Projects from Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting which represent Modern Quilts.
Designer Anita Peluso created this quilt to showcase 5" charm squares. Simply chain piece the squares, add a few large triangles and squares, and you'll have a quilt in just a few days. Video piecing tutorial available! Find this quilt in Quilting Quickly Fall '14.
Patterns - Flora Dot Digital Pattern
New Arrivals - Peppermintz Digital Pattern
Patterns - Lolly Digital Pattern
On the Dot, featured in Love of Quilting September/October 2013, is a throw size quilt patttern featuring appliqué circles made in modern fabrics. Quilt by Tonya Alexander.
On the Dot - appliqué circle in square quilt
This nature-inspired quilt pattern featured in Love of Quilting September/October is a throw size quilt featuring appliqué and and pieced rows. Quilt by Amanda Murphy.
Love of Quilting Bella's Garden
Writer's Block: This modern quilt pattern by Tia Curtis uses a fun technique for appliqué–it's like creating port holes on your quilt! Pick interesting quilt fabric prints to make this quilt from the July/August 2013 issue of Love of Quilting extra special!
Designer Tony Jacobson based this floral and solid quilt pattern on an English formal garden. To the Manor Grown is featured in the July/August 2013 issue of Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting.
To the Manor Grown: fussy cut square block quilt
Inspired by a quilt designed by Janine Burke of Blue Underground Studio, Kristine Peterson used bright-color solid cottons for her striking quilt creation. This quilt, Color Study, is fat-quarter friendly.
Gather your solid scraps or purchase fat quarters-either way, be sure to have plenty of colors to make your version of this dynamic time-tested pattern. This quilt, Grandma's Broken Dishes by Diane Tomlinson, is fat-quarter friendly.
And a puzzle it is! The trick to laying out the Four Patch blocks is to find the rhythm in the diagonal rows. Just be sure the browns are connected to the browns and the reds to the reds. This quilt, Four Patch Puzzle by Maria Umhey, is fat-quarter friendly.
Combine colorful strips of fabric with a crisp white to make this cheery pyramid block quilt. Use the handy Fons & Porter 60° Pyramids Ruler, or make your own triangle template. This quilt, Strippy Pyramids by Tony Jacobson, is fat-quarter friendly.
Strippy Pyramids - fat quarter friendly scrap quilt size options
Piecing this beautiful quilt requires a bit of precision and patience, but the end result is well worth the effort-ribbons of colored curves cascade down the quilt like a rainbow waterfall. This quilt, Curvy by Mark Lipinski, is fat quarter friendly.
Curvy fat quarter friendly curved piece quilt
4-inch strips, 4-inch squares, 4-inch ... you get the idea-the power of 4 is strong in designer Tony Jacobsons straight-line quilt. Bands of blue are woven together with sand and sea color strips, creating a cohesive end result.
Power of 4 masculine straight line band quilt
Susan McDermott dressed her Tents of Armageddon-the patterns traditional name-in surprisingly bright Civil War reproduction fabric prints. This quilt, Pomegranate Mountain, is fat quarter friendly.
Pomegranate Mountain fat quarter friendly triangle scrap quilt
Washington Island Poppies is the latest in Marianne Fons series of quilts inspired by one of her favorite places on earth, Washington Island, Wisconsin. Every spring, bright wild poppies dot the island farm fields.
Washington Island Poppies fat quarter friendly pedal quilt block
Mary Fons' favorite traditional churn dash quilt block takes on a larger scale with modern fabrics used in this quilt, Butter.