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NOVEMBER 2008 January 2009 Issue contents
 

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Frosted Windowpanes

by MARIANNE ELIZABETH
Quilted by Janet-Lee Santeusanio
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Simply luxurious! Nine-patch blocks in reverse colorways were used to create this stunning home decor accessory.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished block size: 7½″ x 7½″
Number of blocks: 35 (18 Block A, 17 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 51″ x 66″

 

Frosted Windowpanes

Auld Lang Syne

Auld Lang Syne

by CATE TALLMAN-EVANS
Fabric courtesy of Robert Kaufman Fabrics

New Year's resolution! Create a fabulous accent piece that can be used to decorate a small table or an old trunk. It looks complicated, but actually has only two simple block designs.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 6″ x 6″
Number of blocks: 25 (8 Block A, 16 Block B, 1 center)
Finished quilt size: 42″ x 42″

Oak Leaves

by NANCY RINK

Create an heirloom! Pieced and appliquéd blocks in autumn
colors make this quilt a perfect accessory for fall and winter.

Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced
Finished block size: 13½″ x 13½″
Number of blocks: 9 (5 appliqué, 4 pieced)
Finished quilt size: 80″ x 80″

 

Oak Leaves
Remembering

Remembering

by ROXANE HEPKER
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Return to yesteryear with nostalgic prints that were authentically reproduced from a circa 1860s quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 9″ x 9″
Number of blocks: 36 (18 Snowball, 18 Churn Dash)
Finished quilt size: 72″ x 72″

 

Creative Technique - Snowmobiling

by BARBARA CAMPBELL

This little wall hanging looks a lot more complicated to make than it is—all it takes is a few clicks in PhotoMontage software to create one large image from thousands of smaller ones. The result? An incredibly eye-catching quilt, perfect for gift giving! Don't have a computer? Get together with someone who does and turn this into a fun group project.

Creative Technique - Snowmobiling
Off to Dreamland

Off to Dreamland

by LUCY A. FAZELY and MICHAEL L. BURNS
Fabric courtesy of Exclusively Quilters

The center panel of this darling reproduction '30s quilt was inspired by an antique baby quilt. The rest of the fabric collection was designed to capture the warmth and authenticity of the original.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 36″ x 48″

Frolicsome Friends

by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Exclusively Quilters

Playful puppies and cuddly kitties were paired together to make sweet little Double Nine-Patch crib quilts. Make one in blue or red (or both)!

Skill level: Beginner
Finished block size: 11¼″ x 11¼″
Number of blocks: 9 (4 Double Nine-Patch, 4 Corner, 1 Center)
Finished quilt size: 45¾″ x 45¾″

Frolicsome Friends

Snow in Love

Snow in Love

by PEARL LOUISE KRUSH
Fabric courtesy of Troy Corp..

Let's hug—this happy appliquéd couple may be frosty, but they'll still warm your hearts!

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 30″ x 43″

Birds in Winter

by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Wilmington Prints.


Add some appliqué touches to this pretty winter quilt, which can double as a table topper or a wall hanging.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 14″ x 14″
Number of blocks: 4
Finished quilt size: 37″ x 37″

Birds in Winter

Country Cottage

Country Cottage

by DONNA HAAS
Fabric courtesy of Henry Glass & Co.

Create an air of country charm with simple four-patch and eight-pointed star blocks in pastel colors.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 10″ x 10″
Number of blocks: 32 (20 Block A, 12 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 75″ x 88″

Simply Paradise (Part 1)

by DODI LEE POULSEN
Quilted by Valerie Wood
Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics


Drama in the bedroom! Tulip blocks surround eight-point stars and large pinwheels in this fabulous red and black quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced
Finished block size: 10″ x 10″ (center), 9¼″ x 9⅜″ (side border), 9⅜″ x 9⅜″ (border corner)
Number of center blocks: 13 (1 double pinwheel, 8 star, 4 large pinwheel)
Number of border blocks: 28 (24 side, 4 corner)
Finished quilt size: 72″ x 72″

Simply Paradise (Part 1)

Julia's Quilt

Julia's Quilt

by KAREN WITT
Fabric courtesy of Marcus Fabrics

A four-block antique appliqué quilt was the inspiration for this red and green reproduction. Use it as a wall hanging or table topper!

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 35″ x 35″

Winter Wonderland

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

Sixteen-patch blocks were pieced alternately with happy snowmen squares to create this colorful flannel lap quilt.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished block size: 8″ x 8″
Number of blocks: 30 (15 pieced, 15 setting)
Finished quilt size: 55″ x 63″

Winter Wonderland
Little Wreaths

Little Wreaths

by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Benartex

Pieced wreath blocks with fusible appliquéd centers give this holiday lap quilt a festive flair.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 10½″ x 10½″
Number of blocks: 12 (6 pieced, 6 appliqué)
Finished quilt size: 50½″ x 62½″

Holiday Tree

Designed and quilted by TOBY LISCHKO
Pieced by Dolores Keaton
Fabric courtesy of Hoffman California Fabrics


Log Cabin blocks with gold metallic flourishes make this tree design fit for royalty!

Skill level: Beginner
Finished block size: 8″ x 8″
Number of blocks: 14 (10 Block A, 4 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 41″ x 49″

Holiday Tree
Candy Cane Lane

Candy Cane Lane

by CATE TALLMAN-EVANS
Fabric courtesy of Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Minty fresh! Four-Corner Star and Pinwheel blocks in red, white, and green give this quilt the appearance of peppermint candy.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Finished block size: 11¼″ x 11¼″
Number of blocks: 18 (12 Four-Corner Star, 6 Pinwheel)
Finished quilt size: 62¾″ x 78⅝″


features

New England & Nova Scotia Scrapbook:
2008 Cruise for a Cure

Designer Showcase: Top This!

Designer Profile:
Quilting in Alaska with Lisa Moore

Marie Osmond’s Quilting Challenge

Pieces of the Past:
Magnificent Military Pillow Covers from World War I
by Patricia L. Cummings

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