Holidays Remembered by Clothworks featured in McCall’s Quick Quilts

Gift Exchange quilt designed & made by Dodi Poulsen. Used with permission from McCall’s Quick Quilts® magazine. ©2018 The Quilting Company. All Rights Reserved.

It’s that time of year again.  Make way for colder temps, longer nights, holiday celebrations, and hopefully some time at the sewing machine!   Looking for a new holiday-inspired quilt project?  Then check out Gift Exchange by Dodi Poulsen, made with the Clothworks line Holidays Remembered by Barb Tourtillotte, featured in the December/January 2019 McCall’s Quick Quilts.

Gift Exchange quilt designed & made by Dodi Poulsen. Used with permission from McCall’s Quick Quilts® magazine. ©2018 The Quilting Company. All Rights Reserved.

Quilt designer Dodi Poulsen combines strip piecing with unique color placement in this festive holiday quilt called Gift Exchange.  Find a quilt shop to stock up on remaining Holidays Remembered fabric by Clothworks before it runs out & pick up the December/January 2019 edition of McCall’s Quick Quilts.  You can even purchase the Gift Exchange quilt kit here, too!

Gift Exchange quilt designed & made by Dodi Poulsen. Used with permission from McCall’s Quick Quilts® magazine. ©2018 The Quilting Company. All Rights Reserved.

Happy Sewing!

American Made Brand Solids in Connect the Curves Quilt

Designed by Lori J. Miller. Used with permission from American Patchwork & Quilting® magazine. ©2018 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Featured in the December 2018 issue of American Patchwork & Quilting is another stunning quilt showing off basics by Clothworks fabric, the vibrant solid cottons of American Made Brand.  ‘Connect the Curves’ is designed by Lori J. Miller, who gives this Drunkard’s Path design a modern twist by mixing bold & bright solids with neutral grey from the AMB solid cotton palette.

American Patchwork & Quilting® magazine. ©2018 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Head online to American Patchwork & Quilting to view highlights from the December 2018 edition and follow them on social media:  facebook, Instagram @allpeoplequilt, Twitter @allpeoplequilt, and Pinterest @allpeoplequilt

Find a shop here to stock up on some American Made Brand solid basics, now in 87 colors, including 12 new brights that will surely add some pizzazz to your next project!

‘Give it a Twirl’ Quilt Featuring Impressions Basics

Give it a Twirl quilt designed by Denise Russell. Used with permission from American Patchwork & Quilting® magazine. ©2018 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

The bold and bright hues from the Impressions Moiré Basics collection by Clothworks add some pizzazz to the pinwheel blocks in the ‘Give it a Twirl’ Quilt featured in the December 2018 issue of American Patchwork & Quilting Magazine.  Our friend Denise Russell of Pieced Brain Quilt Designs designed this quilt and you can visit her blog here to read more about it!  You can also find kits of this quilt on Quilt Addicts Anonymous, too!

Give it a Twirl quilt designed by Denise Russell. Used with permission from American Patchwork & Quilting® magazine. ©2018 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Denise’s quilt design may appear complex, but rest assured, it is really simple and fun to construct!  So find a local quilt shop near you and stock up on some colorful Impressions Basics by Clothworks . Pick up a copy of the December 2018 issue of American Patchwork & Quilting Magazine and ‘Give it a Twirl’!  Or head to Quilt Addicts Anonymous to purchase the Give it a Twirl quilt kit using these bright Impressions Moiré fabrics.  Happy Sewing!

Elephant’s Garden Featured in Today’s Quilter, UK Quilt Mag!

Elephant’s Garden by Clothworks, the newest fabric collection from Printfresh Studio, has been spotted in Today’s Quilter magazine.  Check out this gorgeous curve block design called Caesar’s Crown.  The ethnic-inspired paisleys, florals, and elephant-themed prints in vivid blues, corals, pinks, and mints in Elephant’s Garden, are a fresh update on this classic pieced design.

If you live in the UK, you can pick up a copy of Today’s Quilter which hit the newsstands on August 9th.  Head to their website for where to buy, as well as a bonus quilting blog and tutorials!

And don’t forget to pick up some Elephant’s Garden fabric before it sells out at your favorite Clothworks fabric stockist, too!

Quilt Mkt Recap: New AMB Cotton Solids + Quilt Inspiration!

American Made Brand solid cottons continue to fuel the creativity of many a quilter, sewist, and maker!  Clothworks debuted 12 new colors in a Bright & Fresh palette at Quilt Market 2018 in Portland.  These new colors certainly live up to their name and are guaranteed to energize your latest sewing project!  Look for them to deliver this July in your favorite local quilt shop.

Clothworks was also pleased to feature the gorgeous quilts by Maria Shell, on display in our booth at Quilt Market.  Bear Fence (shown in the middle of the pic below) and Hot Seat (on the right in the pic below) captivated the crowds at Quilt Market with their vibrant colors and dynamic piecing.

In case you missed Market, head to Maria’s blog, Tales of a Stitcher, to read about her creative process in making Bear Fence.  For more inspiration, follow this link to her book, Improv Patchwork- Dynamic Quilts Made with Line & Shape.  Be sure to follow her on Instagram, too!

And follow American Made Brand on Instagram & find a shop here to stock up on AMB solid cottons!

AMB Fabric featured in Summer 2018 Quilts and More magazine!

Quilts and More™ magazine. ©2018 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved

American Made Brand cotton solids are featured in a pieced pillow project in the Summer 2018 edition of Quilts and More™ magazine.

The Stitch & Switch Pillow designed by Corey Yoder is inspired by traditional barn quilts, adapted to fit pillow size.  The perfect project for a quilter who needs something quick and easy to satisfy their quilting fix! Shown below is a version of the pillow in a traditional color scheme.

Based on a design by Corey Yoder. Used with permission from Quilts and More™ magazine. ©2018 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

The Stitch & Switch Pillow design is so versatile, quilt tester Martha Gamm gave it a completely different feel with the nautical-inspired, navy blue & white color scheme using American Made Brand cotton solids, as shown below.

Based on a design by Corey Yoder. Used with permission from Quilts and More™ magazine. ©2018 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Head to All People Quilt to download the Summer 2018 edition of Quilts and More™ magazine   or pick up a copy of this magazine, due to hit your favorite newsstand, next week on April 24 through July 24th, 2018.  And most importantly, support your LQS (Local Quilt Shop) by stocking up on American Made Brand solids.

Ring in 2018 with Frenchie Pop Quilt in AMB Solids featured in Quilty Magazine!

American Made Brand solid cottons by Clothworks make the front cover of the Jan/Feb 2018 issue of Quilty Magazine in the adorable ‘Frenchie Pop’ quilt!  What’s even more exciting is ‘Frenchie Pop’ was designed and made by me, Stephanie DiCola!  Inspired by French Bulldogs and the colorful art of Andy Warhol, I challenged myself to use all 75 colors in the AMB Solid cotton palette to make this wall-hanging sized quilt.

Dog lover or not, ‘Frenchie Pop’ is sure to win the hearts of many with its cheery, bright color arrangement.  The same French Bulldog applique is repeated in 9 blocks using a different color combination per block to create this eye-catching quilt.  Read how to make this quilt by picking up a copy of the Jan/Feb 2018 edition of Quilty at your favorite newsstand.  And stock up on American Made Brand solid cottons by visiting your local quilt shop (find a shop here)!

 

AMB Solids in Spiked Pinwheels quilt: A Modern Approach to a Classic!

The vibrant colors of American Made Brand cotton solids are featured in another quilt in Issue #21 of Modern Quilts Unlimited Magazine. Spiked Pinwheels, by designer Melissa Dunworth, simply uses 2 contrasting solids from the AMB color palette to create this new take on a classic block design.  With 75 colors in the American Made Brand solids palette, you’re sure to find a color combination that speaks to you!

Find a local quilt shop here that stocks American Made Brand solid cottons and let the fun begin in choosing your colors!  Head to your preferred newsstand to pick up Issue #21 of Modern Quilts Unlimited Magazine which is packed with colorful diagram instructions and helpful tips.  Soon, you’ll be making your own version of Spiked Pinwheels in no time!

AMB Solids Make the Cover Quilt on Modern Quilts Unlimited Issue #21!

American Made Brand cotton solids are featured in the newest issue of Modern Quilts Unlimited Magazine and even on the front cover!   Cityscape, by designer Gyleen X. Fitzgerald, makes exquisite use of the AMB solids neutral color palette in this lap-size quilt pieced with 2 ½” strips.  For added drama, a thin strip in a neutral floral print accents the AMB solid strips in this stunning diamond block design.

Head to your local quilt shop to stock up on American Made Brand solid cottons, and pick up Issue #21 of Modern Quilts Unlimited Magazine at your favorite newsstand.  Follow step-by-step instructions and special sewing techniques to make your very own version of Cityscape.

 

 

Fresh Batiks® Featured in 2 Fab Quilts!

Top Right: Rockstar- Based on a design by Tonya Alexander. Used with permission from American Patchwork & Quilting® magazine. ©2017 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Top Left: Labyrinth by Janice Averill from Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Fall 2017.

Clothworks Fresh Batiks® are featured in 2 quilting magazines that just shipped! Labyrinth by Janice Averill is sampled in vibrant and cool watercolor Fresh Batiks® Minerals in purples, blues and greensHer quilt is featured in the Fall issue of Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks.  Constructed from Flying Geese blocks, there is a handy tutorial under the Basic Lessons portion of the magazine offering an easy tutorial on how to quickly piece Flying Geese blocks.

Labyrinth by Janice Averill. From Quiltmaker’s Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Fall 2017.

Clothworks Fresh Batiks® are also featured in the October issue of American Patchwork & Quilting® magazine.  Quilt tester Laura Boehnke combined these striking colors from the Fresh Batiks® Minerals and Botanica collections to create a single star design. 

Based on a design by Tonya Alexander. Used with permission from American Patchwork & Quilting® magazine. ©2017 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Laura’s color option is based on a full quilt called Rock Star by Tonya Alexander (shown below).

 

Based on a design by Tonya Alexander. Used with permission from American Patchwork & Quilting® magazine. ©2017 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rock Star uses contrasting color palettes to showcase the stars formed by the rail fence piecing, making Clothworks Fresh Batiks® the perfect fabric choice. 

Pick up the October 2017 issue of American Patchwork & Quilting® at your favorite quilt shop through early October.  Visit American Patchwork & Quilting online for more quilting inspiration, too!

 

Also find Quilts from 100 Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks in your favorite local quilt shop now and visit Quiltmaker online for helpful quilting techniques and tips!

 

Happy Sewing!