Tag: Scrap Quilts Summer 2015

Scrap Quilts Summer 2015

We’re thrilled to bring you this special issue of Fons & Porter Scrap Quilts Summer 2015 filled with great scrap quilts! We know that nearly every quilter has a stash of fabrics and is always looking for patterns to use it up. Our trademarked Sew Easy lessons will guide you via step-by-step photography through any…

Rolling Stars Quilt

Using pretty pink and brown reproduction prints, Katrina Thomas’ quilt looks like it came right out of Grandma’s attic. Special tools make cutting and piecing fast and accurate. This project is Fat Quarter Friendly. Rolling Stars digital pattern Size: 93″ × 102″ Blocks: 72 (9″) blocks Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Katrina Thomas, visit our…

Rock Around the Block Scrap Quilt Project

Jack’s Chain is the traditional name for this formerly challenging block. Nancy McNally redesigned it to make it easier to piece. This project is Fat Quarter Friendly. Rock Around the Block digital pattern Size: 43¾” × 56″ Blocks: 12 (11¼”) blocks Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Nancy McNally, visit our Designers page.  

Forever Yours Scrap Quilt Project

If you can make a triangle-square, you can make Cathy Wierzbicki’s fabulous quilt. It’s also a great design for using those lovely batiks in your stash. This project is Fat Quarter Friendly. Forever Yours digital pattern Size: 60″ × 72″ Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Cathy Wierzbicki, visit our Designers page.  

Compass Scrap Quilt Project

We love this original quilt block by Patricia Freiburger. She says she was just “doodling on graph paper” looking for inspiration to use her wonderful batik collection when she came up with this design. This quilt pattern is Fat Quarter Friendly. Compass digital pattern Size: 93″ × 93″ Blocks: 25 (14″) blocks Rating: Intermediate To learn…

Woven Rings Scrap Quilt Project

Cut and sew strips, and then watch the magic begin as interlocking rings form. You can make Christina McCourt’s quilt from any small-scale fat quarters in your stash. This project is Fat Quarter Friendly. Woven Rings digital pattern Size: 42″ × 54″ Blocks: 12 (12″) blocks Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Christina McCourt, visit our…

Rings of Freedom Scrap Quilt Project

An asymmetrical layout gives this traditional design an updated look. Our instructions call for fat quarters, but you can make Rings of Freedom scrappier by digging into your stash or trading squares with friends. This patriotic quilt is Fat Quarter Friendly. Rings of Freedom digital pattern Size: 60″ × 82½” Blocks: 88 (7½”) Split Nine Patch blocks…

Cogs Scrap Quilt Project

Gather twelve favorite small print fat quarters to make this Rolling Stone quilt. Designer Leila Gardunia used an assortment of charming vintage fabric prints for her crib-size quilt. This project is Fat Quarter Friendly. Cogs digital pattern Size: 38″ × 50″ Blocks: 12 (10″) Rolling Stone blocks Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Leila Gardunia, visit our…

Churning Nine Patch Scrap Quilt Project

Designer Scott Alan Flanagan combined reproduction prints and batiks in two beloved blocks — the Churn Dash and Nine Patch quilt blocks. He says, “The Churn Dash is one of my favorite blocks, and I made it more intricate by piecing the center section.” This quilt is Fat-Quarter Friendly. Churning Nine Patch digital pattern Size: 64″ ×…

Kjestin’s Legacy Scrap Quilt Project

Designer Krisanne Watkins named this quilt in honor of her great-great-grandmother, Kjestin Marie, who crossed the plains with a handcart, and who also enjoyed making quilts. “I feel a connection to her because I also love to make quilts,” says Krisanne. Using a set of Tri-RecsTM acrylic templates makes quick work of cutting the triangles for this quilt.…

Spinning Shoofly Scrap Quilt Project

This is definitely not an old-fashioned shoofly quilt! Cassie Galt used contemporary prints anda bold accent color for her updated version combining two simple quilt blocks. This project is Fat Quarter Friendly. Spinning Shoofly digital pattern Size: 90″ × 90″Blocks: 100 (9″) blocks Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Cassi Galt, visit our Designers page.…

To a T Scrap Quilt Project

The T quilt block is a traditional design that looks great in any fabrics – reproductions, batiks, brights – and is often seen in vintage two-color quilts. Your name doesn’t have to be Trudy or Tom to enjoy this quilt! This project is Fat Quarter Friendly. To a T digital pattern Size: 67″ × 76″ Blocks: 42…

Hidden Gems Scrap Quilt Project

Designers Doris Brunnette and Trina Kirkvold made this quilt of Gem quilt blocks for Doris’ first grandchild, Gemma. All you need is six fabric prints and two accent fat quarters to make one for the little gem in your life. This project is Fat Quarter Friendly. Hidden Gems digital pattern Size: 36″ × 45″ Blocks: 18 (9″)…

Twirling Hexies Scrap Quilt Project

Need a great pattern for using up those medium- and large-scale prints you’ve been saving? Try Nancy Mahoney’s quilt design using hexagons and trapezoids. This quilt pattern is Fat Quarter Friendly. Twirling Hexies digital pattern Size: 63½” × 80¼” Blocks: 59 (10″ × 11½”) Hexagon blocks Rating: Intermediate To learn more about Nancy Mahoney, visit our…