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American Patchwork & Quilting

American Patchwork & Quilting August 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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1 min.
from the editor

DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE PRECUT? Like the uniqueness of the quilts we make, every quilter has an opinion on precuts. Some love 2½"-wide strips while others prefer fat eighths, fat quarters, or 5" squares. Some want bundles containing only light colors, while others would like to see bundles of only dark colors. Every so often we hear a quilter say she wants bundles of only pretty fabrics, which is an impossible request because of personal taste. We once had a quilter suggest that all precut sizes be divisible by four inches so she could mix and match her collections. In this issue we have included products and books that showcase precuts (see pages 8–10). And any project in this issue that is precut-friendly can be easily identified by the icon, right. I…

1 min.
behind the scenes with team apq!

Audience insights manager Lindsay Mayland loves binding quilts. She was a featured block designer in the The Splendid Sampler quilt coordinated by Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson. Graphic designer Alison Gamm shows off one of her blocks from the Sienna Burst Quilt-Along by designer Meghan Buchanan of Then Came June (thencamejune.com). After seeing collector Karen Taylor’s toy and miniature sewing machines, editor Jody Sanders bought a vintage toy sewing machine on Etsy. Flip to “Collector’s Corner,” page 104, to see some of Karen’s treasures. Associate editor Lisa Schumacher recently received project submissions for Quilt Sampler Fall/Winter 2018. Quilt Sampler Spring/Summer 2018 is on sale now; visit your local quilt shop or newsstand to get your copy.…

1 min.
keep in touch!

Find us online: AllPeopleQuilt.com instagram.com/allpeoplequilt facebook.com/allpeoplequilt pinterest.com/allpeoplequilt twitter.com/allpeoplequilt Subscription help: Visit: AllPeopleQuilt.com/myaccount Email: apqcustserv@cdsfulfillment.com Call: 800/677-4876 Retailers: To order American Patchwork & Quilting, Quilt Sampler, Quilts and More, and other quilting magazines, email apq2@meredith.com or call 866/378-1064. Letters & comments: apq@meredith.com Note 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. TAKE A GUESS! Do you know what this vintage sewing notion was used for originally? (answer below)…

1 min.

PATRIOTIC PROJECTS Star blocks and red, white, and blue fabrics shine in these quilts. AllPeopleQuilt.com/568 PRECUT STRIPS Make fun quilts based on precut 2½"-wide strips. AllPeopleQuilt.com/569 T-SHIRT QUILTS Preserve memories in T-shirt quilts that accommodate a variety of logo sizes. AllPeopleQuilt.com/570 GO SHOPPING Buy your favorite patterns from past issues or get our complete magazine archive at our online store. APQshop.com SUBSCRIBE Get our best patterns and tips delivered to your in-box with our free weekly newsletter. AllPeopleQuilt.com/newsletter BLOCK LIBRARY Find patterns for more than 100 quilt blocks (from pieced to appliquéd) in a variety of sizes. AllPeopleQuilt.com/blocks Listen In! Subscribe to the American Patchwork & Quilting podcast, hosted by designer Pat Sloan, on iTunes or your favorite podcast app. AllPeopleQuilt.com/podcast EPP ♡ Try English paper piecing for a project you can take on the go. AllPeopleQuilt.com/571 FOLLOW US search: American Patchwork & Quilting @allpeoplequilt…

1 min.
precut fabrics

WAFER 3 LIGHTBOX For ease in placing appliqué shapes and tracing patterns, templates, and embroidery designs, use a lightweight, dimmable LED lightbox that is large enough to accommodate fat quarters. $360 | daylightcompany.com MODA FABRICS COLOR CUTS Build your stash with six curated color sets, each featuring 12 fabrics from a variety of Moda designers. They come in three precut sizes, right. $38.98 for fat quarters; $20.98 for 10" squares; $22.98 for 5×42" strips | available at local quilt shops and online retailers FAT & FULL TOTE BAG Carry sewing supplies or everyday essentials in a sassy 19×15½" tote from Connecting Threads. $15.99 | connectingthreads.com PRECUT WOOL PENNIES To save time when appliquéing, use precut wool pennies, available in nine diameters (ranging from ¾" to 3½") from Primitive Gatherings. Choose from black or assorted colors in quantities of 25, 50,…

1 min.
good reads

EASY QUILTS FROM PRECUT FABRICS Author Sue Pfau shares tips for mixing and matching fabrics in a variety of precut sizes to get a scrappy look in 10 classic quilt patterns. $19.99 | shopmartingale.com CRAFTY LITTLE THINGS TO SEW Sew small projects fast using fat quarters and your scraps. The 20 projects from author Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield, including a travel iron mat and quilty first kit, are designed to be finished in a day. $16.95 | amazon.com MINI-CHARM QUILTS Make a big impact with 2½" squares. A variety of Moda designers share their favorite projects—from pincushions to small quilts—that use these small precuts. $24.99 | shopmartingale.com…