Tag: Quilt Patterns

Learn paper-piecing with this fat quarter-friendly quilt project

5 Patchwork Quilts Perfect for Spring

Spring is finally here! The trees in my backyard are starting to bud with leaves, my tulips have begun to make their debut, and the weather is warming here in Colorado.  In celebration of this season full of new beginnings, I’ve gathered a handful of patchwork quilts inspired by blooming gardens and spring break travels.…

Mix curved and stripped piecing to create a graphic modern quilt.

Modern Quilt Patterns: Captivating Curves

I don’t know about you, but I am completely captivated by modern quilt patterns that feature circular shapes. I’d love to be a quilter who has conquered curvy quilts, but in reality, I’d classify myself as new and nervous when it comes to curved piecing. Quilts with curves have become quite popular in the realm…

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5 Quilted Gifts to Give on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us again. Have you gotten a gift for that special someone in your life? If not, perhaps this is the year to skip the flowers and chocolate by making a handmade gift for your honey. Valentine gifts don’t have to be red, pink, heart-y or sparkly. They can be, oh they…

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Top 10 Thanksgiving Quilt Patterns

Thanksgiving is more than a meal shared with family or friends. Just as the name implies, it’s the time to thank and to give. In honor of this favorite holiday, I’ve gathered ten quilt patterns for host and guest I think are the perfect additions to any Thanksgiving celebration: 1. Casserole Cover Keep your green…

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How to Make String Pieced Half-Square Triangle Quilt Blocks

How do you feel about triangle quilts? I quite like them and I’ll admit, I’ve been having a love affair with Half-Square Triangle quilt blocks in particular. The mighty Half-Square Triangle quilt block is simple, but the possibilities are endless. It’s so fun to arrange and rearrange the blocks to create a wide array of…

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Modern Patchwork Fall 2016

Modern quilters choose Modern Patchwork Magazine for its in-depth interviews, on-trend quilts and home décor projects, and beautiful photography. This issue has so much to offer: Learn about designer Nicole Daksiewicz of Modern Handcraft and how she created dozens of handmade ribbons for QuiltCon winners. Meet quilter and artist Tara Faughnan, then create a log…

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Small Quilt Patterns for Halloween

As I was walking into the grocery store yesterday I spotted the telltale signs of Halloween. Bins of pumpkins, aisles of candy, and pumpkin-flavored foodstuff dotted the store. Since Halloween season appears to be upon us, I’ve decided to highlight a few of my favorite small quilting patterns that are just like the holiday; spooky…

Modern Patchwork Gifts 2016

Modern Patchwork Gifts 2016

Don’t delay -The holidays are just around the corner, and there’s no time like the present to make handmade gifts, patchwork quilts, and easy quilt projects for you and your friends. Featuring more than 30 brand new quilting projects straight from modern quilt designers you know and love, this issue has a wealth of ideas…