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August 10, 2021
A Scrapbook of Quilts Pillow Along: The Wrap up! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

I had so much fun making pillows with Joanna and Carrie! They led us in a Pillow Along with their new book, A Scrapbook of Quilts, to sew up some pretty cute pillows. In total, I sewed four pillows and two table runners!

A Scrapbook of Quilts is all about the possibilities you can create with six blocks, so it seemed a natural fit to base the Pillow Along on them. Each week we had a different theme and quilt block to use as inspiration for a pillow (or other small project). Read on to see my take on the ...

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June 22, 2021
Join us for A Scrapbook of Quilts Pillow Along! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

This month we announced the exciting arrival of Joanna Figueroa and Carrie Nelson’s latest book, A Scrapbook of Quilts! This book holds over 30 different projects, perfect for any quilter that has a special place in their heart for all things scrappy. In honor of the book’s release, Joanna and Carrie are leading us in a fun Pillow Along inspired by the multitude of patchwork pillows, pincushions and quilts that you can sew from A Scrapbook of Quilts.

These pillows will be a perfect accent to your home and could make wonderful gifts for someone that you love ...

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March 25, 2021
Announcing A Scrapbook of Quilts from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Get scrappy and piece together over 30 different projects with Joanna Figueroa and Carrie Nelson’s new book, A Scrapbook of Quilts! The book is broken down into six chapters, each featuring one of Joanna or Carrie’s favorite blocks and coordinating projects. A Scrapbook of Quilts will be released in June of 2021! Read more below to learn more about this special book, and to see the beautiful sneak peek photos of some of the projects that it holds.

Joanna and Carrie have personalized this book by weaving in heartfelt and friendly banter with helpful tips and tricks, and ...

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November 10, 2020
Quilt As You Go Stocking by June Tailor from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Let’s deck the halls and stuff those stockings! Our favorite, and most wonderful, time of the year is fast approaching. So, we have a quick and easy stocking tutorial for you today. June Tailor’s Quilt As You Go Holiday Stocking sews up fast with a Jelly Roll and is quilted already by the time you finish. You’ll have time to make enough for the whole family and to give more away as gifts!

The quilt as you go method is sew easy with June Tailor’s Quilt As You Go Holiday Stocking Pattern. The instructions come printed ...

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November 7, 2020
Sew a DIY Travel Tissue Pouch from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Fall is finally here!  After a long, hot summer, we are more than ready for cooler temps and sweater weather.  But with that seasonal change comes plenty of sniffles and sneezing, so we’ve got just the thing to use up some trimmings from your favorite quilts and keep your necessities looking fab!  In today’s post, we’re showing you how to sew an easy DIY Travel Tissue Pouch using scraps with a free video tutorial and step-by-step guide. Sniffles don’t stop for winter, so make sure your loved ones have a Tissue Pouch in their favorite color ...

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October 5, 2020
10 Fall Inspired Patterns by Fig Tree Quilts from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

This season, we’re sewing up a few fun-for-fall quilts designed by Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree Quilts. Autumn breezes and warm tones are on the way, so we collected a list of our favorite patterns to inspire you to get sewing!

Here is a look at the finished Pumpkin Trio quilt all quilted up.

1. Pumpkin Trio makes the most of three cute patchwork pumpkins! This charming fall-friendly pattern finishes at 26″ x 34″ and calls for a Charm Pack and some yardage. If you are a beginner looking for a challenge, you’ll enjoy this intermediate-level pattern. We ...

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August 28, 2020
Sew Your Scraps – Top 5 Stash-Busting Quilt Patterns from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

This September, I encourage you to sew up your scrap fabrics into something beautiful. When I sew, I end up with a lot of leftover fabrics. I wanted to see what I could make with those leftover fabrics and was inspired to get scrappy. This September, I am challenging you to make a new quilt 100% from your scrap stash like I did.

I chose a scrap-friendly pattern, and gathered a few more scrappy patterns for you! When you are looking for the perfect pattern to use your leftover fabrics, you’ll want a quilt that calls for small pieces ...

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