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

Indulge yourself in the sights and sounds of Paris in the Springtime, all packed inside your March Sew Sampler box. The latest fabrics and notions couldn’t be more charming! Grab a baguette and a glass of wine and let’s reveal the contents of this sophisticated subscription box!

Chantilly Jolly Bar by Fig Tree Quilts for Moda Fabrics

Chantilly by Fig Tree Quilts has put the Spring back in our step! Tiny tendrils and blooming buds are blossoming in light tones of butter, peach, pink, cloud blue, taupe and mint green. You can find other signs of life amongst ...

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December 30, 2018
FQS Rewind: The Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2018! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We’ve been counting down to the New Year on our Instagram and Facebook with the 2018 Fat Quarter Shop Rewind! This year’s rewind consisted of the top 10 YouTube videos of the year (check out the entire playlist here). If you are not subscribed to our YouTube channel yet, be sure to SUBSCRIBE so you can stay up to date with all things FQS. We even have channel membership where you can view exclusive content (outside of our regular content on our channel) and behind the scenes!

Here is the full list of all of our top videos ...

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October 17, 2018
2018 Mega Quilt Market Sweepstakes – Have you entered?? from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

The 2018 Mega Quilt Market Sweepstakes is already halfway done! This is our biggest giveaway yet where we are giving away 15 prize boxes, each valued at $500. We will have a total of 15 WINNERS and are giving away a total value of $7500! To see all the details of our sweepstakes, be sure to check out our 2018 Mega Quilt Market Sweepstakes blog post HERE.

If you have not filled out our short Google Form Survey to enter, be sure to do that today! The form will close on October 26, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST. We ...

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October 16, 2018
Jelly Girl Quilt from Magpie Quilts

I made this lovely quilt a while ago and blogged about it here.
This past weekend I brought out all my quilts for an in-person market and fell in love with it all over again. The Kate Spain fabrics are amazing and the colors are so bright and cheerful!
My friend's quilt from the same pattern was also at the market and even thought the pattern is exactly the same, her quilt has an entirely different look.
 Blues and tans also look amazing in this pattern. Click on the photos to catch the quilting details.
The pattern is called ...

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October 3, 2018
2018 Mega Quilt Market Sweepstakes from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Fall 2018 Quilt Market is almost here and we can barely contain our excitement! To celebrate, we are hosting our biggest giveaway to date, the 2018 Mega Quilt Market Sweepstakes!

We have partnered with some of our quilty friends, designers and manufacturers to bring you not one, not two but 15 buckets valued at $500 each!

The 2018 Sweepstakes will start now, October 1, and will end Friday, October 26, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST. We will announce our 15 lucky winners on October 31, 2018 on our blog and social media so be sure to keep a keen ...

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September 4, 2018
2018 FQS Summer Book Club – Joanna Figueroa from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We can’t believe it but we are on the final week of the 2018 Summer Book Club! This week’s featured author is one of our good friends, Moda fabric designer, pattern designer and quilting book author Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree Quilts! Joanna has always had a knack for art and design but the moment she discovered fabric and quilting, it was immediately her favorite medium to design on!

This week we are featuring Joanna’s first book with It’s Sew Emma, The Christmas Figs Block of the Month Book! Joanna has created a beautiful sampler quilt ...

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August 25, 2018
Button Lovers Club 3: Bloom Buttons from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Get ready to lose your buttons with Just Another Button Company’s newest Button Lover’s Club, Words with Buttons! Each monthly box includes a word pack with button letters to spell the word of the month, plus an assortment of handmade clay buttons. All of the buttons are chosen to coordinate with a popular new fabric collection. This month, the featured collection is Smitten by Bonnie & Camille!

In their third year of the Button Lover’s Club, JABC changed things up by giving you 2 Mini Party Packs and 1 pack of handmade, hand dyed buttons in every box ...

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July 25, 2018
Button Lovers Club 3: Cheer Buttons from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Get ready to lose your buttons with Just Another Button Company’s newest Button Lover’s Club, Words with Buttons! Each monthly box includes a word pack with button letters to spell the word of the month, plus an assortment of handmade clay buttons. All of the buttons are chosen to coordinate with a popular new fabric collection. This month, the featured collection is Christmas Figs by Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree Quilts!

In their third year of the Button Lover’s Club, JABC changed things up by giving you 2 Mini Party Packs and 1 pack of handmade, hand ...

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July 11, 2018
Christmas Figs Fabric Requirements from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Woohoo the Christmas Figs Quilt Book is here! And while the Block of the Month is sold out, many people have requested the full quilt requirements rather than the monthly breakdowns in the book, so we have made this fabric requirements list just for you! You will need a copy of the Christmas Figs Block of the Month Book to get the directions to make the full quilt.

Christmas Figs Fabric Requirements PDF

All the fabrics in the fabric requirements are from Joanna Figueroa’s (Fig Tree Quilts) newest collection, Christmas Figs for Moda Fabrics.

So be sure to grab ...

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June 14, 2018
NEW VIDEO: How to Make the Bottlecaps Pattern from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We are so happy to present our newest video with Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree Quilts, the Bottlecaps Pattern Tutorial! Follow along with our video tutorial as Joanna shows you how to make this gorgeous quilt!

Here’s what you’ll need to make this quilt:

Hope you decide to make this pattern and if you do, be sure to tag @fatquartershop so we can see and share your work ...

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May 23, 2018
Spring Quilt Market 2018: Kimberly’s Favorite Finds from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

And to conclude our Spring Quilt Market 2018 experience, we bring you Kimberly’s Favorite Finds! These are the favorite collections, BOMs, notions and more Kimberly loved from this spring’s Quilt Market and items that will be making their way over to Fat Quarter Shop in 2018. So without further ado, here are Kimberly’s Favorite Finds:

1. Sew In Love Book and Block of the Month by Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts for Andover Fabrics

2. Garden Sampler Block of the Month by Sherri Falls of This & That Pattern Company for Moda Fabrics

3. Christmas Figs Book ...

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May 20, 2018
Spring Quilt Market 2018: Saturday from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We can’t believe the last day of Quilt Market is already here! Between meetings and appointments, we finished walking the show to make sure we didn’t miss anything. Hope you were able to experience the fun at Quilt Market through our Instagram posts and stories. We loved meeting up with old friends and making new ones and want to thank Portland for an amazing Quilt Market experience!

Here are some of the things we were able to catch on our last day at Spring Quilt Market 2018:

The theme for this year’s Moda booth was Make Yourself ...

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May 18, 2018
Spring Quilt Market 2018: Schoolhouse Thursday from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We packed our pencils, notebooks, and of course cameras and headed off to Schoolhouse at the Spring 2018 Quilt Market! We saw lots of new fabrics that will be on our site soon and can’t wait to share them with you!

Bigger is not necessarily always better and that is definitely the case with the Moda All Stars Mini Charm Quilts Book! With 18 clever projects to do with 2 1/2″ squares, you’ll be elbows deep in Mini Charm Pack projects. We even got a look at some of Lissa Alexander’s Oh, Scrap! Quilt Book quilts ...

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April 24, 2018
Have You Ordered Christmas Figs?? from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

The countdown to the Christmas Figs Block of the Month is on and with it being 3 months away, we are giddy with excitement! It’s Sew Emma and Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree quilts collaborated to write the Christmas Figs Block of the Month book to help you make the gorgeous Christmas Figs sampler quilt using her collection, Christmas Figs!

We have the Christmas Figs Book, Block of the Month, and matching Backing Set to help you make your quilt just like ours. In addition, Joanna has added 10 additional projects that run from pillows to tablerunners to really ...

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January 31, 2018
NEW BOOK: Christmas Figs Block of the Month from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

When one holiday season is done, what do we do? We prepare for next year’s! It’s Sew Emma is so happy to collaborate with Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree Quilts to create a beautiful sampler quilt to spice up the holidays, the Christmas Figs Block of the Month Book!

The Christmas Figs Block of the Month Quilt is made with 20 lovely traditional blocks that are sure to get you in the spirit of Christmas! And, as a special treat, Joanna has added 10 companion projects that range from tablerunners to pillows that add even more warmth to ...

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November 28, 2017
Shortcut Quilt: Spool Souffle from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Get THREADY for another one of our Shortcut Quilts! We have a fun quilt along featuring a new, free pattern – Spool Souffle – and video tutorial! This quilt was guest designed by our good friend Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree Quilts and uses just one layer cake to make the entire thing!

The beautiful Quilt Kit used to make our version of this quilt features Hazel & Plum by Fig Tree Quilts for Moda Fabrics. And finish off your quilt with the matching Backing Set!

Let’s get quilting! Follow along with the video as Kimberly walks you through the Spool Souffle ...

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November 27, 2017
Sugar Plum Block Challenge – And the Winners are…. from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

The polls are in and we have the top three entries for our Sugar Plum Challenge! Here are the results:

Third Place

Congratulations to Sally Best for her beautiful Sugar Plum Tablerunner!  She turned the block on point, added patchwork setting triangles, and the total effect is pure elegance.

Sugar Plum Tablerunner by Sally Best

Second Place

Congratulations to Trish Gimbrone for her lovely red and cream Sugar Plum Holiday Pocket!  This is a fabulous idea to use leftover blocks for small holiday home decor!

Holiday Pocket by Trish Gimbrone
Sugar Plum Holiday Pocket by Trish Gimbrone

First Place

And finally, for the first place ...

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November 21, 2017
Sugar Plum Block Challenge – Vote for your Top 3! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We wanted to extend another HUGE thank you to everyone who submitted their Sugar Plum Block Challenge Projects! We were blown away by creativity all of you brought to your projects! We loved seeing what all of you made using the free Sugar Plum Block pattern, the video tutorial, and fabric of your choice!

It was very difficult but we narrowed down all of the entries to our top eight picks. We were supposed to select seven, but the number of votes for the last entry spot was tied, so they both made it to the final round!

Now we ...

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November 17, 2017
Sugar Plum Challenge [OFFICIALLY CLOSED] from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

A HUGE Thank You to everyone who entered to be a part of the Sugar Plum Block Challenge! We were blown away by the amount of entries and the creativity all of you brought to making a project out of the Sugar Plum Block, which we made with Joanna Figueroa from Fig Tree Quilts!

We provided our free Sugar Plum Block pattern and video tutorial and all of you ran with it! While we decided to make our version of this block using the Hazel & Plum collection by Joanna Figueroa for Moda Fabrics, we got entries using every type of ...

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November 16, 2017
NEW! 2018 Designer Mystery BOM at Fat Quarter Shop from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Hello Thursday!  This week is flying by, but we could not let it pass without sharing about the 2018 Designer Mystery BOM!

2018 Designer Mystery Block of the Month

Sign ups are open for the 2018 Designer Mystery BOM Club at Fat Quarter Shop!  This coming year, we are using the lovely prints and colors from Ella & Ollie by Fig Tree Quilts.  We cannot show you the quilt (because MYSTERY!) but we can tell you it’s a stunner.  We will soon have more photos and sneak peeks to show of the finished quilt, but in the meantime we will ...

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