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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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Use a restful aqua check to complement the strong contemporary colors—blue, green, and chocolate—in simplified Courthouse Step blocks. Quiltmaker Kathleen Williams stitched this easy quilted throw...

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Combine a variety of pastel fat quarter fabrics in Floating Star units to make a sweet lap-size quilt. Fabrics are from the Sunkissed collection by Sweetwater for ...

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Harvest-inspired hues create a harmonious look in four identical blocks using fabrics from the Olivia collection by Gudrun Erla of G.E. Designs for ...

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Add depth to a two-color quilt by using a variety of prints. Multiple blue and white prints in medium and light hues from Johnny Karwan's Blue Palace collection for Clothworks provide a subtle...

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Combine dozens of batiks in a rainbow palette to create a scrappy lap-size quilt. The 25-Patch blocks feature randomly placed lights and darks while each Nine-Patch block uses just two batiks....

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Make pinwheels pop by using a navy blue print and a crisp, solid white for the large triangle-squares. Fabrics in the four-block wall quilt are from the Going Coastal collection by Emily Herrick...

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A bright and bold wall hanging mixes graphic prints from the Del Hi collection by Valori Wells for FreeSpirit. Turning two of the identical blocks 90 degrees (the upper right and lower left)...

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Stitch an easy-to-sew quilt using a variety of precut 2-1/2"-wide strips. Blue prints from the Clermont Farms collection by Minick and Simpson for ...

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