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Quiltmaker July - August 2019

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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.

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United States
Peak Media Properties, LLC
R 109,62
R 493,08
6 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
hot off the press!

Is there anything that says “Summer” quite like the Fourth of July? It seems everywhere you look, all you see is red, white, and blue, festive buntings adorning front porches, and of course, fireworks! We are feeling the heat at The Quilting Company. As we enjoy the long days of summer, why not grab a cool glass of lemonade while you sit back and soak up this ¡ Caliente! issue with me. No July issue would be complete without patriotic patterns to help you celebrate the 4th. Our cover beauty, Rockets Red Glare by designer Karen Ackva, is a dynamic display of stars. Bright Stars is ablaze with 2399 glorious pieces by Air Force veteran, linguistic specialist, and author Carl Hentsch–learn more about him in his designer profile. If you are…

2 min.
sew to speak

Peek-A-Boo Bunnies I made Peek-A-Boo Bunnies from Quiltmaker March/ April ‘17, for my grandson Aiden. I loved the pattern the minute I saw it, but knew it needed to be a bit bigger...snuggle size!! I used flannels and fine corduroys and enlarged it to 9 squares, reversing several bunnies from the pattern. It finishes at 48" x 48". Aiden loves it and says it looks like a cartoon!! Susan Burkepile • Moneta, Virginia Flora’s Garden When I found Flora’s Garden from Quiltmaker May/June ’18, I knew I had to make it for my friend Sue. She loves these little trailers and I thought she would like a pillow to put on her couch in her trailer. I can't wait to give it to her for her birthday! Sandy Gannatal • Camarillo, California Pink Grapefruit When my husband asked…

1 min.
share your projects!

We love to see quilts made from our patterns! Send us your digital images for publication consideration in Sew to Speak or Spotlight. Please send clear, focused images with adequate lighting. Digital photo requirements can be found at quiltmaker.com. Include a photo of the entire quilt and a close-up of any interesting details. Include your full name and complete contact information, the name of the pattern, the size of the quilt, a short note about why you made the quilt, any awards received and any other details our readers might enjoy. Email to: sewtospeak@quiltmaker.com .…

1 min.
find your inspiration

Today is the day! This bright and cheery notepad designed by Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet includes 75 vibrant sheets to help you keep organized and productive. Track your To Do list, appointments, water intake, fitness, and most importantly your happy thoughts! itssewemma.com In Love with Mother’s Dreams Over 37 heart-themed projects created by Reiko and her students have been compiled into a single book from QuiltMania. Reiko’s designs are brimming with small details, delicate touches, and breathtaking stitching. Projects range in size from small panels to full quilts that will guide each artist through their own journey of creating beautiful stiches! quiltmania.com The Ultimate Quilt ‘n Stitch Presser Foot When you want evenly-spaced lines across your quilt top you now have an alternative to marking every line. Clover has combined an edge quilting guide…

3 min.
rockets red glare

Intermediate Finished Size: 72” x 92” Finished Blocks: 12”, 24” materials Fabric yardage assumes 42” usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noted. White Solid 1 ⅛ yards for blocks Light Blue Solid ⅞ yard for blocks Dark Blue Solid 5 ¾ yards for blocks, setting patches, and binding Red Solid 2 ¼ yards for blocks and setting patches Backing 6 yards Batting 80” x 100” cutting Patches are lettered in order of use. Measurements include ¼" seam allowances. = cut in half once diagonally White Solid 54 squares 2 ⅞” (A) 12 squares 2 ⅞” cut to make 24 triangles (B) 108 squares 1 ⅞” (D) 24 squares 1 ⅞” cut to make 48 triangles (E) Light Blue Solid 30 squares 2 ⅞” (A) 24 squares 2 ⅞” cut to make 48 triangles (B) 60 squares 1 ⅞” (D) 48 squares 1 ⅞” cut to make 96 triangles (E) Dark Blue Solid 10 strips 2 ½”x WOF for binding 4 squares 24 ½”…

2 min.
soaring heights

Intermediate Finished Size: 21” x 21½” Finished Blocks: 15” x 15½” materials Fabric yardage assumes 42” usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noted. Blue Tone-on-Tone ½ yard for sections White Solid ⅜ yard for sections Light Brown Tone-on-Tone ¼ yard for sections Dark Brown Tone-on-Tone ⅜ yard for sections Yellow Tone-on-Tone ¼ yard for sections Red Tone-on-Tone ¼ yard for sections Dark Blue Print 1 yard for border and binding Backing ¾ yard Batting 25” x 26” Black button (1) ⅜” button (Although fabric amounts are adequate for foundation piecing, you may need more if you cut very generous patches.) cutting Patches are lettered in order of use. Measurements include ¼" seam allowances. Border strips will be pieced and cut to exact length needed. You may want to make them longer to allow for piecing variations. Cut foundation patches at least 1" larger than the corresponding foundation area. Blue Tone-on-Tone foundation patches White Solid 4 rectangles 2…