103 Slices
Medium 9781571208330

January—Snowman Quilt

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Snowman Quilt, 20½˝ × 28½˝, made by Kim Schaefer, quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

    yard total assorted reds for pieced background and appliqué pieces

   ½ yard total assorted blacks for pieced border and appliqué pieces

   ¼ yard total assorted golds, oranges, purples, and blues for appliqué pieces

    yard light for snowman

    yard total assorted lights for snowflakes

    yard stripe for scarf

   1 yard for backing and binding

   24˝ × 32˝ batting

   1 yard paper-backed fusible web

Appliqué patterns are on pattern page P1. Refer to page 3 for preparing the appliqué.

Cut 15 squares 4½˝ × 4½˝ from the assorted reds for the pieced background.

Cut 20 squares 4½˝ × 4½˝ from the assorted blacks for the pieced border.

Cut 1 each of appliqué pieces 1–12.

Cut 5 of appliqué piece 13.

Cut 15 of appliqué piece 14.

Refer to page 3 for general piecing and appliqué instructions.

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Medium 9781571208330

December—Tree Quilt

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Tree Quilt, 20½˝ × 28½˝, made by Kim Schaefer, quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

    yard total assorted golds for pieced background

    yard total assorted reds for pieced border and appliqué pieces

   ½ yard green for tree

    yard total assorted greens for presents

   Scraps of light for pot and bows

   Scrap of gold for star

   Scrap of brown for trunk

   1 yard for backing and binding

   24˝ × 32˝ batting

   1 yard paper-backed fusible web

   10 buttons (optional)

Appliqué patterns are on pattern page P12. Refer to page 3 for preparing the appliqué.

Cut 15 squares 4½˝ × 4½˝ from the assorted tans for the pieced background.

Cut 20 squares 4½˝ × 4½˝ from the assorted reds for the pieced border.

Cut 1 each of appliqué pieces 1–14.

Cut 3 each of appliqué pieces 15 and 16.

Cut 17 of appliqué piece 17.

Refer to page 3 for general piecing and appliqué instructions.

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Medium 9781571206220

Striped Squares

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Mix and match a set of placemats for yourself or to give as a gift to someone special. There are six different designs to choose from. I used a variety of neutrals, which look stunning on a dark table. However, the placemats will look great no matter what palette you choose.

FINISHED PLACEMAT: 18½″ × 12½″

⅓ yard light print for center

⅛ yard light tan for inner border

¼ yard tan paisley for outer border

¾ yard for backing and binding

16″ × 22″ batting

Cut 1 rectangle 14½″ × 8½″ from the light print for the placemat center.

Cut from the light tan:

2 strips 1″ × 8½″ for the side inner borders

2 strips 1″ × 15½″ for the top and bottom inner borders

Cut from the tan paisley:

2 strips 2″ × 9½″ for the side outer borders

2 strips 2″ × 18½″ for the top and bottom outer borders

1. Sew the 2 side inner borders to the placemat. Press toward the borders.

2. Sew the top and bottom inner borders to the placemat. Press toward the borders.

3. Sew the 2 side outer borders to the placemat. Press toward the borders.

4. Sew the top and bottom outer borders to the placemat. Press toward the borders.

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Medium 9781607054412

City Lights

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

finished block size: 6″ × 10″ | finished wall quilt: 50½″ × 52½″

A light, vertical lattice separates brightly colored batiks in this easy-to-piece row quilt. A monochromatic palette would work for this fun design as well.

•  2¾ yards total assorted bright batiks for pieced blocks

•  1 yard total assorted light batiks for lattice and borders

•  3½ yards for backing and binding

•  55″ × 57″ batting

Cut from assorted bright batiks for pieced blocks (2 for each block):

•  70 rectangles 2½″ × 8½″

•  70 rectangles 1½″ × 6½″

•  70 rectangles 1½″ × 2½″

Cut 105 squares 2½″ × 2½″ from contrasting assorted bright batiks for pieced blocks (3 for each block).

Cut from assorted light batiks:

•  30 rectangles 1½″ × 10½″ for lattice

•  2 strips 1½″ × 50½″ for side borders

•  2 strips 1½″ × 50½″ for top and bottom borders

 

Piece the blocks as shown. Press. Make 35 blocks.

1. Arrange the blocks into 5 rows of 7 blocks each. Refer to Putting It All Together (at right) as needed. Press.

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Medium 9781607051985

Totally Square

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Wall Quilt

{Totally Square is a fun and easy quilt to make. With a contemporary feel, it’s perfect for today’s modern quilter. The center square of each block is surrounded by one, two, or three rings of color, each made from a set of four rectangles.}

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

Finished block size: 8″ × 8″

Finished wall quilt: 56½″ × 64½″

5 yards total assorted teals, reds, grays, browns, and tans for pieced blocks

3 yards for backing and binding

½ yard for binding if different from backing

61″ × 69″ batting

The pieces for each matching set of squares and rectangles are listed together.

Cut for block A:

• 11 squares 6½″ × 6½″ for centers

• 22 rectangles 1½″ × 6½″ and 22 rectangles 1½″ × 8½″

Cut for block B:

• 12 squares 2½″ × 2½″ for centers

• 24 squares 2½″ × 2½″ and 24 rectangles 2½″ × 6½″

• 24 rectangles 1½″ × 6½″ and 24 rectangles 1½″ × 8½″

Cut for block C:

• 7 squares 2½″ × 2½″ for centers

• 14 rectangles 1½″ × 2½″ and 14 rectangles 1½″ × 4½″

• 14 rectangles 2½″ × 4½″ and 14 rectangles 2½″ × 8½″

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