I’d like to show you a few more designs appearing in Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Spring ’14.
With 23 exclusive quilts, it’s not possible to show them all in one post. You can catch the first group in yesterday’s post.
One of my favorites in this issue is Sonoran Sands by Eileen Fowler. She used two blocks of her own design.
Navajo Nights appeared in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 1.
Santa Fe Star appeared in Volume 7.
They come together in Sonoran Sands, made even more lovely thanks to Artisan Batiks by Lunn Studios for Robert Kaufman.
I like the next quilt, too, which also uses two block designs.
AnneMarie Chany used her Waffle block from Volume 8.
She combined it with enlarged Whirly Zig blocks by Heidi Foltz for Volume 7.
The result is Honeycomb Kisses, made in fabrics from Benartex. Isn’t this a breath of fresh air? So spring-like and happy. It’s not immediately apparent but this is a huge quilt: 92″ x 92″, queen size. Now don’t you love it even more?!
Jo Moury designed Spring Dreams for this issue. She began with her Meadow Glory block from Volume 7, above.
The fabrics are all from Northcott. This quilt really does announce spring, doesn’t it? It’s a perfect wall size at about 43″ x 43″.
Another nice wall quilt in this issue is June Dudley’s Seasons Change.
She used her clever 3-D Apple Tree block from Volume 7 to depict the annual evolution of an orchard. Here’s a closer look:
All the fabrics are from Hoffman California Fabrics. They add so much to this piece.
Many of you know Judy Laquidara from her popular Patchwork Times blog. She’s come up with a stunner for this issue.
Judy took her Sailing Pinwheel block from Volume 7…
…and designed Flywheel in deep, masculine colors. Wouldn’t this be a great guy quilt? The tiny Pinwheels in the white border are amazing!! It’s a throw size at 66″ x 81″.
One of my favorite blocks from all 800 that we’ve published so far is Martha Walker’s Simple Life from Volume 7. Aren’t her fabric choices perfect?
Martha took this design and created House on a Hill. Does it get any sweeter? All of the fabrics are from Moda Fabrics.
And if you want something a little hot and a little modern, how about Firelights designed by Shayla Wolf? This twin-size quilt is 72″ x 88″ and would be perfect as a college quilt. What a way to warm up a dorm room!
This issue is just $6.99 and includes 23 patterns plus many color options. That comes out to about 30 cents per pattern. Sweet!
I hope I’ve given you reason enough to pick up this issue while it’s on newsstands. It’s a keeper and we think you’ll love it.
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