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Quilts and More Winter 2013

See the featured projects and web-exclusive patterns from the Quilts and More Winter 2013 issue.

'Round the Holidays

Designer: Amanda Murphy

 

Easy-to-turn Dresden-style pieces and trapunto add dimension to a festive pillow--a simple project for learning a new technique. 

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Scrap Lab Reversible Bucket

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

Fabrics: Remix collection by Ann Kelle for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

 

The top of the bag can be rolled down to make a cuff if desired.

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Scrap Lab Backpack

Designers: Patty Young and Emalee Grambo of Modkid

Fabrics: Remix collection by Ann Kelle for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

 

This bag has great details--an exterior pocket, drawstring closure, and adjustable straps add style and function.

Get the free pattern here.

Scrap Lab Quilt

Designer: Shea Henderson of Empty Bobbin Sewing Studio

Fabrics: Remix collection by Ann Kelle for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

 

Lots of triangles in different colors of the same print create the wow factor in this colorful wall quilt.

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Frosty Friend

Designer: Sherri K. Falls of This & That

 

A fast-to-fuse appliquéd snowman will impart a friendly welcome all winter long.

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Frosty Friend Color Option

Designer: Sherri K. Falls of This & That
 

Change the look of a bright snowman pillow by using a darker color palette.

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Sampler Style

Designer: Amanda Murphy

Fabrics: Holiday Bouquet collection by Amanda Murphy for Blend Fabrics and Kona cotton solids by Robert Kaufman

 

Try a trio of techniques--fusible appliqué, yo-yos, and piecing--on this medallion-style throw.

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Sweet Tangerine

 

Fabrics: Ruffle fabric

 

This scarf couldn't be more versatile or simpler to sew! Stitch together two strips of ruffle knit fabric using two short seams and you're ready to wear it.

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Ocean View

Designer: Kim Schaefer

Fabrics: Tic Tac collection by Kim Schaefer for Andover Fabrics

 

Rectangles in colors reminiscent of sea glass float between sandy-hue slivers.

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Ocean View Color Option

It's a Plaid, Plaid World

Eliminate the skinny sashing and border strips and sew together plaids of all hues for a whimsical version of Ocean View

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We Love Ornaments

Designer: Jennifer Keltner

 

Make a list and check it twice for must-have holiday ornaments you can finish in a snap using festive novelty prints. 

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Dog On It

Designer: Melanie McFarland

 

Durable denim, cotton solids, and simple machine quilting combine for a stylish perch for your pet. 

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Tree Tops

Designer: Jocelyn Ueng of It's Sew Emma

Fabrics: Peppermint Lane collection by Sue Zipkin for Clothworks

 

Brighten a wall and accent a winter scene nearby with a forest that truly is evergreen.

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Tree Tops Color Option

Icy Blues

For decor that lasts past the holiday season, use blues to create a wintertime scene.

Get the free quilt pattern here. 

'Round the Holidays

Designer: Amanda Murphy

 

Easy-to-turn Dresden-style pieces and trapunto add dimension to a festive pillow--a simple project for learning a new technique. 

Get the digital issue here.

Special Effects

Designer: Melanie Greseth and Joanie Holton of Tailormade by Design

 

Metallic prints, texturized fabrics, and gold cording combine for a stunning wall decor trio. 

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Special Effects Color Option

Rectangle Shift

After making the three individual panels, sew them together for a graphic wall hanging. 

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Nappy Bag

Designer: Pat Wodskow of Cuddle Soft Quilt Kits

Fabrics: Celebrate Seuss! Cuddle collection for Shannon Fabrics

 

All-in-one sleeping bag and pillow made with plush fabric make the perfect place to cuddle up and read a book (or drift off). 

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Rail-Y Cute

Designer: Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms

Fabrics: Scrumptious and Happy-Go-Lucky collections by Bonnie and Camille for Moda Fabrics

 

A fat-quarter friendly, four-block quilt takes a new twist with Rail Fence blocks and triangle-squares.

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Rail-Y Cute Color Option

Just a Dash Pillow

For a sophisticated look, make a single block using a stripe, dot, and swirling floral. 

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Ready, Set, Sew! Tote Bag

Designer: Amy Barickman of Indygo Junction

 

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

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