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Contents September 2009 Issue  
September 2009
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Blueberry Cobbler
by CATE TALLMAN-EVANS
Fabric courtesy of Troy Corp.

Berries and cream! Only five marbled fabrics were used to create the Building blocks and Flying Cloud blocks for this simply delicious summer lap quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 10" Blocks A and B,
                                       6½" x 6½" border
Number of blocks: 68 (20 Block A, 12 Block B, 36 border)
Finished quilt size: 62½" x 75½"

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Blueberry Cobbler

Spice Garden

Spice Garden
by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Exclusively Quilters

Spice up your life! Shades of cinnamon and sage, mixed with black and cream, add luster to these two fabulous quilts. Use some of the leftover fabric from the larger one to make the smaller one!

Skill level: Beginner

Quilt 1 - Spicy Stripes
Block size sewn into quilt: 10½" x 10½"
Number of blocks: 24
Finished quilt size: 68" x 78½"

Quilt 2 - Spicy Squares
Block size sewn into quilt: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 12
Finished quilt size: 54½" x 66½"

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Cappuccino Light
by CATE TALLMAN-EVANS
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Coffee and cream colored fabrics were strip-pieced together
to make this outstanding bed-size quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced
Block size sewn into quilt: 16" x 16" center, 5⅝" x 5⅝" border
Number of blocks: 72 (12 center, 60 border)
Finished quilt size: 90" x 90"

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Cappuccino Light
You Are My Sunshine

You Are My Sunshine
by PAM BONO

One simple block, oriented four different ways,
was used to create this scrappy placemat set.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into placemat: 6" x 6"
Number of blocks: 4 per placemat
Finished placemat size: 16" x 16" octagonal
Finished napkin size: 12" x 12"

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Houses and Willows

by KAREN WITT

This reinterpretation of an antique quilt exudes charm!
Make it for a small entryway or to decorate a corner area.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 9"
Number of blocks: 9 (5 pieced, 4 appliqué)
Finished quilt size: 35" x 38"

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Houses and Willows
Whirligigs

Whirligigs
by ROXANNE CARTER
Quilted by Sharon Szekely

Make it from scraps! The Buzz-Saw blocks in this colorful
lap quilt are reminiscent of spinning garden whirligigs.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 12
Finished quilt size: 48" x 60"

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Hopscotch
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Quilted by Kay Kimball. Fabric courtesy of Red Rooster Fabrics

Candy-color prints were used in alternating blocks
to create a yummy little quilt!

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 9 (5 Block A, 4 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 45" x 45"

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Hopscotch

Sweet Hearts

Sweet Hearts
by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Henry Glass & Co.

Hearts and flowers make a sweet combination in this
precious little quilt.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 6" x 6"
Number of blocks: 4
Finished quilt size: 36" x 42"

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Blackbird, Fly
by NANCY RINK
Fabric courtesy of Marcus Fabrics

City meets country in this primitive appliqué design
made with elegant florals and stripes!

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 40" x 40"

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Blackbird, Fly

Summer Sojourn

Summer Sojourn
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Quilted by Kay Kimball Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics

Simple piecing and appliqué were combined to make
this beautiful little blossom quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 9 (5 Block A, 4 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 46" x 46"


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Creative Technique - Floral Vest
by BARBARA CAMPBELL

Use your own photos printed on fabric
together with a commercial pattern
to create a one-of-a-kind vest!
Barbara made hers reversible.

Skill level: Beginner
Size: Medium

Floral Vest

Chloe's Fans

Chloe's Fans
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Quilted by Kay Kimball. Fabric courtesy of P&B Textiles

Dresden Fan blocks were cleverly arranged to make this
pretty little quilt, which can also double as a table topper.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 36
   (4 each of Blocks A through D, 8 Block E, 4 Block F, 8 Block G)
Finished quilt size: 64" x 64"

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Home Is Where the Heart Is
by MARIA UMHEY

Stitch a sweet little neighborhood and give it a personality
all its own with scrap fabrics from your stash!

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 15" x 15"
Number of blocks: 9
Finished quilt size: 65½" x 65½"

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Home Is Where the Heart Is
Gran's Garden Party

Gran's Garden Party
by JANE QUINN

Host a vintage tea party with nostalgic fabrics stitched
into traditional Grandmother's Flower Garden blocks.

Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced
Block size sewn into project: 10" x 12" topper and mat
Number of blocks: 7 topper, 1 mat
Finished size: 36" x 36" topper,
                     16" x 17" mat,
                       5" x 7" pincushion

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A Touch of Comfort
Quilting Entrepreneurs: Virginia Walton's Creative Curves
Bright Ideas: Lollipops Designer Bindings by Lucy A. Fazely
Marie Osmond's Quilting Challenge Winners
Our Common Wealth Quilts by Christina J. Inge
Pieces of the Past: Folk Art Expressions: Hmong Needlework (Part 2) by Patricia L. Cummings
 The Machine Quilter
Quilting with Renae Haddadin
Thread Glorious Thread: A Chat with Sarah Ann Smith
Choosing the Perfect Thread:A Machine Quilter’s Product Guide
Readers' Corner
7½ Steps to a Successful Machine Quilting Career by Morna McEver Golletz
Real Men Can Quilt
 Departments
Show Business
Cover Quilt Contest Winners
Museum Exhibits
Quilting Basics Tear-Out
Photo Finish
Town Square
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