Primitive Quilts and Projects Magazine Winter 2019

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
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1 min
warm homespun greetings

As the year winds down, we reflect on 2019 and look forward to 2020. Drumming up extra energy for countless holiday festivities, we also turn inward, stay inside a little more, and hopefully catch an extra nap here and there. We found contrast throughout this issue. Our Charitable Cause paired up a retired nurse in Oregon with impoverished women in Kenya. In Designer Notes you’ll read about biding time in business and physical education to blossoming in the creative arts. Jeni, in Ask Mom, reveals how she transforms ordinary items into eye candy. Last but not least, the homeowners of our photoshoot location balance an empty nest with a house full of joy and friendship. The projects in this issue offer a feast of scrappy, whimsical, imaginative, and downright delightful quilts, mats,…

2 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…

1 min
some of the featured projects call for special stitches as illustrated below.

Freezer Paper Method for Wool Appliqué 1. Trace the templates in the template insert the number of times noted in the cutting instructions, onto the dull side of freezer paper, leaving approximately ¼" between tracings. 2. Cut out each shape just outside the drawn lines. 3. Using the wool setting of your iron, press the shiny side of the freezer-paper templates onto the right side of the appropriate-colored wools, 4. Cut out each shape on the drawn lines, then remove the freezer paper. Fusible Method for Wool Appliqué 1. Trace the templates in the template insert the number of times noted in the cutting instructions, onto the paper side of fusible web, leaving approximately ¼" between tracings. 2. Cut out each shape just outside the drawn lines. 3. Following the manufacturer’s instructions, press the fusible web templates onto…

5 min
midnight mistletoe

Finished quilt size: 48" x 48" Material Requirements Numbers refer to Grunge prints by Moda □ 2 yards black print for background, borders and binding (black dress 30150-165) □ ⅔ yard gray print for border (lead 30150-309) □ 18" x 28" spruce green wool for center circle and pine branches □ 10" x 17" gray wool for dusty miller branches □ 11" x 24" moss green wool for mistletoe □ 12" x 14" ivory wool for snowflakes and mistletoe berries □ 5" x 6" red checkered wool for berries □ 1½ yards wide backing fabric of choice for backing □ Valdani size 12 pearl cotton in 3-Aged White Medium, 4-Ivory, 39-Forrest Green, O126-Old Cottage Grey, O153-Golden Moss, O196-Muddy Bark, O540-Black Olives, O775-Turkey Red □ Fusible web □ Quilters basting glue □ 45 -…

2 min
ask mom

Whether you are a new quilter or seasoned sewer, we all encounter challenges during the creative process. Send your questions to, and longtime quilter and rug hooker Jeni Gaston might address them in a future issue. Letters may be edited for style, space and clarity. Dear Jeni,I was wondering if you have any tips on embellishing ordinary useful items, such as aprons and tote bags…these are things I would rather purchase than make, but I would like for them to be special. Thank you,Carolyn Dear Carolyn, Thank you for a great question! I have the same problem. I don’t have much time for sewing bags and aprons for myself, and I would rather spend time making quilts or hooked rugs. I have found a way to add some personality to some plain things…

3 min
live simply

Finished quilt size: 34" x 30" Material Requirements □ 1⅛ yard charcoal/gray stripe for background and outer borders (Nikko Geo #4694 Diamond Textiles) □ ½ yard rust woven for inner border and binding (PRF-694 Diamond Textiles) □ 1⅛ yards fabric of choice for backing □ 11" x 16" black wool for flowerpot and letters □ 8" x 12" red wool for flowers □ 5" x 8" gold wool for flowers □ 3" square cream wool for berries □ 9" square green wool #1 for leaves, berries and swirls □ 2" x 13" green wool #2 for stems □ 2" x 3½" blue wool for flower bud □ 2" x 7" yellow/green wool for flowerpot band □ Threads in colors to match appliqué □ Freezer paper □ Fray Check Appliqué Preparation and Cutting Instructions See…