Ring A Ding -
2-1/2" strip friendly!
Ring A Ding is a great 2-color, 2-1/2" strip project. Use a prepared strip set or cut the 2-1/2"
strips from your stash to achieve a great scrappy look. Don’t limit yourself to holiday colors. Try a green and yellow
strips in the small size for a baby quilt. The runner size is perfect for a large table, over the back of a couch, or over
the end of a bed. Easy strip
piecing and quick corner triangle techniques make this project a breeze to put together. Choose the same background color
(Color C) for the second border to make the quilt center float with in the outer borders.
Experience with rotary cutting and piecing necessary.
This is an intermediate level project.
Sizes: Runner - 3-1/2" x 59-1/2" or Small Quilt - 51-1/2" x 63-1/2" or Large Quilt - 63-1/2"
My Sunny Suburbia
- QBN043 NEW!
Fat Quarter and 2-1/2"
My Sunny Suburbia is a bright, happy
quilt that can be made from scraps or from 2-1/2" strips and fat quarters. In the cover sample, the four strips surrounding
the block centers are the same color in varying shades. The block centers and roofs are done in contrasting colors. Directions are included to make the block centers using partial
seams. The roof units are made using foundation paper piecing. Experience with foundation paper piecing is useful, however,
directions are included. Experience with rotary cutting and piecing necessary. This is an intermediate-level project.
Shops: This is great pattern for demonstrating multiple techniques. This pattern lends
itself to pre-cuts clubs, 6 fat quarters and 20-2-1/2" strips (along with background and borders) makes the middle size
Wall - 39-1/2" square; Throw - 61-1/2" square; Large 83-1/2" square
Surrounded by Geese
Over the Fields - QBN038 NEW!
Surrounded by Geese Over the Fields was inspired
by the spring and autumn migration of Canada Geese in North America. The 16-patch blocks in a variety of warm, rich, earth-tones
represent the fields. The Flying Geese blocks are framed with varying blues representing the sky. The center is surrounded
by a border of Flying Geese. To unify the quilt, the black/brown prints for the Flying Geese and first and second borders
are of a similar medium to dark value. Directions are included to make
the Flying Geese using a quick, no-waste method. The field blocks are made using a speedy strip-pieceing method.
Shops: Great pattern for demonstrating fast flying geese. Great for pre-cuts clubs
- 18 Fat Quarters plus borders make the smaller quilt top.
Experience with rotary cutting and piecing necessary. This is an intermediate level project.
Finished size: Small 57-1/2"
x 57-1/2"; Large 81-1/2" x 81-1/2"
Sweetie Pie - QBN034
Scrap or 10" pre-cuts friendly. Bonus Stroller Tote directions included!
Use scraps to make one small Sweetie Pie — just the right size for a stroller.
How about an eye-spy version? Or, pick up a set of 40 - 10" pre-cut squares and make a large sweetie pie or three stroller
quilts. This pattern is perfect for those children’s 10" pre-cut stacks that contain both boy and girl colors.
Sort the colors and you can make one stroller quilt for a boy, one for a girl, and one suitable for either! The large Sweetie
Pie is perfect for using up and showing off 10" pre-cuts containing fun, medium- or small- scale novelty prints. Pick
a coordinating sashing color and you are on your way! Bonus Stroller Tote: If you
use 10" pre-cut squares for this project, you will have enough scraps left over to make a sweet little stroller tote.
The handles are arranged on opposing sides with velcro on one end so the tote can be attached to many different stroller frames.
Directions are also included for attaching the handles on the same side.
Shops: Great pattern for pre-cuts clubs - a 40 piece Layer Cake makes the larger quilt or 3 of
the small quilts.
Experience with rotary
cutting and piecing necessary. This is an intermediate level project.
Small (Stroller Size): 39" x 39"; Large 64" x 70"; Stroller Tote: 14" x 14"
Self-Sashing Disappearing 9-Patch - QBN036
Easy and fun! Great for a block exchange party!
This fun, easy project goes together very quickly. If you are using fat quarters, strip-piecing
makes it even easier! Make the simple 9-patch blocks. Cut them into four units. Reassemble the units and the 9-patches disappear
but sashing and cornerstones magically appear! Use 6 coordinating fat quarters, a few 5" charm square packs, or cut 5" squares from your scrap bin. Try
a variety of novelty prints for a child’s, “I Spy” version, Choose a neutral and a dark that frame
the prints well to make them pop!
For even more
fun, sponsor a 9-patch block exchange with your local bee group. It’s a great way to use up stash and scraps.
Experience with rotary cutting, basic piecing and quilting techniques necessary. This
is a beginner level project.
Finished size: 50-1/2" x 57"