This issue highlights building your skills offering new techniques to try from curved piecing and making bands to mitering corners and making continuous bias strips. Quilt Patterns include: Summer Sunburst - Splashes of color radiate sunshine; Lemonade Picnic - Sip pretty under blue skies; Firefly Meadow - Light dances in a field of summer hues; Scrap Patch Parade - Replicate a vintage Americana find; Independence Day Fireworks - Mesmerizing Quilt of Valor; Signed With love - Gather together love & signatures; Shine Bright - A sparkling rainbow palette of stars; Rock island Campfire - String-piece scraps (or stripe shortcut!); Patchwork Potpourri, Part 3 - Scrappy sampler series concludes; It's Easy Being Green - Transform a humble Nine-patch! Features are: Trunk show with Amy Bradley - Alive with color & personality; Quilted postcard swap - reader inspirations; Stumbling Blocks - Practical answers to frequently asked questions; Quilting the Quilt - 5 ways to battle quilting burnout. Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Magazine - July/August 2023.