Quiltmaker July/August 2021

In every issue you will get 9+ brand new quilt patterns for quilts of all sizes and skill levels. We also give you a bonus download with three quilts that follow the popular red-and-white quilt trend! AND, when you subscribe, you will get the digital version of the current issue so you can start enjoying all the great tips and tricks.

United States
Peak Media Properties, LLC
6 Issues

in this issue

2 min
camp quiltmaker

I’d like to begin with a celebration. This issue marks Quiltmaker’s 200th issue. Our magazine has evolved over the years, but it remains a steadfast part of the quilting community. What an amazing accomplishment by all of the talented people who have worked on this publication over the course of 39 years, with a very special thanks to our founder, Bonnie Leman. I feel humbled to walk in the footsteps of the editors who have come before me and consider it a privilege to work on Quiltmaker magazine. Now on to this issue. Last summer, I went on a spur of the moment camping trip. We drove up to Poudre Canyon on a sizzling hot Friday and every campground was full, so we ended up camping higher up in the mountains,…

1 min
quiltmaker by the numbers

It’s our 200th issue and look how far we’ve come. The first issue was the Spring/Summer 1982 issue and contained 14 patterns. It cost a whopping $3! It’s amazing to see how things have changed over these 39 years! 6 editors over Quiltmaker’s lifetime more than 10 years of Addicted to Scraps 2869+ unique patterns published, and we’re still going! Number of designers featured over 29 years: 800 Quilt designer with the most patterns published: Bonnie Hunter 24 over 900 individual quilting motifs 178 educational videos filmed 20 Patch Pals Patterns 16 Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks volumes 6 different spin-off magazines…

1 min
through the years

1982 Founded by Bonnie Leman All quilt images are drawn by hand Templates provided for all patches Quilting motifs included from the very beginning Published 2 issues per year 1984 First sewn quilts are photographed 1988 Rotary cutting instructions start to appear 1989 Expanded to 4 issues per year 1993 Started publishing 6 issues per year 1997 Jackie Robinson was our first guest designer 2000 Inaugural issue of All-Time Favorites is published 2009 Quilty Pleasures, Quiltmaker’s first blog Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 1 published 2011 Quiltmaker joins Facebook 2012 Digital magazines available 2020 QuiltingDaily.com launched 2021 July/August is our 200th issue!…

2 min

Around the Campfire by Lemonni for Figo Fabrics Bring the camping memories home with this adorable fabric collection from Figo Fabrics. Stylish campers, mountain ranges, oars, and campfires are all depicted in Lemonni signature style—categorized by crisp lines and a retro feel.figofabrics.com Enamel Camping Mug Start your day off right with the Stitch Enamel Camping Mug by Lori Holt. It holds 20 ounces of your favorite hot beverage and shows everyone at the campsite that you would rather be sewing. Find it at your favorite local quilt shop.rileyblakedesigns.com Fairytale Forest Quilt Take a walk through the Fairytale Forest with Duckadilly Studio. This 12-month foundation paper-pieced block-of-the-month finishes at 90" x 90" and features luscious Liberty of London fabrics. Choose from two subscription options—the complete quilt top or the “Trees & Cottage” version which includes the…

3 min

Easy Finished Size: 58” x 82” Finished Blocks: 9½” x 12½” materials Fabric yardage assumes 40” usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noted. White Flannel 1 yard for blocks and flange Orange Tonal Flannel 1⅜ yards for blocks and sashes Assorted Light Brown and Tan Flannels 10 2½” –wide strips for blocks Assorted Medium to Dark Brown Flannels 10 2½” –wide strips for blocks Dark Green Flannel 2 2½” –wide strips for cornerstones Green Houndstooth Flannel 1⅜ yards for border Gold Dot Flannel ¾ yard for binding Fusible Batting 36” x 36” for blocks Backing 5⅜ yards Batting 66” x 90” cutting Patches are lettered in order of use. Measurements include ¼" seam allowances. Follow manufacturer’s instructions for using fusible batting. White Flannel 7 strips 1” x WOF for flange 20 rectangles 4½” x 10” (A) Orange Tonal Flannel 25 rectangles 2½” x 12½” (D) 24 rectangles…

3 min
pressed flowers

Intermediate Finished Size: 85” x 102” Finished Blocks: 10” materials Fabric yardage assumes 40” usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noted. White Solid 6⅜ yards for blocks, sashes, border, and binding Green Tonal 1⅜ yards for blocks and sashes Violet, Orange, Purple, Coral, Dark Teal, Red, Medium Teal, Blue, Pink and Yellow Tonals 1 fat quarter from each for blocks (a fat quarter is approximately 18” x 20”) Light Teal Tonal 2¾ yards for setting triangles and border Backing 8¼ yards Batting 93” x 110” cutting Patches are lettered in order of use. Measurements include ¼" seam allowances. White Solid 11 strips 2½” x WOF for binding 4 squares 18¼” cut to make 16 triangles (L) 2 squares 17⅞” cut to make 4 triangles (M) 64 squares 2⅞” (A) 7 rectangles 2½” x 18½” (D) 7 rectangles 2½” x 16½” (I)…