Blue Willow

Janice Averill wanted to create the impression of a tiled surface and used the Delft tile print in a panel as her jumping off point. This block and quilt design are the result of some successful playtime. Finished Size: 62″ × 86″ Finished Blocks: 8 (16″) blocks Rating: Intermediate


Create this fabulous faux braid with simple blocks. This quilt truly is easier to make than it looks. Finished Size: 68″ × 88½” Finished Blocks: 11 (11¼”) blocks Rating: Challenging

Princess Feather

This 1865 hand pieced and hand quilted bed-size quilt is a beautiful example of a popular nineteenth-century appliqué pattern. Each issue, Love of Quilting features an antique quilt and pattern from the International Quilt Study Center and Museum at the University of Nebraska. Size: 83″ x 83″

Sunset Canyon

Designer Linda Hahn combined three different blocks to form a barn-raising pattern, creating a dynamic quilt. The neutral beige print keeps things light and ties it all together. Size: 74½” × 74½” Blocks: 64 (8″) blocks Rating: Intermediate

Northwoods Man

When designer Terry Albers was asked to design a “manly” quilt her thoughts turned to a woodsy color scheme. The result surely is worthy of a leather recliner. (but please, hold the stuffed bear.) Finished Size: 70″ × 86″Finished Blocks: 18 (10″) blocks Rating: Challenging

Grim Ripper

Nope, there’s no misspelling here! Just a whimical play on a hallowed Halloween theme. Hang this mini quilt to set the mood for your most frightening get-togethers, or present it as a gift to someone who appreciates sewing-centric humor. Size: 9″ x 12″

Serge Ahead Quilt

This quilt pattern featured in Love of Quilting September/October is a quilted wedge table runner featuring modern quilt fabrics. Make a quilt-as-you-go table runner that’s reversible! Ellen March, Editor of Sew News, Sew It All, and Creative Machine Embroidery and host of PBS’ Sew It All, designed this piece for one of our Fons & Porter TV episodes.…

Stormy Seas–Free Quilt Pattern

This quilt pattern featured in Love of Quilting September/October is a free quilt pattern. Dark blue diamond waves snake around square-in-a-square blocks. The illusion of movement without stitching a single curved seam is the appealing beauty of the Storm at Sea pattern. Size: 52″ × 64″ Rating: Intermediate

Dance with Me Quilt

This modern quilt pattern from Love of Quilting July/August 2013 is a square quilt pattern featuring circle record appliqué quilt blocks while using solid negative space in the background. Finished Size: 79½” × 79½” Rating: Challenging

Broken Star: Free Star Antique Quilt Pattern

This free antique quilt pattern featured in Love of Quilting July/August 2013 is bursting with four star borders radiating from the brightly colored Lone Star centers. The original antique quilt is incredibly well done, and all without rotary cutters or super rulers! This antique quilt pattern is available here as a

High Street–Free Quilt Pattern

The fabrics in this quilt reminded designer Terry Albers of an old Victorian house in San Francisco and a quieter, more dignified, and slower-paced time. The memories inspired her to create her quilt with traditional blocks and settings. We love the Shoo Fly block-it floats! High Street Quilt Kit High Street Digital Pattern

Spring Radiance

Inspired by the sunny landscape in France, the stunning floral border fabric acts as a catalyst for the remaining fabric and color choices. Mitered borders enclose the pieced center square. Fons & Porter Half & Quarter Ruler Fons & Porter Triangle Trimmers Size: 56″ × 56″Blocks: 1 (18″) Star block Rating: Challenging