Hot Off the Press: America Makes Fast Quilts Spring 2013

Cover 200px 1135 Hot Off the Press: America Makes Fast Quilts Spring 2013We’re excited to bring you our fresh new special issue, America Makes Fast Quilts, Spring 2013! It’s packed with 25 speedy, snappy projects that will entice you to begin your next quilt. We invite you to pick up a copy and relax while you peruse the tempting assortment of quick and easy designs. No pressure to master tough techniques, no huge investment of time, just simple, easy-going quilt making.

Treat yourself to the ease and pleasure of precut fabrics such as Jelly Rolls (2½″ strips), Layer Cakes (10″ squares), or fat quarters (18″x 20-22″) with patterns like Pick-Up Sticks, Celebrate the Day,  or Into Africa.

Pick Up Sticks 300px Hot Off the Press: America Makes Fast Quilts Spring 2013Pick your favorite colors and try your hand at Raspberry Cheesecake, a fast twenty-five patch bed quilt pattern.

Raspberry Cheesecake 300px Hot Off the Press: America Makes Fast Quilts Spring 2013The Indigo Weave lap quilt pattern utilizes precut 10″ squares, and bridges the gap betweeen traditional and modern aesthetics, making it a great accent piece for any décor.Indigo Weave 300px Hot Off the Press: America Makes Fast Quilts Spring 2013

Funfetti and Triangle Toss showcase trendy brights in quick lap quilt patterns.Funfetti 300px Hot Off the Press: America Makes Fast Quilts Spring 2013The Midnight Blooms wall quilt showcases a gorgeous panel print; limited edition quilt kit available—click here. Other wall quilt patterns include My Summer Garden, a mini sampler with fun piecing and appliqué, or Architectural Glow, an easy, dramatic wall hanging made with batiks plus black.

Midnight Blooms 300px Hot Off the Press: America Makes Fast Quilts Spring 2013

Midnight Blooms - limited edition quilt kits available at QuiltandSewShop.com, while supplies last.

It’s always fun to have a new baby quilt pattern at the ready. You’ll love making Madi’s Quilt with its super simple construction and fusible appliqué…it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!Madis Quilt 300px Hot Off the Press: America Makes Fast Quilts Spring 2013

With only 11 of the 25 included patterns mentioned above, we invite you to stop by our website to preview all the patterns included in this issue. In fact, after you preview all the patterns, tell us your very favorite from this issue in the comments below, and we’ll send a FREE issue of America Makes Fast Quilts, Spring 2013, to four randomly chosen winners!

  1. Click here to see all the patterns featured in this issue.
  2. Tell us your favorite pattern in the comments below.

We’ll choose and notify the winners via email on Friday, May 17.

Contest is over, congratulations to the winners:

Pat Rutherford of Catlettsburg, Kentucky
Toni Stone of Cold Spring, Kentucky
Kathie Squarebriggs of Berwick, Nova Scotia
Shirley Wells of Rose Hill, Kansas

Pick up your copy of America Makes Fast Quilts, Spring 2013 from your local quilt shop or newsstand, or click here to purchase the print or instant digital download edition from our online Quilt and Sew Shop. You’ll be glad to have this collection of fast quilt patterns at the ready when you have a little time to enjoy the simple pleasures of quilting…we hope you’ll be inspired to make a “quilter’s holiday” project today!

Psst…Don’t miss out on this issue’s FREE Web Bonuses—click here!

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157 Responses to Hot Off the Press: America Makes Fast Quilts Spring 2013

  1. I like the Into Africa and the Zig and Zag. Defintely picking up that issue, unless I win it.

  2. Jodi says:

    Pickup Sticks is my favorite . Love all the patterns

  3. Vicky says:

    If I must choose just one, I think it would be “Into Africa”. I have collected a few wild prints and think I would like to make this quilt. I also love “Funfetti” and “Raspberry Cheesecake”. It could be a toss up on which quilt I would make first. Decisions, decisions!!

  4. Bonnie says:

    My favorite is Bed of Roses.

  5. iris says:

    I liked A Paradigm Shift. Think it would look great in red/white/blue for Quilts of Valor….

  6. I love “Pick Up Sticks”, colors are pretty and looks to be the simplest one to make. Would make this for one of my grand children.

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