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American Patchwork & Quilting October 2016

See the featured quilts and web-exclusive color options and projects from the American Patchwork & Quilting October 2016 issue.

  • October 2016

    The October 2016 issue of American Patchwork & Quilting is on sale from August 2--October 3.

    Missed it? Order a digital issue here.

  • Primitives in Progress

    Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings brings a modern-day mind-set to primitives through her work with wool appliqué, miniature quilts, and fabric designing.

    See more pictures here.

     

    Visit Primitive Gatherings at:

    850 Racine St., Menasha, WI 54952

    920/722-7233

    primitivegatherings.us

    lisabongean.com

     

    Get the digital issue here.

  • Dragon Fruit Delight

    Designer: Susan Ache

     

    An unusual spiky fruit is behind the color and pattern of the jagged blocks in this throw-size quilt. 

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  • Dragon Fruit Delight Color Option

    Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

    Fabrics: Chromazone collection by Paula Nadelstern for Benartex

     

    Rich jewel-tone colors pop like gem stones in quilt tester Laura Boehnke’s version of Dragon Fruit Delight. An inner border of bright complementary prints sets off the six-block quilt center. A deep purple outer border allows the blocks in this wall hanging to sparkle. 

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  • Just Toasty

    Designer: Betsy Chutchian

    Fabrics: Bramblewood 1870–1890 collection by Betsy Chutchian for Moda Fabrics

     

    Dove at the Window blocks take flight in a throw of reproduction fabrics.

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  • Just Toasty Color Option

    A One-Two Punch

    A bold color palette of red, blue, and gray combined with an impactful pattern equals a wall hanging that packs a punch.

    Get the free quilt pattern here.

  • Cheddar Broken Dishes

    Quilt collector: Jody Sanders

     

    Vibrant Cheddar yellow is anything but mellow in this antique quilt.

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  • Cheddar Broken Dishes Color Option

    Patriotic Sparkler

    Choose red, white, and blue prints sporting flag, star, and sparkler designs to turn this table topper into a patriotic delight.

     

    Get the free quilt pattern here.

  • Bonanza of Baskets

    Quilt collector: Pat Sloan

     

    Re-create a vintage baby blanket using today’s piecing techniques. 

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  • Bonanza of Baskets Color Option

    Baskets Pillow

    Choose lime green and teal prints for the baskets and a gray print for the sashing to construct a pillow cover that has a modern feel.

    Get the free pillow pattern here.

  • Modern Spools

    Designer: AGF Studio

    Quiltmaker: Brie Sloan

    Fabrics: Avantgarde collection by Katarina Roccella for Art Gallery Fabrics

     

    Fresh twists on a favorite block and careful fabric placement yield the look of curved piecing in this contemporary throw.

    Get the digital issue here.

  • Modern Spools Color Option

    Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

    Fabrics: Montego Bay collection by Paintbrush Studios for Fabri-Quilt

     

     

    For her five-block version of Modern Spools, quilt tester Laura Boehnke used pastel colors and floral fabrics to create a table runner reminiscent of butterflies and spring blooms.

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  • Penny Path

    Designer: Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings

     

    Wool pennies in every color of the rainbow dot this scrap-lover’s delight.

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  • Penny Path Color Option

    Coffee and Tea Time

    Neutral colors and sophisticated prints star in an appliquéd wall hanging. Stacked shapes add texture and dimension to a simple design.

    Get the free quilt pattern here.

  • Kettle Corn

    Designer: Lissa Alexander of Moda Lissa

     

    Bleached or overdyed orange, brown, and purple prints come together for an eclectic throw.

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  • Kettle Corn Color Option

    Classic Christmas Quilt

    Use a variety of traditional holiday colors and prints in a wall hanging fit for decking the halls. Metallic touches and star and snowflake quilting make this a Christmas favorite.

    Get the free quilt pattern here.

  • Dancing Dresses

    Designer: Lori Krueger

    Fabrics: Shirt & Tie collection by Whistler Studios for Windham Fabrics

     

    Use a fabric-folding technique to fashion three-dimensional, casual party frocks.

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  • Dancing Dresses Color Option

    Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

    Fabrics: Handcrafted Patchwork collection by Alison Glass and the Dimples collection by Gail Kessler of Ladyfingers Studio, both for Andover Fabrics

     

     

    Dancing Dresses takes on a tropical feel in quilt tester Laura Boehnke’s square nine-block version. The dresses’ vibrant colors and standout prints elicit the feeling of warm ocean breezes and white sand beaches.

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  • Mystery Row Quilt

    Designer: Pat Sloan

    Fabrics: Hometown Girl Batiks collection by Pat Sloan for Moda Fabrics

     

    In each 2016 issue you’ll get instructions for one row. At the end of the year you can put the rows together to make a throw. Join us on Instagram and Facebook to see what others are sewing with hashtag #APQrowquilt.

     

    Get more info about the Row Quilt here.

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  • Smashing Pumpkins

    Designer: Katie Hennagir of Katie Hennagir Designs

    Fabrics: The House that Jack Built collection by Katie Hennagir for Andover Fabrics

     

    Craft a quick spooky table runner to celebrate the season.

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  • Smashing Pumpkins Color Option

    Designer: Katie Hennagir of Katie Hennagir Designs

    Fabrics: Trinkets collection by Kathy Hall for Andover Fabrics

     

    Craft a leafy pumpkin table runner to celebrate the season.

    Get the digital issue here.