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HOLIDAY 2009

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American Quilter's Society
www.americanquilter.com

EasyAs Patchwork Quilts
www.passionforquilts.com

Electric Quilt Co., The
www.electricquilt.com

Hoopsisters.com
www.hoopsisters.com

Martingale & Co.
www.martingale-pub.com

Professional Quilter, The
www.professionalquilter.com


Fabric Manufacturers

Blank Quilting
www.blankquilting.com

Henry Glass & Co.
www.henryglassfabrics.com

Marcus Fabrics
www.marcusfabrics.com

Northcott Silk/Monarch
www.northcott.com

RJR Fabrics
www.rjrfabrics.com

Troy Corp.
www.troy-corp.com

Westminster Fibers
www.westminsterfibers.com

Wilmington Prints
www.wilmingtonprints.com


Frames

F.A. Edmunds Co.
www.faedmunds.com

Grace Frame Company
www.graceframe.com

Hinterberg Design
www.hinterberg.com


Kits, Patterns & Catalogs

Cotton Capers Quilt Shop
www.cottoncapersquiltshop.com

Flower Box Quilts
www.flowerboxquilts.com

Pam Bono Designs
www.pambonodesigns.com

Pearl Louise Designs
www.thimblecottage.com

Pine Tree Country Quilts
www.pinetreecountryquilts.com

Quakertown Quilts
www.quakertownquilts.com

Quilts with a Twist
www.quiltswithatwist.com

Shabby Fabrics
www.shabbyfabrics.com

Teacher's Pet, The
www.the-teachers-pet.com

Whims
www.whims.cc


Machines & Accessories

ABM International
www.abminternational.com

Janome
www.janome.com

KenQuilt Mfg.
www.kenquilt.com

Nolting Manufacturing
www.nolting.com

The Quilting Solution
www.thequiltingsolution.com

Tin Lizzie
www.tinlizzie18.com


Miscellaneous

Downy
downy.com

Jim Shore Designs
www.kpw.com

TNC Enterprises
www.tncenterprises.net


Quilt Shops

Craft Town Fabrics
www.crafttownfabrics.net

eQuilter.com
www.equilter.com

Fabric Art Shop
www.fabricartshop.com

Hancocks of Paducah
www.hancocks-paducah.com

Quilt Basket
www.quiltbasket.com

Quilter's Roost
www.quiltersroost.com

Quilting in the Country
www.quiltinginthecountry.com

Victoria Vista Quilts
www.victoriavistaquilts.com


Shows, Classes & Cruises

Machine Quilters Expo
www.mqxshow.com

World of Quilts Travel
www.worldofquiltstravel.com


Tools & Supplies

Block Butler
www.blockbutler.com

Creative Curves
www.creativecurves.com

Kiss-Off, Inc.
www.kissoff.com

Little Foot Ltd.
www.littlefoot.net

Stencil Company
www.quiltingstencils.com

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

Holiday 2009

PROJECTS

December Bouquet
by SUE GOTH and CATHY ANDERSON
Quilted by Debby Brown
Fabric courtesy of Northcott/Monarch

Christmas magic! Do you think the blocks in this seasonal quilt are set on point? Look again!

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 18" x 18"
Number of blocks: 9
Finished quilt size: 74" x 74"

Kit Ordering Information

December Boquet

Warm Wishes

Warm Wishes
by PEARL LOUISE KRUSH
Fabric courtesy of Troy Corp.

Quick piecing and a touch of appliqué make this happy snow fellow easy to put together!

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 4" x 4"
Number of blocks: 6
Finished quilt size: 22" x 36"

Kit Ordering Information

Ornaments
by DEBBIE STOJANIK
Fabric courtesy of
Hoffman California Fabrics

Look closely and you'll discover that the overall pattern of this colorful quilt resembles holiday tree ornaments!

Skill level: Advanced
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 35 (18 Block A, 17 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 60" x 76"

Kit Ordering Information

Ornaments

Let It Snow

Let It Snow
by PAM BONO DESIGNS

Pieced snowflake blocks were assembled to create this runner and placemat set that can be used all winter long.

Skill level: Advanced
Block size: 17-1⁄2" x 17-1⁄2" (runner), 8-3⁄4" x 8-3⁄4" (placemat)
Number of blocks: 3 runner, 4 placemat
Finished runner size: 20" x 77-1⁄2"
Finished placemat size: 14-1⁄2" x 18-1⁄2"

Kit Ordering Information



The Lord Is My Shepherd

by DEBBY KRATOVIL
Pieced by Connie Gallant
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

The beautiful words of Psalm 23 come to life with the focus fabric in this charming lap quilt.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 5" x 5"
Number of blocks: 16
Finished quilt size: 44" x 50"

Kit Ordering Information
The Lord Is My Shepherd

Snowy Village Banner

Snowy Village Banner
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics

Make this easy appliqué banner as a gift or to greet your own holiday guests.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished banner size: 20" x 30"

Kit Ordering Information

Night Before Christmas
by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Wilmington Prints

Snuggle up! Charming snowy house print fabric gives this lap quilt a cozy touch.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 53" x 74-1⁄2"

Kit Ordering Information

Night Before Christmas


Forever Christmas

Forever Christmas
by WENDY SHEPPARD
Fabric courtesy of Red Rooster Fabrics

Soft rose and green prints give a timeless appearance to this classic table topper. Use it at Christmas and all winter long!

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 9 (4 Block A, 4 Block B, 1 setting)
Finished quilt size: 56" x 56"

Kit Ordering Information

Santa and Friends
by CATE TALLMAN-EVANS
Fabric courtesy of Henry Glass & Co.

Just an old-fashioned Christmas with Santas, snowmen, and evergreen trees! See page 51 for a matching placemat set.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished quilt size: 55" x 62-3⁄4"
Finished placemat size: 13-1⁄2" x 19-1⁄2"

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Santa and Friends

Crystal Poinsettias

Crystal Poinsettias
by LENNIE HONCOOP

Hot Ribbon appliquéd poinsettias, embellished with crystals, add sparkle to this colorful wall hanging.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 33-1⁄2" x 33-1⁄2"


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Swirling Snowmen
by HELEN WEINMAN
Quilted by Julie Lariviere
Fabric courtesy of Marcus Fabrics

Snowflakes and snowmen swirl in the Hourglass and Windmill blocks in this darling twin-size quilt.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 10" Blocks A and B, 8" x 8" border
Number of blocks: 39 (18 Block A, 17 Block B, 4 border)
Finished quilt size: 66" x 86"

Kit Ordering Information

Swirling Snowmen


Home for the Holiday

Home for the Holiday
by ERIN WITT
Fabric courtesy of Northcott/Monarch

Set an inviting table for tea and company with this festive topper!

Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced
Block size sewn into quilt: 14" x 14"
Number of blocks: 5 (4 Block A, 1 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 60" x 60"

Kit Ordering Information


12 Days of Christmas Cheer
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Fabric courtesy of P&B Textiles

Dimensional borders add a decorative touch to this rustic holiday lap quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 7-1⁄2" x 7-3⁄4"
Number of blocks: 12
Finished quilt size: 31-1⁄2" x 41"

Kit Ordering Information

12 Days of Christmas Cheer

Holiday Magic Kitchen Set

Holiday Magic Kitchen Set
by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Studio e Fabrics

Make a runner and matching placemats for holiday guests with colorful Christmas print fabrics.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished runner size: 17" x 50"
Finished placemat size: 12" x 18"

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Once Upon a Christmas
by Roxane Hepker
Fabric courtesy of Benartex

Border this charming folk-art Santa panel, then quilt along the faux patchwork motifs to make it look pieced!

Skill level: Beginner
Finished quilt size: 37-1⁄4" x 49"

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Once Upon a Christmas

Friendship Squares

Friendship Squares
by JANE QUINN

Have a quilt signing to commemorate a holiday gathering! Appliquéd label prints make it fast, fun, and easy to accomplish, or create your own labels if desired.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8-3⁄4" x 8-3⁄4"
Number of blocks: 20
Finished quilt size: 48-1⁄2" x 57-1⁄4"

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I Believe
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Fabric courtesy of Benartex

There is a Santa Claus, and he's pictured right here on this charming quilt and banner set!

Skill level: Intermediate
Number of blocks: 6 quilt, 3 banner
Finished quilt size: 31" x 43"
Finished banner size: 16" x 40"

Kit Ordering Information

I Believe

Christmas Candy

Christmas Candy
by BARBARA CAMPBELL

Use this quilt as a holiday table topper or for cuddling in front of the fireplace on Christmas Eve!

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 25 (13 Block A, 12 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 72" x 72"

Kit Ordering Information


Christmas Patch Tree Skirt
by CHRISTINA McCOURT
Quilted by Zane Keylor
Fabric courtesy of Marcus Fabrics

Simple sixteen-patch blocks and tree blocks were used for the
center of this holiday tree skirt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into skirt: 14" x 14"
Number of blocks: 7 (4 Tree, 3 Sixteen-Patch)
Finished skirt size: 54" x 54" (from point to point)

Kit Ordering Information

Christmas Patch Tree Skirt

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