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January 18, 2019
What's your UFO Status? Mine is..... from Pat Sloan's Blog

Kicking off the 2019 Charity Sew along today that I do with The Fat Quarter shop & Moda Fabric. 

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I am joining the 2019 Charity sew along, I think it's my 5th year

Kimberly tells you about the project and Charity she selected this year.

This year’s charity quilt along will benefit Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas! The Fat Quarter shop is offering all of the patterns to make this quilt for free, they just ask that you donate $5 per pattern download to this amazing organization and 100% of the proceeds from the pattern downloads will be donated to ...

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January 4, 2019
UFO busting for 2019 ... are you ready? from Pat Sloan's Blog

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My 2019 Resolution is to do something with all the UFOs. 

Many times over the years I've done a series of posts on UFOs. I'll be bringing those back and freshen them up so that we can enjoy more of what we love to do without having guilt attached to it.

Today I have Step 1 for you.. which is my Step 1, funny how that works out perfectly for us!

Pat Sloan 2019 UFO busting 1 binding stack

You've heard me say that I have 800 quilts to put binding on.

That might be a wee exaggeration, but it sure FEELS like 800 when ...

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January 3, 2019
Are you ready for another of my Splendid blocks? from Pat Sloan's Blog

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Today is another of my Splendid Sampler 2 blocks. And I have a bonus mini quilt layout of them and a photo of my blocks so far!

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This week there are 4 blocks for you to stitch up

I had this stripe (still available HERE) that seemed just perfect to add into my quilt. I'd used it for my bees on the Honey bee block. Now I wish I'd used it sooner, but..it's not in the mix!

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Here are all my blocks. I'm sewing ...

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December 31, 2018
Out of This World FREE Block #1 from Pat Sloan's Blog

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I am SO excited with my 2019 Block of the Month theme "Out of this World"!! Today is the day for Block #1..

Did you know this is my 6th year of designing, writing  and hosting a Free Mystery Block of the Month (BOM) for FreeQuiltPatterns.info.  If you are new to my sew alongs, read at the end to learn how this one works.

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Do you have a love of all things Space like I do?  

Did you watch the moon landings and get hooked? Do you work in the space industry? Do ...

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December 28, 2018
A fun FREE small quilt to make! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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I'm the last month of the Fat Quarter shops year of color bundles, and my bundle is, I'm sure you know.... 

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Red!! I was so excited when the color choices came out and I was able to select the red month, yeah! I have a project you can do super fast to enjoy the bundle. Also it's fabulous to add to your collection to enhance your red stack. Mine seems get used up so quickly. Red Fat Quarter Bundle

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Here they are .... so yummy!

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For my project I'm pairing the red with ...

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December 8, 2018
How does that cool die cut machine really work? from Pat Sloan's Blog

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I recently hinted that I found a wonderful new tool when I was at the trade show in Houston, it's arrived!

My friend Katy Jones wrote me before I went to the show. She works with Crafter's Companion company and asked me if I'd like to take a look at the die cut machine they make. If Katy asks me, I'm going to take a look! I've known Katy for a long time, she has been on  my podcast, and she is a super talented quilt maker and friend. 

The Crafter's Companion company is ...

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November 18, 2018
Behind the Scenes on my Antique Memories block + a Bonus Layout! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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I'm so excited to tell you the story behind my Splendid Sampler 2 quilt block today.

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First the block!

It is a traditional log cabin in the Court House Step Setting.

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Because it's an easy block, I decided to try out 2 colorways for my 100 block quilt. 

I really love the taupe, it's soothing and I could see a whole quilt like this. I've never done one in all taupe. You can see them together at the end and tell me which you would use!

The Design boards help ...

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2019 Mystery Project Announcements!! Are you ready for the fun? from Pat Sloan's Blog

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This post is FULL of things!

  • My 2019 Mystery BOM theme & Fabric
  • My First Weekly Mystery for 2019 Theme & Fabric
  • Let's Go Camping Quilt Show! Enter your quilt at the end to be in the running for a prize!

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I actually have the quilt quilted, but no binding on it yet.  I will get that done in December and take photos!

At the end, share your quilt (tops are ok!) so you are entered into my giveaway

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October 18, 2018
Fabulous Fabric Series - My Halloween Coaster - FREE pattern from Pat Sloan's Blog

My last 'Fabulous Fabric, Halloween edition' post! 3 more quick little projects to decorate with

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My goal for Fabulous Fabrics is to show you a lot of ways to use fabric and create a group of wonderful projects to decorate with.

What I started with

today are some quick projects to use up what's left.. Coasters and mats!

READ to the End to see my living room!

CLICK for my Previous Halloween Posts 

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Fabulous Fabric Series - My FREE Halloween tablerunners! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Post 3 of 4 in my Fabric Fabric - Halloween edition, is all about Panels and table runners! Both are SUPER fast to stitch up and magically change you room 

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Panels are GREAT for decorating. Fast, easy, and cute! Or spooky in the case of Mr. Chillingsworth. I'm rather fond of him myself.

I made this for my niece who loves all things spooky.  The panel is still available but the companion fabrics are not. BUT you can find other fabulous fabrics and do this basic idea for ANY panel with my directions. 

  • Make your panel the size of my ...

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October 11, 2018
Fabulous Fabric Series - Kitties & a Jelly Roll Quilt from Pat Sloan's Blog

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My 'Fabulous Fabric' series continues with Halloween fabric in another few designs of mine, lets start with kitties!

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I want to show you how to use that fabric you love.  Instead of putting it on a shelf, get out patterns and make up things! I love making simple fast projects to showcase these cute bundle, so I can enjoy the fabric in a quilt. 

Today is

  • Tips on Kitty making
  • A bonus layout of multiple kitties
  • And my 'Go To' Jelly roll' pattern at the end!

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I applique using Heat n Bond lite to do my raw edge fusible applique ...

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October 3, 2018
Fabulous Fabric Series - My Halloween Boden w/videos! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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I'm kicking off my new series 'Fabulous Fabric' with Halloween fabric. We all find fabric we love, then we have to figure out a project to make. I love making simple fast projects to showcase a cute bundle, so I can enjoy the fabric in a quilt. 

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For my first Fabulous Fabric I selected a Halloween fabric line and bought the following

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August 21, 2018
Are you ready for my new Sew Along with a quilt i fell in love with! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Sometimes I go stop in my tracks when I see a quilt, this is one that did it for me! My friend Joanna of Figtree Loves antique quilts. She designed this quilt using vintage blocks in a gorgeous and classic Red/Green/Cream.  

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The blocks seem to float as she used the same cream for ALL the block backgrounds and I love the effect!

She worked created this gorgeous book with all the blocks, and 10 bonus projects using single blocks, it's so cool!

And I decided..... 

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I HAD to make it

And sewing is WAY more fun with ...

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August 4, 2018
New Sew Along with a quilt i fell in love with! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Sometimes I go stop in my tracks when I see a quilt, this is one that did it for me! My friend Joanna of Figtree Loves antique quilts. She designed this quilt using vintage blocks in a gorgeous and classic Red/Green/Cream.  

Pat Sloan Figtree Christmas

The blocks seem to float as she used the same cream for ALL the block backgrounds and I love the effect!

She worked created this gorgeous book with all the blocks, and 10 bonus projects using single blocks, it's so cool!

And I decided..... 

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I HAD to make it

And sewing is WAY more fun with ...

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June 30, 2018
Charity block #6 and a 6 big block layout! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Block #6 is the last for the Clementine Charity quilt along! I am sew along with my friends at The Fat Quarter shop and Moda fabrics.

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The project supports St. Judes, which does amazing work for children.
There are six big blocks like mine above, and six smaller versions for the original quilt. 
 

All Six of my big blocks!  The fabrics I'm using are

My quilt will be auctioned to support St. Judes, so honored!

Block #6 is Strawberry Star.. and the videos by Fat Quarter Shop shows ...

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May 22, 2018
Download my free Button Club Pattern! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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So I had to look for some fabric that had waves...

but not just any fabric would do! 

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Your June Button collection is the last of  year 2 of the Button Lover's Club series. 

Also this is the last of button club #2 but ... You can order #3! KEEP reading!

I've LOVED creating one each month using the buttons as an inspiration and I am excited about the Words with Buttons that comes up next!.  I've done all the sewing with  Aurifil 50wt .

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April 18, 2018
We are blooming ... Buttons? Download my free Button Club Pattern! from Pat Sloan's Blog

For our May button club I'm all about SPRING!

My free banners are designed for the Fat Quarter shop to showcase year 2 of the Button Lover's Club

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The May Button collection is all about pink with some DARLING special buttons in the mix.

I'm using Aurifil 50wt this time, there are small kits if you want to try some out

The Florals are all Lemon Tree.. I love them! Aqua is a batik (here are similar) and a cream background.

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The lady bug in your kit is so darling!

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March 12, 2018
A cuppa of ... Buttons? Download my free Button Club Pattern! from Pat Sloan's Blog

For your April button club we take a trip...a trip to where? To Paris!

My free banners are designed for the Fat Quarter shop to showcase year 2 of the Button Lover's Club

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The April Button collection is super cute!! Below are a few closeups. 

I'm using Aurifil 80wt this time.  I LOVE the little wooden spools it comes on. If you want a kit of colors those are at the top.

The fabric is Mostly Parisienne with the gray from Corey's lines

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The chickee buttons and flowers are so cute I want to eat them ...

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February 20, 2018
A cottage Garden, with Pat's Button club FREE Pattern! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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For your March button club, I designed a little cottage.. or two...  My free banners are designed for the Fat Quarter shop to showcase year 2 of the Button Lover's Club

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The March Button collection is darling with the promise of spring in it's flowers! 

I'm using Aurifloss, using 2 ply.  I LOVE the little wooden spools it comes on. If you want a kit of colors, the Macaroon box is perfect ...

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February 19, 2018
And the winner .. I mean layout.. is... from Pat Sloan's Blog

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Do you like my Olympic Inspired title!!  Sometimes it takes me a bit longer to get the Designer of the Month layout ready for you! And sometimes it may be worth the wait ...

The theme for our 2017 Designer interviews was the colorwheel.

So I HAD to design a layout that let their blocks show off the theme Doesn't it look fabulous!

Here are the designer's blocks in color order.

It was so fun for me to see what came in every month!

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