American Patchwork & Quilting December 2018
Shiny Brights Color Option
Ice and Snow Table Topper
Icy-blue prints stand out against a snow-white background in a winter table topper.
This & That
This & That Color Option
Tickled Pink Table Topper
A variety of pink and red prints combines with solid white for a sweet table topper.
Fresh Perspective Color Option
Frosted Flakes Color Option
Quilt tester: Monique Jacobs
Fabrics: Seeing Stars Grunge collection by BasicGrey for Moda Fabrics
Quilt tester Monique Jacobs used traditional holiday colors to re-create the Frosted Flakes ornaments. They also could be used as gift tags or as place cards for a holiday dinner party.
Jolly Good Night
Jolly Good Night Color Option
Purple Dream Pillow
Three shades of purple interlock in a four-block pillow.
Connect the Curves
Connect the Curves Color Option
Color cascades down a graphic wall hanging made with curved piecing.
Quilt collector: Ann Hermes
Challenge yourself to re-create a vintage Carolina Lily quilt.
Lasting Beauty Color Option
Designer: Char Hopeman
Traditional star blocks in two colors combine in a straight-set wall quilt.
Winter Sky Color Option
Artfully Done Color Option
Quilt tester: Janet Klockenga
Fabrics: Once Upon a Cloud collection by Deborah Edwards for Northcott
Assembling nine blocks out of flannel, managing editor Janet Klockenga sewed a whimsical 40"-square wall hanging or small play mat that would look adorable in a nursery.
Give It a Twirl
Give It a Twirl Color Option
Quilt tester: Alison Gamm
Fabrics: Bali Watercolor Batiks collection by Hoffman California Fabrics
Graphic designer Alison Gamm sewed two of each block using batiks in autumn hues and two light backgrounds. She paid careful attention to detail-precise cutting, piecing, and pressing-to get the sharp points in her table topper.