Color Play: Simple Quilts, Spectacular Quilting

We love color, especially bright color! Handi Quilter and have partnered to bring you a free, downloadable booklet, Color Play: Simple Quilts, Spectacular Quilting. This series of nine quilts feature free patterns and quilting designs from quilter and Handi Quilter Educator, Marie Eldredge. Keep an eye out throughout 2018 for videos detailing Marie’s process and how-tos. We hope you enjoy making these quilts as much as Marie enjoyed designing them!

Click on quilt images for a larger look at the spectacular quilting! All Color Play quilts are designed and quilted by Marie Eldredge.

9 Pattern Booklet + Designs

Handi Quilter and American Patchwork & Quilting® magazine have partnered to bring you a free, downloadable booklet, 9 Free Quilt Patterns + Quilting Designs for Each Quilt. Sign up for Handi Quilter updates to get the booklet download – you can opt-out at any time, but you still get the free patterns. Have fun with these quilt patterns and customize them in your own way!

Here are a few examples of the patterns you’ll receive:

A Fine Finish

The HQ Studio Educators teamed up with Love of Quilting magazine to showcase the transformational step of finishing a quilt. We provided each educator with a section of the Rouge Roundabout to quilt, and asked them to share their creative decision-making process. What elements did they consider when approaching the quilt design? How did the piecing influence their choices? The end results were featured in the May/June 2016 issue of Love of Quilting. We were so pleased with the outcome, we wanted to give the feature more space, and add tips and tutorials to give you more information.

Free Software Templates

Click on the image below to download the software file for your machine. You will download a .zip file which will need to be opened once it is on your machine.  Each .zip file contains a .dxf, .hqf, and .qli version of the file.