Art Quilt & Other Patterns from Jean Wells Designs


We are proud to introduce Jean's collection of original patterns
featuring “workshop style” instructions and intuitive color and design techniques
from her book Intuitive Color & Design (C&T Publishing).

To find out if any of these patterns have kits available,
please visit the Quilt Kits & Projects page.

Note: Whenever possible, orders for a single pattern will be mailed out free of charge.

color play vest sewing class jean wells

Color Play Vest Pattern
by Jean Wells

Sizes Small - X-Large

Play with pattern (print) and color in this simple vest design. The vest can be constructed from just one fabric, different fabrics can be used for each section, or you can piece several fabrics together for the section. The shape and detailing of the garment certainly lends itself to more detailed piecing and embellishment if you wish.

Color Play Vest Pattern: $10.95
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metolius quilt pattern

Metolius Quilt Pattern
by Jean Wells

Finished sizes:
Single Fish - 16" x 36 1/2"
Multiple Fish - 40 1/2" x 70"

As a child, Jean vividly remembers the trout in the Metolius River in front of her grandmother's cabin. These two quilts pay homage to those fish and Jean's memories.

Metolius Pattern: $10.95: [Add to Cart]

metolius quilt pattern

Briefcase Style Tote Pattern
by Jean Wells

Finished size: 12” x 10” x 6”

What a perfect tote design for carrying a laptop, file folders, knitting project, etc. The rectangular shape could be easily adapted for an iPad or made larger for a big project. The bag fabric has been pieced improvisationally to create a modern patchwork look. The bag could be made of full pieces of fabric. Directions are given for cloth handles, or leather handles can be purchased if you prefer.

Briefcase Tote Pattern: $10.95: [Add to Cart]


color work table runner

Color Work Table Runners Pattern

by Jean Wells

Finished Sizes:
Blue Runner – 11 1/2” x 43”
Fall Runner – 11” x 37”

Gentle curve piecing, cutting without rulers is the technique used for creating these runners. The project not only gives you practice cutting and sewing gentle curves, but it is an opportunity to play with color and make the twenty colors flow together throughout. Tiny bits of contrasting color are scattered here and there to create interest in the design. This technique can easily be adapted to a wall quilt as well as being sized to any table.
The borders have been removed in the revised version.

Color Work Pattern: $10.95:
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Madison square pattern

Madison Square Quilt Pattern
by Jean Wells

Finished size - 50" x 60"

Two color families join together, along with white, in this modern quilt featuring improvisational piecing. Blocks are pieced intuitively in the log cabin fashion, creating one-of-a-kind designs. Instructions are in a "design class" format and the finished quilt will be uniquely yours.

Madison Square Pattern: $10.95: [Add to Cart]


(download the revised
cutting guide
by clicking here)

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