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The Easiest Quilt Ever

Who says you can’t make a beautiful quilt with just 10-inch squares? We took the hottest new fabric collections and created stunning quilts that were so easy to make!

Hyakka Ryoran-Hime Collection


Quiltmaker: Judy Sams Sohn

Large-scale florals and other Asian-inspired prints blend beautifully in a colorwash design.

Hyakka Ryoran-Hime collection; Quilt Gate
 

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Chinoiserie Collection


Piece four identical Nine-Patch blocks to form a throw of large plus signs.

Chinoiserie collection; Anna Griffin
 

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Folkloric Blooms Collection


Quiltmaker: Judy Sams Sohn

Fussy-cut a panel into blocks that stand out. Muted prints arranged diagonally keep the design interesting, yet allow the focus to remain on the fussy-cut motifs.

Folkloric Blooms collection by Sue Spargo and Wendy Morris; Robert Kaufman Fabrics
 

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Fabrique-istan Collection


Quiltmaker: Mary Pepper

Careful placement of black prints and white prints adds both sparkle and balance to the beautiful blue-green palette of this quilt.

Fabrique-istan collection by Paula Nadelstern; Benartex
 

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Michael Miller Fabrics Collections


Quiltmaker: Kathleen Williams

Making Nine-Patch blocks is a fun way to incorporate cute flower and chevron prints. Separating the prints with solids allows the designs to pop off the quilt.

Chic Chevron, Tropical Island, and Cotton Couture solids collections; Michael Miller Fabrics
 

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Victorian Modern Collection


Quiltmaker: Kathleen Williams

Just because your fabrics don’t have much contrast doesn’t mean they won’t make a good quilt. Intersperse a few warm prints throughout the quilt to provide subtle contrast without overwhelming the other colors.

Victorian Modern collection by Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr; Andover Fabrics
 

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Eclipse Cotton & Tonga batik Collection


Bright yellow gives black-and-white prints a burst of bold color. A polka dot print center creates a bubbly quilt.

Eclipse Cotton & Tonga batik collection; Timeless Treasures Fabrics
 

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Socky Collection


Primary colors, novelty sock monkey prints, and polka dots will have any kid going bananas for this quilt.

Socky collection by Whistler Studios; Windham Fabrics
 

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Shelburne Falls Collection


Combine country charm with bold prints for a modern-look quilt.  Florals and soft colors balance dark and geometric prints.

Shelburne Falls collection by Denyse Schmidt; FreeSpirit
 

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Return to Africa Collection


One way to organize a diverse collection of prints is by color, such as the blue, yellow, brown, and green rows in this safari-theme quilt.

Return to Africa collection by Yuko Hasegawa; RJR Fabrics
 

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Paradise Blooms Collection


Quiltmaker: Judy Sams Sohn

Balance exuberant florals by alternating them with tone-on-tones to give the viewer’s eye a place to rest.

Paradise Blooms collection and Bali hand-dyed tonals; Hoffman California Fabrics
 

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Centenary XVIII collection


Dark prints and warm plaids combine for a cozy throw.

Centenary XVIII collection; Lecien
 

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Bazaar Style collection


Quiltmaker: Kathleen Williams

A diagonal arrangement balances brights with softer prints and big prints with small prints.

Bazaar Style collection by Pat Bravo; Art Gallery Fabrics

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Bella! Collection


Bright greens, light pinks, sky blues, and fresh florals make up a quilt perfect for spring nights.

Bella! collection by Amanda Murphy; Blend Fabrics
 

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Lorna Collection


Quiltmaker: Kathleen Williams

A color wash arrangement shows off beautiful blue prints from lights to darks.

Lorna collection by Skipping Stones Studio; Clothworks

 

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Story Books


Pops of reds and purple add drama to an orange batik quilt.

Story Books (precut 10” squares), 1010-52; Anthology Fabrics
 

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Ikebana Collection


An unexpected mix of greens, blues, and grays composes this quilt that stars big prints and striking ikat designs.

Ikebana collection; Dear Stella Design
 

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Java Batiks Macchiato Collection


Coffee browns, caramels, and milky tans combine for a yummy throw. Alternate darks and lights for a checkerboard effect.

Java Batiks Macchiato collection by Stephanie Prescott of A Quilter’s Dream; Galaxy Fabric

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Pretty in Pink Collection


Alternating rows of pink and green prints adds light and dark shadows to this quilt.

Pretty in Pink collection by Ro Gregg; Fabri-Quilt Inc. Paintbrush Studio Collections

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Tweet Collection


Quiltmaker: Mary Pepper

A checkerboard pattern of lights and darks echoes the zigzag prints. Fussy-cut a border print to create a variety of different looks.

Tweet collection by Emily Hayes; Newcastle Fabrics
 

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My Secret Garden Collection


Rows of roses create beautiful vines running up and down the quilt. Burgundy and turquoise combine perfectly with light pink.

My Secret Garden collection by Marti Michell; Maywood Studio
 

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Judie’s 25th Anniversary Collection


Small prints in a variety of colors add subtle interest to a warm throw.

Judie’s 25th Anniversary collection by Judie Rothermel; Marcus Fabrics
 

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Hyakka Ryoran-Hime Collection


Quiltmaker: Judy Sams Sohn

Large-scale florals and other Asian-inspired prints blend beautifully in a colorwash design.

Hyakka Ryoran-Hime collection; Quilt Gate
 

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Rose Manor Collection


Quiltmaker: Judy Sams Sohn

This warm quilt’s design results from careful placement of lights, mediums, and darks.

Rose Manor collection by Country Essentials; Connecting Threads
 

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Woodland Pals Collection


Quiltmaker: Mary Pepper

This quilt balances busy prints by strategically placing neutral-background prints. Pay attention to the direction of prints for an organized look or place them randomly for a whimsical look.

Woodland Pals collection by Ann Kelle; Robert Kaufman Fabrics
 

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Manhattan Modern Collection


Quiltmaker: Mary Pepper

Give a quilt some oomph by placing large-scale dark prints in the center. Black helps bright colors pop off a quilt.

Manhattan Modern collection by Michele D’Amore, Benartex.

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Honey Honey


Bright oranges, light blues, and pretty pinks combine beautifully into a fresh throw. A checkerboard effect is formed by color—every other block is a warm color (pink or orange) and the remaining are cool (blue or green).

Honey Honey by Kate Spain; Moda Fabrics
 

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Bali Crackers


Greens in emeralds, limes, and sages make up a sparkling quilt.

Bali Crackers (precut 10” squares), Taffy; Hoffman California Fabrics
 

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Cosmos Collection


Quiltmaker: Judy Sams Sohn

Plaid fabrics act as a fence surrounding a quilt center bursting with poppies, daylilies, and cosmos.

Cosmos collection by Laura Gunn, Michael Miller Fabrics
 

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Fairmount Park Collection


Quiltmaker: Judy Sams Sohn

The basket-weave pattern draws attention to the contrast between the black and rust prints in this quilt.

Fairmount Park collection by Lonni Rossi; Andover Fabrics
 

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Modernology Collection


Nine-Patch blocks showcase the different colorways of this fabric collection.

Modernology collection by Pat Bravo; Art Gallery Fabrics
 

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Phoebe Collection


Quiltmaker: Mary Pepper

Soft, romantic prints add interest to a quilt when arranged with lighter prints in the center.

Phoebe collection by Another Point of View; Windham Fabrics
 

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Color Basic Collection


Quiltmaker: Judy Sams Sohn

Small dots in blue and green alternate with large dots in pink and red prints for an eye-pleasing throw.

Color Basic collection; Lecien
 

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Blomma Collection


Bright florals combine beautifully with coordinating geometrics. Touches of gray balance the impactful prints.

Blomma collection by Jessica Swift; Blend Fabrics
 

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Story Books


Deep red and blue batiks create a vibrant quilt that would make a standout throw.

Story Books (precut 10” squares), 1010-57; Anthology
 

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Fern Valley Collection


Large-scale florals arranged diagonally break up the bright small prints in this quilt.

Fern Valley collection by Cary Phillips; Clothworks
 

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A Star Is Born Collection


Varying prints, including some fussy-cut to feature a particular section, are arranged in a rainbow design.

A Star Is Born collection by Ro Gregg; Fabri-Quilt Paintbrush Studio
 

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Rhapsody of Reds Collection


Quiltmaker: Kathleen Williams

A diagonal design of black-and-white-ground fabrics breaks up the red prints and brings some contrast to this quilt.

Rhapsody of Reds collection by Jenni Calo; Connecting Threads
 

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Istanbul Collection


Quiltmaker: Jann Williams

An assortment of creams, pinks, and browns looks stunning in this warm throw.

Istanbul collection by Emma Schonenberg; Hoffman California Fabrics
 

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Paradise Collection


Quiltmaker: Kathleen Williams

Modern florals in a soft vintage color palette create a light and romantic quilt.

Paradise collection by Pat Bravo; Art Gallery Fabrics
 

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I Like You Collection


Quiltmaker: Mary Pepper

A diagonal design echoes the pattern of the rickrack print that contributes to this quilt. Graphic prints and bold colors make this quilt stand out.

I Like You collection by Amy Sedaris; Windham Fabrics
 

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Cultivate Collection


Quiltmaker: Kathleen Williams

Oranges, purples, and yellows provide a fresh color palette that’s perfect for a spring quilt.

Cultivate collection by Elissa Barbieri; Clothworks
 

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