For a simple throw, quilt tester Mary Pepper omitted the Pinwheel blocks and fussy-cut florals into 5" squares. She surrounded the squares with solid green sashing for this version of Another Spin. The medley of florals are from the Soul Blossoms collection by Amy Butler for Rowan Fabrics.
Senior editor Elizabeth Tisinger Beese gives this version of the reversible Double Duty handbag a fresh, graphic look with a bold print and stripe from Little Menagerie collection by Melanie Hurlston of Melly & Me for Windham Fabrics.
To make a quick-as-a-wink throw, quilt tester Judy Sams Sohn selected prints from the Farm collection by Timeless Treasures Fabrics. She followed the pattern for Little Sprouts, omitting the appliqués, to create a child’s play quilt for a budding farmer.
Pieced Sewing Wristlet
Instead of using buttons on the accent strip, assistant editor Jody Sanders fussy-cut
a 2"-wide strip of spools from the Sew Happy collection by Monaluna for Robert Kaufman Fabrics, left below.
A houndstooth owl rests on a plaid branch atop a wool pillow background trimmed with piping created from Zipper Accents from Indygo Junction. The owl’s big blue eyes are fashioned from buttons made of pleated rickrack with sparkly centers.
We love how the look of Pinwheel Romance changes dramatically with crisp red, white, and blue fabrics. Quilt tester Mary Pepper chose the Redwork Rendevous collection by Alex Anderson for P&B Textiles for this classic table runner.
Quilt tester Kathleen Williams omitted the ruffles and mixed dark and light prints to stamp a masculine style on this version of Diamond in the Ruff. Fabrics are from the Abigail collection by Sara Morgan for Blue Hill Fabrics.