Tag: Scrap Quilts Summer 2012

Scrap Quilts Summer 2012

In this issue of Scrap Quilts there is a quilt for every style! This issue is chock-full of spectacular quilts in a variety of styles and sizes. In this issue of Scrap Quilts, you’ll also have access to our trademarked Sew Easy lessons that will guide you via step-by-step through any project-specific techniques. Learn new skills for…

Pixie Sticks

The blocks in this quilt are so easy to make! Use randomly cut strips, and stitch them to a muslin foundation—no fussy piecing, no matching seams, and no worry about the blocks being the wrong size! We made our scrappy block with kids’ prints from the Starlight Flannel collection by Blank Quilting. Note: This pattern…

Zig and Zag

This quilt was designed by Evelyn Young as a National Quilting Day project for her guild. Make it with lots of fabrics for a scrappy look, or just a few for a more subtle design. This quilt is Fat Quarter Friendly. Size: 34″ × 45″ Download free Quilt Top Assembly Diagrams and cutting instructions for…

Traffic Jam

There are no traffic jams on this quilt. Whimsical vehicles are zipping along on rickrack roads. Size: 49″ × 47″ To learn more about the designer of this quilt, visit our Designers Page.

Texas Two Step Scrap Quilt Project

Make this easy quilt using a great bundle of fat quarters or fabrics from your stash. Choose two or three color families for a more controlled look or throw everything in for a super-scrappy quilt. Fabrics in the quilt shown are from the Civil War Tribute collection by Judie Rothermel for Marcus Fabrics. This quilt is Fat…

Tangerine Zoo

Make this sweet crib quilt for your favorite youngster. you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make the dresden plate wedges. Make a traditional version of the Dresden Plate block using reproduction prints in brown and green. These fabrics are from Jo Morton’s Elizabethtown collection by Andover Fabrics. We machine appliquéd the plate to…

String Star

Marianne and Shon made this old favorite in 1930s prints. Use up narrow strips of leftover fabric to make the stars and accent them with your favorite color solid. Size: 66″ × 72″

Scrapbook

Make a scrappy full-size bed quilt using authentic reproduction fabrics. Use the Fons & Porter Quarter Inch Seam Marker and our Sew Easy lesson on making the triangle-squares. Assorted reproduction 1930s fabrics give this design a different vintage look. Solids form a diagonal grid toseparate the prints. This quilt is Fat Quarter Friendly. Size: 82″ ×…

Petals

Natalia Bonner has created a time-worn, slightly faded look with a simple idea and a great collection of fabrics. The petal pieces are big and fun to machine appliqué. This quilt is Fat Quarter Friendly. Size: 79½” × 79½” Blocks: 25 (13½”) blocks

Nature Walk

What young girl wouldn’t love this quilt? Pastel print squares are framed in a simple setting to highlight the cute forest prints. A wide scallop border finishes it with flair. This quilt is Fat Quarter Friendly. Size: 78″ × 86″ Save time and work! Buy a kit for this quilt in the Fons and Porter Online…

Little Girl’s Garden

This quilt has equal parts of happy and pink. The fussy-cut flower centers add a fanciful touch, sure to please a young girl you love. We used Asian prints with gold metallic accents for our block. Fabrics are from the Under the Australian Sun collection by Leesa Chandler for Robert Kaufman. Size: 72″ × 82″Blocks: 18 (10″) pieced…

Endless Possibilities

This quilt has a little bit of everything. The instructions call for twenty-eight fat quarters, but you can use more fabrics for greater variety. The more fabrics you use, the less you’ll notice any individual triangle. Just maintain dark and light values when making your triangle-squares. This quilt is Fat Quarter Friendly. Size: 54″ × 78″Blocks:…

It’s Easy Being Green

The blocks in this quilt are made with a popular technique that has several names. It’s been called Disappearing Nine Patch by Nancy Brenan Daniel, Magic Nine Patch by Karin Hellaby, and Tossed Nine Patch by Eleanor Burns. Kris’ quilt was inspired by Julie Larsen from Prairie Star Quilts in Elk Horn, Iowa, who calls it…

Dash Around the Square

Debra made this quilt after several block-making sessions with Liz Porter and friends. They made more than 300 blocks, and then divided them among the group. Each quilter designed a different setting for her blocks. We made our version with bright prints on a white background for a contemporary look. Print fabrics are by Moda. This quilt…