The pattern includes two quilt versions, with directions for hand and machine appliqué. Puppies' eyes are buttons. You may embroider dog names in tags hanging from each collar. An alphabet is included for names.
An alternating quilt pattern appears in the sashing of quilt, between pumpkins. We used six orange fabrics for a scrappy look for the pumpkins. The tendrils are made using jute (a matching color of worsted yarn may be substituted for jute.). Make sure that jute is from a craft store, not hardware store as the kind from there is treated with chemicals and could damage fabrics in quilt. The tendrils are sewn down with a zig zag stitch. Directions for machine and hand appliqué are included.
Patchwork Plus Buttons
This pattern includes two quilts, a table runner, pincushion, and footstool with button fringe. Pull out your button box for these small projects. Directions are included for three simple crochet stitches used to make the button fringe. Any medium to small footstool may be covered with patchwork. You can find these in craft stores, antique malls or at garage sales. Directions are given for some basic upholstery techniques.
This pattern includes two autumn inspired quilts that are the perfect size for a large wall hanging or to use as a seasonal throw on crisp cool evenings. Hand and machine applique directions are given for both quilts.
Finished quilt size: large quilt - Fall Glory 54 " X 67 1/2"
small quilt - Acorn Trail 48" X 59 1/2"
Patriotic Stars and Stripes
Show your patriotic spirit with one of these two quilts. Whether you take them outdoors for your 4th of July celebration or present them to a member of our armed forces, these classic quilts will become a seasonal favorite. Hand and machine applique directions included.
Finished quilt size: large quilt - 53 1/2 " X 70"
small quilt - 28 1/2" X 36"
Soft snow begins to fall on the classically styled pines of this quilt. Pine branches are made from folded strips of fabric sewn along the top folded edge. Branch fabric is frayed with a stiletto to fringe boughs. Simple machine pieced 9-patch blocks highlight the quilt center and corners. Snowflakes are embroidered using #5 ecru or cream Perle Cotton. Thorough instructions for Frayed Edge applique and hand and machine applique are included. Finished quilt measures 51" square.
Circle of Roses
A simple rose design draws your attention to the center of the Circle of Roses Quilt. Triangles in bold accent colors complement the applique area. Select three main fabric colors for the quilt. Hand and machine applique directions are incliuded in the General Directions. Finished quilt measures 60" square.
A Hug & A Kiss
Just as you write XOXOX's at the end of a letter, you may now give a loved one or friend this personal quilted message of caring - as a gift for a new baby, a college student, or a quilt for a special day.
Use your favorite color combinations for this quilt project. Both quilts shown are made using simple Frayed Edge techniques. You may also choose to use machine or traditional hand applique.
Large quilt is 59 1/2" X 76 1/2"; small quilt is 42 1/2" X 51"
This homey neighborhood for our feathered friends may be sewn with machine or traditional hand applique. Background fabric may be a bright soft green or sky blue.
Quilt size is 43 1/2" X 51"
Very Tame Bears
The bears are place in a simple but unique star setting within the blocks. Top and bottom borders echo the shallow sawtooth shape featured in the stars. Directions are given for hand and machine applique. Embroider your favorite child's name to personalize the quilt. Upper and lower case alphabets are included. Bears' features are embroidered using a backstitch and satin stitch. Finished size is 45" x 59".
Must Love Dogs
These loveable little dogs are surrounded with simple sashing strips and diamond patchwork corner blocks. Spots may very from dog to dog. Directions are given for hand or machine applique. Embroider your favorite child's name to personalize this quilt. Upper and lower case alphabets are included. Dogs' features are embroidered using backstitch and satin stitch. Finished quilt size is 47 1/2" x 58 1/2".
Hold Your Horses
The two horses are surrounded by stars and diagonal patchwork corners. Directions are given for hand or machine applique. Embroider your favorite child's name to personalize the quilt. Upper and lower case alphabets are included. Horses' features are embroidered using chain stitch, backstitch, and satin stitch. Finished size is 41 1/2" x 49 1/2".
A pinwheel border surrounds two charming cats that will gladly curl up with a child for an afternoon nap. Directions are given for hand or machine applique. Embroider your favorite child's name to personalize the quilt. Upper and lower case alphabets are included. Cats' faces are embroidered using backstitch and satin stitch. Finished quilt size is 35" x 45".
This charming quilt includes a central floral medallion, and end panels with beehives and flowers. Simple frayed edge cirlces are used for the rose flowers. YLI silk ribbon or bias fabric strips may be used for flower stems. You may choose to use silk ribbon for the bee wings and strips, or embroider these bee parts. Directions for hand and machine applique are included. Finished quilt size is 48" x 64".
Pet rabbits encircle the quilt with their carrot lunch just in sight. Use hand or machine applique techniques for rabbits and carrots. Directions are also given for Foundation Paper Piecing techniques for the carrot border. Green 7mm YLI silk ribbon is used for the carrot tops. Rabbits have button eyes and embroidered noses and whiskers.
This pattern in cludes two quilts, with directions given for hand and machine applique. Two hearts are layered for each block. The quilts are perfect for using many of the beautiful large and medium sized floral fabrics currently on the market. Layer floral fabrics on top of color coordinated stripes, checks, or plaids. Finished quilt sizes are 41 3/4" x 47 3/4" and 48 3/4" x 58 3/4".
This four block quilt features four houses, placed in the wide central sashing. A patchwork diamond border compliments the interior design. Directions are given for hand and machine applique techniques. We used 24 combinations for the diamonds in the border, repeating each twice. If you use fewer combinations, adjust to make a total of 48 diamonds. Finished quilt size is 65" x 65"
Follow these delightful turtles as they travel around this unique wall quilt! Featuring turtle blocks made using paper foundation piecing for the turtle shells, this quilted wall hanging (37" x 47.25") is fat quarter friendly & fun to make. The turtle heads, legs & tails may be hand or machine appliqued & pattern includes directions for all the quilting techniques to create this unique quilt of Turtle Travels.
Patchwork Diamonds uses a lovely mix of scrappy
fabrics divided into two groups of light &
dark to create the diamond variations featured
in this beautiful floral quilt. We used one medium-sized
floral fabric to help define the horizontal diamond
bands with two floral applique areas to add interest
between the diamond rows. Measuring 84" x
64.5", the floral applique accent rows in
this patchwork quilt may be hand or machine appliqued.
Featuring a bold eagle design, Liberty For
All is a unique, patriotic quilt that may be machine
appliqued quickly or hand-sewn by experienced
quilters. Measuring 47.25" x 55.5",
two contrasting fabrics are layered before sewing
the eagle design with needle turn & reverse
applique techniques. The quilt's design is drawn
on the light top fabric, then basted & sewn.
Featuring four Berry Basket blocks placed in
a diagonal setting with small berry clusters at
the corners of each block, this lovely quilt can
be hand or machine appliqued. Measuring 75"
square, we used fabrics of soft country pinks,
rose, blue, tan & brown to complete our Berry
Quilt this bountiful cornucopia of fruit using
either the frayed edge technique or traditional
applique version. Measuring 32.75" x 39.75",
this quilt has a berry vine border that frames
the central motif of your fruitful harvest. Silk
ribbon is used for the berry vines & fruit
A familiar scene, this quilt pattern uses machine
applique & frayed edge techniques to create
this playful design of a squirrel on a tree branch.
Measuring 33.75" x 45.25", this cute
little fellow is surrounded by falling autumn
leaves around the border. These frayed edge oak
leaves are layered to create depth in the outer
border. Homespun fabrics work well for frayed
A lovely bouquet of frayed edge flowers is
placed in a graceful homespun plaid vase &
surrounded by outer borders with swagged floral
vines. Measuring 39.75" square, this quilt
is great for classes teaching frayed edge techniques.
We used several layers of fabric to give depth
to the flowers & leaves. Stems are machine
stitched with silk ribbon.
Measuring 24.5" x 32.5", Alphabet
Cats features a folkart cat with a primitive style
alphabet appliqued around it & a sawtooth
border that is foundation pieced. The second quilt
design included in this pattern is for Here Kitty
Kitty, which measures 68.75" square. This
larger quilt features four cats in a center diamond
placement with the applique title letters in the
middle border & a foundation pieced sawtooth
border. Corner areas are pieced in a triangle
pattern & button eyes finish the cats.
The folkart birds quite naturally have checkerboard
wings to complement the checkerboard sashing &
borders of this quilt, measuring 50" x 47".
Using paper foundation piecing, the finished bird
blocks are 10" x 15". Sashing and border
areas are formed with strip pieced sections. Button
eyes finish the birds.
Two applique quilt variations, using the Willow
Tree Hill blocks, are included in this pattern.
Each row of the larger quilt (76" x 56")
features houses & trees on gently rolling
hills, with corner pinwheels and contrasting sashing.
The smaller quilt (54.5" square) places four
blocks around a center square with light &
dark hill sections. Directions are provided for
hand & machine applique.
Traditionally pieced flags, placed on the diagonal,
complement the large appliqued floral areas for
this grand, patriotic quilt. Evenly set stars
finish the narrow border and accent the rose design
of the center block and side triangles. Directions
are provided for hand and machine applique. Finished
quilt measures 72 7/8" square.
Two quilts are included, both feature strip-pieced
stars. Timeless Stars (82" sq.) is sewn with
traditional techniques. The smaller quilt, Frayed
Stars (74" sq.), uses Frayed Edge applique
techniques. Either quilt may be planned with dark
or light background with contrasting stars.
Choose four dominant colors for the houses,
star blocks, and flowers, to create your own neighborhood
of friends. Pattern includes directions for hand
and machine applique for floral areas. Have your
family & friends sight the signature star
block centers to personalize your quilt. Finished
Size 48 3/4" x 36 1/4"
Another pattern to make your own with four
hat styles, five flowers & two sizes to choose
from. Our lovely variety of frayed edge &
chenille style flowers include a Rose, a Daisy,
a Sunflower, a Diamond Blossom and a Bell Flower,
some sparsely frayed while others have a denser
look. Features include a ball cap as well as large
& small brimmed hats and we suggest the following
fabrics for your Favorite Floral Hat: chintz style
florals, small plaids, ticking stripes, denim
& toile prints.
These scrappy turkeys will delight you with
their fanned homespun feathers. You can stitch
them using the new frayed edge applique or with
traditional applique methods & both quilts
have paper pieced feather units. The larger quilt,
Turkey Time, measures 53.5" x 47.5"
and uses six different block backgrounds. Each
turkey is made from 20 different homespun plaids,
checks & stripes. Turkey Club is the smaller
four block quilt framed by a simple border and
it measures 36.5" x 33.5" when finished.
Use silk ribbon or shoelaces for the turkey legs.
This quilt pattern highlights the new technique
of frayed edge applique (though you may choose
to use traditional applique methods) for the baskets
& flowers, which should be made from homespun
checks, plaids & stripes because these fabrics
fray easily. Measuring 48" x 69.5",
Frayed Flower Basket will need 30 fat quarters
for the backgrounds, which alternate light to
dark across both quilts in small to medium print
fabrics. Checkerboard Baskets, measuring 34.75"
x 52.25", is also a wonderful opportunity
to use your collection of fat quarters, homespun
scraps & favorite fabrics.
Measuring 42" x 46", you can choose
from two different color schemes as well as two
different house styles when planning this quilt.
We have included complete directions for hand
& machine applique techniques and you also
choose which saying you want to stitch along the
bottom border: "Home Sweet Home" or
"Our Country Home". With all these choices
you can truly make this quilt your own!
The three quilts included in this pattern are
all paper foundation pieced. The two dog quilts
have a quaint folkart appeal with their shaggy
belly & muzzle fur. Good Dog measures 52.5"
x 63.25" and features 15 scrappy dog blocks
(8.75" x 11") with a sawtooth border
in medium & dark fabrics on a light background.
The smaller Fuzzy Mutt quilt has six scrappy dog
blocks on a dark, contrasting background &
measures 38" x 44.75". The Dog Bone
Quilt is an album quilt, so gather all your favorite
pets' names to embroidered on the dog bone blocks
(6.5" square) for a unique remembrance of
past & present furry friends.
We have included three scrappy pine tree quilt
designs in this pattern. Measuring 56" x
69", the Traditional Pines quilt features
a sawtooth border with a horizontal layout of
the trees & hills while the Primitive Pines
quilt has a vertical bar layout measuring 64"
x 84". This variation also showcases the
individual quilting border patterns in the dividing
panels between the trees. Our third quilt design,
Pine Forest, measures 28" x 48.5" and
combines both tree styles while paper foundation
piecing is used for the tree patterns & sawtooth
This wonderful scrappy quilt measures 64.5"
x 80.5" and is comprised of 20 cat blocks.
We used paper foundation piecing in a sawtooth
pattern for the curved backs & tails of the
cats as well as the borders. Ideas for quilt layout
& color planning are included along with quilting
template patterns & a marking template for
the cats' embroidered faces. Perfect quilt for
the cat lover in your life!
This quilt pattern is a perfect example of
how color choices as well as slight variations
in star placement & borders can give you two
different looks for the same basic quilt. We used
machine applique for the large quilt, which measures
54.75" x 64.25", and hand appliqued
the smaller quilt, which measures 35.5" x
36.5". Some machine piecing is used for the
house, hill & borders. Directions for all
techniques used are included with quilt pattern.
This Scrappy Cats pattern has two variations.
Background for the cat blocks can be strip pieced
in a random manner or paper foundation pieced
using the paper background templates provided.
The borders use the same paper foundation piecing
method & the quaint appliqued cats have button
eyes. Measuring 30" x 36", Scrappy Cats
is shown hanging on the wall - the quilt with
the button border. Homespun Scrappy Cats measures
32.25" x 38.25" and both quilts have
a country look you will love to stitch!
We used paper foundation piecing for the individual
bee blocks used in both quilts included with this
pattern. Measuring 42" x 49", Bee's
Garden includes a central beehive & floral
grouping done in applique with a pieced outer
border that displays a variety of floral fabrics,
contrasted with a light solid fabric to give the
whole quilt an airy appeal. The second quilt,
Bees In Flight, measures 32.25" x 39.25"
and has vertical rows of flying bees placed on
a diagonal set. Smaller bees are simply stitched
with silk ribbon. Both quilts are sure to please
those who love these symbols of spring.
This pattern offers three charming Fall quilts
that work well with cotton, homespun or flannel
fabrics. Though we used traditional piecing &
applique, we have also provided directions for
a quick method of machine applique for the busier
stitchers. Measuring 35.5" square, the Acorn
Pinwheel Quilt can easily be adapted to a four
block quilt. Acorn Accents, the quilt with four
acorn blocks, measures 60" square while Acorn
Harvest, the quilt with the squirrel, measures