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September 13, 2019
Perfect 5 Quilt Along Announcement from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

The Perfect 5 Quilts book is coming soon to the Fat Quarter Shop! Continuing in the tradition of It’s Sew Emma’s popular Perfect 10 Quilts book, Perfect 5 Quilts is a companion to one of our favorite precuts, the 5″ Charm Pack. If you have extra charm packs you’re itching to stitch with, you’ll love the versatility of the 16 quilt patterns in this book. The patterns are based on the number of charm packs needed: 1, 2, 3, or 4.

To celebrate the book release later this month, we’ve designed a Perfect 5 Sampler ...

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QUILTING: It's Not Easy Being Green from Samelia's Mum



I have a new quilt to share here with you today. The pattern is a freebie from the lovely people at the Fat Quarter Shop called 'Fat Quarter Flowers'. In my version, I decided to name my quilt 'It's Not Easy Being Green' as a tribute to Kermit the Frog. Remember that song?


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September 12, 2019
The Ultimate Beginner Quilt – Block 6 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Today we’re continuing with the sixth block of The Ultimate Beginner Quilt. It’s called Lattice, and we are sew ready to help you get quilting as we tackle the next block!

The Ultimate Beginner Quilt is a free quilt pattern series with video tutorials designed just for beginners. Even if you have zero sewing experience, this is the free quilt class for you! If you’re joining us for the first time, catch up on the previous blocks and then come back to join us for this one!

 

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FREE Fat Quarter-Friendly Pattern: Fat Quarter Flowers from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We’re back for another Shortcut Quilt, and this time we brought flowers! Fat Quarter Flowers to be exact. The FREE Fat Quarter Flowers Pattern features instructions to make the 52 ½” x 65 ½” quilt. Kimberly Jolly shows you how to make these beautiful flower blocks using Triangles on a Roll triangle paper for fast, accurate half-square triangles. Follow along with our free tutorial to see how easily this quilt goes together!

This beautiful quilt can be made with 10 Fat Quarters and 7” Half Square Triangle Paper from Triangles on a Roll. You can pick up the lovely ...

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September 11, 2019
Fat Quarter Flowers Quilt from Want It, Need It, Quilt It!

Today the Fat Quarter Shop is revealing their new fat quarter friendly pattern – Fat Quarter Flowers. Watch the video here. The piecing of this quilt is quite ingenious in the way it only uses half square triangles. Yes, no corner triangle piecing! Fabric : All Hallows Eve by Fig Tree & Co for Moda....

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I Am Sew Happy! from Life in the Scrapatch



These wonderfully easy to sew Log Cabin Block papers are now available!


I actually requested they make this product 
I love that Fat Quarter Shop listens to their customers. 
I hope this is a very successful product for them
because I want them to make more  of these foundation papers. 

I loved making the blocks for the 




with the easy "sew by number" papers. 


I am sew looking forward to making an easy scrappy log cabin ...

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September 9, 2019
The Perfect 5 Quilts Book will charm you! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Later this month It’s Sew Emma will release their Perfect 5 Quilts Book. It’s the “kid sister” of their popular Perfect 10 Quilts Book!

The Perfect 5 Quilts Book includes 16 quilts that will delight and inspire, all made with classic 5″ charm squares.  With options using one, two, three and four charm packs, it is the perfect companion to help quilters’ stashbust (as well as stash build)!  Dazzling and delectable, choose from an assortment of different quilt styles and pair them with your favorite precuts.

The Perfect 5 Quilts Book coordinates with Creative Grids new Perfect 5 ...

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September 7, 2019
Farm Girl Vintage 2 by Lori Holt from In the Boondocks

It’s Here! It’s Here!
Lori Holt’s new book!
 

Farm Girl Vintage 2
Available at

Lori Holt of  Bee In My Bonnet is such a talented author, pattern and fabric designer. I love her books and fabric lines with Riley Blake.



My favorite block is the Rooster!


I am excited that Lori included Doll quilts and pillows!
Having little granddaughters that love baby dolls!
Can you imagine the joy when they are grown
discovering it again for their little ones!


A section on pincushions!
My heart be still!
I love pincushions!

Sewalong posts from Lori ...

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September 6, 2019
Sew Sampler Box September 2019 Sneak Peek! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Our September Sew Sampler Box is going to be extra ‘sweet’ this month. We teamed up with our friends at Martingale and created a bonus pattern from Susan Ache’s upcoming book, Quilt by Color. In this book, Susan shares her secrets for making stunning, scrappy quilts by color! The bonus pattern featured in this box is exclusive to Sew Sampler members only and you’re gonna love it.

If you are not yet subscribed, and want to join, currently our membership is at capacity but we have started a wait list. Sign up here to be notified if space ...

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September 5, 2019
The Ultimate Beginner Quilt – Block 5 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Today we’re continuing with the fifth block of The Ultimate Beginner Quilt. It’s called Hourglass Four Patch, and we are sew ready to help you get quilting as we tackle the next block!

The Ultimate Beginner Quilt is a free quilt pattern series with video tutorials designed just for beginners. Even if you have zero sewing experience, this is the free quilt class for you! If you’re joining us for the first time, catch up on the previous blocks and then come back to join us for this one!

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Ultimate Beginner Quilt Along ~ Block 4 from Life in the Scrapatch


Block 4 ~ Half Square Triangle Four Patch
for the 
Ultimate Beginner Quilt Along 










Here are my first four blocks.

I am having fun with these pretty fabrics and pattern.

Block 5 instructions will be up tomorrow on 


The Jolly Jabber


Are you sewing along?

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September 3, 2019
Eight Carat Quilt Along with Triangles on a Roll – Part 1 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We’re strolling down the aisle with the first part of the Eight Carat Quilt, the Sapphire Block. It’s the large center block on this beautiful eight-point star made of triangles, and today we’re sharing the FREE cutting instructions and Triangles on a Roll amounts needed to get started. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of the Triangles on a Roll Quilts Book for complete pattern instructions.

Block 1 Cutting Instructions

Download Sapphire Block Cutting Instructions

 

Who’s Quilting Along?

Our quilty staffers are sewing up this quilt in their favorite fabrics.

Quilt Along Schedule

The ...

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August 31, 2019
Summer Moon Quilt Along – Month 4 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We are well into our beautiful Summer Moon Quilt from the Summer Moon Block of the Month Book! Quilters from every corner of the world are sewing this whimsical sampler quilt designed by Carrie Nelson. Now that Month Four of our 10-month Block of the Month club is behind us, let’s check in and see where we’re at!

Each month since May, Carrie Nelson has been giving tips for making the blocks in these short videos. We release three new videos each month on our YouTube channel. Bookmark the Summer Moon video playlist and subscribe to our channel ...

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August 30, 2019
Sew Sampler August 2019 Box Reveal from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Are diamonds really a girl’s best friend? While that might be up for debate, this box is certainly not. We packed this box full of bright, cheerful and quite useful tools to get you sewing. We are going ‘back to basics’ this month and featuring Violet Craft Modern Classics which is her latest collection for Robert Kaufman. Let’s take a peek inside!

Violet Craft Modern Classics 10″ Squares by Violet Craft for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Bright colors and clean designs max out the modern vibe in Violet Craft Modern Classics collection for Robert Kaufman. From dense cross hatched ...

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August 29, 2019
The Ultimate Beginner Quilt – Block 4 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Today we’re continuing with the fourth block of The Ultimate Beginner Quilt. It’s called Half-Square Triangle Four Patch, and we are sew ready to help you get quilting as we tackle the next skill!

The Ultimate Beginner Quilt is a free quilt pattern series with video tutorials designed just for beginners. Even if you have zero sewing experience, this is the free quilt class for you! If you’re ready to get sewing, gather your fabrics and sewing tools and watch the free quilting tutorial below!

If reading this in email, click this link to watch the video ...

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August 25, 2019
Summer Moon QAL: August blocks from Carried Away Quilting


I’m back today with another set of blocks for the Summer Moon Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop. The August block assignment includes three pretty blocks: Twin Star, Split Nine Patch, and Birds in the Air.


I thoroughly enjoyed making the Twin Star block. Fabric selection for this block was a snap. Once I decided to fussy cut a pink flower from Lella Boutique’s Nest collection, all that was left was to select two complementary blush prints for the star points. To add visual interest, I used the pale gray text print from Corey Yoder’s Strawberry Jam ...

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August 24, 2019
Shortcut Quilt: Free Layer Cake Quilt Pattern – Layer Cake Links from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We’re back for another Shortcut Quilt with this beginner-friendly, yet impressive-looking quilt using one of our favorite precuts – the Layer Cake! The FREE Layer Cake Links Pattern features instructions to make the  56 1/2” x 63 1/2” quilt featuring the Finnegan fabric collection by Brenda Riddle for Moda Fabrics. We also have a new video tutorial that will give you all the tips and tricks on putting this delicious quilt together!

This beautiful quilt can be made with one solid Layer Cake and one patterned Layer Cake. You can pick up the Layer Cake Links Quilt Kit ...

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August 22, 2019
The Ultimate Beginner Quilt – Block 3 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Today we’re continuing with the third block of The Ultimate Beginner Quilt. It’s called Picture Window, and we are sew excited to show you how to make it!

The Ultimate Beginner Quilt is a free quilt pattern series with video tutorials designed just for beginners. Even if you have zero sewing experience, this is the free quilt class for you! If you’re ready to get sewing, gather your fabrics and sewing tools and watch the free quilting tutorial below!

If reading this in email, click this link to watch the video.

In the Block 3 tutorial, Kimberly ...

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August 21, 2019
Introducing the Eight Carat Quilt Along with Triangles on a Roll! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

You are cordially invited to our Eight Carat Quilt Along, a fun introduction to the new Triangles on a Roll Quilts Book by It’s Sew Emma! This beauty sparkles and shines with half-square triangles in a Lone Star-inspired eight-point star.

Kimberly made her version of the Eight Carat Quilt in Something Borrowed by Christopher Thompson for Riley Blake Designs. We think it’s oh sew lovely and ready for the big day!

 

About the Quilt

The Eight Carat Quilt finishes at 60.5″ square and has a 24″ center block. It uses 1.25 yards of prints or solids ...

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August 20, 2019
2020 Bloom-Topia Quilt Along from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We’re ready for our 7th Annual Charity Quilt, and we just know you’re going to love this one as much as we do!  It’s the 2020 Bloom-Topia Quilt Along benefitting Make-a-Wish! Together, Fat Quarter Shop and Moda Fabrics will match up to $20,000 of your donations to Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas.

Our Threadology Quilt Along benefits the children and families of the Make-A-Wish Foundation

The donation page will be ready soon, and we will update this post once it’s ready.

Without further ado… here is the beautiful Bloom-Topia Quilt!

Bloom-Topia is a sampler quilt featuring Summer Sweet by Sherri and Chelsi for Moda Fabrics. It combines unique and ...

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