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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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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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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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Sew a simple throw composed of 5" squares fussy-cut from an assortment of floral fabric from the Soul Blossoms collection by Amy Butler for...

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Choose bold prints such as these, from the lively Fresh Squeezed collection for Moda Fabrics, to end color confusion.

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Use a 3-D fabric-folding technique to make stunning Sunburst blocks with ease-and with perfect points. This table runner features the Fiesta collection from Blank Quilting.

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Download this Project Materials Quilt designer: Darlene Zimmerman From American Patchwork & Quilting, August 2002 2 yards of solid...
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Join Glorified Nine-Patch blocks in a patriotic wall hanging. These fabrics are from the Devon Shirtings collection by Nancy Gere for ...

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Use the flip-and-sew method to make this watermelon table runner.

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Frame a quilt that radiates from the center with head-turning borders. Fabrics are from the Garden Whimsy collection by Kim Schaefer for ...

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Carefully pieced abstract and artsy prints help create the illusion of blooming flowers on a painter’s canvas. Yellows and pinks help balance the dark purples and greens. Fabrics are from the...

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Make pinwheels pop on a patriotic table topper using red, white, and blue print fabrics. These fabrics are from the Redwork Rendevous collection by Alex Anderson for...

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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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Grab two of your two favorite fabrics to make a fabulous summer bag. For this version of Fresh Start, project tester Jan Ragaller chose two prints, a multicolor chevron and a tone-on-tone...

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