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Books & Software

American Quilter's Society
www.americanquilter.com

Electric Quilt Co., The
www.electricquilt.com

Hoopsisters.com
www.hoopsisters.com

Martingale & Co.
www.martingale-pub.com

Professional Quilter, The
www.professionalquilter.com

Voyageur Press
www.voyageurpress.com


Fabric Manufacturers


Bali Fabrics
www.balifab.com

Blank Quilting
www.blankquilting.com

Elizabeth’s Studio
www.elizabethsstudio.com

Northcott Silk
www.northcott.com

P&B Textiles
www.pbtex.com

Quilting Treasures
www.quiltingtreasures.com

Red Rooster Fabrics
www.redroosterfabrics.com

RJR Fabrics
www.rjrfabrics.com

Troy Corp
www.troy-corp.com

Westminster Fibers
www.westminsterfibers.com

Wilmington Prints
www.wilmingtonprints.com


Kits, Patterns & Catalogs

Flower Box Quilts
www.flowerboxquilts.com

Heartbeat Quilts
www.heartbeatquilts.com

Pine Tree Country Quilts
www.pinetreecountryquilts.com

Quilt Poetry
www.quiltpoetry.com

Quilting in the Country
www.quiltinginthecountry.com

Stitchin’ Post
www.stitchinpost.com

Whims
www.whims.cc

Wichelt Imports, Inc.
www.wichelt.com


Machines & Accessories

A-1 Quilting Machines
www.800longarm.com

ABM International
www.abminternational.com

Janome
www.janome.com

Nolting Manufacturing
www.nolting.com

TinLizzie18.
www.tinlizzie18.com

Quilt Shops

eQuilter.com
www.equilter.com

Ethelbird & Eliza Kids
www.ethelbird.com

Original Quilts/BugFabric.com
www.bugfabric.com

Quilter’s Roost
www.quiltersroost.com


Shows, Classes & Cruises

Machine Quilters Expo
www.mqxshow.com

Road to California
www.road2ca.com

World of Quilts Travel
www.worldofquiltstravel.com


Tools & Supplies

Clover Needlecraft, Inc.
www.clover-usa.com

Creative Curves
www.creativecurves.com

Grace Frame Co.
www.graceframe.com

Kiss-Off, Inc.
www.kissoff.com

Mighty Bright
www.mightybright.com/crafts

Quilting Made Easy, Inc.
www.quiltingmadeeasy.com

Stencil Company
www.quiltingstencils.com


Miscellaneous

The Original Scrap Box
www.theoriginalscrapbox.com

Seabridge Bathing
www.seabridgebathing.com

TNC Enterprises
www.tncenterprises.com




Inside Our October/November 2011 Issue ...

Projects

Floral Log Cabin
by MARY FISHER and DIANE DIXON
Fabric courtesy of Troy Riverwoods

Florals, plaids, and wavy stripes were combined to create this lovely Log Cabin quilt.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 12
Finished quilt size: 51" x 66"

Kit Ordering Information

Summer's Splendor

Garden Fences Autumn’s Bounty
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Fabric courtesy of Henry Glass & Co.

A touch of appliqué adds charm and beauty to this seasonal table runner.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into runner: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 5 (3 pieced, 2 appliqué)
Finished runner size: 18" x 58"

Kit Ordering Information


Madison Garden Squared
by SANDI IRISH
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Bright as an autumn day! Bring these jewel-tone colors indoors with this large lap quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 13
Finished quilt size: 75¾" x 89¼"

Kit Ordering Information

Butterfly Revue

Tessuto Iris Bountiful Gifts
by MARIA UMHEY
Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics

Quick corners on quarter-square triangle blocks were used to assemble this large bed quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 7½" x 7½"
Number of blocks: 72
Finished quilt size: 80" x 88½"

Kit Ordering Information


Stacked Pumpkins
by VIRGINIA ROBERTSON
Fabric courtesy of Bali Fabrics

Add a little color and whimsy to your seasonal decor with this banner and runner ensemble!

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished banner size: 26" x 33"
Finished runner size: 21" x 45"

Kit Ordering Information

View of the Bay

HUmmingbird Surprise

Harvest Gallery
by SUE HARVEY and SANDY BOOBAR
Fabric courtesy of Elizabeth's Studio

Fall foliage time! Leaf blocks in autumn prints were used to create a unique design.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 15" x 15"
Number of blocks: 12
Finished quilt size: 58" x 73"

Kit Ordering Information



Crossed Logs
by LUCY A. FAZELY and BARB MACDONALD
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Warm beige and light brown tones make this quilt perfect for autumn and all year long.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 36
Finished quilt size: 92" x 92"

Kit Ordering Information

Kit and Kaboodle

Circle of Blooms part 2

Simple Stitches
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
and SANDY SCHREVEN
Machine quilted by Kay Kimball
Fabric courtesy of P&B Textiles

Floral appliqués and patchwork-print fabric add a decorative touch to this colorful lap quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 20 (10 pieced, 10 appliqué)
Finished quilt size: 56" x 66"

Kit Ordering Information

 


Wrens
by VALORI WELLS
Quilted by Laura Simmons
Fabric courtesy of FreeSpirit

Little wrens are surrounded by strippy sashings and borders on this colorful autumn quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 20" x 20"
Number of blocks: 9
Finished quilt size: 68" x 72"

Kit Ordering Information

Josephine

Black Eyed Susans

Pinwheel Party
by SUE HARVEY and SANDY BOOBAR
Fabric courtesy of Wilmington Prints

Pink, blue, or one of each! Make time for baby with these darling little quilts.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 10½" x 10½"
Number of blocks: 9 (5 Block A, 2 Block B, 2 Block C)
Finished quilt size: 43½" x 43½"

Kit Ordering Information


Bless Our Home
by MICHELE CRAWFORD
Machine quilted by Kay Kimball
Fabric courtesy of Red Rooster Fabrics

Re-create the look of an old-fashioned sampler with this sweet blessings quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 10"
Number of blocks: 12 (6 Block A, 6 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 42" x 50"

Kit Ordering Information

Making Waves

American Pride

Trick or Treat
by LUCY A. FAZELY and BARB MACDONALD
Fabric courtesy of Red Rooster Fabrics

Bewitched! Make this charming candy corn trick or treater to add to your Halloween decor.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 4½" x 4½"
Number of blocks: 4
Finished quilt size: 22½" x 27"

 


Chocolate Creams
by JANE QUINN and KAREN DUFFEY
Quilted by Bev Palm

Have a piece of chocolate! The patchwork squares in this queen-size quilt look tempting enough to eat!

Skill level: Beginner
Finished quilt size: 90" x 90"

Kit Ordering Information

Spice Garden

Simply Stripes

Pumpkin Hollow
by PEARL LOUISE KRUSH
Fabric courtesy of Troy Riverwoods

Serve pumpkin pie in style with this charming table set.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished runner size: 16" x 44"
Finished placemat size: 11" x 16"

Kit Ordering Information


Mum's the Word
by WENDY SHEPPARD
Fabric courtesy of Northcott

Chrysanthemums are in full bloom on this little windowpane quilt. Use it as a wall hanging or decorative accessory.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 4½" x 4½"
Number of blocks: 16 (8 Block A, 8 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 41½" x 51½"

 

Autumn Maze
Witch Way

Pumpkin Patch Ensemble
by LUCY A. FAZELY
and BARB MACDONALD
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Get ready for company with this colorful runner and placemat set.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Block size sewn into projects: 12" x 18"
Finished runner size: 18" x 50"
Finished placemat size: 12" x 18"
Finished coaster size: 4½" dia.

 

  features
 

Mary Fisher—Artist and Activist

 

Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts

Quilter Profile

Fabric Showcase:
Quilting Treasures' Kitchen Capers

 


Quilting Entrepreneurs:
Quilting Comfort from T-Shirts

by LEE NELSON

 

Friendship Quilt


  the machine quilter
 


Susan Lenz

Project Spotlight: Zip Pillow Pair
by JANIE DONALDSON

 



A Visit to Dreamland:
The Creative Quilts of Tracy Zimmermann Szanto

by PATRICIA L. CUMMINGS

 

Curvy Quilting


Gallery

Golden Threads: The Gift of Finishing



Quilt Gallery:
Machine Quilters Exposition East 2011

 

Curvy Quilting