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May 23, 2019
Peter Pan from Ritacor

o meu stock de mantas de bebé já estava a ficar desfalcado, e por isso esta semana comecei a fazer 4 novas mantas para a coleção My First Quilt | A Minha Primeira Manta. duas delas já estão prontas e têm como tema uma das histórias infantis mais apreciadas tanto por pequenos como por graúdos: … More Peter Pan

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May 22, 2019
Fireside Chat about what I did at the trade show and a GIVEAWAY! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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So excited to share my fireside chat with you! I'm showing you these two projects in my video today

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"What do you DO On Main Street"

NEXT FREE Sew Alongs STARTS May 29

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May 21, 2019
Listen to Pat's newest Podcast for May 20th! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Guests MJ Kinman, Riane Menardi Morrison, Teresa Wong, and Cassandra Beaver join Pat for a chat!

CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 421 -- My favorite find at the end!

LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. 

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 421 MJ Kinmanjpg

I saw MJ Kinman’s gem quilts and was very intrigued. How did she come up with those and how does she design them?

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 421 Riane Morrison

I love Riane Menardi Morrison style, very focused on shapes and color. She specializes in big ...

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May 15, 2019
The FREE May Aurifil Designer block is SO clever! + the Last Charity block! from Pat Sloan's Blog

I  love a Day in May .... it's Aurifil day!  Does it rhyme? I hope it rhymes. It really doesn't rhyme but let's pretend.  Alrighty... onto the fun!

Pat Sloan Aurifil 2019 block 5

If you are alert to the day of the month while reading this you'll notice it is not yet the 15th, but it will be very soon! 
I'm on a travel day the 14th & 15th to the trade show and wanted to post this prior to leaving. 

At the end are all my blocks together and the last Charity block.  

On to Aurifil! My Aurifil designer this month ...

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May 14, 2019
Let me tell you a bit about.... from Pat Sloan's Blog

CLICK on the video for the Closed caption *CC* and all the things I talk about are below, including the hexie back stitching video.

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cannabis collection from Ritacor

no mês passado fiz uma coleção nova, a “cannabis collection”:2 quilts de parede, 4 almofadas e 2 sacos de ganga XL. os materiais são linho, cânhamo e algodão estampado.usei tecidos de proveniência portuguesa e um estampado de canvas com folhas da planta cannabis sativa. os sacos já esgotaram, mas ainda há algumas almofadas e os … More cannabis collection

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May 10, 2019
I would like you to meet.... from Pat Sloan's Blog

I've been waiting for a long time to share this project with you, I'd like you to meet my next fabric line called 'Bonnie Lane' for Benartex fabrics.... let's take a stroll...

Pat & Benartex Fabric you'll love to sew with

In my Neighborhood…where life on ‘Bonnie Lane’ is filled with wide front porches, neighborhood BBQ’s, weekend ball games, and white picket fences. This is a happy neighborhood where friends live, work, visit, and of course sew together! I'm so excited to finally be able to show you my new fabric line!

And I'm thrilled to be working with Benartex fabric to ...

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record blocks for the mosaic jig qal from easypatchwork

Thanks for joining us for another edition of our quilt along. I have enjoyed seeing all of your beautiful mosaic jig quilts on Instagram. You all have picked out some really gorgeous fabric combos to make this design shine. I truly hope no one was discouraged with the last assignment? It wasn't that hard was it? Well, this (2) week will be slightly easier than the last one. Now, it is all

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May 8, 2019
Did you watch my Fireside Chat? from Pat Sloan's Blog

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May 6, 2019
Listen to Pat's Newest Quilting Podcast! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Guests Jen Shaffer, Denise Russell, Karen Alexander, and Krista Moser join Pat for a chat!

CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 419 -- My favorite find at the end!

LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. 

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 419 Jen Shaffer

Jen Shaffer is the talented designer behind PBJ Patterns by Jen. You might have seen her Monthly color challenge, or created her delightful designs.

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American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 419 Denise Russell

You will recognize Denise Russell’s gorgeous quilt designs, many shown by your favorite fabir companies. I ...

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May 3, 2019
How to Piece a Scrappy Pinwheel Quilt Block from The Free Motion Quilting Project

This month we have a super simple Scrappy Pinwheel block to make for the Friendship Quilt Along! I’m sure you’ll enjoy piecing this block as much as I did, especially after how scrap-heavy and intense the last two blocks were. Learn how to piece this pinwheel block with me in this quilting tutorial:

Click Here to find the pattern for the Scrappy Pinwheel block.

I used 16 precut small squares to create the Scrappy Pinwheel block. I first pieced them into Half Square Triangles, and then into super half square triangles. Click Here to watch the video on ...

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Kender du Jordan Fabrics? from Patchworkstuen

Hvis du før har set videoer fra You Tube med Donna Jordan, så er du sikkert lige så meget fan af hendes videoer som jeg er.

Hun har så mange fede tips og tricks til at gøre syningen meget lettere.

Bl.a er jeg vild med hendes renskæring af trekanter og kvadrater – hvordan sømmene skal presses og hendes vægte der holder på linealerne… og så hendes strygebræt som jeg selvfølgelig har lavet en kopi af </p>
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unfinished lines from Ritacor

a primeira vez que usei estas palavras para dar nome a um quilt, foi há 3 anos, quando fiz esta peça inspirada numa música da Patti Smith. fiquei com muita vontade de explorar todas as potencialidades das linhas de tecido, especialmente do contraste que podiam fazer com o fundo branco. no mês passado, fiz uma … More unfinished lines

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May 2, 2019
Christmas Fig block 18 and 19 ... we are almost done! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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Pat Sloan Christmas Fig block 18 pic 2

The Christmas Fig Book is Required

We only have 3 blocks left, I have 18 & 19 ready so we'll do both today! My schedule is a bit crazy coming up so I'm trying to get Block 20 done soon too and we can move onto the next sew alongs!

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

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May 1, 2019
FREE block #5 for Out of the World BOM + Charity block #7 from Pat Sloan's Blog

There are two parts of my articles today, My FREE Block of the month & the Charity sewalong. 

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Block #5 is about the people who make it happen, the Astronauts!

We could spend years on the Astronauts that make space exploration come alive for us. At our post today I share about 2 of them, below is more about Astronaut Karen Nyberg. 

Pat Sloan American Patchwork and Quilting radio Karen Nyberg Jan guest

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Listen to my interview with Karen by clicking the player above

I was so lucky to see that article about asking to interview Karen Nyberg about her mission. Because I ...

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April 30, 2019
You can never make too many cushions, right? from Samelia's Mum

“It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.”

― F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Fireside Chat & Giveaway from Pat Sloan's Blog

Thank you for watching my Fireside Chat, I taped this on April 29, 2019.  I'm so happy to have you as in my quilting neighborhood! LISTEN to the end for my GIVEAWAY and leave your comment below.


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April 27, 2019
Quilting changes Everything + a GIVEAWAY! from Pat Sloan's Blog


My wonderful friend Helen Stubbings is running a series this year on how we use quilting as therapy called 'Stitch Therapy 365'.

She challenges us to 'stitch just 5 minutes a day for 365 days'


And to help us do that she had created this darling panel that you can stitch on each day! 

She does such cute drawings I think i'm going to have to join in. You don't have to start at the beginning, just start with the day you get the panel and stitch each day! 

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April 25, 2019
Splish Splash my button club 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 'HUNT'. I decided that I had to use my friend Melissa's Fox Farm fabric, it is perfect!  She has the print with the boots that inspired this design.

My Aurifil 50 wt thread is is used to piece and sew on the buttons

** 50wt Aurifil SOME are ON SALE 


The buttons in the HUNT box have the sweetest little chickens and eggs, fox and hound and beautiful navy and green buttons

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April 24, 2019
Confessions of a Wanna Be EPPer.. from Pat Sloan's Blog


When my friend Sheri  Cifaldi-Morrill of Whole Circle Studio came up with this amazing English Paper Piecing alphabet papers. She has a blog tour running and asked a variety of people with a variety of skill levels to join her by making a letter.  

Pat Sloan EEP letter P confession

True Confession:  I do English Paper Piecing (EPP) but not much. So I'm on the 'wanna be' end of the spectrum of makers on Sheri's tour.

But I'm always up for a challenge that will teach me something new. I've got the blow by blow to making super fun alphabet for you ...

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