5 Things from May/June That Made Us Go WOW!

Every other month we pull all our issues together to highlight the themes and quilts found within them. For May/June we rounded up 19 amazing quilts to showcase in our Lookbook but they are just the tip of the iceberg for what you’ll find in these issues. Browse the Lookbook then keep reading to discover the five themes that made us go WOW this month.

1. Color and more color!

With beautiful color combinations and bold blocks, this seasons’ colors have been stunning. For something flowery, use simple foundation-piecing to make Easy Peasy Posies from Easy Quilts Summer 2019. Or, work up a game-inspired quilt using scrappy selections with Marbles from McCall’s Quick Quilts April/May 2019.

Quilt: Easy Peasy Posies
Designed and Made by: Mary Hertel

Quilt: Marbles (inspired by Chinese Checkers)
Designed and Made by: Charisma Horton

2. Cozy Home Quilts

There’s nothing like snuggling with a cozy quilt and you just might swoon over this simple throw. It’s pre-cut friendly using both 5″ charm squares and 2½” strips, and is easily adaptable for any style. Check out more in Pre-Cut Patchwork May/June 2019.

Quilt: Prints Charming
Designed and Made by: Jerry Stube

3. Mini Blocks

Small blocks come together to make a big impact with To The Nines. Though a traditional
quilt, it feels more modern thanks to the use of contemporary fabrics. It uses a variety of prints, so you can feel free to make this quilt as scrappy as you like! Check it out in Quiltmaker May/June 2019.

Quilt: To The Nines
Designed and Made by: Mandy Leins

4. Dye-Cut Friendly Quilts

The rich red, vibrant green, and luminous blue in this quilt from McCall’s Quilting May/June 2019 will have you dreaming of the French countryside. Celebrate summer with a pretty bouquet of appliqué inspired by blocks in Electric Quilt.

Quilt: Garden Wedding
Designed and Made by: Barbara Eikmeier

5. Mother’s Choice Blocks

Beautiful batiks combine with the Mother’s Choice block to create a quilt as marvelous as mom’s garden. Check out Mother’s Best in Love of Quilting May/June 2019.

Quilt: Mother’s Best
Designed and Made by: Reed Johnson

So what did you think? Be sure to comment with any of the other quilts you loved from this collection.

~The Quilting Company Team

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