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It's easy to make this quilt bigger or smaller by adding blocks to or subtracting blocks from each row. Mix and match the prints, florals, and stripes of the Flag Day Farm collection by Minick...

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Showcase colorful fabrics from Christine Graf’s Folk Dance collection for Clothworks in a cheerful, contemporary wall hanging...

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Arrange blocks of bright, springtime fabrics from the Simply Sweet collection by Barbara Jones of QuiltSoup Pattern Co. for Henry...

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Combine light, medium, and dark prints to make a playful crib quilt of Rail Fence blocks. Fabrics are from the Little Bear Counts by Linda Hohag and Bear Essentials collections, both from...

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A square and cross pattern takes center stage on this wall hanging, which contains four Pineapple blocks. Using the same teal ombré print for the rectangles in the inner border and the strips on...

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Give Basket quilt blocks exotic flair with Tonga Batiks from Timeless Treasures. Choose analogous colors—neighbors on the color wheel—...

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Fabrics from the Canterbury collection by Country Essentials for Connecting Threads enhance the folk art style of this one-block wall...

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Add fun and function to a stroller-size quilt by sewing ribbon and rickrack loops into the blocks. This baby quilt showcases prints, dots, and stripes from the Little One collection by Katie...

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The Arabesque collection by Sue Zipkin for Clothworks is a natural choice for this pattern. Triangle-squares join in multiple...

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Add patriotic bursts to a plain pillow with simple machine straight-stitching. The dark blue background serves as a night sky for the red and white metallic sparklers.

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Happy solid orange, cheerful solid turquoise, and bright polka dot white combine to make Flying Geese units. When arranged around a center square, the units look like blades on windmills rotating...

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Create a soft place to land with a generously sized floor pillow created from a quartet of butterfly panels and a coordinating butterfly print. Fabric is from the Papillion collection by Karen...

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Red and turquoise combine beautifully in a wall hanging that features large floral prints and ample room for extensive quilting in spacious cream print setting squares. Fabrics are from Silvia’s...

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Animal-theme novelty prints from the Jungle Baby collection by Kate Honarvar make an easy, kid-friendly crib quilt. Coordinating tone-on-tones from the Razzle Dazzle, Dotty, and Color Wash...

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Greens and grays bring a modern feel to this otherwise red, white, and blue table runner that can be used long after summer ends. Carefully combining triangle-squares results in the fun banner...

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Join red, white, and blue hexagons to create a long and narrow table topper. These fabrics are from the American Valor collection by Red...

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A playful palette of citrus colors—orange, green, and yellow—brings a summery look to this wall hanging. Careful placement of triangle-squares produces pairs of star blocks. Fabric are from the...

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The bright kid’s quilt is an evening sky of bright stars featuring the Wynken, Blynken, & Nod collection by Possibilities for Quilting Treasures. For more impact at the corners, fussy-cut 6"...

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For a quick-to-make baby quilt, set off eight star blocks with vertical-print sashing strips. Strips fussy-cut from a border print make up the top and bottom middle border. Fabrics are from...

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Create a spicy wall hanging with prints from two P&B Textiles collections: Wild Thyme by Carolyn Gavin and Pop Parade 2. To make the...

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Alternate strips of blue dot fabrics and pieced novelty prints to create a bargello design. Fabrics are from Gems of the Sea and Fizz collections from ...

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Use setting rectangles grouped by color families to create diagonal patterns across a quilt top. Fabrics are from the Sorbet Garden collection by Jill Finley of Jillily Studio for...

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Keep the quilt's intended use in mind when planning fabric placement. This children's quilt is intended to lay flat and be used as a play mat, so the border panels from Melissa Saylor's Fun on the...

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Sharpen your set-in piecing skills when making a wall hanging of Bride’s Bouquet blocks. Fussy-cut setting triangles from a printed wreath panel from Rachel Pellman’s Homecoming collection for...

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Project maker Judy Sams Sohn used prints from Patty Young's Mezzanine collection for Michael Miller Fabrics to make a rectangular patchwork pillow. You could use fabric scraps for this easy-to-...

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