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American Patchwork & Quilting June 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.

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do you have a color crush?

Many of us have a color we always include in our quilts. I know I try to add a dash of lime green to most quilts I make. Interestingly, my birthstone is peridot, a lime green stone. Maybe that’s why I love that color so much!I know my color choices are influenced by the seasons. In Iowa we have four distinct weather patterns, and I definitely prefer to work accordingly, using pretty pastels in the spring; jewel-tone batiks in the summer; warm hues like mustard gold, crimson, and rusty orange in the fall; and icy blues in the winter. It’s sometimes a little confusing to me when my friends who live in the southern hemisphere share photos on Instagram of projects they are making in the opposite color combinations!Color trends…

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keep in touch!

Pick up the Summer 2018 issue of Quilts and More™ magazine (on sale April 24) for seasonal projects and easy tips for summer sewing. Buy it at local quilt shops, on newsstands, or at us online: help:Visit: apqcustserv@cdsfulfillment.comCall: 800/677-4876Retailers:To order American Patchwork & Quilting, Quilt Sampler®, Quilts and More™, and other quilting magazines, email or call 866/378-1064.Letters & comments: apq@meredith.comNote 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.Our promisePrior to publication we cut, sew, and assemble at least four blocks of every quilt to verify the accuracy of our patterns…

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color play

1. Perle Cotton Designer CollectionsValdani thread collections of 12 colors come in sizes 8 or 12 and are suitable for wool appliqué, embroidery, and hand quilting.$69.90 | valdani.com2. Ergonomic Rotary CutterThis stylish 45-millimeter rotary cutter by Tula Pink for Brewer Sewing cuts both right-and left-handed through fabric, leather, paper, and more.$69.99 | ihearttulapink.com3. Scrappy Project Planner & AccessoriesStay organized with Lori Holt’s fill-in-the-date tabbed planner, which features a weekly calendar, organization tips, six quilt patterns, and pages for sketching and designing. Fun accessories add color and cuteness.$39.95; accessories start at $8.98 | fatquartershop.com12 color collections available4. Color Master Fabric CollectionsFill in the colors missing from your stash with a box of 10 fat quarters or half-yard cuts showcasing prints in a single color family from Art Gallery Fabrics.$34.95 for fat…

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what’s your favorite color?

Expand your color palette or explore a favorite with these colorful quilt patterns.1. REDPunch up your decor with vibrant red ORANGEExplore warm orange tones in an upcoming YELLOWShowcase bright yellows in happy GREENCall on one of nature’s favorite hues for fresh-looking BLUEChoose blues for projects that never go out of PURPLEMake an impact with playful purple Us @search: American Patchwork & Quilting@allpeoplequilt ■…

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reader tips

ON THE DOTWhen I first use a spool of thread, I place a black marker dot at the thread holder slit. This makes it easy to find the slit when I need to secure the end of my thread.—Rebecca SammonsSeguin, TexasCOOL COLORSTo make my fabric markers and Pigma pens last as long as possible, I store them in a plastic bag in the vegetable bin of my refrigerator. The cool temperature and moisture keep them from drying out.—Kathy AntoniazziBethel Park, PennsylvaniaTHE RIGHT DIRECTIONWhen constructing a quilt top, I arrange the rows of blocks on the floor. The tricky part is remembering which way to press the seams once I move the rows to the ironing board. My solution is to insert a straight pin in each row that points in…

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designer spotlight

Allison“As the mom of three rambunctious boys, I use quilting to relax and have some time for me. My parents bought me a sewing machine in 2013. I didn’t really know how to sew, so it was a lot of trial and error and watching online videos.”Woodberry WayPhoto 1: Star Kisses, a pattern by Allison, can be found at her online shop, Woodberry Way (’s sewing roomPhoto 2: Allison sews at a table that was her grandmother’s. Allison painted it aqua to match her modern aesthetic. Folk Stitches by Allison is in progress; Jumping Jacks by Joanna Figueroa ( is a pattern Allison makes annually to celebrate her British aunts.Photo 3: Allison's bright Dresden plate units are based on the color wheel.Photo 4: The mini quilt Rise was part of…