Nancy Zieman’s Quick Column Quilts Round Up
It’s National Quilting Month and we’re celebrating with a Nancy Zieman Quick Column Quilts Sewing Round Up! Modern, streamlined, quick – with characteristics such as these, the Nancy Zieman’s Quick Column Quilting methods will no doubt soon become your go-to form of patchwork.
Quick Column Quilts Round Up
Quilt designs are commonly based on squares, triangles, or circles—or a combination thereof. Celebrate March as National Quilting Month by adding a new word to your repertoire of patchwork descriptions: The word is columns! View 12+ Quick Column Quilts by Nancy Zieman, below!
Nancy‘s Original Column Quilt
This easy-to-piece design can be made into a double- or full-size bed quilt. The gradation of colors provides great visual impact! Nancy found inspiration for this quilt design from a beach towel that was left behind at her home – by a friend of the family.
Quilt To Give
Nancy modified the original column quilt (above) and created this super-quick quilt design — to make and donate to individuals and families in need. The quilt is easily made from a fabric stash, with perhaps few purchased fabric additions. The center of each column features scrappy patchwork. You can easily create a Quilt to Give by yourself, or invite friends to sew with you—like we do each September at The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show in Madison, Wis.
Heartbeat Column Quilt
No matter the size—lap to king—you can sew this quilt in a heartbeat! Colorful accent strips in a variety of widths make up Nancy’s heartbeat quilt pattern, while the subdued one-color strips add a perfect background for the design.
Interrupted Columns Quilt
Nancy’s Interrupted Columns quilt is a speedy-to-make queen-size quilt designed with a very easy lesson in color coordination. Simply find a print you love for the sashing, and choose five colors from the print to use for the column solid color fabrics. The interruptions—horizontal strips—stop the lengthwise movement while creating a more artistic appeal.
Carefree Column Quilt
Fat quarters, those convenient fabric cuts approximately 18″ x 21″, are ideal for this carefree column quilt. Made with six fat quarter cuts and one background fabric, this lap quilt is ideal for bright fabric choices or large-scale prints.
Wind Chime Column Quilt
The wind chimes hanging from the deck at Nancy’s home served as the inspiration for this Wind Chime Column Quilt. Just like real wind chimes, the angled accent pieces, seem to move as if gently nudged by the wind.
Folded Flying Geese Wall Hanging
No half-square triangles are needed to make the artistic “flying geese” in Nancy’s Folded Flying Geese wall hanging. Start with simple fabric squares, fold three times, and presto – the folded triangles create 3-dimensional Flying Geese. Plus, the background columns are not cut, but rather one piece of fabric. Hmm, it’s kinda interesting!
Folded Scrappy Column Quilt
Are you looking for a stash buster or a scrap quilt project? Nancy’s Folded Scrappy Column Quilt is the answer! The steps are simple: fold, then quilt. There are no pieced triangles and zero bias cut edges. This three-dimensional project has guidelines, rather than an exact pattern, so it is perfect for every size fabric scrap in your stash. Talk about easy!
Dotted Columns Wall Hanging
Switch it up and making an abstract wall hanging with Nancy’s column-quilting techniques, and a few fun fabrics. This artistic silk dupioni wall hanging includes “dotted columns” or circles appliquéd over the easy-to-create columns.
Happy-Go-Lucky Chevron Column Quilt
Use novel piecing techniques in Nancy’s Happy-Go-Lucky Chevron Column Quilt. Mix and match the wide and narrow strips of fabric to create care-free chevron columns. No matching necessary—use only straight stitching.
Hit-and-Miss Table Runner
At first glance, our Hit-and-Miss Table Runner looks like it is pieced with traditional hexagons. Not so with Nancy’s speedy column quilt design. The hexagon shapes are created with two halves, eliminating the intersection of three seams, otherwise known as Y-seams. With this technique, faux-hexagon halves are stitched in columns with relative speed and ease. Plus, the results are dramatic!
Tumbling Tumblers Column Quilt
Take a recognizable tumbler quilt design and turn it on its side. Nancy combines several sizes of tumbler shapes to create this modern quilt design – that breaks most sewing rules. And, the piecing is super-simple!
Floating Squares Column Quilt
This Floating Squares Column double-sized quilt looks difficult to make, but not so! The darker squares “float” on the light background of the quilt top, made with some creative cutting and sewing of crosswise strips. Not to worry, you’ll not be required to cut squares, Nancy opted for a quick-to-make column quilt technique!
All 13 quilt patterns are detailed in the Quick Column Quilts Book by Nancy Zieman.
Get ready for Quick Column Quilts journey! Choose from the thirteen column quilt designs in Nancy’s Quick Column Quilts book and Watch Quilt Column Quilts on Sewing With Nancy. If you’re new to quilting, or want to refresh your skills, there’s a design for you!
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Happy National Quilting Month!
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