Sew Sampler Reveal December 2017

Bold stars emerge from our December Sew Sampler box this month as we have teamed up with guest designer, Kim Diehl! She gives a ‘star’ example of her signature scrappy style featuring her newest collection called Helping Hands. If you are not yet subscribed, be sure you do soon to receive our January box!

December Box Reveal

Star Twist Helping Hands Fat Eighth Bundle by Kim Diehl for Henry Glass Fabrics

Classic florals, brambles, stripes, stars and plaids from Kim Diehl make splendidly scrappy quilts. This set of fat eighths is a delightful addition for any stash, or perfect for our “waste not, want not” Star Twist pattern!

View the entire collection here.

Helping Hands Fabric

Quilter’s Planner MINI by Stephanie Palmer of Late Night Quilter

A small, elegant planner for when you’re on the go! This adorable 80-page booklet will fit perfectly inside your bag. Daily planning pages with to-do lists, appointments and shipping lists make this the perfect companion to the full-sized Quilter’s Planner.

Quilter's Planner Mini

4″ Thread Snips by Tacony

Make quick trims and repairs with a simple squeeze. These Thread Snips are made with carbon steel blades for long lasting performance. You can use them for cutting thread ends, unpicking seams and so much more! A very handy tool that does its job quickly and efficiently.

Color will vary, view all colors here.

Thread Snips

Mint Oh…Sew! Organized Stash ‘n Store by It’s Sew Emma

The brand new Stash ‘n Store is the perfect device to keep your sewing and crafting notions within reach and ready to go! Easily store marking tools, scissors, stilettos, rulers, even make-up brushes and small rotary cutters, in an easy-to-grab upright position. The silicone pockets are smooth and offer a sturdy grip.

Available in three colors, collect them all for your sewing room, vanity, and home office here.

Presencia 100% Cotton Thread by Presencia

Manufactured in Spain, Presencia Thread is made from 100% extra-long staple Egyptian cotton that’s grown in the Giza Valley, home of the highest-grade cotton on the market. While most threads are 2-ply, Presencia’s 3-ply construction makes this thread stronger, rounder and easier to thread through a needle.

Take a look at our assortment of Presencia thread here.

Star Twist Quilt Pattern designed exclusively by Kim Diehl
Sew Sampler Exclusive

Kim Diehl gives a “star” example of her signature scrappy style with her Star Twist mini quilt pattern! Made exclusively with Fat Eights (background and binding included), this mini quilt will light up your home with sweet patches and stars of rich color.

Finished size: 20 1/2″ x 20 1/2″

Basket Block #9 Recipe Card Designed by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet

Sew along with us each month as we create these charming basket blocks featuring Confetti Cotton Solids by Riley Blake Designs! This pattern contains instructions to make 5 1/2″, 10 1/2″ and 15 1/2″ unfinished square blocks!


We’re sew excited for the 2017 Basket Sew Sampler Quilt, and we can’t wait to show you all of the fun block designs that Lori Holt has come up with! We’ve even put together a 2017 Basket Blocks Sew Sampler Bundle for you to purchase so that you have everything ready to go when you get your Sew Sampler box and recipe card each month!

Sew Sampler Subscription Quilting Box: June 2017 - Basket Block Fat Quarter BundleWe’ve got more fun in store for you next month, so be sure you’re subscribed to the Sew Sampler Box to get in on all of the treats!

Fat Quarter Shop’s Top 10 Videos of 2017

2017 is quickly coming to a close and we can hardly believe it! In 2017, had over 5 million views of all of the videos on our channel and reached at total of 671 videos on our channel! We are taking a moment to reflect on the amazing year we’ve had with our top 10 videos of 2017! Here they are in order:

10. How to Install Zippers with ByAnnie and Fat Quarter Shop

We collaborated with ByAnnie to teach you how to install zippers on fabrics of all types! We even brought out a couple of zipper fun projects, like the Quick Zips PatternNetbook Computer Carrier Pattern, Just in Case Pattern, Zip it Up Pattern, and Bling it On Pattern, to show the versatility of zippers.

9. Jelly Roll Railway Shortcut Quilt

We love shortcut quilts and jelly rolls, so this project is perfect! We show you how to use a jelly roll and our free pattern to whip up the Jelly Roll Railway Shortcut Quilt in not time.

8. How to make the Jolly Braid Totebag

This was one of our favorite projects of 2017 by far, the very versatile Jolly Braid Tote bag!

7. 3 Hour Baby Gingham – Easy Baby Quilt

Looking for an quick and easy quilt? The 3 Hour Baby Gingham quilt is the project for you!

6. How to Make a La Conner Tote by Jera Brandvig for Leicen Fabrics

Learn how to make the this adorable tote bag using the La Conner collection by Jera Brandvig for Leicen Fabrics! Jera Brandvig joins us to take you step by step through the entire tutorial.

5. How to Make a Spellbound Jelly Roll Quilt Featuring the 90 Degree Double-Strip Ruler

Learn how to make the gorgeous Spellbound Jelly Roll Quilt, a quilt that looks so intricate and expensive but is actually easy and doesn’t break the bank!

4. How to make a Petit Four Basket with ByAnnie and Fat Quarter Shop

Learn how to make a Petit Four that is Sew Cute that you’ll want to make it over and over again! Annie joins us to take you step by step through the entire tutorial.

3. How to Make a Quick-Step Self Binding Receiving Blanket

Kimberly guides you through how to make this ADORABLE receiving blanket that is super quick and easy and binds itself!

2. How to Make and Attach Wide Chunky Binding for Quilts with Carrie Nelson of Moda Fabrics

Learn how to put a wide binding on a quilt with Carrie Nelson! She also gives tips and tricks to get the perfect finish on your quilt.

And for our top video of 2017………

1. Quilt-As-You-Go Made Modern Book – Strip Quilt

Our most popular video for 2017 is the Quilt-As-You-Go Modern Book Strip Quilt we made with Jera Bradnvig! Start to finish, Jera takes you through every step of how to make this gorgeous quilt!

We hope you’ve enjoyed all of our 2017 videos as much as we have! We cannot wait to roll out more projects in 2018!


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