Primitive Quilts and Projects Magazine Spring 2017

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)
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2 min
warm homespun greetings

As we prepare to greet the season of fresh beginnings, one of our favorite things to do is watch our gardens spring back to life. And just like those much welcome signs of spring, our fresh crop of projects is sure to put a skip in your step. If you’ve been stitching along with us on the three-part Blackberry Primitives wool sampler series, Castleton, you won’t want to miss the final installment in this issue. Searching for a project to perfect your pieced and appliqué skills? Our featured designers have cultivated inspiration aplenty, including Deanne Eisenman’s Back Porch Garden, Melissa Young’s Ode to Mom and Janet Nesbitt’s Americana. If you love all things small, try Karen’s Lamp’s floriferous wool table runner or Ann Hermes’ enchanting doll quilt inspired by her…

2 min
about the projects

We would like to thank Jennifer and Sheila at Marietta Blueprint of Marietta, Ohio, for assisting us in enlarging and testing patterns in our template insert. We have given them a complete set of our magazines so that they can help you enlarge any of the necessary templates. For assistance, contact them at: Marietta Blueprint 309 Putnam St., LL Marietta, OH 45750 Open Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m. 740-373-6312 (phone and fax) 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. You will need to enlarge some of the templates with the noted percentage. If no percentages are noted,…

4 min
pick me up

Machine quilted by Linda Campbell Finished quilt size: 21½" x 227/8" Material Requirements Use 100% hand-dyed or felted wool. Usually, the tighter weave or the stronger color is the right side of the wool. □ 15" x 15" tan herringbone wool for center appliqué background □ 6" x 9" dark brown wool for vase □ 8" x 8" medium pink wool for three flowers □ 8" x 8" dark pink wool for four flowers □ 6" x 6" brown plaid wool for flower centers □ 3" x 6" light pink wool for flower centers □ 5" x 8" green wool for leaves □ ½ yard pink floral for border □ 1 fat quarter brown vine stripe for border cornerstones □ ¼ yard brown stripe for binding □ 2/3 yard fabric of choice for backing □ Size 8 perle cotton in colors that match appliqué □ Aleene’s…

1 min
charitable causes

Many cancer patients struggle to stay warm, particularly after chemotherapy. It’s a discomfort that Deborah Rogers’ late sister-inlaw and avid quilter, Victoria Ann Morrison, often experienced. “Victoria often said, ‘People aren’t perfect. Why do quilts have to be?’,” recalls Deborah, who was inspired by that comment to overcome her fear of quilting and establish Victoria’s Quilts, which makes quilts for cancer patients with any type of cancer. Quilts donated to a cancer treatment facility are kept by the facility or given to a patient. They are identified with a Victoria’s Quilts label available through the organization’s website. The need for quilts quickly outgrew Deborah’s ability, so she enlisted the help of volunteers. For more than six years, about 25 volunteers met at JoAnn Fabrics store each month, handing out flyers and…

5 min

Finished quilt size: 60" x 60" Material Requirements □ 3¾ yards cream and blue ticking stripe for background □ 2¾ yards cream plaid for star □ 8—9" x 22" pieces total of assorted green prints, plaids and stripes for vines and leaves □ 4—8" squares of assorted red prints, plaids and stripes for flowers □ Fat eighth gold plaid for three flower centers □ 5" x 5" gold print for one flower center □ Fat eighth red stripe for three half flowers □ 5" x 8" red plaid for one half flower □ 3" x 4" caramel multi-plaid for half-flower bases □ 9" x 9" blue ticking stripe for center star □ 3¾ yards fabric of choice for backing □ 5/8 yard navy print for binding □ Freezer paper □ Glue Baste-It Appliqué Preparation and Cutting Instructions Templates in the template insert do not include a seam…

3 min
out my window

Hooked by Nola A. Heidbreder Finished size: 22½" x 29" Material Requirements □ 31" x 37" linen for rug foundation □ 3" x 16" golden brown wool for snail and sunflower center swirl □ 6" x 16" light gold wool for sunflower petals □ 6" x 16" dark gold wool for sunflower center □ 3" x 16" gold wool for red flower center □ 6" x 16" red wool for flower □ 12" x 16" blue green wool for leaves and stem □ 12" x 16" yellow green wool for leaves and stem □ 6" x 16" blue wool for water □ 15" x 16" orange wool for goldfish and butterfly □ 6" x 16" black wool for butterfly body, antennae and snail eyes □ 6" x 16" dark gray wool for fountain □ 6" x 16" medium gray wool for fountain □ 16" x…