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Papillons
by NANCY RINK
Fabric courtesy of Exclusively Quilters

Urban chic! Turquoise and lime green fabrics give this little butterfly wall hanging a contemporary flair.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 4
Finished quilt size: 41" x 41"

 

Papillons

Spring Fling

Spring Fling
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Quilted by Kay Kimball. Fabric courtesy of FreeSpirit

Here's a lovely little accent quilt with just a hint of appliqué—perfect for the spring and summer seasons.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 9" x 9"
Number of blocks: 25 (8 Block A, 9 Block B, 8 appliqué)
Finished quilt size: 61" x 61"

Pretty Posies
by JEAN ANN WRIGHT
Quilted by Jan Crandall. Fabric courtesy of Windham Fabrics

Elegant cotton prints, inspired by the beautiful paper accessories of Anna Griffin, were used to make this unusual flower block lap quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 8" flower, 6" x 8" leaf
Number of blocks: 18 (9 flower, 9 leaf)
Finished quilt size: 56" x 66"

Pretty Posies
Palace Blooms

Palace Blooms
by CATE TALLMAN-EVANS
Fabric courtesy of Exclusively Quilters

Summer's here! Why not redecorate your bedroom with this lovely pink and blue blossom quilt?

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 13½" x 13½"
Number of blocks: 20 (10 Block A, 10 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 73" x 86½"


Butterflies & Chocolate

by HELEN WEINMAN
Quilted by Cathy Franks. Fabric courtesy of Northcott/Monarch

This quilt was designed by Helen for her friend Barbara, who happens to love butterflies. Make one for a butterfly lover in your own life!

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 11" x 11"
Number of blocks: 18 (12 Block A, 6 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 62½" x 78¼"

Butterflies & Chocolate
Garden Lattice

Garden Lattice
by JEAN ANN WRIGHT
Fabric courtesy of Benartex

Stylized florals and stripes were used to give this traditional Brickwork pattern a modern look.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 67" x 75"

Sophie's Choice
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Quilted by Kay Kimball. Fabric courtesy of P&B Textiles

Soft and sweet! This versatile little quilt can be used as a lap quilt, crib quilt, or table topper.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 25 (8 Block A, 8 Block B,
4 Block C, 5 setting)
Finished quilt size: 54" x 54"

Sophie's Choice

Summer Cottage

Summer Cottage
by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics

Seashells and flowers—what a charming combination for this lovely twin-size quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 15½" x 15½"
Number of blocks: 6
Finished quilt size: 55" x 73½

Antebellum Star
by CATE TALLMAN-EVANS
Fabric courtesy of Henry Glass & Co.

Peaceful dreams! Create a sweet retreat with this fabulous Feathered Star quilt in soft shades of brown and blue.

Skill level: Advanced
Block size sewn into quilt: 24" x 24"
Number of blocks: 5 (4 Block A, 1 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 97⅝" x 97⅝"

Antebellum Star

Daisy Dress Up

Daisy Dress Up
by KATHY BROWN
Fabric courtesy of Troy Corp.

Every little girl likes to play dress up! Use this cheerful wall hanging to decorate a child's bedroom or play room.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished quilt size: 26" x 32"

Farmyard Friends
by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Wilmington Prints

Farm animal print fabrics were artfully stitched together to make this twin-size child's quilt.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 14½" x 14½"
Number of blocks: 12 (8 Block A, 4 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 57½" x 72"

Farmyard Friends

Baby Signs

Baby Signs
by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Elizabeth's Studio

Say it in sign language! Joy Allen, illustrator of the children's book, Baby Signs, has a new fabric collection that will appeal to babies who have a lot to say—and their parents too.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 9" x 9"
Number of blocks: 4
Finished quilt size: 55" x 59½"

Spring Angel
by JIM and JAN SHORE
Pieced by Iva Mintz and machine quilted by Kay Giese
Fabric courtesy of Quilting Treasures

Sweet and simple! If you collect artist Jim Shore's angels, you'll want to make this heartwarming quilt to go with your collection.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 9" x 9"
Number of blocks: 12 (8 Nine-Patch, 4 Star)
Finished quilt size: 69" x 72"

Spring Angel
Scenic Cape Cod

Scenic Cape Cod
by HELEN WEINMAN
Quilted by Celine Spader. Fabric courtesy of Michael Miller Fabrics

Coastal living! Make this scenic quilt for a summer home or to commemorate a seaside vacation.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 20" x 20"
Number of blocks: 5 (1 center, 4 outer)
Finished quilt size: 71½" x 71½"

CHRISTMAS IN JULY SECTION

Holiday Splendor
by BARBARA CAMPBELL
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Versatile and elegant! Use this topper during the holidays (or any day). It can be used as a tablecloth, under a tabletop tree, or on a bistro table.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 15" x 15"
Number of blocks: 9
Finished quilt size: 56" x 56"

Holiday Splendor
Chloe's Christmas Table Topper

Chloe's Christmas Table Topper
by DONNA HAAS
Fabric courtesy of Red Rooster Fabrics

Two for the price of one! This little reversible table topper, with a Churn Dash design on one side and a Four-Patch design on the other, makes it quick and easy to decorate for the holidays.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 10" (Block A),
8" x 8" (Block B)
Number of blocks: 25 (9 Block A, 16 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 44" x 44"


features

Designer Showcase: Got Birds?

Quilting Entrepreneurs: Road to California

Project Zambi

Designer Profile:
The Angelic Artwork of Jim Shore

Pieces of the Past: Folk Art Expressions: Hmong Needlework (Part 1) by Patricia L. Cummings

Quilters' Collectibles: The Artist's Palette
by Lucy A. Fazely

Departments
Editorial
Quilting Basics
Town Square

The Machine Quilter
Prizewinning Tips from Linda McCuean

Shopping for Longarms: A Comparison Guide

Readers' Corner

Machine Spotlight: Janome Memory Craft 11000 Special Edition

Letting Go: Preparing Your Quilt for Professional Finishing
by Janet-Lee Santeusanio

Machine Quilters Exposition

 

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