Home Quilting Love of Quilting July/August ’23: First Look

Love of Quilting July/August ’23: First Look


Let’s go play outdoors! What sort of imagery does that phrase connote for you? For me, it conjures the sensation of sunshine warming my pores and skin, the odor of breezes wafting by leaves excessive above, the sounds of birds chirping and rhythmically squeaking park swings, and the power and pleasure of exploring with abandon, letting creativity and creativeness prepared the ground. It’s good to pause and refresh blissful recollections!

Designers interpreted a few of their favourite outside experiences into the sensational quilts you’ll discover on this difficulty…right here’s a peek at simply of few of the patterns featured within the July/August 2023 difficulty of Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting. Get able to have a good time summer season, quilter-style!

Splash on the Pool

Summer time Starburst by Siobhan Fitzpatrick remembers her recollections of colourful childhood days on the pool.

Vibrant and playful splashes of shade burst from a middle of sunshine. “It has the sensation of splendidly vivid, carefree days you solely have as a toddler, figuring out you don’t have to fret about college the following day,” says Siobhan. Two completely different strategies make fast work of a number of triangle squares!

Sip Lemonade at a Picnic

Sip candy lemonade as you sew up Rebecca Severt’s enchanting Lemonade Picnic. Rebecca’s charming design is as refreshing to make as it’s to make use of!

Cool aqua and blue nine-patch blocks are a breeze to make with our band approach, whereas fairly yellow and white paper basis pieced ‘lemons’ are framed by inexperienced. All of the items mix to evoke ideas of lazy summer season picnics on fresh-cut grass.

Go to a Parade

Kimberly Sandberg of Handi Quilter turned her classic Americana hand-pieced quilt prime discover into a colourful picnic blanket with a denim backing in Scrap Patch Parade.

Select trendy time-saving strategies by machine, or conventional scrap-basket patches pieced by hand (good for take-along) to duplicate a classic discover—we embody directions for each.

Loosen up at Sundown

Glints of sunshine dance and glow round a area of soppy summer season hues in Terrie Peterson’s masterful Firefly Meadow mattress quilt design.

Artfully chosen batiks obtain a comfortable radiance through the use of yellow to gold and lavender to darkish purple values. Numerous designs turn out to be obvious as your eye follows her cautious association of 5 completely different blocks, culminating in a swish quilt to cherish.

Make a Campfire

Scrap quilt lovers, right here’s one for you! Head to your scrap cloth bins and check out strip piecing with Marianne Fons’ Rock Island Campfire lap quilt design.

Or, take a shortcut and use striped materials as an alternative, and whip up a putting child quilt model—each patterns are included inside.

Search for Capturing Stars

Recall sensible night time sky constellations in Love of Quiting TV’s Sara Gallegos’ Shine Vibrant. Colourful, glowing materials raise spirits and affirm a constructive mantra!

Sara targeted on a recent rainbow palette for this shimmering twist on an Irish Chain, taking part in with lustrous metallic Kona Sheen materials. She pieced rainbow strips to create a colourful binding accent for further pizzazz, and also you’ll love the quick, 100%-machine-sewn binding end!

Watch Fireworks on the 4th of July

Gentle up your stitching room just like the Fourth of July with Independence Day Fireworks by Kari Mathews.

Two completely different blocks set on level create a mesmerizing Quilt of Valor® quilt stuffed with sparkles. Kari’s cautious choice of simply 5 cloth colours in various values mix to make this daring, patriotic design with a delicate glow.

Commemorate a Particular Occasion with Cherished Ones

Signed With Love by Love of Quilting TV’s cohost Angela Huffman gathers all of the love from an important day right into a vivid and comfy souvenir quilt. Quilters all through the years have discovered methods to commemorate occasions by cloth.

One of many oldest methods is thru a signature quilt the place autographs turn out to be a cherished souvenir. A quilt like this can be utilized for household reunions or weddings as a technique to seize a second in time ceaselessly.

Lounge on the Patio Watching Quilting TV

Convey your moveable laptop computer or pill outdoors together with an iced tea, kick your ft up, and get impressed by watching Love of Quilting TV!

Love of Quilting July/August '23

Your July/August 2023 difficulty of Love of Quilting features a sneak peek of hosts Sara Gallegos’ Shine Vibrant and Angela Huffman’s Signed With Love patterns, each featured in collection 4200 airing on PBS stations starting late July. However you’ll be able to binge-watch all of the Love of Quilting TV collection with a Quilting Every day TV subscription!

Attempt Quilting Exterior

The warmth could drive us indoors the place there’s air-con, and our stitching house makes the right retreat. However have you ever thought-about giving it a attempt quilting open air? Quilting doesn’t work up a lot of a sweat—make use of a transportable fan and save the urgent for the night cool indoors!

Love of Quilting July/August '23

One in all my finest quilting purchases was a SewEzi moveable stitching desk. I roll it onto my deck, nudging it below my shade umbrella. There’s one thing so novel about stitching outdoors, like a bit of child getting away with one thing!

Dive into the Journal and Present At this time!

Choose up your copy of the July/August 2023 difficulty of Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting at the moment and have a good time summer season and the good open air, quilter-style!

I really like listening to about your quilt guilds! What traditions and actions make your guild distinctive? What are your prime suggestions for retreat locales, video games, meal plans; block or cloth swaps; organizing group initiatives; favourite charities? I invite you to share your ingenuity with me (and fellow readers)! All are welcome to share your completed quilt photographs, tales, and concepts by way of e mail at [email protected].


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