Quilts and More Summer 2014
See the featured projects and web-exclusive patterns from the Quilts and More Summer 2014 issue.
The Summer 2014 issue of Quilts and More is on sale from April 22u002du002dJuly 15.Missed it? Order a digital issue here.
Scrap Lab Pillow
Designer: Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie's Quilt Co.Fabrics: Blueprint Basics collection by Valori Wells for Robert Kaufman FabricsAdd a summery look to an accent pillow with colorful triangles joined in a zigzag pattern.Get the digital issue here.
Scrap Lab Pillows
Designers: Patty Young and Emalee Grambo of ModkidFabrics: Blueprint Basics collection by Valori Wells for Robert Kaufman FabricsGive any room a splash of color with triangle-squares that showcase prints and solids.Get the digital issue here.
Scrap Lab Elephant
Treasure ElephantAssemble patchwork first, then cut pieces to construct the playful stuffed elephant.u0026nbsp;Get the free pattern here.
Summer 2014 Bookshelf
1. Seaside Home $15.95;u0026nbsp;Stash Books2. Sew Modern Baby $23.95;u0026nbsp;Stash Books3. Mollie Makes Woodland Friends $24.99; Interweave4. Pieced Hexies $26.95; Kansas City Star Quilts5. Big-City Bags $26.99; Martingale6. Easy Weekend Quilts $16.99;u0026nbsp;MartingaleGet the digital issue here.
Summer 2014 Hot Stuff
Porcupine Bobbin Holder $10.99; smartneedle.comHex N More template ruler and patterns $23.95 (template), from $6.50 (patterns); jaybirdquilts.comBig Book of Pop Out Boxes $8.95; ctpub.comGet the digital issue here.
Designer: Myra Harder of Robinson Pattern CompanyTransform hexagons into square blocks that appear to slide along strip-pieced rods.u0026nbsp;Get the digital issue here.
Designer: Roseann Meehan KermesTry your hand at embroidery to give a supersize wool pinkeeper detail and dimension.u0026nbsp;Get the digital issue here.
Growing Up Color Option
Designer: Roseann Meehan KermesFabrics: Pam Kitty Picnic collection by Pam Vieira McGinnis for Lakehouse Dry Goods Make a bright and cheery 100% cotton version of Growing Up for a pink posy pinkeeper.Get the digital issue here.
Designer: Nancy PalmerStagger rectangles like a wall of bricks to quickly assemble a bed-size quilt with no matching seams. Add rickrack for texture and whimsy.u0026nbsp;Get the digital issue here.
Brick Rack Color Option
Red, White, and Blue BricksMake a quick-to-assemble patriotic picnic throw or cozy cottage twin-size bed quilt from your favorite scrappy assortment of red, white, and blue prints.Get the free quilt pattern here.
Designer: Vanessa Christenson of V and Co.Fabrics: Color Me Happy collection by V and Co. for Moda Fabrics Start with an ombre stripe fabric to make this quick-and-easy tote bag.Get the digital issue here.
X Marks the Spot
Designer: Mari Martin for Connecting ThreadsFabrics: Mix It Up! collection by Jenni Calo foru0026nbsp;Connecting Threads A mix of vibrant colors and graphic design creates a sense of boldness for a simple-to-sew quilt.u0026nbsp;Get the digital issue here.
X Marks the Spot Color Option
Scrappy TrianglesTriangle-squares in a vibrant mix of colors add plenty of texture to a small quilt. A bias-cut stripe binding serves as a modern frame.Get the free quilt pattern here.
Hold the Phone
Designer: Monica Solorio-Snow Tuck-away pockets protect cell phones and earbuds in a simple wristlet-style carrier.u0026nbsp;Get the digital issue here.
Hold the Phone Color Option #1
Designer: Monica Solorio-SnowFabrics: Gentle Flowers collection by Quilt Gate USA Customize the bag to make it your own. Use lace for the button closure and to embellish the pockets of a bag. Add a narrow strip of fabric folded and topstitched for a quick wristband.u0026nbsp;Get the digital issue here.
Hold the Phone Color Option #2
Designer: Monica Solorio-SnowFabrics: Bohemian Rhapsody collection by Deborah Edwards for NorthcottOmit the wristband and use the bag as an eyeglass holder or to store small scissors, thread, and thimble for an on-the-go sewing kit.Get the digital issue here.
Welcome Home: Summer
Designer:u0026nbsp;Kim ChristophersonA bit of piecing, some easy fusible appliquu00e9, and a few specialty embellishments make for an inviting quilt.Get the digital issue here. u0026nbsp;
Play with Marbles
Designer: Kim SchaeferFabrics: Kim's Hand Dyes, Series I and Tic Tac collections by Kim Schaefer for Andover FabricsDon't dismiss curves as too difficult! These fuse-and-stitch circles are a cinch.Get the digital issue here.
Designer: Kathleen WilliamsJump-start your travel fun with a bag of checkers and a checkerboard that can be rolled up for a game anywhere, anytime.Get the digital issue here.
King Me! Color Option
Dot-to-Dot PillowGather a rainbow of cute pastel polka dots for a checkerboard-look pillow.Get the free pillow pattern here.
Designer: Natalia Bonner and Kathleen WhitingLet's get this straight...the curves ahead aren't pieced. They're easy-to-fuse applique.Get the digital issue here.
Designer: Christina CameliExpress yourself! We love the technique of doing free-form machine quilting on layered fabrics prior to constructing the bag.Get the digital issue here.
Designer: Sherri McConnellFabrics: Florence collection by Denyse Schmidt for Free Spirit FabricForm hexagons for a journal cover by carefully stitching rows of matching half hexies. You don't need a math classu002du002dwe show you the easy construction method.u0026nbsp;Get the digital issue here.
Ready, Set, Sew! Apron
Designer: Amy Barickman of Indygo JunctionFabrics: Crossroads Denim collection by Amy Barickman for James ThompsonDo you know youngsters who are eager to sew? With a little help, they can soon be finishing this project.Get the digital issue here.