting uses simple triangle shapes for a quilt that comes together in no time and makes a lovely baby quilt for someone you love! About This Quilt …

Lifesaver

This easy white quilt, Lifesaver, is appropriately named because its quilt blocks form large O’s in three colors down the length of the quilt. The O design is formed by pairing several quilt blocks together and by clever color placement. This quilt would be lovely for a modern home or even for a traditionalist looking…

Boulevard

This half square triangle quilt pattern has an unexpected fuchsia and turquoise color scheme with large floral print on a black background. Boulevard features quilt blocks made up of different sized half-square triangles. You could even use your scrap fabrics for some of the smaller HST’s in this quilt pattern. About This Quilt  Finished Size:…

Sleepover Pillow

These sleepover pillows are the perfect small project, made with cuddle fabric and put together with easy patchwork so you can make a lot in a short time. This small quilting project is quite lovely for either a children’s sleepover or just for using around the house as DIY decor! About This Quilt  Finished Size:…

Wrapped Presents

This modern holiday quilt will come together quickly with strip sets. Each quilt block resembles red and green wrapped gifts. This bed sized quilt pattern is lovely to decorate your own bed with during the holiday season or a lovely touch to add to the guest bedroom for a festive vibe! About This Quilt  Finished…