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A Look Inside – The Big Book of Lap Quilts

Oh, how we love a good lap quilt! They’re perfect for cuddling on the couch, can be displayed with ease, and make a generous gift for most any occasion. We’ll take a sneak peek inside The Big Book of Lap Quilts at a few patterns by some of our very own Fat Quarter Shop designers.

51 Full-color Lap Quilt Patterns

Martingale’s latest installment in the Big Book Series brings us 51 varied and beautiful lap quilt patterns destined to make it into your family room. There are patterns from designers such as Country Threads, Kim Diehl, Amy Ellis, Sherri K. Falls, Joanna Figueroa, Jill Finley, Lynne Hagmeier, Kimberly Jolly, Nancy Mahoney, Me and My Sister Designs, Carrie Nelson, Pat Sloan, Cheryl Wall, Corey Yoder, and more!


The Big Book of Lap Quilts by Martingale Press


Two of the lap quilt designs come from the Fat Quarter Shop. Kimberly Jolly designed Sprightly Stars. The fat quarter-friendly design has sawtooth stars that sparkle with the unique half-square triangle centers.
Sprightly Stars by Kimberly Jolly
Krystal Stahl, part of the design team behind It’s Sew Emma, shows off her flair for unique block design with Hazelwood Stars. It’s a fat quarter-friendly quilt where you can choose a limited palette for the blocks, or a different fat quarter for each to make it super scrappy.
Hazelwood Stars by Krystal Stahl
At 239 pages, this book has an amazing variety of lap quilts, from traditional to modern, pieced to applique. Each pattern comes with beautiful photos and detailed full-color instructions.


Share and connect with us!

We hope you’re feeling inspired to pick up a copy of The Big Book of Lap Quilts by Martingale and start your next project! If you do, be sure to share your work with the hashtag #thebigbookoflapquilts on Instagram. If you want to get more quilty inspiration and tips, join Kimberly’s Stitch Squad on FaceBook.

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