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August 24, 2021
Tame your schedule with the NEW 2022 Bee in my Bonnet Planner by Lori Holt from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Introducing the first-ever 2022 Bee in my Bonnet Planner by Lori Holt! This spiral-bound, dated planner includes sections for monthly and weekly planning and a notes section for each month. Every busy bee needs a pretty planner to keep track of all of their special dates and deadlines!

When you’re crafty, cute, AND busy, you need a life planner that’s as cute as it is functional. Why sacrifice one or the other when you can have the perfect planner all in one? Lori’s planner has a decorative woven fabric cover with silver embossing, and it comes in ...

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July 14, 2021
Announcing the Kaleidoscope Sew Along! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Join us for the most colorful quilt and stitch along of the year inspired by Lori Holt’s newest book, Kaleidoscope!  The Kaleidoscope Sew Along encourages you to go outside your color comfort box and discover new palettes to play with. With this Bed Runner, exclusively designed by Lori Holt for this Sew Along, and the Stitch Along for the cross stitch included in the book, it is double the stitchy fun!

Snip, stitch and quilt along with us during Lori Holt’s latest sew along, Kaleidoscope. Beginning in August, we will be stitching and quilting two projects from the ...

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May 14, 2021
Announcing Kaleidoscope by Lori Holt from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Introducing the Kaleidoscope Book by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet Co! This book is going to fill your home with light and color! Create quilts filled with a myriad of cool, light, and bright colors centered on a kaleidoscope-inspired star block. This book includes three quilt size options, three pillow size options, and a coordinating cross stitch that will light up your home.

The Kaleidoscope Book will be released in June of 2021! Read more below to learn more about this special book, and two other fun projects that go along with it.

The ever so bright ...

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April 2, 2021
#AtoZChallenge ~ B is For Block from Life in the Scrapatch


B is for Block.

Here is today's block for my A-Z Quilt.

I am going to try to come up with a quilt word or term for each day, too.

B is for Blue

This block is blue.

This blue block is for the I-Spy Alphabet Quilt 

that I am designing for this challenge.

It will be a twin size quilt for a child. 

 B is for Book

I love books.

So I have a very large collection of quilt books.

These are my Lori Holt books.

The upper case letter blocks I am making are from her Spelling ...

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March 31, 2021
Transform Stitches into Stars: Introducing Stitchy Stars by Lori Holt from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet has launched a new cross stitch pattern that captures the true spirit of the 4th of July! This dazzling row of quilt-inspired stars looks amazing in red, white, pink, and blue! Read more below to learn more about the different fabric combinations you can use to sew up your Stitchy Stars.

This radiant Stitchy Stars sampler was sewn up and finished by Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet! Lori stitched her stars on the mottled side of the Oatmeal 25 Count Lugana. She stitched over two threads using two strands of Weeks ...

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March 30, 2021
Announcing the Flea Market Flowers Stitch Along from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Earlier this year Lori Holt released a beautiful fabric collection called Flea Market, which was inspired by her love of thrifting, antique shops, and flea markets! Grabbing a beautiful bouquet of flowers from your local farmer’s market or flea market really sets the mood for spring…and that is how the Flea Market Flowers Stitch Along was born!

Gorgeous flowers that reflect the joy and vibrant colors of newly bloomed flowers cover this new cross stitch pattern. This new stitch along begins on June 2, and we don’t want you to miss out on all the floral fun ...

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March 23, 2021
Introducing the NEW Stitch Card H Cross Stitch by Lori Holt from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet released a new addition to her Stitch Card Series with Stitch Card Set H. This farm-friendly set features four ridiculously cute animals, that are sew much fun to stitch up. You can mix and match each card into other projects, or stitch them together as one big piece!

Stitch Card H isn’t on it’s own…it has seven adorable predecessors in the Bee in my Bonnet’s Stitch Card Sets A-G! Use these cards as inspiration, or as the alphabet goes on, you can add letters to your stitch card collection ...

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February 8, 2021
Announcing the Prim and Proper Stitch Along! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Lori Holt’s hit Prim and Proper quilt was such a success that we couldn’t resist continuing the fun with a Stitch Along! This precious cross stitch pattern by Bee in my Bonnet has vibrant colors and stitches that transport us back to a time where things were handmade and homegrown with love and care. Sew don’t wait… Join us next month for the Prim and Proper Stitch Along with Lori Holt!

Kimberly will be stitching a section each week for 5 weeks from March 3 to March 31, 2021. She’ll be stitching with the Prim AuriFloss ...

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February 4, 2021
Best Friends QAL – Finishing from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber


These past five weeks have been so fun for us as we have watched you and your quilting friends stitch these projects together, and we’re hoping that the Best Friends Quilt Along was able to put the “sew” back into your social life! Today we’re excited to join our quilty BFFs in creating a beautiful quilt together!

Make it a modern-day quilting bee as a block swap for everyone to piece their own quilt or pool your blocks together into one quilt to share. No matter which way you do it, every stitch of this friendship quilt will ...

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January 7, 2021
Best Friends Quilt Along – Week 1 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber


We’re putting the “sew” back into your social life with the Best Friends Quilt Along! Today we’re excited to join our quilty BFFs in creating a beautiful quilt together!

Make it a modern-day quilting bee as a block swap for everyone to piece their own quilt or pool your blocks together into one quilt to share. No matter which way you do it, every stitch of this friendship quilt will be fun and fulfilling!

The Best Friends Quilt Along lasts for five weeks, from January 7 – February 4, 2021. This week we’re starting with Log Cabin blocks ...

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December 29, 2020
Prim and Proper Sew Along Week 7 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Since Lori Holt’s new book came out we’ve been oohing and ahhing over this charming quilt! We are pleased to present the last post in this sew along for Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet’s newest book, Prim & Proper.

Have you made it this far? If so congratulations on making this lovely quilt! This week we’re finishing up the quilt top!

About the Quilt

Lori pulls beloved elements from vintage medallion applique and cross stitch to create an exquisite sampler quilt. The quilt features an elaborate vintage vase holding a sweet floral arrangement of flowers ...

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December 22, 2020
Prim and Proper Sew Along Week 6 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Since Lori Holt’s new book came out we’ve been oohing and ahhing over this charming quilt! We are sew excited to host this sew along for Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet’s newest book, Prim & Proper.

This week we’re going to sew the Prim Star Block. We’re making our way through this beautiful quilt and sharing our progress along the way.

 

The Prim Star Block starts on page 22. You will make four.

About the Quilt

Lori pulls beloved elements from vintage medallion applique and cross stitch to create an exquisite sampler quilt. The ...

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December 15, 2020
Join us for the Sew by Row Stitch Along with Lori Holt! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Lori Holt’s hit Sew by Row sampler quilt has crossed over as a cross stitch! There is no way you can resist the itch to stitch up this darling cross stitch with these adorable motifs by Bee in my Bonnet Co. such as scissors, sewing machines, irons and fat quarter bundles. Sew don’t resist… Join us next month for the Sew by Row Stitch Along with Lori Holt!

Kimberly will be stitching a section each week for 7 weeks from January 6 to February 24, 2021. She’s stitching with thread voted on by our FlossTube viewers! Thanks ...

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Prim and Proper Sew Along Week 5 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Since Lori Holt’s new book came out we’ve been oohing and ahhing over this charming quilt! We are sew excited to host this sew along for Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet’s newest book, Prim & Proper.

This week we’re going to sew the Cross Stitch Block. We’re making our way through this beautiful quilt and sharing our progress along the way.

 

The Cross Stitch Block starts on page 20.

About the Quilt

Lori pulls beloved elements from vintage medallion applique and cross stitch to create an exquisite sampler quilt. The quilt features an elaborate ...

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December 14, 2020
Announcing the Best Friends Quilt Along from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber


We’re putting the “sew” back into your social life with the Best Friends Quilt Along! Invite one, two or all of your quilty BFFs to create a beautiful quilt together.

Make it a modern-day quilting bee as a block swap for everyone to piece their own quilt or pool your blocks together into one quilt to share. No matter which way you do it, every stitch of this friendship quilt will be fun and fulfilling!

The Best Friends Quilt Along will last for five weeks, from January 7 – February 4, 2021.

For this quilt along, Lori and I are ...

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December 9, 2020
How to Finish Lori Holt’s Stitch Card Set G from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Lori Holt just released Stitch Card Set G right in time for the holidays! I love all of the stitch card sets and am so excited about these new holiday-inspired cards. I stitched my set as one piece and will show you how I finished it in today’s tutorial.

I stitched up these cards in a row with 8 stitches between each for this one-piece finish. If you want to make a separate piece with each card, check out this video tutorial to make them into ornaments

I stitched in called-for DMC thread on the mottled side of Malted ...

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December 8, 2020
Prim and Proper Sew Along Week 4 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Since Lori Holt’s new book came out we’ve been oohing and ahhing over this charming quilt! We are sew excited to host this sew along for Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet’s newest book, Prim & Proper.

This week we’re going to sew the Vintage Vase Block. We’re making our way through this beautiful quilt and sharing our progress along the way.

 

The Vintage Vase Block starts on page 14. Make one.

About the Quilt

Lori pulls beloved elements from vintage medallion applique and cross stitch to create an exquisite sampler quilt. The quilt features ...

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December 1, 2020
Prim and Proper Sew Along Week 3 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Since Lori Holt’s new book came out we’ve been oohing and ahhing over this charming quilt. Now it’s time to clear off the cutting table and put a fresh needle on the sewing machine because the Prim & Proper Sew Along starts next week! We are sew excited to launch this sew along for Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet’s newest book, Prim & Proper.

This week we’re going to sew the Large Leaves Block. Over the coming weeks, we’re making our way through this beautiful quilt and sharing our progress along the way.

 

The ...

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November 24, 2020
Prim and Proper Sew Along Week 2 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Since Lori Holt’s new book came out we’ve been oohing and ahhing over this charming quilt. Now it’s time to clear off the cutting table and put a fresh needle on the sewing machine because the Prim & Proper Sew Along starts next week! We are sew excited to launch this sew along for Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet’s newest book, Prim & Proper.

If you’re ready to sew up this beautiful quilt, let’s get started! This week we’re going to sew the Small Leaves Block. Over the coming weeks, we’ll make ...

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November 20, 2020
How to Finish Lori Holt’s 2020 Halloween Mix & Match from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

This year’s FQS Stitch-tober was a spooky good time for 7 cross stitch-filled weeks! During that time, I stitched up Lori Holt’s Halloween 2020 Mix & Match border and so did many of you! I filled mine with my favorite seasonal patterns from Lori Holt’s Bee in my Bonnet Stitch Card sets and other cross stitch patterns by Lori.

Now, it is time to turn it into Halloween-inspired decor! Lori had the perfect finishing idea and I will show you how to finish it step-by-step.

I stitched my piece using the Lori Holt Halloween 2020 Mix and Match ...

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