Tag: Scrap Quilts Fall 2012

Scrap Quilts Fall 2012

Whether you want a quick and easy project or something a little more challenging, you’re sure to find plenty to love in the pages of this special issue of Scrap Quilts. As you browse through the beautiful photos of the quilts, we think you’ll find a project that’s just right for you. We’ve included alternate…

Tropical Sorbet: Scrappy Quilt

Scoop up a heaping helping of fabrics in luscious colors and playful prints to make a quilt that’ll forever put you in a vacation state of mind. Size: 60″ × 72″Blocks: 30 (12″) blocks Rating: Intermediate For more information about Ann Lauer, visit our Designers Page.

Happy Howling: Halloween Scrap Quilt

It’s fun to use a collection of holiday-themed prints in your quilt. Designer Florence Moy made this quilt using Halloween prints, but her pattern would also work well for Christmas, Valentine’s Day, or even a birthday celebration quilt. Size: 51″ × 61″Blocks: 80 (4″) blocks Rating: Easy For more information about Florence Moy, visit our Designers Page.

Stripes of Summer: Scrap Quilt

Precut 2½”-wide strips are tailor-made for this happy-go-lucky quilt. Check out all the strip sets and packs available at the moment and start stitching! This quilt includes size options for Crib and Twin sizes. Size: 52″ × 66″Blocks: 40 (8″ × 6″) blocks Rating: Challenging Purchase the Fons & Porter Half & Quarter Ruler at ShopFonsandPorter.com…

Puss in the Corner Quilt

After Lynn made three-fourths of the quilt blocks she put them on her design wall to decide what else the quilt needed. She says, “When making scrappy quilts just about anything works. The individual quilt blocks have contrast in value, but the values are not consistent across the quilt.” This quilt is Fat Quarter Friendly. Size:…

It’s Like Sleeping with My Stash Quilt

Evelyn Young loves working with large numbers of fabrics. This quilt contains over 550 different prints, but no shopping was required. It was all right there in her stash! This quilt is Fat Quarter Friendly. Size: 99″ × 99″ Blocks: 404 (4″) blocks Rating: Challenging Find the It’s Like Sleeping with My Stash quilt pattern in the…

Urban Spaces: Easy Scrap Quilt

A collection of fabrics in neutral colors and stylized prints inspired Jean’s quilt. Easy to piece, you can finish it quickly with a simple geometric quilting design. Size: 63″ × 84″Blocks: 12 (21″) blocks Rating: Easy For more information about Jean Nolte, visit our Designers Page.

Golden Harvest Quilt

Use the Fons & Porter Half & Quarter Ruler to cut squares and triangles from the same 2½”-wide strips. This quilt is fat quarter friendly. Size: 60″ × 76″ Blocks: 12 (16″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Find the Sassy & Scrappy quilt pattern in the Scrap Quilts Fall 2012 issue! Purchase the Fons & Porter Half & Quarter…

Blackford’s Beauty Quilt

Designer Nancy McNally chose reproduction fabric prints to make her variation of a beautiful historic quilt block, Blackford’s Beauty. With rotary cutter in hand, she says, “Ready, Set, Go! Create!” This quilt is Fat quarter rriendly. Size: 81½” × 95″ Blocks: 30 (12½”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Find the Blackford’s Beauty quilt pattern in the Scrap Quilts…

Berry Thicket: Hourglass Unit Scrap Quilt

This elegant throw is made of easy-to-piece hourglass units and a touch of machine appliqué. Refer to our Sew Easy: Quick Hourglass Units link below for a fast and simple method to make the units with contrasting squares. Size: 51″ × 57″ Rating: Intermediate Sew Easy Lesson: Quick Hourglass Units For more information about Susan McDermott, visit…

Jack & Jill: Scrap Quilts

Double the fun! Jack’s quilt is bordered with sailboats floating on rickrack waves — a sweet flower vine graces the border on Jill’s quilt.  Size: 42½” × 53½” Blocks: 14 (4″) Pinwheel blocks, 14 (4″) Bow Tie blocks Rating: Intermediate Sew Easy Lesson: Double Prairie Points. For more information about Karen DuMont, visit our Designers Page.

Times Square Quilt

This one’s a beauty! Inspired by the brilliant nighttime lights of Times Square, designer Diane Tomlinson used foundation piecing to create this bed-sized quilt. Our step-by-step block assembly patterns lead you through piecing. About This Quilt Finished Size: 86″ x 98″ Finished Blocks: 151 (6″) New York Beauty blocks, 66 (4″) Square-in-a-Square blocks Rating: Challenging…

Purple Haze: Easy Scrap Quilt

Bold blocks of color, each set in a contrasting frame, create a striking quilt that makes a powerful statement. A repetitive wave quilting pattern softens the strong graphic focus. Size: 85″ × 80″ Rating: Easy For more information about Janine Burke, visit our Designers Page.