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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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Pull-up straps and a roomy interior make for an easy-to-piece tote bag. Fabrics are Petalicious prints by Nancy Thias for Marcus Fabrics...

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The large unpieced squares in this table runner are perfect for featuring a large novelty print, such as the Fruit Punch collection from Timeless...

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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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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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Recycle your old blue jeans into an easy, pieced throw.

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Make a cheerful summer throw of cleverly arranged Rail Fence blocks. Cheerful sherbet-tone prints from the Strawberry Field collection by Alice Kennedy for Timeless Treasures liven up this...

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Soft chenille and preppy, polka dot pinwheels make this vintage-inspired design the perfect gift to celebrate a baby's birth.

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Simple squares and curved appliqués in bright prints pop off a coordinating solid to create a dynamic wall hanging.

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Foundation-pieced dragonflies flit this way and that across this vibrant quilt. Find out more about designer Sue Beevers and her love of fibers, painting, fabric, and quilting.

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Begin with traditional Rail Fence units and add triangles and squares to make three striking blocks. These prints from Minick & Simpson’s Flag Day Farm collection for Moda Fabrics make a...

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Work from the inside out and frame a dynamic print with coordinating prints and stripes. Fabrics shown are from the Laguna collection for Timeless Treasures. With just one block surrounded by...

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Each block of this sizzling, south-of-the-border 54-1/2-square throw uses nine assorted stripe, plaid, and solid fabrics.

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Four-Patch blocks, setting squares, and rectangles are all you need to make an easy-to-piece table topper. This quilt features fabrics from the Eva collection by BasicGrey for Moda Fabrics.

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Turn the tables on a vintage tablecloth. Use it as your appliqué foundation! Then learn to do freezer-paper appliqué to add the sunflower motifs with our easy-to-follow instructions.

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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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Electrify the muted colors of "Plush Posies" like quilt tester Laura Boehnke did using Sue Zipkin's Samba collection for Clothworks. The solid outer border in Laura's version has the illusion of...

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For a quick-and-easy quilt, utilize prints, panels, and border prints from The Very Hungry Caterpillar collection by Eric Carle for Andover Fabrics. Use the large-scale prints to fill big areas,...

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Nine-Patch blocks in two colorways and setting squares in bold prints give a simple quilt a mod vibe. Fabrics are from the Berkeley collection by Alice Kennedy for ...

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