Sew create it: Rainbow Migrating Geese –Tutorial. DelectableMountains. Supersize Shoo-Fly Quilt Tutorial. Malka Dubrawsky from a stitch in dye joins us with this fun Supersize Shoo-Fly Quilt Tutorial.
Read her introduction here, and look for more from Malka later in Quilting Month II when she shares tips for improvisational quilting! A friend once said, “The problem with subtlety is that nobody really notices it.” When you’ve gone to the time and expense of crafting a quilt, you probably want that quilt to have impact and catch people’s attention. One easy way to create big impact with your quilts is to play with the scale of simple, graphic blocks. To illustrate this point, I’ve super-sized a block pattern from my book, Color Your Cloth: A Quilter’s Guide to Dyeing and Patterning Fabric. In this version of the quilt, each of the four blocks measure about 35” x 35”, with the whole quilt measuring 70” x 70”. Pat-sloan-scrap-happy-block-1-shoofly. JingleBellRock-Pattern. Free Patterns. OnSafari. CatsFancy. Summer Slice Quilt Tutorial.
You’d never know it at first glance but this is SUCH an easy quilt to make…my favorite kind.
This is a beginner friendly quilt, but I would recommend having some experience with simple piecing and matching seams. This quilt is 57 inches by 71 inches. You’ll be working with some bias edges (fabric cut on the diagonal against the grain) so I highly recommend starching your fabric before you cut. You’ll need to cut: 80 rectangles 6” x 8”, and 80 strips 2 1/2” x 8”. I cut all of my strips from various prints and yardages, but I estimate you’d need about 16 FQ if you were buying fabric just for this. Sew a strip onto the side of each rectangle with a 1/4” seam allowance. Count out 40 of the 8” squares from above. Lay them on the cutting mat like so with the strip at the bottom, and make a diagonal cut from bottom right to top left.
Cut all 40 squares like this, keeping the top and bottom triangles in separate piles. Gather all of the triangles with the large strip portions. Medallion_star_pattern. AQS-article-406. ButterflyQuilt. Free Pinwheels Quilt Pattern... Carnival Pinwheels. Carnival Pinwheels is a quilt pattern that can be sewn to suit any theme.
My own choices are bright, and remind me of the spinning pinwheels we see at summer carnivals and fairs. Two blocks are used to sew the quilt. Block components can be assembled in several ways, but we'll use a combination of flying geese and half square triangle units to create the patchwork. The orange and red patches that form diamond shapes pop out as strong diagonal pathways. To make pinwheels and stars emerge, choose brighter fabrics for those spots, and then sew the pathways in more muted colors. Color Value for Quilters can help you make choices. No actual diamond shapes are used to create the quilt... form when half square triangle units are joined. As shown, the quilt finishes at about 64" x 88". Quilting Fabrics and Other Materials Blocks look different, but are actually very similar. Quilt Patterns, All Free... Of Course. Quilt patterns, all written to show quilters of every skill level how to make a quilt, even if it's a very first quilting project.
You'll find lots of easy quilt patterns designed especially for beginners, but be sure to try a project that seems a bit more difficult, because my patterns include the detailed instructions and illustrations that you need to be successful, starting with your very first quilt. The patterns on this page represent just a sample of the hundreds of quilt patterns found on the at Quilting website. Try links in the first section below to find indexes and previews of quilt patterns grouped by type. Stars%20of%20Valor%20Pattern%20Final1. Beach Ball Baby Quilt. Hi!
This is Jess from The Elven Garden with my first recipe for Moda Bake Shop. I wanted to challenge myself to see if I could make a quilt using just a jelly roll (Sphere by Zen Chic), and I came up with the Beach Ball lap/baby quilt. It does use a fat quarter of background solid as well, but other than that a jelly roll is all you need! This quilt is made using large equilateral (60 degree) triangles, arranged so they form hexagons across the quilt top. The layout options for the hexagons are unlimited - if you would like to have a play with some other layout options, you can download and print triangular graph paper here. One Jelly Roll of Sphere by Zen Chic One Fat Quarter (or quarter yard) of Bella Snow 1/2 Yard Binding fabric 2 1/2 Yards backing fabric 50" x 55" piece of batting All seam allowances throughout the tutorial are a scant quarter inch, and I have pressed my seams open at all stages.
STEP 2: Next, split each colour into sets of three strips. Jelly Turnover Quilt. Hello!
I'm Shannon from Modern Tradition Quilts. It's an honor for me to be with you today on Moda Bake Shop.
AQS-pattern-173. SquaresSquared2. Peas_in_a_Pod_Twin_Size. Michele%27s_GeoSquares_pattern-1. Casablanca. Sewing Chick tutorial for a hexie quilt... Free quilting patterns. Meet awesome authors (+ 18 free quilt patterns!)
Posted by Jenny on May 13, 2014 Who has free quilt patterns? (Well, we do.) But many of our authors do too! We’re always reading author blogs to see what they’re up to, and we’re wowed by the stories, tips, and free quilt patterns they share with their readers. BossaNova. Strip Piecing: Rail Fence Block with Amy Smart.
Hello Sew Mama Sew fans.
My name is Amy Smart and I blog about my quilting fetish at Diary of a Quilter. I love short-cuts when it comes to quilting. Maybe it’s because my time seems short, or maybe I have a short attention-span and I want to get to the next project and pile of fabric! Romantic_olde_charleston. Emma-Blue. Folk-Song-Star-Weave-Free-Pattern.
FREE PATTERN from Janome – HEARTS BLOOM Dissecting a Block — Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara. When designing your own quilts, many struggle with enlarging or reducing a block, or an entire design, which often changes the border measurements, and figuring their yardage.
It involves a little math but it is very simple math — addition, multiplication and a bit of division. Grab a calculator and stop groaning! :) Seriously, if you’re wanting to do a bit of your own designing, you need to be confident in your fabric calculation skills. I promise you that anyone reading this blog has the math skills to do what has to be done. Find yourself a good calculator, buy several of the ones you like. Let’s go through a little exercise here. Pdf_291. Feather.Bed.Quilt. 42 Hashtags. Morelcabincreations. Finished Scrappy Summer and pattern. This is a fabulous quilt for using up scraps…and since my inbox was full of questions about it I figured I’d post a quick free pattern.
I’ve seen many antique quilts in this pattern. It’s been around forever…and is a great way to use up extra strips, squares, or extra pre-cuts you have lying around. If you want a more detailed version of this pattern with yardage requirements, sizes, and color options, you can find a pattern in my shop. Simple Sashing and Rectangles Quilt.
GARP_pattern-CY_rev. Little Vines Quilt and Block Tutorial. Last May, I made this quilt for my friend, Mo Bedell's booth at Spring Market to promote her then-new fabric, Full Moon Lagoon.
Note: That ribbon is for Mo's beautiful and award-winning booth, not the quilt! Thank you, Mo, for letting me use your photo. I made this quilt at the last minute and never really got any good photos of it. This is one I posted on Instagram after I finished quilting, but before I put on the binding. The quilt is a modification of the Little Leaves pattern from The Practical Guide to Patchwork, so I'm calling it Little Vines.
Free Quilting Patterns. Tutorial: Star Sampler Quilt Assembly. Today we're so excited to share the finished quilt top tutorial from the Star Sampler Blog Hop held recently here on the blog! The quilt top features 9 star blocks made by various designers/bloggers, all using Ro Gregg's Marblehead Venetian Glass fabrics with a little solid white added in. (If you missed any of the star block tutorials from our blog hop, scroll down to the bottom of this post for all 9 links.) Before we begin the actual tutorial, we'd like to share some insight on our process: Our blocks showcase a variety of colors because designers were given the option of using any fabrics in the Venetian Glass collection (which includes 3 colorways!).
We opted for a scrappy-looking pieced sashing that would help tie all the colors in the blocks together. TUTORIAL: Film At Five Quilt. Another example of the fun to be had with scraps! 2-1/2″ squares are one of my standard scrap cuts. By regularly cutting scrap a little at a time, I always have materials ready when inspiration strikes. TowneSquare.
Simple strip-quilting designs: 4 techniques. Ask a quilt designer how to make a strip quilt, and you’ll likely get a different answer from each person you ask. Because when you start with strips, you can take a design in endless directions. Of course, you can keep things simple by stitching quilt strips into rows, which makes for a beautiful design in itself. But you can also stack, whack, slice, slash, stagger, shuffle, and then sew strips back together. MixedBag. Quiltville's Quips & Snips!! Free Patterns! Free Patterns! Quilt-Cam 6/18/2014. Shadow Boxes, Too - quick triangle square quilt. Marmalade Squares (Two!) Quilt. Author's Note: Thanks to readers who found errors in the tutorial. They have been fixed on the website but not pdf download.
1392236661TongaParfaitStars. OnSafari. Glimma-Crosses-Brochure. Island_leis_instructions.
Pat Sloan: Sometimes you just need to make a quilt - Pat Sloan's Blog. Bedazzled Quilt. As I am preparing this pattern for publication much of the United States of America is frozen. Created by Cindy Carter. Available for Free. Martingale - Maple Sugar Hearts Quilt ePattern. This pretty pattern was inspired by an antique wooden mold used to make maple sugar candy. A selection of pink and red florals, checks, and stripes brings the alternating hearts to life on a brown background. American Quilter's Society - American Quilter Magazine: Patterns - AQS Quilt Shows and Contests, Quilting Memberships. Lemon Bars. American Quilter's Society - The Quilt Life Magazine: Patterns - AQS Quilt Shows and Contests, Quilting Memberships. FullSwing1. How to make a zig zag quilt (without piecing triangles!) There is a long story behind the loss and recovery of this tutorial.
I won't share the whole tale here, but let's just say that I'm over the moon thrilled that this tutorial has been recovered and I'm excited to be able to share it with you (again) today. This was originally posted on the Bee Square Blog on March 23, 2009. Free Quilt Patterns. Click on any photo to see larger version in a new window. Click on pattern name for printable PDF patterns. Homesweethome. Strawberry Social - Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber. It's time again for a new Pattern of the Month! Simplysnugglyquiltpattern. AQS-pattern-175. Patchwork Chevron Quilt. Fallen Leaves Quilt ... by FN. AllHandsAround_BONUS. Fp_vin-du-jour. DivideandConquerQuiltProject. Advice to seasoned quilters…from a beginner (+ videos) Can I tell you a secret, dear reader? I love quilts. I’ll never get tired of seeing new quilts on the walls of the Martingale office, with their beautiful, bright patterns.
Even three years later, I am still utterly in love with the two quilts my husband and I received for our wedding, one from my fabulously talented mother-in-law and another from my incredibly generous coworkers. I have a fabric stash, and I sometimes dream about pulling out piles of lovely yardage and happily cutting, measuring, and sewing on a sunny Saturday afternoon.
5 Circle Quilt Patterns to Try. Quilt Inspiration. BlownAway_Pinwheel_0. ZigZag Love by HopeTN. Winter_olympics_quilt___wall_banner_b_2_c. Mini Medallion Quilt Tutorial + Sew-Along. Honey Bee Quilt Tutorial. Topiary Tiles by Amanda Murphy. Anisa%20quilt%20pattern. 1Sweet%20Flowers%20quilt%20pattern%20LR. Scrappy Pineapple Block and Foundation Paper Piecing Pattern. 24 Blocks. Remember Throw. Scrappy Lone Star Quilt Tutorial: Part 1. Meet awesome authors (+ 18 free quilt patterns!)