Fun in the Sun Free Quilt Pattern

Fun in the Sun Free Quilt Pattern

Created by: Sarah Marrone @flashbulbsbroken
Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Summer is the perfect time for fun sunglasses and this free pattern includes just that; three pairs of vintage-inspired sunglasses to make a bright, cheery wall hanging!

This is a great pattern to try out paper piecing if you haven’t before. You can be bold with your color choices, mix prints, and the lenses are the perfect spots for a large-scale print or for fussy cutting.

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Materials:

  • 1 yard Background fabric
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Easy Applique Color Wheel Mini Quilt

Easy Applique Color Wheel Mini Quilt

Looking for a mini quilt with the perfect pop of color? Look no further than this easy applique color wheel mini quilt! Today we'll show you how to sew up this project step by step.

This delightful mini quilt features a bright rainbow of colors to spruce up your sewing space and serve as a great sewing and quilting reference! We used a rainbow fat quarter bundle and a pie ruler for this easy spin on a classic Dresden plate

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Sewing 101: Hand Quilting

Sewing 101: Hand Quilting

Hand quilting is a great way to add a special touch to your quilt project that pre-dates the sewing machine! You can use this technique on modern quilts as well as traditional quilts, and it gives a completely different finished look to your project that we love. Check out our video tutorial and step by steps below to learn this great technique!

We’ll also be featuring a full tutorial for this color wheel quilt later this week on the

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Summer Block Party: Half Square Gingham

Summer Block Party: Half Square Gingham

Created by: Sariella Studios
Skill Level: Beginner (with basic knowledge of quilt block piecing)

Welcome to the final installment of the fabric.com Summer Block Party! We have enjoyed this series so much and hope you have too! If you've missed any of the quilt block designs so far, you can catch up by clicking here. From the Candied Pineapple to the Nautical Stripe, there is something for everyone! Our last block in this series is the Half Square Gingham

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Summer Block Party: Fishy Fish

Summer Block Party: Fishy Fish

Created by: The Tattooed Quilter
Skill Level: Confident Beginner

There are only two more blocks left in our fabric.com Summer Block Party! We hope you've had as much fun as we have with this series. Block #7 was created by the Christopher Thompson (better known as The Tattooed Quilter) and is a great one for beginners and seasoned sewists alike.

We recommend joining this block with others from our Summer Block Party to create a fun picnic quilt.

Let's

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Summer Block Party: Sunshine Days

Summer Block Party: Sunshine Days

Created by: Happiness in the Making
Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Welcome back to the fabric.com Summer Block Party! Today's block is a little ray of sunshine that is brightenning up our Monday. Haley from Happiness in the Making did such a fabulous job creating this free pattern for the fabric.com blog!

Let's get started!

Sunshine Days

Fabric Choices

For fabrics, Haley went with nautical turquoise waves, bright yellow gingham and punchy pink fabrics to create her Sunshine Days block. Here

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Summer Block Party: Popsicle

Summer Block Party: Popsicle

Created by: of Elise & Emelie
Skill Level: Beginner

The fabric.com Summer Block Party is heating up, and today's 5th block is appropriately titled Popsicle Party! The tasty treats in this 12x12 block could not be more perfect for summer quilting, and we love the fabric choices by our friend Elise from Elise & Emelie!

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Candied Pineapple Block

Fabric Choices

Denim and bright, vibrant prints made a fantastic fabric combination for this popsicle pattern, but the possibilities are endless!

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Summer Block Party: Argyle

Summer Block Party: Argyle

Created by: Sassafras Lane Designs
Skill Level: Confident Beginner to Intermediate

Welcome back to the fabric.com Summer Block Party! Today's block is a trendy twist on a preppy Argyle print, and we can't wait to get started on this one.

Argyle Block

Fabric Choices

The ladies at Sassafras Lane made such great fabric choices for this project! The combination of the black and white Art Gallery woodland print with the bright Kona Cotton solids came together perfectly.

You'll Need the following
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Summer Block Party: Camp Out

Summer Block Party: Camp Out

Created by: Cristy of Love You Sew
Skill Level: Beginner Foundation

Welcome back to the fabric.com Summer Block Party! Block #3 in our exciting 8-block series is a great block for beginners called "Camp Out."

Summer time brings warmer weather and that warmer weather brings us outdoors. There is nothing like spending that time with nature - while camping out, watching the stars and roasting some marshmallows over an open fire.

This block conjures those great memories and is

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Summer Block Party: Nautical Stripe

Summer Block Party: Nautical Stripe

Created by: Initial K Studio
Skill Level: Beginner

Welcome to the second installment of the fabric.com Summer Block Party! Today we are creating a nautical block that can be used as a wall hanging, pillow or quilt top (of course). The possibilities are endless!

Nautical Stripe

This pattern was inspired by Kristi from Initial K. Studio's time spent along the South Texas Coast as a child. Let's get started!

Fabric Choices

For this block we chose three Kona Cotton solids (there

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