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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. 

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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! 

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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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The Christmas Fig Book is Required

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

This ...

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March 21, 2019
Episode #100 Y’ALL!!! from Hobbies Up To Here

We’re back and celebrating our 100th episode by talking about real life, depression, therapy and not very celebrate-y things. HA! But that’s life for you. Thank you to all our listeners, friends, fellow crafters, and followers. We love you all and we so appreciate you for being there for us through thick and thin, through … Continue reading Episode #100 Y’ALL!!!

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March 20, 2019
Permission to Make What You MOST Need to Create from The Free Motion Quilting Project

Do you have a project you’ve been wanting to make for years, but just keep putting off? I sure do! This week I decided to clear the decks which means shelving a book I’ve been working on for months so I can focus on another book that’s much more important. Hear all about my decision in this episode:

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Jump ahead to time: 21:55 to get straight to the topic of the podcast.

I apologize for the rambling nature of this podcast. I had ...

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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!

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March 17, 2019
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?

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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!

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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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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!

March 16 is International Quilt Day get signed up for my newsletter for details on my sew along!
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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

yes..

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

**RIGHT HERE**

and visit them all!

 

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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
Running National Quilt Museum with Frank Bennett from The Free Motion Quilting Project

A few weeks ago I received a note from Frank Bennett, the CEO of the National Quilt Museum. I asked him to come on the show and share about the museum and what it’s like to take care of so many quilts. Get to know Frank and learn more about how quilts are displayed and preserved by the museum in this podcast episode:

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Jump ahead to time: 15:06 to get straight to the interview with Frank!

Support the Quilting Friends Podcast

The best way you ...

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March 4, 2019
Have you wondered about EQ? wanted things to fit? Thought about how to mend a quilt? ALL Today! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Guests Mallory Donohue, Nancy Mahoney, and Jenny Wilding Cardon join Pat for a chat!

CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 412 -- My favorite find at the end!

LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. 

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 412 Mallory Donohue

One of the best things about working with Baby lock is meeting the other ambassadors that work in with the machines. Mallory Donohue make ...

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March 3, 2019
Out of this World FREE Block #3 + The Charity Quilt Along #3 from Pat Sloan's Blog

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For the next few months on the 1st there are TWO releases.. so  I've combined them because many of you are doing both my "Out of this World" and the Charity "Threadology" Quilt along.

  • Out of this world this week is a surprise AND I have a tutorial on my floating Square in a Square. 
  • The Charity Block is such a COOL block you'll want to make a whole quilt of them.   Let's get started. 

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Block #3 is Where we Learn about Space

And you will see there are FOUR identical ...

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February 28, 2019
Have you ever put a lot of pressure on yourself and no longer had fun? I have thoughts on this! from Pat Sloan's Blog

FIRST - I'm so excited to share with you that my virtual book tour starts March 6!

SECOND - I have a video about working on large projects and how to not put pressure on yourself. Particularly when sewing along on the Splendid Sampler. Then a tip on how I back my embroidery before stitching. Ready? Let's go!

Pat Sloan Seasons Book tour

Celebrate the Seasons:

It's my 37th book and I can't wait for you to get a copy. I created a full book of quilts, pillows, table runners and mats to decorate for each season. They are fun and can be ...

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February 27, 2019
Creative Ways to Beat the Winter Blues, Podcast #96 from The Free Motion Quilting Project

We got seven straight days of rain last week and, yes, I was feeling pretty blue. I had to stop and work my way out of a dark spot and it made me think about how differently I work through sadness now than I did several years ago. See what I’m working on around the house and the huge progress I got on my new Eye of Calm goddess quilt during this podcast:

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Jump ahead to time: 40:48 to get straight to the topic on ...

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February 25, 2019
My FREE Button club project + Enter my giveaway! from Pat Sloan's Blog

This month I went 'Classic' with a twist! AND a the end read how to enter my giveaway!

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The Fat Quarter Shop button box this month has a theme of "Home'

 I created a classic Logcabin block using the Snippets Kit.  

My FREE pattern also has a bonus table runner I'm working on with the kit. It will make this mat + the runner! I did use the black and cream from my stash but that kit has enough fabric to use some

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I LOVE this little strawberry button!

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  • You can hang this like I did
  • Or use it for ...

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February 24, 2019
See My New Celebrate book, Celebrate the Seasons! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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My newest book is shipping in early March!

ORDER YOUR COPY

Let me show you some of the projects

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14 easy projects to decorate your home for the seasons

And I'll be hosting sewalongs!

Get ready by  having your book

ORDER HERE

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February 22, 2019
Christmas Figs Sew Along Block #13 + extra news! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Pat Sloan oh my stars multi quilt pattern

** FIRST ** 

I want to let you know that...

My "Oh My Stars" Addon pattern

with 3 other sizes is now available!

For $5.00 you can buy my add on pattern which includes the supply list and diagrams

Each time you shop via my links you support our small family business and we are honored to have you as part of our quilting neighborhood! 

CLICK to my FREE small version

Now for our 'Lucky Lady' Block #13 of Christmas Figs!

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