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Foxglove Manor Quilt

This 1930s-style bed-size quilt, Foxglove Manor by Cynthia L. Regone, is full of personality! The rick rack on the curvy border and the appliquéd vines and flowers add so much to the overall design.

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Abbigail Quilt

Abbigail, by Krisanne Watkins, is a pretty floral quilt that takes advantage of several easy techniques for block assembly. This throw quilt uses red squares to make a chain through the on-point blocks, giving this quilt extra pizzazz!

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BLOCK Friday: Log Cabin Quilt Block – Barn Raising Setting

It's all about the Log Cabin quilt block - Barn Raising setting, in this BLOCK Friday blog. Find out how it all started and check out some awesome quilts!

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Quilting Traditions by Jim Shore. For this special issue, Jim's designs have been printed onto fabric by Springs Creative, and projects such as quilts, table runners, placemats, a tree skirt, a tote bag, and others, have been made using this fabric. You can order fabric online for these projects on Shop Fons and Porter!

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Kim’s Star Quick and Easy Quilt Project

This quilt has all the charm of a vintage quilt. Strip piecing and rotary cutting are techniques that are quicker and easier than those used in the 1930s! Learn how to make Kim's Star in our free video tutorial.

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Prairie Sunrise Geometric Pattern Quilt Project

Angles create the illusion of light shining through a window in this sunrise-inspired quilt.

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Fiesta–Scrap Quilt Contest Winner

Mary Coolsaet fell in love with the pineapple pattern when she saw the many pineapple quilts at a quilt show a few years ago. She's made two variations of the quilt -- and this one netted her First Place in Fons & Porter's Scrap Quilt Contest!

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Woodland Meadows

This quilt pattern from Love of Quilting Sept/Oct '13 is a throw size quilt pattern featuring triangle squares and contemporary quilt fabrics.

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Perfect Harmony Quilt Project

Attracted to the lovely fabrics in this collection, Ann Lauer created a pleasing combination of braids and diamonds. Our step-by-step instructions take the mystery out of constructing this contemporary quilt.

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Electric Blue Quilt Project

When it comes to quilting, "having the blues" can be a good thing! Take, for example, Nancy Mahoney's quilt. Using fabrics in a blue-and-white color scheme, she made two simple blocks, resulting in this rhythmic, high-energy design.

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Scrap Gathering Scrap Quilt Project

Designer Lynette Jensen created another stunning quilt in Scrap Gathering, and the triangle-squares and flying geese units are easy to piece. You may be able to use scraps you already have for everything except the borders and binding. This challenging quilt is worth all the work and will leave you feeling accomplished and visitors astounded. Look for Scrap Gatherings in Scrap Quilts Spring '15.

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Oh Lolly Lolly Scrap Quilt Project

Designer B.J. Santema hand appliquéd and hand quilted all her quilt blocks. Each block features a bouquet of pastel printed flowers on a white background. This is the quilt for those who enjoy relaxing with some evening hand crafts. Look for Oh Lolly Lolly in Scrap Quilts Spring '15.

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Hills & Valleys Scrap Quilt Project

Even if you've never sewn curved blocks or have always avoided them, give it a try. Cathy Wierzbicki's ingenious method and cutting tool makes it totally foolproof. The Quilter's Versa-Curve ruler makes these curved four-patch units foolproof, and when pieced together, give the illusion of waves down the quilt. Look for Hills & Valleys in Scrap Quilts Spring '15.

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Circa 1852 Scrap Quilt Project

This quilt is all about value. This fat quarter friendly quilt makes use of darks and lights to give these traditional quilt blocks definition. Look for Circa 1852 in Scrap Quilts Spring '15.

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Touch of Rouge Quilt Project

This traditional quilt, Touch of Rouge, features a variety of red and tan prints. This traditional quilt features a variety of red and tan prints.

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Spinning Flowers

Beautiful prints and fun blocks are exactly what quilters love. Designer Janice Averill found this block in a reference book, and chose color values to make the pinwheels stand out. Colorful half-square triangles make up each pinwheel quilt block. A solid border and printed binding complete this fun quilt project.

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Nine Patch Party

For Eleanor Burns, every project is a party! Learn her quick way to make positive/negative Nine-Patch quilt blocks using pre-cut 10" squares. This quilt has a scalloped border with appliquéd flowers on two quilt corners.

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September 16, 2014 at 11am ET: Take the guesswork out of putting colors together, and use a color wheel to add pizzazz to your quilts. In this webinar, quilt expert Nancy Mahoney gives you innovative ideas for fresh color combinations. Learn more and register here: http://bit.ly/1v5Ej2K

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With Help From Friends

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

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Out of Bounds

This classic and simple quilt features simple four-patch unit piecing in blue and brown solids. This quilt is the perfect template for experimenting with quilting. #classic #quilt #FonsandPorter #Quiltspiration

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Prairie Blossoms

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.

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Old Sawmill

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!

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