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November 2009 Issue
NOVEMBER 2009

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November 2009

PROJECTS

Late Summer

Cottage Garden
by WENDY SHEPPARD
Fabric courtesy of Northcott/Monarch

Tea, no company! Create a relaxing getaway in your own garden with this charming table topper.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 9 (4 Block A, 4 Block B, 1 appliqué)
Finished quilt size: 39" x 39"

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Cottage GArden

Flutterby

Flutterby
by DEBBIE STOJANIK
Fabric courtesy of Benartex

One simple block was colored three different ways to create this elegant bed-size quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 20 (7 Block A, 7 Block B, 6 Block C)
Finished quilt size: 69" x 81"

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Sunflower Serenade
by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Exclusively Quilters

Fabulous florals transform simple nine-patch blocks into a garden delight!

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 12½"
Number of blocks: 25 (13 Block A, 12 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 67" x 79½"

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Sunflower Serenade

Autumn Mosaic

Autumn Mosaic
by HELEN WEINMAN
Quilted by Cathy Franks
Fabric courtesy of In the Beginning

Re-create the look of mosaic tile with this fabulous strip-pieced quilt that uses just one block!

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 11" x 11"
Number of blocks: 20
Finished quilt size: 66" x 77"

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Prairie Sunflower Banner

by JOHANNA WILSON

Tall sunflowers growing in fields or along roadsides remind us of the windblown prairie. Make your own sunflower banner and hang it where you can enjoy it daily!

Skill level: Beginner
Number of blocks: 1
Block size sewn into banner: 11" x 11"
Finished banner size: 19" x 34"

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 Prairie Sunflower Banner

Gigi's Tulips

Gigi's Tulips
by KAREN WITT
Fabric courtesy of Windham Fabrics

Inspired by fabric originally manufactured in England in 1790, the collection used for this precious wall hanging beautifully captures the spirit of colonial times.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 7" x 7"
Number of blocks: 4 (2 pieced, 2 appliqué)
Finished quilt size: 38" x 44"

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Sentimentally Yours
by WENDY SHEPPARD
Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics

Pretty paisleys and florals were combined to make this sweet little table topper. Click here for a fabulous free quilting pattern to use in the large half-square triangles!

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 9" x 9"
Number of blocks: 13 (10 pieced, 3 setting) Finished quilt size: 57" x 57"

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Sentimentally Yours


Early Fall

Country Pumpkins Country Pumpkins
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Quilted by Kay Kimball
Fabric courtesy of Red Rooster Fabrics

Pumpkin, Courthouse Steps, and Maple Leaf blocks in fall colors were used to create this autumn welcome banner.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 10" Blocks A and B, 6" x 6" Block C
Number of blocks: 16 (6 Block A, 6 Block B, 4 Block C)
Finished quilt size: 41" x 49"

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Mellow Yellow
by KAREN DuMONT of KariePatch Designs
Quilted by Sara Parrish
Fabric courtesy of Exclusively Quilters

Wild about saffron and all things yellow? Quite rightly! Here's a fabulous design to brighten your day.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 56" x 72"

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Mellow Yellow

Any Way the Wind Blows

Any Way the Wind Blows
by DONNA HAAS
Fabric courtesy of Wilmington Prints

Whirling Geese blocks, made with half-square triangles, were bordered and set on point in this simply spectacular bed-size quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 11" x 11"
Number of blocks: 32 (20 pieced, 12 setting)
Finished quilt size: 78" x 93½"
Finished pillow size: 12" x 12"


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Harvest Topper
by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Henry Glass & Co.

Luscious florals and paisleys were used to create an instant touch of autumn!

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished topper size: 42½" x 42½"

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Harvest Topper


October Glow

October Glow
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Quilted by Kay Kimball
Fabric courtesy of Red Rooster Fabrics

Capture the fiery foliage of autumn with this colorful maple leaf quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 6" x 6"
Number of blocks: 25 (13 pieced, 12 Maple Leaf)
Finished quilt size: 40" x 40"

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Wolf Country
by DEBORAH MOSA
Pieced and quilted by Lucy Fazely
Fabric courtesy of Exclusively Quilters

Leaders of the pack! Celebrate the beauty of the timber wolf with this scenic wilderness print quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 20" x 20"
Number of blocks: 9 (4 Star, 4 Wolf, 1 center)
Finished quilt size: 83" x 83"

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Wolf Country

Ride 'em Cowboy!

Ride 'em Cowboy!
by NEOMA SOELBERG
Fabric courtesy of Troy Corp.

Third in our Crazy about Cowboys series (see also TQ November '08 and March '09 issues), this rodeo roundup quilt will please rodeo lovers of all ages!

Skill level: Beginner
Finished quilt size: 59" x 78"

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Monkey in the Middle
by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of P&B Textiles

Monkey prints grace the centers of the wonky blocks in this jungle-themed toddler quilt.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 12
Finished quilt size: 46" x 56"

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Monkey in the Middle

Ghosts On Posts

Ghosts On Posts
by HEIDI PRIDEMORE
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Make these three little ghosties sitting on posties to greet young ghouls and goblins on Halloween!

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 30½" x 36"

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Autumn's Bounty
by JANE QUINN

Leaf and berry prints in fall colors were used to make this autumn foliage bed quilt.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 15" x 15"
Number of blocks: 30
Finished quilt size: 75" x 90"

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Autumn's Bounty

FEATURES

Designer Profile: Julie Popa's Young at Heart Designs
by Lucy A. Fazely

Finding Solace: The 9/11 Journal and Quilt
by Jane Quinn

Fabric Showcase: Happy Flowers

Pieces of the Past: Three Centuries of Decorative Pillow Making
by Patricia L. Cummings

THE MACHINE QUILTER

Simply Electrifying: Linda Taylor's Longarm Quilting

Home Sewing Machine Savvy 104 with Diane Gaudynski

Machine Spotlight: A-1 Elite 923

Choosing the Right Batt by Cate Tallman-Evans

APQS Quilt Gallery

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