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Quilts and More Spring 2014

See the featured projects and web-exclusive patterns from the Quilts and More Spring 2014 issue.

Flower Box Color Option

Straight Furrows Log Cabin

Log Cabin blocks composed of bright orange and aqua prints and solid gray form scrappy-looking stripes across this wall hanging.

Get the free quilt pattern here.

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Scrap Lab Shoulder Bag

Designer: Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie's Quilt Co.

Fabrics: Gracie Girl collection by Kassidy and Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs

 

The secret to a great handmade bag is in the details. Mismatched buttons and a braided strap add whimsy and style.

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Scrap Lab Skirt

Designers: Patty Young and Emalee Grambo of Modkid

Fabrics: Gracie Girl collection by Kassidy and Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs
 

Showcase prints on the hem of a comfortable, easy-to-wear skirt. 

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Scrap Lab Notebook Cover

Designer: Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet

Fabrics: Gracie Girl collection by Kassidy and Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs

 

For a quick gift, cover a standard spiral notebook.

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Spring 2014 Bookshelf

1. The Big Book of Baby Quilts
$29.99; Martingale

2. Beautiful Building Block Quilts
$24.95; C&T Publishing

3. Sew Gifts!
$24.99; Martingale

4. Classic Modern Quilts
$22.95; My Stars

5. It’s a Circus!
$27.95; Kansas City Star Quilts

6. Modern One-Block Quilts
$23.95; Stash Books
 

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Spring 2014 Hot Stuff

Stitcher’s Revolution iron-on embroidery patterns
$2.95; colonialpatterns.com

Suzy’s Hobby Boxes
From $25.95; sewingandcraftclub.com or your local sewing retailer

Iron Finger
$15.75; clover-usa.com

 

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Raising the Bar

Designer: Sheila Sinclair Snyder



A perfect project for precut strips! Embellish the outer border with ribbon, rickrack, and buttons.

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Onederful

Machine quilter: Nancy Sharr 

Fabric: Palm Court collection by Michele D’Amore for Benartex


A single, preprinted panel creates a stunning wall quilt that you can finish in no time! 

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2 for the Road

Designer: Lindsay Conner
Fabrics: Mar Bella collection for Shannon Fabrics 

 

Any travel is first-class with a comfy and chic travel pillow and shawl.

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Log In, Log Out

Designer: Lissa Alexander
Fabrics: Floral Gatherings and Floral Shirtings collections by Primitive Gatherings for Moda Fabrics 

 

Simply start with a center square to stitch a supersize Log Cabin block one log at a time in Courthouse Steps style. 

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Welcome Home: Spring

Designer: Kim Christopherson

 

A bit of piecing, some easy fusible appliqué, and a few specialty embellishments make for an inviting quilt.

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Straight and Arrow

Designer: Holly Hickman
Machine quilter: Natalia Bonner of Piece N Quilt

Fabrics: Contempo and Bella Solids collections for Moda Fabrics 


Take your best shot at this contemporary quilt. Swirl and chevron quilting hit the bullseye, accenting the arrows in flight.

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Do the Twist

Designer: Lesley Chaisson of Berry Birdy Designs


Follow our recipe to make a delicious calorie-free pinkeeper.
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Try, Tri Again

Designer: Erin Hamilton of The Piper’s Girls


Showcase large-scale prints in triangles that are easy to piece together—we promise!
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Try, Tri Again Color Option

Painter’s Palette

Build your color confidence by mixing dark, medium, and light batiks in a variety of hues. Including a few lighter and brighter fabrics adds sparkle and keeps the eye moving around the quilt.

 

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Handy Work

Designer: Lynn Jeffries of The Handmaiden’s Cottage


Showcase your prettiest prints in a multipocket crafts apron. A wraparound waistband ensures everything stays put.
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Sewing Bee

Designer: Ebony Love

Fabrics: What’s the Buzz collection by Greta Lynn for Kanvas 


Large hexagons showcase buzzworthy prints and beautifully intricate machine quilting.
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Flower Box

Designer: Christine Stainbrook

Fabrics: Folly collection for RJR Fabrics

 

Complementary yellow and purple prints merge in a Log Cabin pattern perfect for perking up a dining area on a tabletop or wall.
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Flower Box Color Option

Straight Furrows Log Cabin

Log Cabin blocks composed of bright orange and aqua prints and solid gray form scrappy-looking stripes across this wall hanging.

Get the free quilt pattern here.

Ready, Set, Sew! Backpack

Designer: Amy Barickman of Indygo Junction

Fabrics: Soho Bandana collection for Red Rooster Fabrics and the Crossroads Denim collection for James Thompson, both by Amy Barickman

 

Do you know youngsters who are eager to sew? With a little help, they can soon be finishing this project.

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