Volume 21, Number 2
In this issue the Feature is Natural Instincts - Nature provides the framework for McKenna Ryan's fabric and quilt designs. Projects include: Life Is Grand - Embellish a bed-size quilt with large flower motifs and big-stitch quilting; Stargazing - Combine basic units into a radiant wall hanging; Feather Your Nest - Layer fusible-applique shapes, then stitch a serene scene; Color Me Crochet - Sew strip sets to make 36-Patch blocks that resemble crocheted granny squares; French Braid - Create the illusion of weaving with strips of pinks and neutrals for a romantic quilt; Wise Guy - Have a hoot using precut strips to design an owl quilt; Dare to Dream - Re-create a stunning antique quilt where tiny diamonds extend from center stars to form X blocks; Ta-Dot! - Experiment with gentle curved seaming and reverse-applique for an exuberant quilt. Plus - Exclusive embroidery project; Quilting Changes Everything; Favorite Blocks; Tips From Designers; and much much more! American Patchwork & Quilting Magazine - April 2013.