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Medium 9781607054412

Lap Quilts

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

finished block size: 8″ × 8″ | finished lap quilt: 63½″ × 99½″

A collection of fun stripes was used to create this top. The solid fabric lattice strips break up the design and provide a grid for the pieced blocks. In each block, cool colors surround warm colors (and vice versa) to create a subtle secondary design. You’ll need to gather up equal amounts of warm- and cool-colored fabrics.

•  5 yards assorted stripes for pieced blocks and pieced border

•  1¾ yards black for lattice and borders

•  6 yards for backing and binding

•  68″ × 104″ batting

Cut 308 squares 4½″ × 4½″ from assorted stripes for pieced blocks and pieced border.

Cut from black:

•  50 rectangles 1½″ × 8½″ for vertical lattice

•  9 strips 1½″ × 53½″ for horizontal lattice

•  2 strips 1½″ × 89½″ for side inner borders

•  2 strips 1½″ × 55½″ for top and bottom inner borders

•  36 rectangles 1½″ × 4½″ for outer pieced border

 

1. Piece Block A as shown. Press. Make 16 blocks.

Block A—Make 16.

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Medium 9781617450457

Pillows

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Ornament Tree

FINISHED TREE SIZE: 15½˝ base × 29˝ height

This no-sew tree is fun to make and will add a modern look to your holiday decor.

Materials

•1 piece of wood ¾˝ × 2½˝ × 8´ for frame

•3 Styrofoam balls, 4˝ in diameter

•9 Styrofoam balls, 3˝ in diameter

•12 Styrofoam balls, 2˝ in diameter

•1 yard total assorted greens for Styrofoam balls

•Fabric glue

•1 can white satin spray paint

Cutting

CUT FROM THE ASSORTED GREENS

18 strips ½˝ × width of fabric

22 strips 1˝ × width of fabric

Putting It All Together

1. Cut 24˝ from the 8´ board. Set aside for the base.

2. Cut the remaining 6´ board in half using a 15° angle cut.

Cut 6´ board in half using 15° angle cut.

3. Glue the 2 angled pieces together as shown.

4. Mark 30˝ down each side and measure X for the base.

Glue 2 angled pieces together. Measure X for base.

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Zip Strip

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

finished lap quilt: 76½″ × 88½″

Warm, cozy flannel was used in this easy-to-piece strip quilt.
The flannel makes it a perfect quilt for cuddling under.

•  5¼ yards total assorted textured solids for quilt center and pieced border

•  1½ yards black for lattice and inner borders

•  6¼ yards for backing and binding

•  81″ × 93″ batting

Cut 269 rectangles 2½″ × 10½″ from assorted solids for quilt center and pieced borders. (Cut 10½″ strips first, and then subcut 2½″ × 10½″ rectangles from the strips.)

Cut from black:

•  6 strips 3½″ × 50½″ for lattice and top and bottom inner borders

•  2 strips 3½″ × 68½″ for 2 side inner borders

 

Arrange and sew together the rectangles in 5 rows of 25 rectangles each. Refer to Putting It All Together (at right) as needed. Press.

1. Sew the horizontal lattice pieces between the rows. Press.

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

3. Sew the 2 side borders to the quilt top. Press toward the borders.

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Medium 9781571208330

October—Pumpkin Quilt

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

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

   ½ yard total assorted blacks for pieced background and appliqué pieces

    yard total assorted oranges and rusts for pieced border and appliqué pieces

   ½ yard orange for pumpkin

    yard total assorted golds for stars

   Scrap of brown for stem

   1 yard for backing and binding

   24˝ × 32˝ batting

   1 yard paper-backed fusible web

   2 buttons (optional)

Appliqué patterns are on pattern page P10. Refer to page 3 for preparing the appliqué.

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

Cut 20 squares 4½˝ × 4½˝ from the assorted oranges and rusts for the pieced border.

Cut 1 each of appliqué pieces 1–6.

Cut 5 of appliqué piece 7.

Cut 15 of appliqué piece 8.

Refer to page 3 for general piecing and appliqué instructions.

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Medium 9781571206220

Pop Rocks

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Quilted by Diane Minkley

FINISHED BLOCK SIZE: 10″ × 10″ FINISHED WALL QUILT: 50½″ × 50½″

Brighten any room with this graphic wall quilt with a contemporary twist. Super simple cutting and piecing make this quilt go together quickly and easily. This is a great project for beginning quilters.

¼ yard black for pieced blocks

2½ yards total assorted brights for pieced blocks

3½ yards for backing and binding

54″ × 54″ batting

Cut 25 squares 2½″ × 2½″ from the black for the pieced blocks.

Cut from the assorted brights for the pieced blocks:

25 squares 2½″ × 2½″

25 rectangles 2½″ × 6½″

25 rectangles 2½″ × 10½″

25 rectangles 6½″ × 10½″

1. Piece the block as shown. Press. Make 19 blocks.

Step 1

Step 2

2. Piece the block as shown. Press. Make 6 blocks.

Step 1

Step 2

1. Arrange and sew together the blocks in 5 rows of 5 blocks each. Press.

2. Sew together the rows to form the quilt top.

1. Layer the quilt top with batting and backing. Baste or pin.

2. Quilt as desired and bind.

Putting It All Together

Quilted by Diane Minkley

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