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American Patchwork & Quilting October 2018

American Patchwork and Quilting delivers inspiration, education, and motivation to passionate quilting enthusiasts of all skill levels. In each issue, you'll get the highest quality patterns and how-to instructions, along with compelling feature stories about designers and destinations.Every digital issue includes the pattern pieces found in the corresponding print version. To access pattern pieces, simply click on the underlined text in Cut Fabrics sections.

United States
Meredith Corporation
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6 Issues


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do you make scrap quilts?

I love to make scrap quilts, and I am particularly fond of charm quilts, which use a different fabric for each piece in the project. Seeing fabrics again as I cut, piece, and quilt brings back memories of quilts I made for loved ones or as gifts for my sewing friends.How do you get the variety needed for super scrappy quilts? Because I make mostly miniature quilts (too many ideas and not enough time!), I cut 3-, 5-, and 6-inch squares of each new fabric I buy. I sort the squares by size and store them in clear plastic containers that I stack according to fabric color. This makes it easy for me to see if I already have cut a particular fabric. You also can cut extras to trade…

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behind the scenes with team apq!

A timeline on the Better Homes & Gardens® booth at the spring 2018 International Quilt Market in Portland, Oregon, celebrated 25 years of the American Patchwork & Quilting brand of products.At International Quilt Market in Portland, Oregon, in May, associate editor Lisa Schumacher announced the quilts that will be in the Fall/Winter 2018 issue of Quilt Sampler® magazine.Audience insights manager Lindsay Mayland records a segment for the American Patchwork & Quilting podcast. ■…

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keep in touch!

Tour 10 top quilt shops and get exclusive quilt patterns in the Fall/Winter 2018 issue of Quilt Sampler® (on sale August 28). Buy it at local quilt shops, on newsstands, or at us online:AllPeopleQuilt.comsearch: AllPeopleQuiltSubscription order American Patchwork & Quilting, Quilt Sampler, Quilts and More™, and other quilting magazines, email or call 866/378-1064.Note to readers:It is permissible to make and publicly display a single finished product of any project in this issue, including for purposes of competitive winnings up to $1,000, so long as visible credit is given to the designer and American Patchwork & Quilting magazine. ■…

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our promise

Prior to publication we cut, sew, and assemble blocks for every quilt to verify the accuracy of our patterns and instructions. Then an experienced team of editors reviews the materials lists, how-to directions, and illustrations to make sure the information we provide you is clear, concise, and complete.The Staff of American Patchwork & Quilting ■…

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sew in the know online

HALLOWEEN QUILTSGather your fall fabrics and spooky prints to make seasonal quilts. INVisit our library to watch how-to videos on quilting techniques and fun sewing projects. ALONGDon’t miss designer takeovers of our Instagram feed. BACKDonate pillowcases in your local community as part of our One Million Pillowcase Challenge. YOUR SCRAPSFind scrappy quilt patterns that let you pull from your stash. YOUR TABLEDelight dinner guests with easy autumn table runners and decor. YOUR FAVESBuy reader-favorite patterns from past issues, special pattern collections, and exclusive products at our online store. APQShop.comHOW TO HAND-QUILTLearn the basics of hand quilting so you can add special touches to your next quilt. USsearch: American Patchwork & Quilting@allpeoplequilt ■…

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label   makers

1. BEST-EVER IRON-ON QUILT LABELSChoose from more than 100 iron-on quilt labels from nine popular designers. They come in a variety of sizes and themes.$14.95 | ctpub.com2. WITH LOVE WOVEN QUILT LABELSAdd a special touch to your quilted gifts with double-sided woven labels. One pack contains 12 labels in four colors.$5.38 | fatquartershop.com3. QUILT LABEL COLLECTIVE VOLUME IIIDownload more than 150 digital quilt label designs that can be customized with a photo or graphic software before you print them on fabric.$7.99 | ctpub.com4. MADE WITH LOVE MULTI LABELS QUILT PANELA 23×42" fabric panel from Dear Stella features labels you can cut out, write on, and sew into your projects.$7.75 | ■…