Cotton + Steel Quarterly Booster Club November 2018

Calling all Cotton + Steel Fans: the Cotton + Steel Booster Club is here! The November bundle is ready to ship and there is still time to join in on the booster club fun!

Sign up for the Cotton + Steel Quarterly Booster Club and receive 12 fat quarters from new Cotton + Steel collections, one spool of Sulky Thread and an exclusive pattern designed to use the fat quarters. This month’s club exclusive quilt is called Rose Colored Glasses and you will not want to miss out on a chance to make this one! We love how these beautiful big blocks come together to form vibrant stars and diamonds!

This club is ongoing and ships on the 6th of the month in August, November, February and May. Sign up today to get in on the November bundle and have 12 Cotton + Steel fat quarters sent straight to your door!

 

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NEW: Art Gallery Fabrics Color Master Bundles!

We have the new Art Gallery Color Master Bundles in stock and we are sew excited! These bundles are curated by Art Gallery Fabrics specifically to spice up your stash with a variety of themes and colors!

The bundles are available in Half Yard and Fat Quarter cuts. Each bundle is organized by a designer or a specific theme so you can get an entire bundle of an array of collections from your favorites! Here is snippet of these wonderful bundles:

Americana

Amy Sinibaldi

Animalia

April Rhodes

Autumnal

Bari J

Bonnie Christine

Caroline Hulse

Dana Willard

Floralism

Geometrical

Jessica Swift

Katarina Roccella

Maureen Cracknell

Mister Domestic

Pat Bravo

Sharon Holland

Winterland

Woods

Written

With so many bundles to choose from, there is bound to be one or two that speak to your quilty soul! Be sure to grab your new Art Gallery Color Master bundle today!

Sew Colorful Fat Quarter Club!

Have an Oh Sew Colorful Year with our newest fabric club, the Sew Colorful Fat Quarter Club! Inspired by our 2018 Year of the Fat Quarter Bundles, this club colors outside the lines and each month will bring a new color of prints and coordinated basics curated by Fat Quarter Shop! This club will start in January 2019.

Sign up today and receive 15 color coordinated fat quarters delivered straight to your door. We are featuring a new color each month! Here is the schedule:

Sign up today to get in our newest colorful Fat Quarter Club!

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2018 Limited Edition Spooky Box Revealed!

We were SCARED this would happen and it did! We are officially SOLD OUT of the 2018 Spooky Box. We hope you were one of the lucky customers to sneak up on this box before they flew into the dark of night. If you missed out, see all the fun things included in this ‘not-sew-scary’ box, and stay tuned for another Limited Edition box coming your way SOON!

Petite Dot Dot Boo Layer Cake by Me and My Sister Designs for Moda Fabrics
A Spooky Box Exclusive

You will quickly fall under the spell of this boo-tiful exclusive 22-piece Dot Dot Boo Layer Cake, designed by Me and My Sister Designs for Moda Fabrics! Frightfully fun, this collection is scattered with dusty cobwebs, ghoulish connect-the-dots, and yowling cats. Use this Layer Cake to make the Patchy Pumpkins Tablerunner spooky and sweet!

Check out full collection here.

Tablerunner 80/20 Happy Cloud Batting by Happy Cloud for Fat Quarter Shop
Fat Quarter Shop Exclusive

You will go batting for this batting! The 80/20 Silky Blend by Happy Cloud provides a supernaturally smooth and eerily even finish to your quilted projects, and the Tablerunner size is just right for the Patchy Pumpkins Tablerunner.

40wt Saffron Glow in the Dark Thread by Wonderfil

Who’s afraid of the dark when you have glow in the dark thread? This polyester thread will light up any project with devilish delight. It will keep you quilting all through the night!

Check out more Glow in the Dark colors here.

Lime Green Button Shaped Box by Lansing

Use this lime-ghastly-green container to hold all your knick knacks, or to hide your Halloween treats from little hands! Cute as a button (literally) with a screw-top lid, it will keep your notions nice and secure.

Patchy Pumpkins Tablerunner Pattern by Fat Quarter Shop

Get ready to spot the Great Pumpkin in your own little pumpkin patch! The Patchy Pumpkins Tablerunner is a scraptastic project for Halloween, with simple piecing and applique. Designed for 10″ squares, the exclusive Dot Dot Boo Layer Cake is petrifyingly perfect for this 16 1/2″ x 50 1/2″ tablerunner!

 

Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along: Week 1

Welcome to our Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along! We will be quilting along to make the Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt! This sampler quilt really is a taste of all the quilts, as blocks from all 16 quilts are included, so you’ll get to try them all. We have the full Fabric Requirements HERE for you to use and pick out your fabrics and quilt along with us. You will need both the Perfect 10 Book and Ruler to make this sampler so grab yours and let’s get started!

Perfect 10 Book and Perfect 10 Ruler

Shop Perfect 10 Products HERE!

For the first week of the quilt along, we are making the Banana Block and the Birthday Cake Block! [Get the pattern HERE] Kimberly made her blocks using Guest Room by Kristyne Czepuryk for Moda Fabrics!

Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along

We also have 14 quilty staffers and bloggers quilting along with us! All 8 weeks of the quilt along, they will be making the two blocks featured until all 16 blocks are made! Here are their versions of the Banana and Birthday Cake Blocks:

Cynthia of Dream Quilt Create

Quilty Staffer Deborah – Oxford by Sweetwater for Moda Fabrics

Quilty Staffer Denise – Garden Variety by Lella Boutique for Moda Fabrics

Gina of Thread Graffiti

Greg of Grey Dogwood Studio

Heidi of Buttons and Butterflies

Jennie of Porch Swing Quilts

Kim of Persimon Dreams

Melanie of A Bit of Scrap Stuff

Quilty Staffer Nancy – Clover Hollow by Sherri & Chelsi for Moda Fabrics

Pam of Pam Kitty Morning

Sinta of Pink Pincushion

Sondra of Out of the Blue Quilts

Quilty Staffer Terri – Flower Garden Gatherings by Primitive Gatherings for Moda Fabrics

Quilt Along with us using #FQSPerfect10

We’d love to see your Perfect 10 Sampler Blocks! Share your blocks on Instagram or Facebook using #FQSPerfect10 and we’ll share so we can see and share them!

Catch us here next week, October 16, for Week 2 of the Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along where we will be making the Buttered Pecan and Coconut Blocks!

Happy Quilting!

 

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Sew Sampler Box October 2018 Sneak Peek!

Can you believe it’s already October? The start of a new month means you get to see a Sneak Peek inside our next box! We don’t want to be too BOLD but we know this box will be just your TYPE. This month we reveal to you our theme for the October Sew Sampler box.

If you are not yet subscribed, and want to join in on the fun, be sure to do so quickly because boxes ship out around October 20th!

Be sure to follow us for more box reveals and future sneak peeks on all social media outlets by using #SEWSAMPLER

Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along Announcement

The Perfect 10 Book has officially arrived at Fat Quarter Shop! It’s cool to be square again! It’s Sew Emma has created 16 fabulous quilts featuring our Perfect 10 Ruler from Creative Grids and the beloved 10” square precut, the Layer Cake. With full color diagrams and clear instructions, this book is truly a “Perfect 10”! Be sure to get the Perfect 10 Combo Pack to get both the book and ruler!

Full Perfect 10 Sampler Made with Guest Room by Kristyne Czepuryk

Full Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt made with Guest Room by Kristyne Czepuryk for Moda Fabrics

To sweeten the deal, we have put together a Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along!  This sampler quilt really is a taste of all the quilts, as blocks from all 16 quilts are included, so you’ll get to try them all. We have the full Fabric Requirements HERE for you to use and pick out your fabrics before the Quilt Along starts. We will be making two blocks every Tuesday (#perfect10Tuesday) from October 9 to December 4! You will need the Perfect 10 book and Perfect 10 Ruler to help you complete the sampler quilt. We also have a Perfect 10 Book and Ruler Combo that will set you in the right direction for this quilt along!

Perfect 10 Book and Perfect 10 Ruler

Shop Perfect 10 Products HERE!

Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along Schedule

Banana Block and Birthday Cake Block

October 9, 2018 – Banana Block and Birthday Cake Block

Buttered Pecan Block and Coconut Block

October 16, 2018 – Buttered Pecan Block and Coconut Block

Coffee Block and Cookie Dough Block

October 23 – Coffee Block and Cookie Dough Block

 Cookies and Cream Bock and Cotton Candy Block

October 30 – Cookies ‘n Cream Bock and Cotton Candy Block

Dutch Chocolate Block and French Vanilla Block

November 6 – Dutch Chocolate Block and French Vanilla Block

Lemon Sorbet Block and Mint Chocolate Chip Block

November 13 – Lemon Sorbet Block and Mint Chocolate Chip Block

Neapolitan Block and Peaches 'n Cream Block

November 27 – Neapolitan Block and Peaches ‘n Cream Block

Rainbow Sherbet Block and Rocky Road Block

December 4 – Rainbow Sherbet Block and Rocky Road Block

Who’s Quilting Along: Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along

We also have some awesome quilty friends who will be quilting along with us for all 8 weeks of the Perfect 10 Quilt Along!

Cynthia of Dream Quilt CreateQuilty Staffer DeborahQuilty Staffer Denise
Gina of Thread GrafittiGreg of Grey Dogwood StudioHeidi of Buttons and Butterflies
Jennie of Porch Swing QuiltsKim of Persimon DreamsMelanie of A Bit of Scrap Stuff
Quilty Staffer NancyPam of Pam Kitty MorningSinta of Pink Pincushion
Sondra of Out of the Blue QuiltsQuilty Staffer Terri

Be sure to grab your Perfect 10 Book and Perfect 10 Ruler and we’ll see you back here on October 9 to start our first week of the Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along!

 

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Year of the Fat Quarter at Fat Quarter Shop: October

October Year of the Fat Quarter

Welcome to our Year of the Fat Quarter Quilt Along! This month, we are featuring the color black in our October 2018 Year of the Fat Quarter Bundle! We are beyond excited to start month 10 of this year long quilt along!

October Year of the Fat Quarter

We are dedicating 2018 to our favorite little precut, the fat quarter! We are doing this to celebrate our 15th anniversary as a company and because a fat quarter has 18″ x 20″ of usable fabric (too perfect!). Every first Friday of the month, we will be featuring one of our wonderful quilters and the project they make with their Year of the Fat Quarter Bundle!

October Project by Christopher of The Tattooed Quilter

For the October Year of the Fat Quarter project, Christopher made the Spooky Log Cabin Mini Quilt using the October 2018 Year of the Fat Quarter Bundle!

We are sew happy to have 9 wonderful bloggers making projects out of each of the Year of the Fat Quarter Bundles with us! Be sure to check out their blogs to see the details of their projects and keep up with the Year of the Fat Quarter fun on with #fqsyotfq on Instagram!

 

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BLOG REMIX – Simple Zipper Bag

Project Remix Simple Zipper Bag

We’re shaking things up on the Jolly Jabber! We are bringing life back to our old projects with Blog Remixes! Every other Thursday from today until November 15, we will be throwing it back to one of our tutorials with new fabrics, notions, tips and tricks to inspire you to make your next project. Whether you’ve seen this project before or it’s your first time, there’s a remix project for everyone. This week’s remix is the Simple Zipper Bag we did with Sherri McConnell back in 2016! This project is a great way to use your Mini Charm Packs since you can make 2 Simple Zipper Bags with just one Mini Charm Pack!

Simple Zipper Bags

Fabric Requirements

Here is what you’ll need to make this project:

Video Tutorial

Sherri did a video tutorial on the Simple Zipper Bag with Kimberly when she came to visit us in 2016! Grab your materials and follow along with us as we make this fun and handy project:

Quilt Along

We even had some awesome quilty friends make their version of the Simple Zipper Bag:

Simple Zipper Bag by Quilty Staffer Bev

Quilty Staffer Bev made her Simple Zipper Bag using Harmony by Sweetwater for Moda Fabrics. She says “The front of the bag and the lining are sandwiched for quilting , no need to make a separate lining!”

Simple Zipper Bag by Quilty Staffer Susan

Quilty Staffer Susan made her Simple Zipper Bag using Well Said by Sandy Gervais for Moda Fabrics. She decided to put a handle on the bag for ease in handling!

Simple Zipper Bag by Quilty Staffer Nancy

Quilty Staffer Nancy made her Simple Zipper Bag using Victoria by 3 Sisters for Moda Fabric.

Simple Zipper Bag

Melanie of A Bit of Scrap Stuff (@mellierc) made her Simple Zipper Bag using Smitten by Bonnie & Camille for Moda Fabrics.

Angela of ALC Creates (@spicyredhead) made her Simple Zipper Bag using Best. Day. EVER! by April Rosenthal for Moda Fabric. She says “I made 2 zipper pouches. For the first one I used a mini charm pack that I’ve been holding on to for a special project. The second pouch front is made from EPP hexies that I hand stitched together and then cut to size. I absolutely love how it turned out and can’t wait to use it!”

Rebecca of One Wee Bird Quilts (@oneweebird) made two Simple Zipper Bags. She made her first one using Boathouse by Sweetwater for Moda Fabrics and her second one using ______________.

Sherri of This and That Patterns (@sherfalls) made her Simple Zipper Bag using Miss Kate  by  Bonnie & Camille for Moda Fabrics. She made it one row smaller for pencils. Love it!

Tanya of Tanya Quilts in CO (@tanyaquiltsinco) made her Simple Zipper Bag using Smitten by Bonnie & Camille for Moda Fabrics. She used leftover Smitten pieces from Fat Eighth Fruitcake Project!

Share with #SimpleZipperBag

This project is easy to make, scrap friendly and perfect for your own home or as a gift! Be sure to share your projects using #SimpleZipperBag and tag us (@fatquarterhsop) so we can see and share your work!

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Happy Quilting!

 

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2018 Mega Quilt Market Sweepstakes

Fall 2018 Quilt Market is almost here and we can barely contain our excitement! To celebrate, we are hosting our biggest giveaway to date, the 2018 Mega Quilt Market Sweepstakes!

We have partnered with some of our quilty friends, designers and manufacturers to bring you not one, not two but 15 buckets valued at $500 each!

The 2018 Sweepstakes will start now, October 1, and will end Friday, October 26, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST. We will announce our 15 lucky winners on October 31, 2018 on our blog and social media so be sure to keep a keen eye on your email to see if you’re one of them! Here is a glimpse of the beautiful fabric, thread and fun notions up for grabs!

And because we have 15 prize buckets, there will be FIFTEEN winners!!!! This giveaway is open to everyone and anyone! Here’s what you need to do:

To enter our 2018 Sweepstakes, all you have to do is fill out our survey below in the Google Form box and you do not have to be on Social Media to enter (just use your email address). 

You will also get a coupon for a 10% OFF discount on your next purchase just for completing the survey. Coupon codes will be sent out once sweepstakes close on October 26.

I know all of you are sew excited to see all the prizes so be sure to watch our Sweepstakes sneak peek to take a look at the contents of one of the 15 prize boxes! Please share this giveaway on social media and use the hashtag #2018fqsmegasweepstakes!

[*WINNERS WILL BE CHOSEN AT RANDOM]

Don’t wait, get onto filling out our short Sweepstakes Google Form Survey above to be entered to win one of the 15 prize boxes! GOOD LUCK!

 

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