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Quick Quilts December 2018 - January 2019

Packed with step-by-step instructions and tried-and-true strategies, Quick Quilts teaches readers how to create beautiful quilts in no time at all. Perfect for both beginners and seasoned quilters of all ages. Every issue includes 14+ quick & easy quilting projects, quilt making fundamentals, step-by-step instructions and fun gift ideas!

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Peak Media Properties, LLC
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6 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
beat the winter blues

One of the best ways to spend the cold months of winter, in my opinion, is by keeping busy with sewing and quilting projects. Whether I’m working on festive holiday décor, handmade gifts, or keeping cozy by quilting something from my UFO pile on my home sewing machine, it’s always a productive time of year. I feel accomplished by getting my projects completed, while spending many pleasant hours making progress creatively. While winter is a great time to start on ambitious, complex projects, it’s also ideal for getting several quick projects done in succession. We’ve embraced the dichotomy of the season with this issue—there’s lots of holiday cheer in red, green, and gold, along with a selection of blue and white quilts that celebrate the snowy sparkle of winter months. Gift…

1 min.
quick pics

SEND US YOUR PHOTOS OF PROJECTS made with Quick Quilts patterns! Include people in your project photos. Email high-resolution digital images to quickquilts@fwmedia.com. Please include your mailing address. Submission materials cannot be returned. If your submission is selected for this page, The Warm™ Company will send you a FREE queen-size batt. We’ll also mail you two complimentary copies of the issue in which your contribution appears. Mary McClain of Knoxville, Tennessee, chose Dressed to the Nines* (Quick Quilts, April/May 2009) when it came time to make a “princess quilt” as a gift for granddaughter Emerson Kate’s 4th birthday. She chose some of Emerson Kate’s favorite colors and prints to use for the dresses. Ellen Bosworth of Guilford, New York, made not one but two patterns from the same issue (Quick Quilts,…

1 min.

We’re always on the lookout for the best new gadgets, gizmos and gotta-haves to share with our Quick Quilts readers. Here are a few of the latest hot products designed just for quilters! Attention Manufacturers: If you have a unique product that would be of interest to Quick Quilts readers, please send a sample to Quick Quilts Product Review, 741 Corporate Circle, Suite A, Golden, CO 80401. Cricut Maker Fun and easy to use, the Cricut Maker cuts fabric as well as paper, card stock, vinyl, leather and more. The Maker is a great tool for applique; cutting even small, tight curves. cricut.com Insul-Shine Manufactured by The Warm Company, Insul-Shine combines shiny polyester film with insulating batting, making it a good fit for insulated totes, casserole covers, lunch bags, wearables and home décor. warmcompany.com 2019…

3 min.
tinsel twist

Quilt Designed & Made by Bev Getschel Machine Quilted by Lynette Gelling Finished Quilt Size 66" x 80" Number of Blocks & Finished Size 57 Block V 8" x 8" 2 Block W 4" x 8" 1 Block X 4" x 8" 2 Block Y 4" x 8" 1 Block Z 4" x 8" Plan Deck the halls with easy log cabin blocks that are arranged to look like twisty rows of silvery tinsel. The festive circle appliques that resemble bright, shiny Christmas ornaments add to the cheerful holiday effect. The circles are cut from templates and appliqued to the quilt using the fusible raw-edge technique. Prep the assorted bright fabrics with fusible web before cutting out the applique patches. You could also cut circles of various sizes using a circular rotary cutter if you like. The navy dot used for…

2 min.
chilly wind chimes

Quilt Designed & Made by Scott Flanagan Finished Quilt Size 84" x 98" Number of Blocks & Finished Size 21 Block Y 14" x 14" 21 Block Z 14" x 14" Plan Winter winds are blowing, but you aren’t caught in the cold if you make this large, cozy quilt. The graphic, modern design resembles rows of hanging wind chimes that sing when the wind moves them. The easy pieced blocks are in wintery shades of blue and bronze. The block is made in two colorways. Chain piecing is a good way to make them come together quickly! The construction is simple, but there are a number of seams that could cause the block to shrink if you don’t have a consistent seam allowance. Use an accurate ¼" seam allowance throughout to ensure all elements of the…

6 min.

Quilt Designed & Made by Kathryn Wagar Wright Finished Quilt Size 55" x 55" Number of Blocks & Finished Size 16 Blocks 13 ¾" x 13 ¾" Plan It’s a beautiful day to daydream and let your creativity soar with the shifting clouds. If you love scrap quilts and trying out different color and value options for a block, this pattern is perfect for you! Gather up your favorite blue and white scrap fabrics and put them anywhere you like in each of these easy, quick blocks. Each block is made with matching sets of patches; that’s the only rule for this design. Try different value, color and print placement for each block to achieve the same loose, dreamy effect that Kathryn did. Study the quilt photo and notice that she chose all sorts…