QuiltCon Magazine celebrates the Modern Quilt Guild’s annual exhibition and conference with this delightful magazine full of articles, patterns, galleries of show quilts, and so much more. The perfect companion to QuiltCon, whether you were able to attend or not!
As much as I love the winter for its idyllic reasons to stay cozy indoors (by making quilts or snuggling under them!), spring is undoubtedly on its way. In this issue, we bring you a garden of colorful and engaging designs ready to breathe the fresh feeling of springtime breezes into your quilting projects. Keep up with the goings-on in the quilting world with the Community Sampler, Shop Hop, and Sew Many Tips departments. Find inspiration in Allison Harris’ Trunk Show; explore innovative scrap projects with Eileen Fowler’s 50 Ways to Love Your Leftovers; and learn Teresa Silva’s top tips for collaborating with a longarm quilter in Quilting the Quilt. Have some fresh and scrappy fun with vintage quilt blocks in Play It Again. And be sure to look to the last page in the issue for information to download the free limited-time offer for readers only, the bonus digital pattern Fine Feathered Friends by Karen Bialik. Download your digital issue to experience: • 13 quilt patterns (plus limited-time FREE pattern download). • 14 different quilting techniques. • New mystery quilt series in two parts: Secret Meadow, in honor of Love of Quilting magazine’s 25th anniversary! Share your blocks and photos: @fonsandporter #secretmeadowquilt • 2 quilt patterns featured on featured on Love of Quilting TV series 4300. • 2 scrap friendly projects. • 3 precut-friendly projects. • 5 Easy-rated projects. • 3 Challenging-rated projects. • A patriotic Quilt of Valor®. • Creative uses for scraps in Eileen Fowler’s 50 Ways to Love Your Leftovers. • Stumbling Blocks: All About Hand-Sewing Needles • Play It Again: Bright Hopes Block • Expert longarm quilter Teresa Silva of Quilting is My Bliss shares her top 10 tips for collaborating with a longarm quilter in Quilting the Quilt. • Allison Harris of Cluck Cluck Sew shares quilt photos and insights in our Love of Quilting Trunk Show. • Quilting books and products to look for at your Local Quilt Shop. • Sew Easy Lessons™ used in this issue: 8-at-a-Time Triangle Squares, Binding With Faux Piping, Continuous Bias Strips, Curved Piecing, Fusible Appliqué, Fussy Cutting, Making Bands, Paper Foundation Piecing, Partial Seams, Quick-Pieced Flying Geese, Quick-Pieced Split-Point Units, Quick-Pieced Triangle Squares, Set-In Seams, Stitch-and-Flip Corners • And more!
Turn a fun collection of fat quarters into a forest full of fancy finches. This charming quilt pattern shows off a variety of prints while you have fun making each bird unique. The blocks are cleverly offset, adding movement to the design while keeping things simple, and a row of trees below grounds all the fluttery action above.
Quilting Techniques & Tutorials
Binding & Finishing
Maker Festival Colorado: April 9 – 13, 2024Join us for Maker Festivals Colorado! A celebration of all things craft.
Love of Quilting 4300 Release!The quilter’s favorite TV series, Love of Quilting TV, returns this winter.