Projects from Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting which represent Traditional Quilts.
Liz Porter and friends pooled their scraps together and made itty bitty Shoo Fly blocks to swap. This fat-quarter friendly quilt has all the charm of a vintage scrap quilt. Digital pattern available! #scrappy #quilt #quiltblocks #Quiltspiration #FonsandPorter
Designer Jane Vaughan understands the ease of working with pre-cuts. Here she uses 2½"-wide strips to create a classic block reminiscent of little flowers. Video tutorial available! Find this quilt in Quilting Quickly Fall '14.
Old Sawmill is a masculine quilt made using 2½"-wide pre-cut strips and a diagonal seams technique, making it easy to piece. Quilting video tutorial available!
Patterns - Burgoyne, with Red Digital Pattern
Wheels of Chance from Love of Quilting September/October '13 is a throw size quilt pattern featuring nine-blade fan quilt blocks. Quilt by Liz Porter.
Love of Quilting Wheels of Chance
This traditional quilt pattern from our July/Aug issue uses a center panel that is a reproduction of a "calico" panel printed by textile printer John Hewson in the late 1700s in Philadelphia. Designed and quilted by Liz Porter.
This pink and blue star and patchwork quilt pattern, Liberty's Stars, is subtle yet playful. Find this quilt by Kimberly Jolly in the July/August 2013 Love of Quilting magazine.
Liberty's Stars: star patchwork quilt block quilt
No water or soil needed for this garden to bloom! Jessica's Rose Garden quilt by Toby Lischko shows off gorgeous floral prints paired with large traditional quilt blocks. Find it in the July/August 2013 issue of Love of Quilting magazine.
Jessica's Rose Garden: star and triangle quilt block quilt
This quilt, Rock Island Campfires, is a quilt by Marianne Fons featured in Love of Quilting July/August 2013. This throw size quilt featuring string piecing allows you to use as few or as many fabrics as you wish in each string portion of the blocks.
The fabrics in this quilt, High Street, reminded designer Terry Albers of an old Victorian house in San Francisco and a quieter, more dignified, and slower-paced time. The memories inspired her to create her quilt with traditional blocks and settings.
High Street free shoo fly quilt block quilt
Pieced from as many reproduction prints she could gather at a fabric exchange, Liz Porter's quilt, Emily’s Wedding, features a masterful combination of the 54-40 or Fight quilt block and the Shoo Fly quilt block.
Just in time for spring, the pink tulips in this cheery quilt will make your heart sing every time you see them. The appliqué border packs a delightful pink punch in this quilt by Kathleen Whiting and Natalia Bonner called Bed of Tulips.
Bed of Tulips: tulip block applique border quilt
Dig into your pile of scraps for this colorful quilt. “Flippy corners” make quick work of the triangles on each small square on this fat quarter friendly quilt by Mark Lipinski named What's the Point.
What's the Point? Fat quarter friendly scrap quilt
Liz Porter's Irish Chain is fat quarter friendly and strips sets make it possible to create a perfect quilt for any occasion.
Liz's Irish Chain: fat quarter friendly scrap quilt
Take a class from expert quilter Marti Michell in this skill-building video. Marti demonstrates a neat chain piecing trick to help you know what to piece next, and how to press the seams to make nice, flat blocks that will be easy to quilt. She also shows several styles of Log Cabin quilts.