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

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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.  

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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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April 23, 2019
Pat's Fireside Chat & Giveaway! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Thank you for watching my Fireside Chat, I taped this on April 22, 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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General Store which I'll be using a FQ bundle plus other fabrics for the ...

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April 20, 2019
Blending Episode #101 from Hobbies Up To Here

Hey hobbyists and crafters! We’re back with a new episode sharing our thoughts of blending multiple crafts to complete a project. Did we miss any? Let us know in the comments below or on our Instagram! Mother’s Day is coming up soon and if you have a crafty momma in your life, check out our … Continue reading Blending Episode #101

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April 19, 2019
Christmas Figs Sew Along Block #17 from Pat Sloan's Blog

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I have fallen in LOVE with quilt from my good friend Sandy of American Jane!

There is the kit, pattern and her wonderful fabric line

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The Christmas Fig Book is Required

After this block there are 3 more to do in my Christmas Fig Sew Along!  I have another winter theme book sew along coming up, stay tuned for details

For each block I've got tips with Something Blue Fabric  as I make a 2nd quilt

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TIPS for Making the Blue version

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Tulips and TWO GREAT 20% off coupons for you! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Today I have My purple tulip top with a tip on auditioning  the stripe, and a Fantastic Site Wide 20% off coupon, if you were thinking of a die cut machine, this is the time to do it!  Let's get started...

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I'm so excited to have this special offer of 20% off everything at Crafter's Companion with code PSLOAN at checkout! 

It is for the next 4 days, ends at midnight (eastern time) on Monday.  If you have wanted the Gemini Die cut machine and dies this is the time to do it.

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April 17, 2019
Do You Ever Sleep? Podcast 102 from The Free Motion Quilting Project

Hello my quilting friends! This week I’m covering a topic that concerns all of us: sleep!

What’s Going on around the House

I continue plugging away on the Ms. Bunny doll spoonflower panel. This will be a print you can purchase from spoonflower with instructions and the full pattern to make your own Ms. Bunny doll. Ms Bunny is a character from my children’s novel Mally the Maker.

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Leah Day with Ms. Bunny doll

Speaking of bunnies, I’ve finished my rabbit hutch! We’re going to start raising Champagne D’Argent rabbits. I built the hutch ...

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April 15, 2019
Have you ever heard of Manx Quilting? Learn about that & MORE on my show today from Pat Sloan's Blog

Guests Denniele Bohannon, Sharon Wasteney, Julia Wentzell and Amy Smart join Pat for a chat!

CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 417 -- My favorite find at the end!

LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. 

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 417 Denniele Bohannon

It is so fun to contact someone for the show and find out they took a workshop from me years ago! Denniele Bohannon of Louanna Mary Quilt Design made my day when she told me that! She has a wonderful design sense and I love the stories behind ...

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FREE beautiful Aurifil Designer of the Month block & the next Charity block! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Double the fun on the 15th, Aurifil day and Charity block day, So Let's get to it! 

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My Aurifil designer this month is the dynamic duo of Kristy Wolf and her daughter Shayla Wolf of Sassafras Lane!.

Did you make and enter your block yet this year? You should! this is the perfect one to start with and you might win a box of thread! 

My Interview and block are At the Aurifil Website, read and come back!

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I always select a different color group to make my blocks in and this year I'm having a blast with ...

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April 12, 2019
Tulipfest Sew Along - Gnomes and Tulips are darling! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Let's make TulipFest blocks this week!

But FIRST

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I have fallen in LOVE with this quilt from my good friend Sandy of American Jane! My kit arrived, I'm thinking I need to make the flag first.. or...maybe get one of the basket made as a "May Day" basket.. mmm. decisions decisions...

** BUY The pattern or Kit HERE **

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I've made my 4 purple tulip blocks. I still think I'll do this one with just the 4, but I could change my mind, we quilters are like that!

This Weeks Assignment

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April 10, 2019
Quit Gaming and Start Quilting with Luann Fischer from The Free Motion Quilting Project

Luann Fischer is on the show with me today to talk about how video games were limiting her quilting time. She quit gaming cold turkey after listening to my Word of the Year episode in January and… what happened next? Hear her story in this new quilting podcast:

Listen to the podcast or download the episode to your computer using this player:

Quilting News from Around the House

Click Here to find the new Dream Big fabric panel. Let me know if you’d like to do a Dream Big quilt along. Maybe we could quilt new free motion quilting ...

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April 8, 2019
Editor Show this week! from Pat Sloan's Blog

CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 415

LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. 

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Hit the Road with the American Patchwork & Quilting Staff

This is the time of year where the weather’s getting nicer and everyone starts planning their summer vacations! Whether you’re planning a big getaway with the whole family or just want to fit in some smaller day trips with your girlfriends, we have some suggestions for how to fit sewing ...

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April 5, 2019
TulipFest - Tips for Making blocks! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Let's make TulipFest blocks this week!

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I'm going for a 4 block purple quilt.  So this week I'll get at least another block done. I really do love the yellow and gingham so I'm keeping that to think on what to do!

I have tips on Sew and Flip and HST this week. 

If making the full quilt make 6 blocks this week. ...or start.. or do the table runner.. or the placemats.

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For the sew and flip I want to share with you how the amazing Frixon pen line will iron away. These pens are ...

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How about a little Emoji fun? from Pat Sloan's Blog

I LOVE having fun with quilts and so does my friend Gailen Runge.  She designed this super cut Emjoi quilt.

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All the ones you know and USE are here!

With 60 mix and match items!

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The quilt of them is darling. A fun quilt for a kid or your favorite internet friend!

I can see quilting a few phrases into the it that you use a lot

** Sew EMOJI Book ** 

  

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How about your favorite 3 for a bolster pillow? 

Super fun in the den!

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April 3, 2019
Christmas Figs Sew Along Block #16 a bit early! from Pat Sloan's Blog

** FIRST ** 

Februrary favorites american jane

I have fallen in LOVE with quilt from my good friend Sandy of American Jane!

There is the kit, pattern and her wonderful fabric line

** BUY HERE **

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The Christmas Fig Book is Required

I'm doing this post easy as I have have some fun book tours on Fri & Saturday for you! And with Block #16 we are almost done, so I think we can do the next blocks a bit quicker and I've updated the schedule to every other week.  I've also started sewing my rows, I'll show you ...

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Episode 100 of Hello My Quilting Friends from The Free Motion Quilting Project

This is our 100th episode of the Hello My Quilting Friends podcast!

Listen to the podcast or download it to your computer using this player:

If you’re interested in making a fun flower hat like mine, be sure to check out my tutorial here.

I’m sure you want to see my Flower Girl costume! Click Here to check it out and read more about how I put it all together.

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Leah in her Flower Girl costume.

No, the Ms. Bunny spoonflower panels are not yet available, but you can download the cute sewing pattern. Click Here to check ...

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April 2, 2019
No FOOLING Charity Block #5 is ready & Block #4 of Out of this World! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Some people are SO good at April fools things.. me.. not so much.. so you might have lucked out as I'm not playing any tricks today.

There are 2 articles today, this is the Charity sewa along. And  there is also one later in the day for my FREE Block of the Month Out of This world. 

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Block #4 is Space Crazy!

When we love something we put it everyone!! Space is no different. I image it started during the 50s when the spac shows came out. You'll see my lunch box at the article.  From party themes ...

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April 1, 2019
Podcast this week is EPP, lively fabric, traditions and more! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Guests Ann Shaw, Karen Tripp, Kristy Daum, and Jyane Willis join Pat for a chat!

CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 415 -- My favorite find at the end!

LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. 

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Ann Shaw is an amazing quiltmaker. Her quilts are filled with lively images full of color! If you have always wanted to understand how to develop a design and use lots of fabrics you’ll love to hear Ann’s tips

Visit her at http://annshawquilting.com/

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March 31, 2019
Did you check out my fireside chat? from Pat Sloan's Blog

Thank you for watching my Fireside Chat! I taped this on Mar 30, 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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March 30, 2019
TulipFest - Make a block! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Today for my TulipFest Sew Along it's time to make a block. 

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I just got my quilt back from my publisher and went outside to take this photo, just in time for today!

During this sew along you can make the quilt. Either this size, smaller or larger!

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Or you can make a table runner.

I LOVE how this turned out and the quilting my friends Cindy & Dennis did for me is perfect. 

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Maybe you want to add some placemats?

They are one of my favorite things to make to change out the seasons!

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March 29, 2019
Do you love a deal as much as I do? from Pat Sloan's Blog

If you love a deal like I love a deal, here is one you'll want in on!

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I'm super excited to show you this great 3 month subscription discount at Bluprint where  you can take alI the classes with just one subscription. 
 
The DETAILS:
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