Color Options from Quilts and More Fall 2011
Designer: Rachel Griffith of P.S. I Quilt
The writing’s on the wall. Showcase strip-pieced Flying Geese and the monogram of your choice on a letter-perfect baby quilt.
Initial Thoughts Color Option
Large Flying Geese Wall Quilt
Stitch a wall quilt that will make a perfect gift for a fan of things with wheels! Combine dot and argyle prints with novelty prints from the Ready, Set, Go! collection by Ann Kelle for Robert Kaufman.
Make & Take
Designer: Monica Solorio-Snow of Happy Zombie
With just a few ingredients, whip up a handy carrier to tote cupcakes or casseroles to a potluck gathering
Make and Take Color Option
Your hot dish will be something to crow about when you carry it in this spunky version of Make & Take. Project tester Kathleen Williams chose chicken and egg prints from the Metro Market collection by Ellen Krans for Robert Kaufman Fabrics to make this cheery tote.
Designer: Monique Dillard of Open Gate Quilts
A pieced table runner in green, red, and cream sets a subtle tone for a season of festive gatherings.
Holiday Happenings Color Option
Autumn Splendor Table Runner
To capture the colors of the fall season, quilt tester Judy Sams Sohn combined two Kansas Troubles Quilters collections for this version of Holiday Happenings: Cattails & Clover for the blocks and Vine Creek for the border. Both collections are from Moda Fabrics.
Designer: Bari J. Ackerman
Sew and flip fabric strips to a muslin foundation for an eclectic bag with a decidedly feminine flair.
Strip Ease Color Option
Floral Strips Bag
Project tester Mary Pepper chose the blue prints from the Persia Collection for P&B Textiles to make this version of Strip Ease. To make the bag even faster to sew, she made her version with two sew-and-flip sides (omitting the outer pocket).
Sort by Color
Designer: Lori Mason
With easy-to-make-and-use templates and careful color placement, you can create the illusion of stacked hexagons in a spectrum of hues.
Sort by Color
Fall Spice Bed Quilt
No striped fabric means you need just two templates to make this easy-to-sew version of Sort By Color. Quilt tester Karen Gilson chose autumn hues from the Chestnut & Vine collection by Faye Burgos for Marcus Fabrics for this bed-size beauty.
Designer: Jennifer Schifano Eutsler
Fuse a pack of spotted hounds on an eclectic and colorful assortment of appliqué foundations.
Motley Crew Color Option
Easy Squares Quilt
If a splashy floral is more to your liking than a pack of canines, replace each appliqué block in Motley Crew with an 8-1/2" square of your favorite print. Quilt tester Mary Pepper chose multicolor plaid and black-and-white print sashing and border fabrics to complement the florals, all from the Floralicious collection by Michele D’Amore for Benartex for this simple quilt.