Quiltmakers July/August 2017 issuehits newsstands soon, and this issue is sizzling! Seriously, just look at that red-hot cover. Isnt it a beauty? This edition is chock-full of 14 fun new quilt patterns to keep you busy all summer long (and then some).Sew a darling little summer camper, or get a jump start on winter sewing with two different holiday designs. Combine a flowering vine with pieced stars, or try your hand at foundation piecing miniature Flying Geese.We also have coloring pages so you can design your own color palettes and a new Bonnie Hunter block. Plus, continue with managing editor Tricia Pattersons journey into learning to machine quilt on a domestic sewing machine, and learn different methods for loading a quilt on a longarm machine with ZJ Humbach.
Sweet Twisters: The sparkling cover quilt designed by Denise Russart is a great project for batiks or any scraps youve been saving! The wall quilt pattern finishes at 36 x 36, and weve also included an alternate size chart to make a throw, twin or king-size quilt.
Lets take a look inside at a few more of the quilt patterns:
Garden Path Daisies:An appliqued flowering vine is the perfect addition to the collection of stars featured on this quilt designed by the team at Bound to Be Quilting. The enchanting and easy-to-make design finishes at 61 x 78. Kits are available.
Back Track: Dig into your stash to makethis quick and easy throw quilt designed by Scott Flanagan. The finished size is 70 x 94. For some extra fun, weve also included a pattern for Mini Tracks, a wall-sized version that finishes at 28 1/2 x 37 1/2.
Santa Crossing: Get a head start on your holiday quilting with this creative quilt designed by Wendy Sheppard.The finished size is 69 x 83. Kits are available! Bonus: Get to know Wendy in our designer spotlight featured with the pattern in this issue.
Berry Mint Starburst: This quilt designed by Pam Boswell is bursting with texture! From florals to plaids, Pams fabric choices work perfectly with the design. Itsbased on a singleblock design using only two patchsizes; the blocks are placed indifferent orientations to create aunique overall arrangement. The quilt finishes at 80 x 80.
Browse our online galleryto preview all the quilt patterns included in this issue.