Quilt Sampler Fall - Winter 2017

Go on a virtual shop hop through the pages of Quilt Sampler™. In each issue, you'll get a peek inside 10 top quilt shops and instructions for 10 exclusive quilt projects, one from every shop.

United States
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in deze editie

1 min
from the editor

Quilt shop owners constantly swap out displays, restock fabric selections, update pattern offerings, and replenish notions in an e! ort to attract and inspire quilters. We’ve also done a little refreshing throughout the pages of Quilt Sampler® magazine and on our website, AllPeopleQuilt.com, to support your passion for all things quilting. You will notice that we’ve selected a single, spectacular image for our cover 1. As you ’ ip through the pages, note the new design elements that provide cohesion between the quilt shop profiles and their exclusive projects 2, the streamlined kit information 3, the larger photos so you can really get a good look inside each quilt shop 4, and a simplified listing in the Out & About travel section in each profile 5. And be sure to check…

4 min
momma made it

location: Longview, Washington established: 1997 size: 1,500 square feet “Giving someone a quilt is like giving them a hug.” Jennie Lamb was what she calls “a frequent flyer” at Momma Made It, the Longview, Washington, quilt shop that opened in 1997. Jennie first started shopping there in the mid-’90s when a friend suggested they take a quilting class together, and Jennie has since made hundreds of quilts. When an opportunity came up two years ago to buy Momma Made It, which is located between Portland and Seattle, Jennie jumped at the chance. She has had no regrets in the ensuing years. “How bad can it be when I get to come in every day and touch fabric?” she says. While she does plenty besides caress the merchandise, it is her dedication to Civil…

4 min
patriotic pinwheels

exclusive design from: Momma Made It designers: Jennie Jo Lamb and Jacie Ferero Finished quilt: 94½”square (queen size with 17”drop) Finished blocks: 10”square MATERIALS Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42”of usable fabric width. □ 3 yards beige tone-on-tone (A blocks) □ 1¾ yards red print (A blocks) □ ¾ yard mottled light blue (A blocks) □ 2 yards dark blue print (A and B blocks) □ 3⅜ yards beige floral (B blocks) □ 2 yards navy-and-tan print (border, binding) □ 8⅝ yards backing fabric □ 103”square batting Fabrics shown are from the Signature Patriot collection by Sara Morgan for Washington Street Studio (pbtex.com). kit To order a kit of fabrics for quilt top and binding for $181.75 ppd. in U.S., contact Momma Made It, 360/636-5631; mommamadeitquiltshop.com CUT FABRICS Cut pieces in the following order. Designers Jennie Jo Lamb and Jacie Ferero prefer to make triangle-squares larger…

4 min
the stitchery

location: Rome, Georgia established: 2011 size: 6,000 square feet Using social media, online videos, and technology in the classroom, The Stitchery in Rome, Georgia (70 miles northwest of Atlanta), is building quilting connectivity. Owners Stephanie Bradshaw and Susan Horton have embraced technology in many forms, including downloadable quilt patterns and sewing machines with touch screens. “We want to show people all the things they can do in their sewing rooms,” Stephanie says. “Ninety percent of our customers start as quilters, but they’re also making apparel, doing machine embroidery, and participating in general crafting.” Located a half-mile off of downtown’s buzzing Broad Street, the Stitchery has been named Readers’ Choice Best Fabric Store by the Rome News Tribune twice (in 2015 and 2016) and in 2017, it was recognized by the University…

2 min
color me bold

exclusive design from: The Stitchery designer: Susan Horton Finished quilt: 63½’ square Finished block: 31½’ square MATERIALS Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42’ of usable fabric width. □ 14—6×42’ pieces assorted red prints (blocks) □ 3 yards red tone-on-tone (blocks) □ ⅝ yard pink-and-red ombré dot (binding) □ 4 yards backing fabric □ 72’ square batting Fabrics shown are from the Grunge collection by Moda Fabrics (modafabrics.com) and the Kaffe Fassett collection by FreeSpirit (makeitcoats.com). kit To order a kit of fabrics for quilt top and binding for $95 ppd. in continental U.S., contact The Stitchery, 706/622-2345; thestitcheryrome.com. CUT FABRICS Cut pieces in the following order. Plan this quilt in your own colorway using the Coloring Diagram on Pattern Sheet 3. From each assorted red print, cut: • 7—5⅜’ squares (you will use 92 of the 98 total cut) From red tone-on-tone, cut: • 40—5⅜’ squares • 64—5’…

4 min
pickering farm quilt shop

location: Richmond, New Hampshire established: 1999 size: 2,500 square feet As crisp fall air sinks into the southwest corner of rural New Hampshire, brilliant shades of red and gold sweep across lofty Mount Monadnock. Quilters from all over New England make their way down woodland roads to partake in a seasonal tea party at Pickering Farm Quilt Shop. In honor of the autumn harvest, the group will appliqué apples to tea towels, indulge in home-baked apple crostata, and bond in a quiet retreat. People gravitate to Pickering Farm Quilt Shop in Richmond, New Hampshire (about 70 miles southwest of Concord), not only for its delightful tea parties but also for more than 300 patterns designed by shop owner Diana Gallagher. In 50 years of quilting and 37 years of teaching, she has honed…