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NOVEMBER 2008 November 2008 Issue contents
 

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Carolina Comfort

by JEAN ANN WRIGHT
Fabric courtesy of Windham Fabrics

Anna Griffin's Carolina (pronounced Caroleena) collection was used to create this soft, sweet quilt—just perfect for curling up with on a lazy afternoon!

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Finished block size: 17½" x 17½"
Number of blocks: 6
Finished quilt size: 53" x 72½"

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Carolina Comfort

Pieceful Garden

Pieceful Garden

by WENDY SHEPPARD
Fabric courtesy of Benartex

Something special! Double Nine-Patch and Pinwheel blocks in lush garden-themed fabrics are "fenced in" by a rich, contrasting border.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 9" x 9" Double Nine-Patch, 3" x 3" Pinwheel
Number of blocks: 49 (25 Double Nine-Patch, 24 Pinwheel)
Finished quilt size: 64¾" x 64¾"

Melanie's Quilt

by KAREN WITT of Reproduction Quilts
Fabric courtesy of Windham Fabrics

Delicate prints on muted backgrounds give a vintage look to this romantic bed-size quilt. Fused floral appliqués and sashing strips make the center square quick and easy to assemble!

Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced
Finished block size: 6" x 6" Diamond in the Square, 9" x 9" Four-Patch
Number of blocks: 48 (24 Diamond in the Square, 24 Four-Patch)
Finished quilt size: 76½" x 76½"

Melanie's Quilt
New England Fall

New England Fall

by HELEN WEINMAN
Quilted by Cathy Franks
Fabric courtesy of Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Evoke the spirit of a classic New England autumn with this Crow's Nest block quilt, complete with leaf print fabrics in fabulous colors.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 9" x 9"
Number of blocks: 32 (20 Block A, 12 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 67" x 79¾"

Sunny Day

by NANCY RINK
Fabric courtesy of Exclusively Quilters

Create a pieced and appliquéd sunflower wall hanging using golden orange and yellow prints—perfect for late summer or early autumn.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 39" x 39"

Sunny Day
Harvest Time

Harvest Time

by JEAN ANN WRIGHT
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Instant autumn! Decorate a simple side table with this Baton Rouge Squares block quilt, which is made with rich, harvest-themed fabrics that you can enjoy all season long.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 9
Finished quilt size: 55" x 55"

Autumn Rose

by PATTI CAREY
Pieced by Susanne Ebsworthy
Fabric courtesy of Northcott/Monarch

No inset pieces or mitered corners to worry about! The outer border on this cozy flannel quilt was assembled by sewing triangles into strips.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 35 (18 Block A, 17 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 84½" x 108½"

Autumn Rose

Swirling Acorns

Swirling Acorns

by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of P&B Textiles.

Capture the look and feel of fall with large mums surrounded by pieced acorns in classic autumn colors!

Skill level: Beginner
Finished block size: 14" x 14"
Number of blocks: 12
Finished quilt size: 60" x 74"

Fraktur Fancy

by DONNA HAAS
Fabric courtesy of P&B Textiles.


This versatile table topper/wall hanging features fabric based on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Pennsylvania German fraktur, a type of decorative folk art. Pennsylvania German settlers, also known as Pennsylvania Dutch, decorated important documents, wedding chests, ceramics, even homes and barns with colorful designs that included hearts, birds, and tulips—symbolizing love, luck, happiness, and faith. Create your own fraktur piece with this simple Pinwheel design!

Skill level: Beginner
Finished block size: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 4
Finished quilt size: 36" x 36"

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Fraktur Fancy

Sunflower Patch

Sunflower Patch

by VIRGINIA ROBERTSON
Fabric courtesy of Bali Fabrics

Celebrate autumn's bounty with this pieced and appliquéd Dresden Plate table runner, which is made with beautiful batik fabrics.

Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced
Finished block size: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 4
Finished runner size: 15" x 57"

Canterbury Crossing

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


Assorted shades of blue and brown give a home dec flair to this lovely little accent quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 12
Finished quilt size: 46" x 56"

Canterbury Crossing

Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon

by CATE TALLMAN-EVANS
Fabric courtesy of Wilmington Prints

Revel in big orange moons and warm autumn hues with this seasonal table setting. The wall hanging can also double as a table topper.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished block size: 4½" x 4½"
Number of blocks: 66 (33 Block A, 33 Block B)
Finished size: 40½" x 45" wall hanging,
                    12¾" x 31¾" runner,
                    13½" x 22½" placemat

After Midnight

by JEAN ANN WRIGHT
Fabric courtesy of Henry Glass & Co.

Black fussy-cut florals give this Shadow Box design a dramatic touch. Use it as either a lap quilt or table topper!

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 16
Finished quilt size: 56" x 56"

After Midnight
Sylvia's Garden

Sylvia's Garden

by HELEN WEINMAN
Quilted by Cathy Franks
Fabric courtesy of Marcus Fabrics

Shades of purple were blended with beige and tan to create this beautiful floral block quilt, which Helen designed as a tribute to her mother Sylvia.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 8" x 8" center, 4" x 5" border
Number of blocks: 24
Finished quilt size: 70" x 90"

Falling Ts

by CATE TALLMAN-EVANS
Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics

Thimbleberries fabrics were used in a swirling T block design to create this cozy lap quilt.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished block size: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 20 (10 Block A, 10 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 64" x 76"

Falling Ts
Pumpkin Crazy

Pumpkin Crazy

by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics

Paper-pieced crazy-patch pumpkins add a delightful twist to this little autumn banner.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 6" x 6"
Number of blocks: 9 (5 pumpkin, 4 leaf)
Finished quilt size: 29" x 35"


Kalahari Magic

by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Batiks with a distinctly African flavor were used to make this quick-stitch crazy-patch quilt, which uses no foundation piecing.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 3¾" x 8"
Number of blocks: 58 (50 full, 8 half)
Finished quilt size: 61¾" x 72¼"

Kalahari Magic
Apple-icious

Apple-icious

by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Quilted by Kay Kimball
Fabric courtesy of Benartex

Go ahead and take a bite! Pieced apple blocks in red, green, and gold print fabrics turn this lap quilt into the perfect autumn accessory.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 12
Finished quilt size: 50" x 61"

Poppy Love

by LARISA KEY
Fabric courtesy of Exclusively Quilters

Red and black florals give a dramatic flair to this fabulous bed-size quilt.

Skill level: Advanced
Finished block size: 15" x 15"
Number of blocks: 16 (8 Block A, 8 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 87½" x 87½"

Poppy Love
Rodeo Star

Rodeo Star

by CATE TALLMAN-EVANS
Fabric courtesy of Troy Corp.

Lariat and colorful bandanna prints add a touch of the wild wild West to this colorful cowboy quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished block size: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 24 (6 Block A, 6 Block B, 6 Block C, 6 Block D)
Finished quilt size: 55" x 75"

Kids Will Be Kids

by HELEN WEINMAN
Quilted by Cathy Franks
Fabric courtesy of Hoffman California Fabrics

His and hers! These sweet flannel quilts will keep toddlers warm and comfy whenever a cold wind blows. The boy's quilt features fabrics printed with cars, trucks, planes, and trains. The girl's quilt has a cheerful mix of butterflies and florals.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished block size: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 35 (18 Block A, 17 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 64" x 80"

Kids Will Be Kids
Boo and Jack

Boo and Jack

by HEIDI PRIDEMORE.

Here's a spooky pair! This whimsical appliquéd banner is sure to attract little trick-or-treaters on Halloween.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 30" x 34"

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