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Swedish Tomte Softie

Kirstyn Cogan Stash Books ePub

Swedish Tomte Softie

Finished Size: 5˝ × 12˝

Tomtes are mischievous little spirits in charge of protecting the home and the people who live there. They don’t ask for too much, just that we believe in them and offer them a steamy bowl of Christmas porridge with a dab of butter on Christmas Eve.

Materials

Red and white cotton print 1: 1 fat quarter or ¼ yard

Red and white cotton print 2: 1 fat quarter or ¼ yard

Wool-blend felt: 4 squares 6˝ × 6˝ (1 square each of red, white, pink, and brown)

Muslin or other scrap fabric: 1 fat quarter or 2 pieces 4½˝ × 5½˝

Polyester filling: 2 ounces

Dry beans: ½ cup

Fabric-marking pen (Always test on a scrap of fabric before using. I recommend using FriXion pens.)

Fine-tip permanent marker

White printer/copier paper, 8½˝ × 11˝: 6 sheets (or 1 sheet 14˝ × 17˝ tracing paper)

Basting glue (I recommend Roxanne Glue-Baste-It.)

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Kaleidoscope

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

finished block size: 10″ × 10″ | finished wall quilt: 56½″ × 56½″

Large blocks cut into quarters and then pieced back together make this quilt look much more complicated than it really is. For best results, alternate warm and cool colors throughout the quilt.

•  3¼ yards total assorted bright prints for pieced blocks

•  1 yard green for lattice and borders

•  3¾ yards for backing and binding

•  61″ × 61″ batting

Cut from assorted bright prints for pieced blocks:

•  25 squares 7″ × 7″

•  50 rectangles 2½″ × 7″

•  50 rectangles 2½″ × 11″

Cut from green:

•  20 rectangles 1½″ × 10½″ for vertical lattice

•  6 strips 1½″ × 54½″ for horizontal lattice and side borders

•  2 strips 1½″ × 56½″ for top and bottom borders

 

1. Piece the blocks as shown. Press. Make 25 blocks.

2. Cut the 25 pieced blocks into quarters, each measuring 5½″ × 5½″. Make 100 quarters.

Cut blocks into quarters.

3. Arrange and sew the quarters into blocks. NOTE: I placed the pieces randomly and didn’t worry whether the direction of the seams was consistent. Press. Make 25 blocks.

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Medium 9781617451867

Scattered Leaves

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

scattered leaves

This runner will be the perfect addition to your fall decor. Scattered appliquéd leaves are framed by a simple pieced border.

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

finished runner: 24½˝ × 48½˝ | finished block: 8˝ × 8˝

materials

Assorted tans: ¾ yard total for appliqué backgrounds

Assorted browns: ½ yard total for appliquéd frames and pieced borders

Assorted greens: ½ yard total for appliquéd leaves and pieced borders

Assorted oranges and rusts: ½ yard total for appliquéd leaves and pieced borders

Assorted yellows and golds: ½ yard total for appliquéd leaves and pieced borders

Paper-backed fusible web: 2 yards

Batting: 29˝ × 53˝

Backing and binding: 1¾ yards

cutting

Cut from assorted tans:

10 squares 8½˝ × 8½˝

Cut from assorted browns, greens, oranges, rusts, yellows, and golds:

64 rectangles 2½˝ × 4½˝

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World Events

Julia Icenogle Kansas City Star Quilts ePub

Mrs. Bobbins likes to keep up on what’s happening in the world, and sometimes a little quilt flair sneaks in!

“3 minutes, 23 seconds…and she’s on pace to shatter the Olympic record!”

Doing her part to stimulate the economy, Mrs. Bobbins engages in another wild night of online shopping.

“I’ll vote for any candidate that supports my right to carry a concealed seam ripper.”

The year the Quilt Guild was in charge of the Westridge precinct.

“YES, WE DID!”

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Ladora

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

finished block size: 11″ × 14″ | finished wall quilt: 59½″ × 60½″

Concentric rectangles are the focal point of this quilt, which was made with brown and blue batiks with backgrounds of soft warm grays and off-whites. The quilt has a casual yet elegant feeling.

•  1½ yards total assorted white batiks for pieced backgrounds

•  1¼ yards total assorted gray batiks for pieced background and pieced blocks

•  1¼ yards total assorted brown batiks for pieced blocks

•  1 yard total assorted blue batiks for pieced blocks

•  3¾ yards for backing and binding

•  64″ × 65″ batting

Cut from assorted white batiks for pieced backgrounds:

•  16 rectangles 4½″ × 6½″

•  16 rectangles 3½″ × 4½″

•  10 rectangles 3½″ × 7½″

•  10 rectangles 3½″ × 14½″

Cut from assorted gray batiks for pieced backgrounds:

•  23 rectangles 3½″ × 6½″

•  8 squares 3½″ × 3½″

Cut from assorted gray batiks for pieced blocks:

•  12 rectangles 1½″ × 4½″

•  12 rectangles 1½″ × 6½″

•  12 rectangles 1½″ × 5½″

Cut from assorted brown batiks for pieced blocks:

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