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Color Options from Quilts and More™Fall 2012

We know you love the quilt projects that appear in Quilts and More magazine. We took inspiration from projects in the magazine and created Web-exclusive versions, complete with full instructions.

Take Flight

Designer: Emily Herrick of Crazy Old Ladies

An appliquéd airplane and rickrack loops propel the aviation theme of this crib quilt. It’s perfect for your little pilot-in-training. Fabrics are from the Whimsy collection by Fig Tree & Co. and the Branches collection by American Jane, both for Moda Fabrics.

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Scrap Lab Wall Hanging

Designer: Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co

Simple squares and curved appliqués in bright prints pop off a coordinating solid to create a dynamic wall hanging.

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Happy Haunts

Designer: Sue Marsh of Whistlepig Creek Productions

This pair of appliqué pillows is a treat to complete. Fusible appliqué is the trick!

Happy Haunts Color Option

Neutral Print Pillows

True to its name, Parson Gray’s Curious Nature collection for FreeSpirit lends an outdoorsy vibe to this pillow duo. Project tester Mary Pepper skipped the spooky appliqués and used a combination of prints to make these go-everywhere cushions.

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One Size Fits All

Designer: Theresa Porter

T-shirt quilts have been tagged as a favorite by many. Take them beyond uniform with this elemental design.

One Size Fits All Color Option

Black-and-White T-Shirt Throw

Black was the common denominator in this collection of T-shirts. To capitalize on that color scheme, project tester Kathleen Williams used an assortment of black-and-white prints of varying scale and tone to give an ordered look to this throw.

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One Size Fits All Color Option

Beachy T-Shirt Throw

The joy of building sand castles set the theme for this T-shirt throw. Project tester Judy Sams Sohn chose assorted batiks--all in sand and water hues--to bring eye-appeal and continuity to a disparate T-shirt collection.

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Sweet Pleat

Designer: Rashida Coleman-Hale

Accessorize in style. Construct a bag with enough room to tuck in your daily essentials.

Sweet Pleat Color Option

Peekaboo Chevron Tote

Stitch up a version of Sweet Pleat in a fraction of the time by substituting a strip of fabric for the pieced insert. Project tester Mary Pepper chose prints from the Tempo collection by Greta Lynn for Benartex for this classic tote.

Go to the free bag pattern.

3 In A Row

Designer: Cherri House of Cherry House Quilts

It’s a Rail Fence made modern! Save time building this quilt with strip-piecing.

3 In A Row Color Option

Bolts of Blue

Choose a hue (how ’bout blue?) and let it be the guide for a controlled-scrappy throw. Our project testers, Kathleen Williams and Judy Sams Sohn, used a two-tone blue stripe for background and sashing and a bevy of blue-and-white prints from the Spa collection by Deb Strain for Moda Fabrics for this 25-block quilt.

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