Primitive Quilts and Projects Magazine Summer 2018

The industry's only magazine dedicated to the primitive artisan. At least 15 full patterns in each issue from quilting to rug hooking - all primitive/folk art style.

United States
Homespun Media, LLC
6,41 €(VAT inclusa)
18,32 €(VAT inclusa)
4 Numeri

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1 min
warm homespun   greetings

Through email messages, hand-written letters, and our fun newsletter surveys, we realize that most folks in the stitching world have fond memories centered on stitching—learning from mothers, grandmothers, aunts, and friends. We all remember the countless dresses, skirts, slacks, and coats our own Mother made for her four daughters. She was so efficient that we thought nothing of coming home from school and asking if she could “whip up a new jumper or blouse for school tomorrow.” Thanks to Mom’s enthusiasm and fabric stash, she would deliver. And in the process, she taught us all how to hem, sew buttons, embroider, appliqué, and make our own clothes! If you are reading this, we feel pretty sure you have similar memories. In our Ask Mom column, Jeni discusses whether to use batting…

3 min
about the projects

Templates You will notice the format of the templates varies from project to project. The primitive style is all about personal expression and individuality, and whenever possible, we have used the original hand-drawn artwork of our project designers to preserve its primitive charm. General Guidelines Before starting each project, keep these basics in mind: Yardage requirements are based on 43/44"-wide 100% cotton fabric Sew with a ¼" seam allowance unless otherwise noted Sew with right sides together unless otherwise noted Project Level of Difficulty Our technical editor has assigned each project a level of difficulty—beginner, intermediate or advanced. Our handy “crow” system will help you decide which project best suits your particular skill level. Results We believe the instructions for the projects are accurate. The projects have been proofread by our technical editor. Because materials, equipment, and individuals vary, your…

4 min
bookmarks for all seasons

Finished size: 2" x 5" Material Requirements □ 2½" x 5" rectangles, one each of rusty red wool, dark red wool, and royal blue wool for backgrounds and backings □ 3" x 3" square of black wool for ladybug face and dots and top Penny □ 2" x 4" rectangle white wool for middle circle of tulip and egg shell □ 2" x 5" rectangle of yellow for chick and backing □ 2" x 2" square gold for middle Penny □ Scraps of pink and green wool for tulip, leaves and ladybug cheeks □ 1 – ⅜" gold button for Penny bookmark □ Threads in colors to match appliqué, 2-3 strands of DMC floss or Valdani Perle Cotton in size 8 or 12 □ Large 4" paper clips □ Freezer paper □ Aleene’s Tacky Craft Glue Appliqué Preparation and Cutting Instructions See page 7…

2 min
high on the hilltop

Finished quilt size: 23" x 42" Material Requirements The featured fabrics are plaid homespuns by Diamond Textiles. The numbers in parentheses, below, refer to the fabric manufacturer’s numbers. □ ⅞ yard gold print (H RIDGE 2685) for background □ ⅓ yard solid green print (RHS 43) for outer hill □ ⅙ yard green print (BRU 2328) for inner hill □ Fat ⅛ blue print (CHATS 2751) for stars □ Fat ⅛ orange check print (YDF 876) for flower petals □ Scrap orange print (PRIM STAR 2625) for flower centers □ Fat ⅛ black/brown print (PIC 1569) for sheep bodies □ Scrap solid black (PRS 308) for sheep head, tail & legs □ ⅓ yard charcoal print (PRF 790) for binding □ 1⅓ yards fabric of choice for backing □ Valdani perle cotton #12 in 1, PT2, O506, and 200 □ Freezer Paper Appliqué Preparation and…

3 min
book nook

Pure & Simple by Maggie Bonanomi; $27.991 Celebrated maker Maggie Bonanomi will lead you on a creative journey with her hand-drawn patterns, hand-dyed wool, artful motifs, and casual stitches. A slow-sewing delight! Stack & Cut Hexagon Quilts, Mix & Match 38 Kaleidoscope Blocks & 12 Quilt Settings by Sara Nephew and Marci Baker; $29.95 Serendipitous designs appear like magic. Show off your large-scale prints and add a WOW factor to your quilts. Take advantage of the surprising designs that appear as you stack and cut triangles, diamonds, flat pyramids, gem shapes, and more. Each beautiful block design frames a unique kaleidoscope hexagon, for stunning results! Select from 38 hexagonal blocks, 7 setting triangles, 12 quilt layouts, and 5 pieced borders. Fair warning: you may never want to make a quilt any other way again! Simple Whatnots,…

7 min
seasonal   mystery

Finished quilt size: 51" x 59" Finished size for Summer: 31" x 35" Pat chose Marcus Fabrics' Wallpaper & Paint line of prints by Dolores Smith of Timeworn Toolbox Designs. Material Requirements for Full Quilt Be aware that some fabrics may not be used in this issue’s seasonal quilt. Set them aside for the next issue. To assist in keeping organized, label each piece with its identifier and sku number where available. □ ⅓ yard bright red with dot □ 11/8 yard dark red print, 7905-0111 for blocks and full quilt binding □ ⅓ yard medium red with sprigs print □ ⅓ yard red stripe, 7906-0111 □ ⅓ yard light red print, 7903-0111 □ ¼ yard olive Aged muslin, WR8 7698-0016 □ ⅝ yard olive green print □ ¼ yard blue Herringbone print, 8001-0120 □ ¼ yard red and blue stripe, 7904-0111 □ ¼…