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November/December 2020

In every issue you will get 9+ brand new quilt patterns for quilts of all sizes and skill levels. We also give you a bonus download with three quilts that follow the popular red-and-white quilt trend! AND, when you subscribe, you will get the digital version of the current issue so you can start enjoying all the great tips and tricks.

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United States
Langue:
English
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Peak Media Properties, LLC
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Bimonthly
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1 min.
log cabin in winter

Few blocks are as versatile as the Log Cabin. Once always made with a red patch in the center to symbolize the hearth of the home, clever quilters discovered they could add interest and even create images simply by varying the sizes of the patches. For this issue, I asked designers to submit their take on this traditional block. Five of those quilts were chosen. The designs range from the traditional, like Christmas Berries by Natalie Crabtree and Yuletide Log Cabin by Brenda Plaster, to the more modern elaborate versions like Bird’s Eye View by Mary Kay Davis and everything in between. Cabin in the Tulips by Dodi Lee Poulsen combines two blocks—a traditional Log Cabin block and a version that looks like a flower. I love how the colors make…

2 min.
sew to speak

Equalize/ Off the Path During the Corona stay-at-home, I made 2 children’s charity quilts to occupy my time and use up scraps. Equalize from the Jan./Feb. ‘18 Quiltmaker. The binding turned out to be 2” short, so instead of trying to make a poor match, I decided to accentuate the splice with hot-pink. Then I made Lil’ Dashes from the same issue with 8” blocks allowing use of smaller scraps. It is 30” x 45”. Both are gender-neutral and suited for give-away. For myself, I made the Off the Path wall hanging from Quiltmaker May/June ‘19. It was a fun new technique for sewing curved pieces and trying echo quilting. It hangs over my breakfast table. Now I want to make a larger version. The challenge of these projects was that they…

1 min.
find your inspiration

Twilight Boo-levard by Kimberbell Stroll along Twilight Boo-levard to visit all of your favorite “haunts” with this adorable bench pillow pattern from Kimberbell. With fairy lights, embroidery leather, buttons, and mylar, this pattern will stretch your creative muscles and add fun to your quilting. Kits are available for hand and machine embroidery through your local quilt shop. kimberbell.com Iris and Dragonfly Thimble Jan Marie Larson is a silversmith who creates works of art in her studio in Fairfield, Iowa. She uses the ancient lost wax method combined with the new technology of design software and 3d printing to create silver thimbles as stunning as any jewelry. The new Iris and Dragonfly Thimble is available in ten sizes. thimblesforyou.com Nine Patch Parade Rulers by Marti Michell Nine Patch blocks are easy to make, but what if you want…

2 min.
winter dreams

Intermediate Finished Size: 76” x 76” Finished Blocks: 18” materials Fabric yardage assumes 40” usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noted. Gray Floral 1 yard for blocks Light Gray Solid 4 ¾ yards for blocks 9 Assorted Blue and Grey Prints 1 fat quarter each for blocks (a fat quarter is approximately 18” x 20”) Dark Gray Print ⅝ yard for blocks Navy Solid ¾ yard for binding Backing 7 ½ yards Batting 84” x 84” cutting Patches are lettered in order of use. Measurements include ¼" seam allowances. Gray Floral 16 squares 4 ½” (J) 36 rectangles 3 ½” x 6 ½” (A) Light Gray Solid 36 squares 6 ½” (G) 24 rectangles 4 ½” x 14 ½” (I) 12 rectangles 3 ½” x 18 ½” (H) 108 squares 3 ½” (B) 48 squares 2 ⅞” (F) 9 Assorted Blue Prints Cut from each:…

2 min.
christmas berries

Intermediate Finished Size: 55” x 55” Finished Blocks: 8 ¾” materials Fabric yardage assumes 40” usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noted. Red Print #1, Green Print #1 and Green Print #2 1 fat quarter each for blocks (a fat quarter is approximately 18” x 20”) Red Print #2 1 ⅛ yards for blocks, border, and binding Red Print #3 and Green Print #3 ⅜ yard each for blocks Green Print #4, Red Print #4, Red Print #5, Green Print #5, Green Print #6, and Red Print #6 ½ yard each for blocks Red Print #7 ⅝ yard for blocks Backing 3 ⅞ yards Batting 63” x 63” cutting Patches are lettered in order of use. Measurements include ¼" seam allowances. Red Print #1 and Green Print #1 Cut from each: 36 squares 1 ¾” (A) Green Print #2 36 rectangles 1 ¾” x 3”…

3 min.
perfect storm

Challenging Finished Size: 70” x 70” Finished Blocks: 16” materials Fabric yardage assumes 40” usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noted. Light Gold Print 1 yard for units and sections Medium Gray Print ½ yard for units Light Gray Print 2 ⅛ yards for units, sections, and blocks Black Print 1 yard for units and sections Peach Print ⅛ yard for units Gold Floral 2 ⅜ yards for sections Peach Floral ⅞ yard for blocks Gray Floral 1 ½ yards for blocks Gold Tonal ¾ yard for binding Backing 4 ¾ yards Batting 78” x 78” (Although fabric amounts are adequate for foundation piecing, you may need more if you cut very generous patches.) cutting Patches are lettered in order of use. Measurements include ¼" seam allowances. Cut foundation patches at least 1" larger than the corresponding foundation area. Light Gold Print 12 squares 3 ¼” (A) foundation…