Spelling Bee Sew Along: Week 26

 

Get back to school with our Spelling Bee Sew Along featuring the Spelling Bee Book! We are beyond excited to start week 26 of the Sew Along!

The Spelling Bee Book is by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet and features complete instructions for 100 letter, number, punctuation and picture blocks in two sizes plus 18 quilt projects!

This Sew Along will feature 88 of the blocks from the Spelling Bee Book! Lasting 44 weeks, our Sew Along will feature 2 blocks from the book each week. We are featuring the Capital T and lowercase t blocks in the 26th week of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

Capital T block by Connie of Freemotion by the River

Connie made her Capital T block using Bella Solids by Moda Fabrics.

Lowercase t block by Amanda of Jedi Craft Girl

 

We have a great group of 40 quilting bloggers joining us for each event. Each week, 2 of the 40 bloggers will be sharing their Spelling Bee blocks with you! Be sure to visit our bloggers for details on what they did with their Spelling Bee blocks! And check out #SpellingBeeSaturday on Instagram to keep up with the fun!

Here is a list of the quilters joining us for the Spelling Bee Sew Along – thanks for joining in on the fun, Quilters!

Spelling Bee Sew Along

Happy quilting everyone! See you back here on April 7 for Week 27 of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

 

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Sew Sampler Reveal March 2018

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You asked for modern and we are beaming with excitement to give it to you. Let’s jump right into our colorful reveal for our March box. If you are not yet subscribed, be sure you do soon to receive our April box, which happens to be our 2nd Birthday box!

March Box Reveal Photo

Sparkler Ombre Confetti Metallic Half Yard Bundle by V and Co. for Moda Fabrics

If you already love V and Co. Ombre fabric, we think you’re going to go crazy for her Ombre Confetti with Metallic Dots! It’s the same colors of ombre that you know and love, but it’s been dressed up for a party with gold metallic confetti dots!

View the entire collection here.

Ombre Confetti Metallic Half Yard Bundle

Creative Grids 4″ Curvy Log Cabin Trim Tool by Creative Grids

Create the illusion of curves with this 4 inch Curvy Log Cabin Trim Tool. It comes with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions or just scan the QR Code printed on the template to view a video demonstration.

Ruler size: 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

Want to make Curvy Log Cabin blocks BIGGER? We also offer a 6 inch and 8 inch Curvy Log Cabin rulers. Check them out here.

4" Curvy Log Cabin Ruler

Bella Rose Gold Tape Measure by Fat Quarter Shop
Fat Quarter Shop Exclusive

This genuine leather rose gold tape measure adds a touch of luxury and a lot of function to your sewing accessories. With smooth tracking, easily legible measurements in inches and centimeters up to 60″, and a well-crafted pull tab and key chain loop, you can always keep this useful notion handy. Finished with a beautifully embossed quilt block, this well-appointed tape measure is one of a kind.

Bella Rose Tapemeasure

TrueGrips Adhesive Rings by TrueCut

Enjoy cutting without the constant slipping! Simply apply these little rings to the back of any ruler to increase safety and cutting accuracy by preventing slipping. TrueGrips Adhesive Rings are transparent so your project visibility is not impaired. Though designed for quilting, these rings work on any ruler and are great for any craft that uses a rotary cutter including scrap booking and fabrics!

Contains fifteen small grips and fifteen large grips.

Check out other items available from TrueCut here.

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The Sparkler Quilt Pattern
Sew Sampler Exclusive

This modern variation on the classic curvy log cabin will send sparks flying, especially when paired with the glimmering metallic in Ombre Metallic Confetti by V and Co. for Moda Fabrics!

These mini blocks are perfectly made with the Creative Grids 4″ Curvy Log Cabin Trim Tool, so you can just trim away to your heart’s delight. For more curvy log cabin goodness, check out the bonus size option on the back!

Lap and Queen sizes are included!

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Your Sparkler Ombre Confetti Metallic Half Yard Bundle will get you started on your blocks and will finish off your scrappy binding. You just need to pick up some background fabric to finish it off. We used Bella Solids White Bleached found here.

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Basket Block #12 Recipe Card and Finishing Recipe Card Designed by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet

You have received the last of the Recipe Cards for our 2017 Basket Block quilt. Check out the full quilt reveal below. If you have been sewing along with us, be sure to share your quilt with us on social media using the following hashtag:  #basketsewsamplerquilt

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2017 Basket Block Quilt

Don’t wait to pick up your 2017 Basket Blocks Sew Sampler Bundle as well as the additional yardage needed to add the perfect finishing touch to your quilt: Confetti Cotton C120-Cloud & C120-SweetMint.

Sew Sampler Subscription Quilting Box: June 2017 - Basket Block Fat Quarter Bundle

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Next month marks our 2nd Birthday of the Sew Sampler Box and we are excited to reveal a BRAND NEW recipe card theme along with some FUN box exclusive only items! You won’t want to miss out so make sure you’re subscribed.

 

Art Gallery Fabrics Color Master Contest – And the Winners are….

The polls are in and we have our first, second and third place winners! Here’s who they are:

Third Place

Congratulations to Amanda Taylor on her Bunny Quilt! This quilt is so adorable and perfect for the upcoming Easter holiday!

Bunny Quilt by Amanda Taylor

Second Place

Congratulations to Cynthia Brunz on her Circles Quilt! The contrast between the solids and prints of this quilt make for a stunning finished product!

Circles Quilt by Cynthia Brunz

First Place

Congratulations to Lisette Oscamou on her gorgeous Color Master Pillow! This was definitely a favorite amongst the Fat Quarter staff and a huge hit in this contest overall!

Pillow by Lissette Oscarmou

Congratulations to all of the winners and thank you to everyone who participated! We loved going through all of your entries and seeing how you used the Art Gallery Fabrics Color Masters into each one of your amazing projects! To see more entries for the Color Master Contest, check out #ColorMasterContest on Instagram. And if you are feeling in the Color Master Contest Spirit, be sure to get your Color Master boxes here and bring your creativity!

We are so happy we got the chance to partner with Art Gallery Fabrics on this challenge and would like to extend a huge thank you to them for sponsoring our awesome prizes!  We hope you enjoyed this contest and stay tuned on the Jolly Jabber and our social media accounts (Facebook and Instagram) to see more Fat Quarter Shop fun!

 

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Clementine Quilt Along: Month 3 – Peaches & Plenty

Welcome to the Clementine Quilt Along! We are continuing this Quilt Along with Month 3, Peaches & Plenty! Our quilt is made with Mama’s Cottage by April Rosenthal for Moda Fabrics and we have quilt kits and the matching backing sets available. If you are just joining us, you can find the full fabric requirements and all the patterns and videos posted so far on our Clementine Quilt Along page.

Most importantly, we are benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with this year’s quilt along. We are asking for a small donation in exchange for downloading each month’s pattern, and together, Fat Quarter Shop and Moda will match up to $20,000 of your donation. We are almost at $5,000, a quarter of the way to our goal! Thank you to everyone who donated and keep the donations coming so we can reach our goal!

Ready to get quilting? Click here to download the Month 3 – Peaches & Plenty Pattern in exchange for a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!

Month 3 – Peaches & Plenty

Peaches & Plenty Video Tutorial

We’re very excited that some of our favorite designers and quilting bloggers will be sewing along with us for our fundraiser for a great cause. Check out their blogs and Instagrams every month from January 2018 to check out the fabrics they’re using and see their progress!

*Psst! The fabric designer-April Rosenthal-is also sewing along with us! So fun!

 

*April of April Rosenthal
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Bonnie of Sunset Family Living
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Carrie of Moda Cutting Table
(@modafabrics)

Denise of Pieced Brain
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Elise of Elise and Emelie
(@eliseandemelie)

Gina of Carpe Quiltin
(@gina_tell_carpequiltin)

Heather of A Creative Pursuit
(@acreativemama)

Hilary of By Hilary Jordan
(@byhilaryjordan)

Jan of Cocoa Quilts
(@cocoaquilts)

Jen of Heritage Threads
(@heritage.threads)

Joanne of Quilts by Joanne
(@turtlequilterjo)

Kairle of Kairle Oaks
(@kairleoaks)

Kendra of Good Starter
(@good_starter)

Kristen of 3 in the Nest
(@threeinthenestraleigh)

Kristina of Center Street Quilts
(@centerstreetquilts)

Leah of Ponderings from My Heart
(@ponderingsfrommyheart)

Melanie of A Bit of Scrap Stuff
(@mellierc)

Melissa of Happy Quilting
(@happyquiltingmc)

Pat of Pat Sloan
(@quilterpatsloan)

Pat B. of Life in the Scrapatch
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Patty of Elm Street Quilts
(@elmstreetquilts)

Rebecca of One Wee Bird
(@oneweebird)

Sarah of 123 Quilt
(@123quilt)

Sherri of A Quilting Life
(@aquiltinglife)

Sondra of Out of the Blue Quilts
(@sondradavison)

Stephanie of Quilt ‘n Party
(@quiltnparty)

Tanya of Tanya Quilts in CO
(@tanyaquiltsinco)

Teresa of Aurea’s Kitchen
(@aureaskitchen)

Vickie of Crocheting Vixen
(@crochetingvixen)

Please share your progress and creations with us on the 2018 Clementine Quilt Along Facebook Group! And post your blocks using #clementinequiltalong on Instgram and Twitter!

 

 

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Spelling Bee Sew Along: Week 25

 

Get back to school with our Spelling Bee Sew Along featuring the Spelling Bee Book! We are beyond excited to start week 25 of the Sew Along!

The Spelling Bee Book is by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet and features complete instructions for 100 letter, number, punctuation and picture blocks in two sizes plus 18 quilt projects!

This Sew Along will feature 88 of the blocks from the Spelling Bee Book! Lasting 44 weeks, our Sew Along will feature 2 blocks from the book each week. We are featuring the Capital S and lowercase s blocks in the 25th week of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

Capital S block by Sherri of A Quilting Life

Sherri made her Capital S block using Clover Hollow by Sherri McConnell for Moda Fabrics.

Lowercase s block by Sondra of Out of the Blue Quilts

Sondra made her lowercase s block using a variety of collections by Bonnie & Camille by Moda Fabrics.

We have a great group of 40 quilting bloggers joining us for each event. Each week, 2 of the 40 bloggers will be sharing their Spelling Bee blocks with you! Be sure to visit our bloggers for details on what they did with their Spelling Bee blocks! And check out #SpellingBeeSaturday on Instagram to keep up with the fun!

Here is a list of the quilters joining us for the Spelling Bee Sew Along – thanks for joining in on the fun, Quilters!

Spelling Bee Sew Along

Happy quilting everyone! See you back here on March 31 for Week 26 of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

 

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Oh Scrap! Blog Hop

Oh Scrap! We are thrilled to be a part of book tour for our very dear quilty friend, Lissa Alexander of Moda Lissa! Lissa, the Scrap Queen, just came out with her newest book over scrappy quilts, Oh Scrap! This book features full tutorials over 12 gorgeous scrappy quilts that will help you use up your extra quilting fabrics in the most gorgeous way possible. Lissa has spent 30 years perfecting her scrap quilt techniques and now, on her first solo book, she gives you tips and tricks on how to find your inner scrap quilter!

Kimberly has been a huge fan of Lissa’s scrappy quilts! In fact, she even made the Surrounded Quilt from the Oh Scrap! Book back in 2014 when Lissa first came out with the pattern.

We even put an exclusive tablerunner pattern from the Oh Scrap! Book in our February Sew Sampler Box! Our February Sew Sampler Box members were the only ones to get it (and have loved it!).

With the versatility of scraps you can use, each of the quilts in the book can be made your own! We are truly honored to be a part of the Oh Scrap! Book Blog Hop. Be sure to check out the posts of all of the other quilters on the tour on how they are loving their Oh Scrap! Books. And definitely be sure to get your copy of the Oh Scrap! Book to join in on the scrap quilty fun!

BLOG HOP SCHEDULE

March 15 – Lissa Alexander of Moda Lissa

March 16 – Pat Sloan of Pat Sloan Quilter’s Home

March 17 – Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts

March 18 – Barbara Brackman of Material Culture

March 19 – Alison Dale of Alison’s Expressions

March 20 – Melissa Corey of Happy Quilting

March 21 – Carrie Nelson of Moda Cutting Table

March 22 – Sherri McConnel of A Quilting Life

March 23 – Kimberly Jolly of Fat Quarter Shop

March 24 – Teresa Silva of Quilting is My Bliss

March 25 – Jane Davidson of Quilt Jane

March 26 – Jenny Cardon of Martingale Publishing

 

We are also giving away 1 eBook version of the Oh Scrap! Book! All you have to do is sign up for our newsletter (and even if you are already signed up, put your email down. You will be entered in the giveaway but will not receive double versions of the newsletter.) *Giveaway ends March 30, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST. Winner will be chosen at random.*

Sign up for our newsletter to enter the giveaway here!

 

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Color Master Contest: Vote for your Top 3!

We wanted to extend another HUGE thank you to everyone who submitted their Art Gallery Fabrics Color Master Contest! We loved seeing what you were able to do with an Art Gallery Color Master and your creativity!

It was very difficult but we narrowed down all of the entries to our top eight picks. Now we need your help! We need to narrow down the top eight entries to the top three. Take a careful look at all of the entries and fill out the poll below to cast your vote for your top project! The three projects with the top votes will be our top 3 projects and will be announced next week, Wednesday March 28.

Top 8 Color Master Contest Entries

Entry 1 – Pillow by Lisette Oscamou

Entry 2 – Doll Pajamas by Amy Lawson

Entry 3 – Plenum Quilt by Sabine Vom Dorp

Entry 4 – Circles Quilt by Cynthia Brunz

Entry 5 – Bunny Quilt by Amanda Taylor

Entry 6 – Pouch by Mona Phelps

Entry 7 – Squares Quilt by Megan Griffith

Entry 8 – Hexagon Mini Quilt by Jessica Walters

All the entries were wonderful, and you blew us away.  From quilts to tablerunners to pouches and pillows, we had so much fun seeing all of your creative entries!

 

Vote Now!

Fill out the survey below to choose your top pick for the Art Gallery Color Master Contest! The top 3 picks will take first, second and third place. This survey will close on Monday, March 26 at 11:59 PM CST. Get your responses in and vote for your favorite project! We will be releasing the winners on the blog and our Instagram/Facebook Page on March 28! (If you are viewing this post on your email, click here to be directed to the voting form for the Color Master Contest.)

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Button Lovers’ Club: Lemonade Buttons

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April brings rain showers and more BUTTONS! Members of our Button Lovers’ 2 Club will soon be receiving their April button sets, Lemonade Buttons. If you haven’t heard the buzz about our button club yet, but NEED this set, there is still time to join before this set ships!

Lemonade Buttons

These vibrant lemonade themed buttons gets you into the spirit of spring, warmer weather, and lots and lots of lemonade! And as always there is a huge variety of sizes and shapes.

Button Lovers’ Club April 2018 Box

And of course, this cute art card by Tammy Tutterow is included as well!

Check out the mini quilt Pat Sloan designed with the Lemonade Buttons and fabric from Parisienne by Dear Stella Design! Once you receive your April buttons, be sure to head over to Pat’s blog to get the free instructions and templates!

 

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Spelling Bee Sew Along: Week 24

 

Get back to school with our Spelling Bee Sew Along featuring the Spelling Bee Book! We are beyond excited to start week 24 of the Sew Along!

The Spelling Bee Book is by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet and features complete instructions for 100 letter, number, punctuation and picture blocks in two sizes plus 18 quilt projects!

This Sew Along will feature 88 of the blocks from the Spelling Bee Book! Lasting 44 weeks, our Sew Along will feature 2 blocks from the book each week. We are featuring the Globe and Heart blocks in the 24th week of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

Globe block by Amy of Diary of a Quilter


Amy made her Globe block using Gingham Girls and Sunnyside Ave by Amy Smart for Penny Rose Fabrics and Kisses by Riley Blake Designs.

Heart block by Nadra of Ellis & Higgs

Nadra made her Heart block using Bloom and BlissBackyard Roses, and Arbor Blossom by Nadra Ridgeway for Riley Blake Designs.

We have a great group of 40 quilting bloggers joining us for each event. Each week, 2 of the 40 bloggers will be sharing their Spelling Bee blocks with you! Be sure to visit our bloggers for details on what they did with their Spelling Bee blocks! And check out #SpellingBeeSaturday on Instagram to keep up with the fun!

Here is a list of the quilters joining us for the Spelling Bee Sew Along – thanks for joining in on the fun, Quilters!

Spelling Bee Sew Along

Happy quilting everyone! See you back here on March 24 for Week 25 of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

 

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Shortcut Quilt: Jelly Roll Ripples

We’re rollin’ into another one of our Shortcut Quilts! We have a fun quilt along featuring the Jelly Roll Ripples FREE pattern and video tutorial! This quilt is assembled the same way as a log cabin or courthouse steps block but gives a very unique design!

The gorgeous Jelly Roll Ripples Quilt Kit was made using Harmony by Sweetwater for Moda Fabrics. We even have a matching backing set to help you finish up your quilt!

So let’s get quilting! Follow along with Kimberly on our video tutorial as she walks you through the Jelly Roll Ripples pattern step by step!

We were so happy to have some quilty friends make their versions of the Jelly Roll Ripples Quilts with us! Check out their blogs to see their unique twists on the FREE Jelly Roll Ripples Quilt Pattern!

Amy of Sew Incredibly Crazy
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Angela of ALC Creates
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Gretchen of 120 Blocks
(@mafiretones)

Jessica of Skein and Hook
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Joanne of Quilts by Joanne
(@turtlequilterjo)

Karin of Blue Pip Designs
(@kpud)

Kristen of 3 in the Nest
(@threeinthenestraleigh)

Leah of Ponderings from My Heart
(@ponderingsfrommyheart)

Patty of Elm Street Quilts
(@elmstreetquilts)

Rebecca of One Wee Bird
(@oneweebird)

Sarah of 123 Quilt
(@123quilt)

Sherri of This and That Patterns
(@sherfalls)

Stephanie of Quilt ‘n Party
(@quiltnparty)

 

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