From the June/July 2014 Issue
Jewel Box

Jewel Box Lap Quilt
by Florence Wright

This scrappy full-size quilt project originally appeared in our March 1996 issue but we've revised the directions for this lap-size version. It's a great way to use up a fat eighth stash!

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 20
Finished quilt size: 60½" x 72½"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   
Smooth Sailing

Smooth Sailing Twin Quilt
by Brenda Plaster

Anchors away! The Tall Ships blocks in this quilt will delight sailors (and future sailors).

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 12¼" x 12¼"
Number of blocks: 20
(10 Block A, 10 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 68½" x 82¾"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   
Summer Posies

Summer Posies Twin Quilt
by Michele Crawford

Make this twin size cluster-of-blooms quilt for a splash of color.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 9" x 9"
Number of blocks: 39
Finished quilt size: 62½" x 88"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   

From the April/May 2014 Issue
Shades of Milan

Shades of Milan
by LINDA J. HAHN

Jewel-tone colors give this table topper a sophisticated flair!

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 25
(13 Block A, 12 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 50 " x 50"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   

From the February/March 2014 Issue
Celebrate

Celebrate!
by PEARL LOUISE KRUSH

Make this colorful little wall hanging with easy appliqué and quick-corner Snowball blocks!

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 6" x 6"
Number of blocks: 18
Finished quilt size: 30" x 36"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   

From the December 2013/January 2014 Issue
Farm Crossing

Farm Crossing
by WENDY SHEPPARD

Chicken and sunflower prints in subtle shades of pink and blue give this lap quilt a contemporary home-dec look.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 7½" x 7½"
Number of blocks: 30
Finished quilt size: 47½" x 55"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   

From the Holiday 2013 Issue
Holiday Wreath

Holiday Wreath
by PENELOPE TAYLOR

Simple Log Cabin blocks were
artfully arranged to
create this Christmas wreath!

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 7" x 7"
Number of blocks: 9 (4 Block A, 3 Block B,
1 Block C, 1 center)
Finished quilt size: 24" x 24"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   


From the April/May 2013 Issue
stripes and stars

Stripes & Stars
by MARIA UMHEY

Welcome a veteran home
or just celebrate Old Glory
with this small patriotic scrap quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 9" x 9"
Number of blocks: 20
Finished quilt size: 48" x 57"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   


From the February/March 2013 Issue
home sweet home

Home Sweet Home
by TERRY ALBERS

This scrappy floral quilt features
a clever variation of
the Malvina's Chain block.
Use it as a springtime throw on
a twin or double bed.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 9" x 9"
Number of blocks: 18
Finished quilt size: 71" x 88"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   


From the December 2012/January 2013 Issue
not too square

Not Too Square
by WENDY SHEPPARD

Clean and contemporary!
The rectangular bloicks in this
decorative accent quilt
go together quickly and easily.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 9" x 12"
Number of blocks: 9
Finished quilt size: 43½" x 42½"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   


From the October/November 2012 Issue
this n that

This and That
by KAREN COMBS
Fabric courtesy of Troy Corp.

No borders to cut! Squares and half-square
triangle units were sewn together to
create this easy beginner quilt.

Skill level: Beginner
Unit size sewn into quilt: 4" x 4"
Finished quilt size: 40" x 40"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   

From the August/September 2012 Issue
passion for pinwheels

A Passion for Pinwheels
by DONNA HAAS

Create a scrappy quilt with Nine-Patch Pinwheel blocks in light and medium colors.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 9" x 9"
Number of blocks: 32
Finished quilt size: Approximately 83½ " x 98½"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   
Calypso Floral

Calypso Floral Lap Quilt
by MEGAN O'BRIEN

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 35 (18 Block A, 17 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 52" x 68"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   
Calypso Dots

Calypso Dots Baby Quilt
by MEGAN O'BRIEN

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 12 (6 Block A, 6 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 36" x 44"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   
Calypso Squares

Calypso Squares Lap Quilt
by MEGAN O'BRIEN

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 35 (18 Block A, 17 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 52" x 68"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   

From the June/July 2012 Issue
royal interlude pillow

Royal Interlude Toss Pillow
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting
(www.blankquilting.com)

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   

From the April/May 2012 Issue
Garden Song Part 1

Garden Song (Part 1)
by MARIANNE ELIZABETH
Quilted by A Stitch in Time
Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics

Make a little night music with this
gorgeous king-size quilt!

Skill level: Advanced
Block size sewn into quilt: 6" x 6" Economy
Patch and Crosses & Losses, 10½" x 10½"
Capital T and Maple Star
Number of blocks: 73 (5 Capital T,
4 Economy Patch, 24 Crosses & Losses,
24 Maple Star, 16 setting)
Finished quilt size: 106½" x 106½"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   
Summer Geese

Summer Geese
(Pink Power Color Option)

Here's a colorful quilt that's just
perfect for summer decorating!

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 24
Finished quilt size: 68" x 92"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

 

 


From the February/March 2012 Issue
Garden Trellis

Garden Trellis Twin Quilt
by MEGAN O'BRIEN

Lighten up a bedroom for spring with
this twin-size quilt!

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 35 (8 Block A,
10 Block B, 17 setting)
Finished quilt size: 64" x 84"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   
Garden Trellis Topper

Garden Trellis Table Topper
by MEGAN O'BRIEN

Sweet spring florals work perfectly
in this table topper.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 10" x 10"
Number of blocks: 25 (4 Block A,
9 Block B, 12 setting)
Finished topper size: 64" x 64"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)



From the December 2011/January 2012 Issue
Not So Shabby Pillow Sham
by CATHY ANDERSON and SUE GOTH

Make this sham to match the Not So Shabby bed quilt featured in the December 2011/January 2012 issue of The Quilter.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished sham size: 25½" x 32"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)
   



From the October/November 2011 Issue
Crossed Logs

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"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)



From the August / September 2011 Issue
Autumn Maze

Making Waves Pillow
by DIANE NAGLE
Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics

Make a matching pillow to go with the lap quilt featured in the August/September 2011 issue of TQ!

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8½" x 8½"
Number of blocks: 4 (2 Block A, 1 Block B,
1 Block C)
Finished quilt size: 24" x 24"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

   
Autumn Maze

Autumn Maze
by JEAN ANN WRIGHT
Fabric courtesy of Marcus Fabrics

Classic fall colors lend texture to this
easy-to-piece bed quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 18" x 18"
Number of blocks: 9 (5 Block A, 4 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 82" x 82"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)



From the June / July 2011 Issue
Circle of Blooms (Part 1)

Circle of Blooms (Part 1)
by SUSAN CLARK and PAM BONO
Quilted by Mary Nordeng
Fabric courtesy of Wilmington Prints

Pieced flower blocks float in the center and border of this gorgeous queen-size quilt. Part 2 will appear in the August/September 2011 issue of TQ.

Skill level: Advanced
Block size sewn into quilt: 7½" x 7½" Blocks A
and B; 12" x 12" Blocks C, D, and E
Number of blocks: 36 (8 each Blocks A-D,
4 Block E)
Finished quilt size: 88" x 88"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

Stones and Skins

Strawberry Shortcake
by MARIA UMHEY
Fabric courtesy of Windham Fabrics

Cake Stand blocks were used to create a quilt that looks good enough to have for dessert!

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 25 (12 Block A, 4 Block B,
9 setting)
Finished quilt size: 73½" x 92½"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)

 




From the February / March 2011 Issue
Napa Valley Wine Bag Napa Valley Wine Bag
by SUE HARVEY and SANDY BOOBAR
Fabric courtesy of Elizabeth's Studio

Give a gift bottle of wine in
its very own bag!

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into placemat: 4" x 11" x 3"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)


From the Holiday 2010 Issue
Savanah Summer

Countdown to Christmas
Pieced and quilted by Margaret Okuley

Finished quilt size: 32" x 44"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format, 1MB)


From the May 2010 Issue
Savanah Summer

Sunny Day – Part 1
by Sandi Irish

Skill level: Advanced

Block size sewn into quilt:
10" x 10" Basket, 6" x 6" star,
6" x 6" Square-in-a-Square

Number of blocks: 40
(8 Basket, 16 Star, 16 Square-in-a-Square)

Finished quilt size: 86" x 108"

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format, 1MB)


From the November 2009 Issue
November 2009 web bonus pattern

Sentimentally Yours Free Quilting Patterns

Use these fabulous quilting patterns
in the large and small half-square triangle areas
of the Sentimentally Yours quilt
(featured in the November 2009 issue of TQ)
to enhance the overall design!

Click here to download the patterns.
(PDF format)


From the March 2009 Issue
Simply Paradise

Simply Paradise - Part 1
by Dodi Lee Poulsen
Quilted by Valerie Wood

Part 2 of this project, which includes the rest of the directions, appears in the March 2009 issue.

Click here for complete instructions.
(PDF format)