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March 25, 2019
Dreaming of Strawberries - FREE Pattern! from Pat Sloan's Blog

For our Button club project this month I'm ready for spring! 

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The Fat Quarter Shop button box this month has a theme of 'Grow'. With my daffodils coming up and buds on the trees, I'm really in spring mode, even if my Virginia weather throws me a curve ball of a cold day, my heart is already for spring!

When the Cheeky fabric arrived the other day i KNEW this fabric needed to be used soon!

Usually in February or March we have been down south for either an event or a little R&R.  This year neither ...

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Are you ready for my Tulip Fest Sew Along! from Pat Sloan's Blog

I can't wait any longer, let's get my Tulip Fest Sew Along started!

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I love tulips and what is better than a BIG block tulip?

Several of them!

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After making the purple one I spotted these at the store. We were going out of town or I would have bought them, and today they didn't have them again. But this is what I'm loving, purple tulips!

I think I'll be back to the store tomorrow to see if they have the purple tulips again. 

For my Tulip Fest Sew along we are using my Celebrate ...

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March 24, 2019
My Favorite new helper and Christmas Fig Block #15 from Pat Sloan's Blog

** FIRST ** 

My new office assistant! 

Pat Sloan Book Stand 2

I've needed a book/pattern stand for a LONG time, this one works perfectly and it's aqua!

Super sturdy and easy to store when not in use this book stand is perfect!

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Here it is from the back.  I put that little wonder clip on the top since that side of the book is less pages and it holds it nice and flat!

BUY yourself a great BOOK STAND!

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Pat Sloan Christmas Fig block 15 pic 2

The Christmas Fig Book is Required

The Red & Green is just like the quilt in the book.

This ...

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hand embroidered charm square [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

contemporary embroidery posted a photo:

hand embroidered charm square

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charm square from Karen Ann Ruane

hand embroidered charm square

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March 22, 2019
Lola pouch ~ swap from Charm About You

Honestly swaps make me a bit nervous, what if the recipient judges my sewing or worse doesn't like what I've made for them. There have been occasions where I haven't taken part in swaps because of time constraints but then I feel left out. Knowing I could focus on one small make, I jumped in to join the pouch swap for the Purple Stitches Sewcial Retreat which was this past weekend. 
Despite the worries, it's actually made easy when you join a swap as very often you are asked what you like / dislike and you are ...

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March 18, 2019
Finish Alongs, saturated color, Style and how dreams come true all on my show today! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Guests Marci Debetaz, Carole Lyles Shaw, Shannon Fraser, and Kelli Fannin join Pat for a chat!

CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 414 -- My favorite find at the end!

LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. 

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 414 Marci Debetaz

Marci Debetaz is Marci Girl Designs and she hosts these wonderful Finish-A-Long! Who doesn’t need encouragement to finish? She also started sewing with Barbie clothing just like me, I knew I'd love her!

Visit her at http ...

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March 17, 2019
charm square [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

contemporary embroidery posted a photo:

charm square

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Are you going to sew with me? It's Quilt Day! from Pat Sloan's Blog

The third Saturday in March is Quilt day each year!  What better excuse is there than to gather a group of friends and sew all day long?

Pat Sloan Quilt Day

I'm sewing with you online and will be using this post to document my day. I plan on doing a few videos and I'll insert them here. 

I've got fabric options and 800 projects .. do you think that is enough?  I'm also continuing to sew on Sunday as.. well.. it's more fun to have a whole weekend for quilting!


To celebrate national quilt day, my friend Katy Jones ...

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March 15, 2019
A wonderful Free Aurifil Block and all mine together from Pat Sloan's Blog

I love the Aurifil Designer of the month day. What I love is getting to know each designer. March is Sedef Imer who is from Down Grapevine Lane. Once you read her interview you'll know why she selected that as her business name! This is my 9th year hosting and I'm inspired each month. Let's get to it! 

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Each year I pick a theme and give the designer a set of color criteria for their challenge block. Then I interview the monthly designer at the Aurifil  blog.

And each month share your block at the Aurifil interview ...

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March 14, 2019
Are you joining me Saturday? And it's Charity block #4! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Saturday is Quilt Day around the world!! And I'm HOME!! I can't tell you how excited I am to be able to host a fun day of quilting with all of you online

Also It is Block #4 of the Charity Sew Along with a design board trick I use. Now for the details!

*** IF YOU ARE reading this as an EMAIL NOTICE, click the banner or the 'READ MORE' at the end to come to my website.

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Saturday is the 3rd Saturday in March, officially Quilt DAY across the World! So grab a project and sew along ...

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Spring Fling quilt from Charm About You

spring fling quilt by Lucy Brennan | Charm About You

I'm so lucky that I get to have SO MUCH FUN creating designs with bright and beautiful fabric. For this quilt I picked out prints from Zuma by Tula Pink and a range of colours from Tula Pink solids.  A classic block in the centre and medallion style borders made with a mix of regular machine piecing and foundation paper piecing, make for a modern and dynamic quilt. My Spring Fling quilt pattern is in Issue 71 of Love Patchwork & Quilting - out now!

The detail in the prints is just amazing, there's so many that I thought were ...

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March 13, 2019
Anno Anno from Patchworkstuen

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March 12, 2019
Uge 8 og 9 blokke from Patchworkstuen

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Pineapple Borders (Finally!) and More Flying Geese from Cheeky Cognoscenti

I'll bet you thought you hadn't heard from me because I was sewing up a storm over Lars's graduation quilt, didn't you?  Well, progress has been made on that front, but we'll get to that in a minute.  For today, we're taking a little detour and revisiting the long-overdue borders for my pineapple log cabin quilt.

Look Who's Getting Borders Today!
First, I'm adding a 3/4" finished border (same size as the pineapple strips) in Kona Solids 196 Blue Jay, and after that I'm adding a wider border in a ...

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March 11, 2019
To Stitch every day for a year, pop ups, learning, and creativity today! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Guests Kelly Parker Smith, Joanne Hillestad, Kim Jamieson-Hirst, Michelle May join Pat for a chat!

CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 413 -- My favorite find at the end!

LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. 

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 413 Kelly Parker Smith

I might have found Kelly Parker Smith from Hello World via her witty engraved items .. Coffee Coffee Coffee anyone? But once I found out she has turned her graphics into fabric ...

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My Fireside chat, FREE Table runner & thoughts on when we make... from Pat Sloan's Blog

It was so fun to do a Fireside chat yesterday evening! If you've not watched one they are about 30 minutes long with a giveaway!  

AND at the end of this article is a download of my FREE table runner pattern we'll sew for Quilt day Sat Mach 16!

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March 10, 2019
I Am Enough Quilt Along Top Finish from A Ditchin' Time Quilts

Finally finished this quilt top!  I have loved making all the squares. I am using all my mom's old fabric from her stash that I inherited when she passed away.  Every time I look at this quilt it reminds me of her.  It reminds me of all the things she made of these fabrics.  It gives me such happiness to see this come together.  

Check out Havel's Sewing Blog for their wonderful sewing tools and batting! There you can find this pattern, designed by Melanie from Southern Charm Quilts. Just such fun! Details here!

Time to quilt this ...

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March 8, 2019
Christmas Figs Sew Along Block #14 + GIVEAWAY news from Pat Sloan's Blog

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** FIRST ** 

I have a super mega big FUN Book tour with giveaways



** My publisher has the MEGA prize ENTER HERE

 And I have 14 more friends for you to visit

The easiest thing is to go to my Giveaway post


and visit them all!


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Pat Sloan Christmas Fig block 14 pic 2

The Christmas Fig Book is Required

The Red & Green is just like the quilt in the book.

This week is the Bear's paw with the added applique, which I really like. 

I am doing the tips with Something Blue Fabric  as I make a 2nd ...

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March 6, 2019
Celebrate the Seasons – book giveaway from Want It, Need It, Quilt It!

My very talented and delightful friend, Pat Sloan has published her 37th book! Celebrate the seasons has 14 easy quilting projects to reflect the beauty of each season and decorate your home. This book, as with all Pat’s books, has easy to follow instructions supported by great plentiful illustrations, tips and tricks. Pat has gathered...

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