Fussy-cut printed fabric panels to make a fast and easy twin-bed quilt. Use a combination of prints—florals, rickrack, dots, and tone-on-tones—to add an extra splash of style. Fabrics are from the Fun Flowers I and II collections by Holly Holderman for LakeHouse Dry Goods.
For a calming version of Rectangle Reverie, choose a color palette that soothes the soul. Quilt tester Kathleen Williams used a dozen prints in aqua, lime, and cocoa from the Spa collection by Rosemarie Lavin for Windham Fabrics tied together with aqua tone-on-tone sashing and binding.
Give In the Stacks feminine flair with Gudrun Erla’s Halo collection for Red Rooster. Quilt tester Jan Ragaller chose a bold floral as the theme-setter for this throw and used assorted companion prints for the volumes on the shelves.
If owls aren’t your style, delete the beak and button eyes and add a strip of jumbo rickrack to trim your mini purse. Sew rickrack (or other embellishment) to bag front along its wavy edges with matching thread.
Like a lively look? Give the pot holder and oven mitt splashes of color. Designer Joyce Cronkhite used the Funky Kitchen collection by Barb Tourtillotte for Clothworks for these kitchen accessories—an oven mitt and pot holders with year-round appeal.
A simple switch of color palettes gives an easy-to-sew quilt a new look. Here a variety of snappy blue prints, some with a dash of red, from the Clermont Farms from Minick and Simpson for Moda Fabrics are combined with chalk-white fabric strips to make a classic throw.