Tag: Scrap Quilts Spring 2013

Scrap Quilts Spring 2013

This issue of Scrap Quilts includes 14 stash busting designs. Whether you want a quick and easy project or something a little more challenging, our easy-to-follow instructions will get you using your fabric scraps today! Head to your sewing room and pull out some fabrics (or go to your favorite quilt shop and pick up…

Feelin' Groovy–Updated Traditional Scrap Quilt

A gridded group of Monkey Wrench quilt blocks float within its confines. Pieced quilt borders and a thin ribbon of piping encircle the center. Size: 60″ × 72″Blocks: 32 (7½”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Feelin’ Groovy Digital Pattern Fons & Porter Half & Quarter Ruler To learn more about the designer, visit our Designers page.

Family Traditions–Fat Quarter Friendly Scrap Quilt

Take one traditional monkey wrench block pattern, add a contemporary setting and, presto, a new twist on an old quilt is born. This quilt is fat-quarter friendly. Size: 99″ × 99″ Blocks: 148 (6″) Monkey Wrench blocks Rating: Intermediate Family Traditions Digital Pattern The Best of Fons & Porter: Scrap Quilts eBook For more information…

Weavers–Modern Fat Quarter Friendly Scrap Quilt

Brightly colored fabrics weave through a white background in this cleverly designed quilt. Make the quilt blocks in sets of nine, seven, and six to replicate the woven structure. This quilt is fat-quarter friendly. Size: 75″ × 91″ Blocks: 63 (8″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Weavers Digital Pattern To learn more about the designer, visit our…

Grandma’s Broken Dishes–Fat Quarter Friendly Scrap Quilt

Gather your solid scraps or purchase fat quarters-either way, be sure to have plenty of colors to make your version of this dynamic time-tested pattern. This quilt is fat-quarter friendly. Size: 67″ × 81″ (plus crib, twin and full size options) Blocks: 80 (5¼”) Broken Dishes blocks Rating: Intermediate To learn more about the designer, visit…

Starlit Path Quilt

Skillfully orchestrated color combinations in this quilt create a secondary pattern punctuated by stars in each cross section. Choose to make it with a planned fabric colorway — as designer Deanne Eisenman did — or make it as randomly scrappy as you like! This quilt is fat-quarter friendly. Size: 66″ × 66″ (plus Queen size option) Blocks:…

Carrie Nation Quilt

Designer Tonya Alexander paired one of her current favorite color combinations — aqua, green and orange — with a cute bird fabric. The traditional Carrie Nation block provided an excellent canvas for her vision. This quilt is fat-quarter friendly. Size: 48″ × 48″ (plus options for Full and Queen sizes) Blocks: 16 (12″) Carrie Nation blocks Rating:…

Fiesta–Scrap Quilt Contest Winner

Mary Coolsaet fell in love with the pineapple pattern when she saw the many pineapple quilts at a quilt show a few years ago. She’s made two variations of the quilt — and this one netted her First Place in Fons & Porter’s Scrap Quilt Contest! Size: 60″ × 78½”Blocks: 70 (6¼”) Pineapple blocks Rating: Intermediate Fiesta…

Easy Peasy Blocks Quilt

Mix and match strip set segments to make nice big easy quilt blocks. Gather up 40 fat quarters or attack the scrap pile-either way, this project goes together quickly for beginning and experienced quilters alike. This quilt is fat-quarter friendly. Size: 84″ × 100″ Blocks: 30 (16″) blocks Rating: Easy Easy Peasy Digital Pattern The Best of…

Kaffe's Garden at Night - Quilt Pattern Block Designs

Kaffe’s Garden at Night Quilt

This stunning quilt creates a strong wow factor with bright and modern-print Dresden Plates placed into a traditional setting. A delightful appliqué border frames the quilt center. This quilt is fat-quarter friendly. Finished Size: 51½” × 64½”  |  Finished Blocks: 12 (13″) Dresden Plate blocks  |  Rating: Intermediate  |  Designed by Tonya Alexander Quilt Patterns, Quilting…

Four Patch Puzzle Quilt

And a puzzle it is! The trick to laying out the Four Patch blocks is to find the rhythm in the diagonal rows. Just be sure the browns are connected to the browns and the reds to the reds. This quilt is fat-quarter friendly. Size: 57″ × 68″ (with options for crib and queen sizes)…

Color Study–Modern Scrap Quilt

Inspired by a quilt designed by Janine Burke of Blue Underground Studio, Kristine used bright-color solid cottons for her striking quilt creation. This quilt is fat-quarter friendly. Size: 54″ × 84″ (plus options for crib, twin and queen sizes) Blocks: 59 (6″ × 12″) blocks Rating: Easy Color Study Digital Pattern To learn more about the designer,…

Ring Around the Square Quilt

A delightful combination of light and dark fabrics causes a playful effect when the blocks are sewn together. 240 triangle-squares each have one light and one dark half-square triangle, so dig out those scraps. This quilt is fat-quarter friendly. Size: 64″ × 76″ (plus crib and queen size options) Blocks: 20 (12″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Ring Around…