Issue Preview: Quiltmaker March/April 2018


Quiltmaker March/April 2018Baby quilts are the focus of Quiltmaker’s March/April 2018 issue with 3 darling quilts to welcome baby. Find a stash busting batik quilt, Margie Ullery’s adorable spring wall quilt, Wendy Sheppard’s scrappy Irish Reel, a miniature quilt from Carolyn McCormick and more.

Cover Quilt: Clever color placement does all the work in Spinners, designed by Nancy Mahoney. Simple, pieced blocks in coordinated colors are all you need.

Let’s preview some quilts!

Forget Me Knot

Forget Me Knot, designed by Patricia Clayton

Forget Me Knot, designed by Patricia Clayton

Purples, greens and pinks come together beautifully in this queen-size quilt. Patty used a combination of triangle-squares and easy foundation piecing to create this stunning, traditional design. Kits available.


Twitter, designed by Meags & Me

Twitter, designed by Meags & Me

Cheerful colors and birdie appliques combine to make this adorable baby quilt. A simple, staggered arrangement of pinwheel blocks frames a sweet ensemble of birds. A white background beautifully showcases the bright, fun fabrics from Moda Fabrics (Mama’s Cottage). Two different bird appliques gives you the option to create you own custom flock on your quilt top. Kits available.

Garden Gate

Garden Gate, designed by Pam Boswell

Garden Gate, designed by Pam Boswell

Leap into spring with this easy to piece quilt by Pam Boswell. Pam designed a beautiful garden gate with piecing and then added vines and flowers with machine applique. Lovely soft-colored batiks give Pam’s quilt a distinctively spring-like feel. Kits available.

Trail Crawl’n

Trail Crawl'n, designed by Tricia Patterson

Trail Crawl’n, designed by Tricia Patterson

Create a bed quilt or a large quilt to take with you when you’re outdoors having fun. Trail Crawl’n has a contemporary vibe from the large patches of simple prints and concentration of easy-to-piece blocks.

Ice Crystals

Ice Crystals, designed by Carolyn McCormick

Ice Crystals, designed by Carolyn McCormick

Create an impressive mini quilt of flying geese easily by using foundation piecing. This project looks daunting but the with help of foundation piecing you can achieve success!

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Happy Quilting,
The Quiltmaker Team

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