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Imperial Fans

by BARBARA CAMPBELL
Fabric courtesy of Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Create an Oriental accent piece by using beautiful Asian fabrics that have a touch of metallic gold!

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 8 (4 Block A, 4 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 27-1/2" x 43-1/2"

Imperial Fans

Asian Garden

Asian Garden

by LUCY A. FAZELY and MICHAEL L. BURNS
Fabric courtesy of Wilmington Prints

Oriental prints were used in quick-stitch Roman Stripe blocks to create this elegant summer lap quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 8-1/2" x 8-1/2"
Number of blocks: 35
Finished quilt size: 56-1/2" x 73-1/2

Soft Surroundings

by HELEN WEINMAN and MARY HAMBLIN
Fabric courtesy of Windham Fabrics

Shades of summer! Ohio Star and Pinwheel blocks were pieced together with floral sashing strips to make this lovely twin-size quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 21 (11 Ohio Star, 10 Pinwheel)
Finished quilt size: 64" x 85"

Soft Surroundings
Summer Breeze

Summer Breeze

by CATHY ANDERSON and SUE GOTH
Quilted by Debby Brown
Fabric courtesy of LakeHouse Dry Goods

Log Cabin blocks in cool shades of hydrangea blue and moss green surround a center medallion on this bed quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 12
Finished quilt size: 90" x 92"

Tapestry Rose

by HELEN WEINMAN
Quilted by Cathy Franks
Fabric courtesy of Northcott/Monarch

Elegant red and green prints give a sophisticated twist to traditional Card Trick blocks.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 9" x 9"
Number of blocks: 20 (10 Block A, 10 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 60-1/2" x 71"

Tapestry Rose
Flowers in a Basket

Flowers in a Basket

by SUSIE OSBURN of Lace Tales
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Susie Osburn loves to combine Redwork embroidery with feedsack fabrics. For this table runner, she used her own original designs, as well as her new collection of reproduction feedsack fabrics!

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 8-1/4" x 8-1/4"
Number of blocks: 4
Finished runner size: 14-3/4" x 61

Fairy Tales

by ellen edith
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Artist ellen edith is known for her whimsical, stylized designs. Her colorful fairies, flowers, and toadstools adorn this garden-themed lap quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 7-1/4" x 7-1/4"
Number of blocks: 9 (5 fairy, 4 alternate)
Finished quilt size: 50" x 50"

Fairy Tales

Flannel Safari

 

Flannel Safari - Stitch It Quick project

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

Pink for a girl or blue for a boy! Border a whimsical animal panel with patchwork print to create a cuddly quilt for baby.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished quilt size: 40" x 53

Up North

by DEBBIE FIELD for Granola Girl® Designs
Fabric courtesy of Troy Corp.
Adapted from the book
Table Toppers: Celebrating the Great Outdoors by Debbie Field for Granola Girl Designs with permission from Landauer Books

Create your own cabin-in-the-woods appliquéd runner to add to a rustic, country decor!

Skill level: Beginner
Finished quilt size: Approx. 18-1/2" x 48-1/2"

Up North

Hungry Caterpillar


Hungry Caterpillar

by WINONA M. RENNER of Quakertown Quilts
Quilted by Diana Pelton
Fabric courtesy of Andover Fabrics

The Very Hungry Caterpillar® by Eric Carle comes to life with this
enchanting quilt that uses fabrics based on illustrations from the popular book.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished block size: 12" x 14" appliqué,
12" x 12" Block A, 6" x 12" Block B
Number of blocks: 8 (2 appliqué, 4 Block A, 2 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 60" x 60-3/4"


Southern Comfort

by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Quilted by Kay Kimball
Fabric courtesy of P&B Textiles


Sweet summer florals and fresh-as-a-breeze tonals grace this lovely twin-size quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 20 (10 Block A, 10 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 68" x 80

Southern  Comfort

Chelsea Market

Chelsea Market

by CATE TALLMAN-EVANS
Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics

Interlocking Squares and Tam's Patch blocks create a simple but unique design—just perfect for a quick-stitch project!

Skill level: Beginner
Finished block size: 14" x 14"
Number of blocks: 25 (13 Interlocking Squares, 12 Tam's Patch)
Finished quilt size: 87-1/2" x 87-1/2"

Simply Square

by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Hoffman California Fabrics

Light and dark Courthouse Steps blocks create a square-in-square illusion on this airy batik quilt.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished block size: 12-1/2" x 12-1/2"
Number of blocks: 12 (6 Block A, 6 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 54" x 66"

Simply Square
Blue Etchings

Blue Etchings

by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Quilted by Kay Kimball
Fabric courtesy of P&B Textiles

Lunch on the porch! Pack a picnic basket, then curl up with a cup of tea, a good book, and this comfy quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 25 (9 Block A, 8 Block B, 4 Block C, 4 Block D)
Finished quilt size: 70" x 70"

At The Shore

by CAROL DOAK

Create a “window” setting with little paper-pieced blocks that depict a sunny shore scene!

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 6" x 6"
Number of blocks: 9
Finished quilt size: 29" x 29"

At The Shore

Bewitched

Bewitched

by HELEN WEINMAN
Quilted by Cathy Franks
Fabric courtesy of Northcott/Monarch

Watch out! It's the witching hour when pumpkins grow in the moonlight and spooky things are bound to happen. Just one panel print and simple borders were used to create this Halloween fantasy lap quilt!

Skill level: Beginner
Finished quilt size: 59-3/4" x 61-1/4"

 



Creative TEchnique
Clever Kaleidoscopes

Clever Kaleidoscopes - Creative Technique project

­by BARBARA CAMPBELL
Fabric courtesy of Benartex

Create a unique wall hanging and matching roll pillow with sophisticated, metallic fabrics and blocks made using Kaleidoscope Kreator software. Because you create the kaleidoscopes using your fabric of choice, the possibilities are limitless!

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 9-3/4" x 9-3/4"
Number of blocks: 4 quilt, 2 pillow
Finished quilt size: 31" x 31" quilt, 13-3/4" x 33-1/4" pillow

features

Comparably Speaking:
Inkjet-Printable Fabric Sheets
by Catherine Matthews-Scanlon

Shop Profile:
A Visit to Harrisville and the Hollyhock Quilt Shoppe
by Lucy A. Fazely

Pieces of the Past:
Quilt Charts of Ellen E. Webster
by Patricia L. Cummings

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