Sew Sampler Reveal May 2018

We are buzzing with excitement to share with you one of our all-time favorite Sew Sampler Boxes! This box is packed with items including Jolly Bars, Alphabitties, Creative Grids and Aurifil! What could be better? Let’s swoop right into this reveal.

Don’t be green with envy, if you’re not already signed up for this fun membership, do so by visiting our website!

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Happy Memorial Day from Fat Quarter Shop

We hope everyone is enjoying their Memorial Day Weekend and would like to extend a big thank you to all the men and women who have served in our Armed Forces. We appreciate your service and sacrifice.

We also have a Memorial Day Special: 10% OFF All Thread! [*1 time use, excludes clubs and pre-orders.  Not combinable with other offers. Ends midnight (12 PM CST) on 5/30.]

 

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Spelling Bee Sew Along: Week 34

 

Get back to school with our Spelling Bee Sew Along featuring the Spelling Bee Book! We are beyond excited to start week 34 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 Z and lowercase z blocks in the 34th week of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

Capital Z Block by Sinta of Pink Pincushion

Sinta made her Capital Z block using Bee Basics and Caroline by Brenda Riddle.

Lowercase z block by Amy of Diary of a Quilter

Amy made her lowercase z block using Safari Party by Riley Blake Designs and Swiss Dots by 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 June 2 for Week 35 of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

 

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Clementine Quilt Along: Month 5 – Pineapple’s Puzzle

Welcome to the Clementine Quilt Along! We are continuing this Quilt Along with Month 5, Pineapple’s Puzzle! 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 $9,000, almost halfway 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 5 – Pineapple’s Puzzle Pattern in exchange for a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!

Month 5 – Pineapple’s Puzzle

Pineapple’s Puzzle 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
(@amrosenthal)

Bonnie of Sunset Family Living
(@sunsetfamilyliving)

Carrie of Moda Cutting Table
(@modafabrics)

Denise of Pieced Brain
(@piecedbrain)

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
(@scrapatches)

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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Moda Color Cuts Are Here!

We raved about them all of Fall Quilt Market 2017 and we are so happy to say that they are finally here! The Moda Color Cuts are gorgeous and we can barely keep our hands off of them! Bundles of color, the Color Cuts are perfect for making monochromatic and multi colored quilts.

Kimberly has also started on the Dessert Sampler Quilt and just completed the first block! We have the full Quilt Kit and Backing Set available for you to use to make this amazing quilt!

Color Cut Bundles and the Dessert Sampler Quilt Kit and Backing Set are available so be sure to get yours today!

 

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Spring Quilt Market 2018: Kimberly’s Favorite Finds

And to conclude our Spring Quilt Market 2018 experience, we bring you Kimberly’s Favorite Finds! These are the favorite collections, BOMs, notions and more Kimberly loved from this spring’s Quilt Market and items that will be making their way over to Fat Quarter Shop in 2018. So without further ado, here are Kimberly’s Favorite Finds:

1. Sew In Love Book and Block of the Month by Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts for Andover Fabrics

2. Garden Sampler Block of the Month by Sherri Falls of This & That Pattern Company for Moda Fabrics

3. Christmas Figs Book and Block of the Month by Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree Quilts for Moda Fabrics

4. Spotted More Paper Quilt Kit by Zen Chic for Moda Fabrics

5. Sunnyside Up by Corey Yoder for Moda Fabrics

6. Clover Hollow by Sherri & Chelsi for Moda Fabrics

7. Urban Cottage by Urban Chiks for Moda Fabrics

8. Farm Girl Vintage by Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs

9. Simple Goodness by Tasha Noel for Riley Blake Designs

10. Color Master Boxes by Art Gallery Fabrics

11. Arctic by Elizabeth Hartman for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

12. Village Life by Camelot Fabrics

13. Quilt Jewelry by Selina Hudson Designs

And to finish up our Spring Quilt Market, we are doing a final giveaway! Today, we are giving away the Garden Variety by Lella Boutique bundle! To enter the giveaway, please join the Facbook Group, Kimberly’s Stitch Squad, AND fill the form out to enter your name and email address. If you are already in the Facebook group, just fill out the form. Winners will be chosen at random. Giveaway ends May 24 at 6 AM.

Thank you Portland for a great Quilt Market and thank you to everyone for following us on our Quilt Market journey! See ya in Houston for Fall Quilt Market 2018!

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Spring Quilt Market 2018: Favorite Collections

It’s the day after we got back from Quilt Market and are already experiencing fabric withdrawals! We had so much fun looking at all the gorgeous new lines at Spring Quilt Market 2018 and the team at Fat Quarter Shop chose some of their favorites! Here are the FQS Favorite Collections:

Kimberly loved the colors and patterns in the Garden Variety collection by Lella Boutique!

Kimberly also fell in love with the vibrant colors of Corey Yoder’s newest collection, Sunnyside Up!

Kevin was drawn to the Harry Potter collection by Camelot Fabrics!

And also loved the quilts made from Arctic by Elizabeth Hartman!

Sarah fell in love with the Let’s Be Mermaids by Melissa Mortenson!

And loved the mermaids in Sirena by Jessica Swift!

Aneri was blown away by the whimsical patterns and creations made by Bird Pond by Tilda!

And she loved the saturated colors in Spotted by Zen Chic!

And that wraps up our favorite finds! We have another giveaway for today’s market post! Today, we are giving away the Sunnyside Up by Corey Yoder bundle! In order to win, click the button below and fill out the form. Winners will be chosen at random. Giveaway ends May 24 at 6 AM. Good luck and stay tuned for Kimberly’s Favorite Finds at Spring Quilt Market 2018 tomorrow!

 

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Button Lovers’ Club: Beachy Buttons

Button Lovers' Club 2

June calls for summer time and summer time BUTTONS! We can’t believe this is the last month of the Button Lovers’ 2 Club! Members of our Button Lovers’ 2 Club will soon be receiving their June button sets, Beachy 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!

These vibrant beach themed buttons gets you into the spirit of summer nights at the beach! And as always there is a huge variety of sizes and shapes.

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

Check out the mini quilt Pat Sloan designed with the Beachy Buttons Buttons and fabric from Amalfi by Rifle Paper Co. for Cotton + Steel Fabrics and Grunge Basics by BasicGrey for Moda Fabrics! Once you receive your June buttons, be sure to head over to Pat’s blog to get the free instructions and templates!

 

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Spring Quilt Market 2018: Saturday

We can’t believe the last day of Quilt Market is already here! Between meetings and appointments, we finished walking the show to make sure we didn’t miss anything. Hope you were able to experience the fun at Quilt Market through our Instagram posts and stories. We loved meeting up with old friends and making new ones and want to thank Portland for an amazing Quilt Market experience!

Here are some of the things we were able to catch on our last day at Spring Quilt Market 2018:

The theme for this year’s Moda booth was Make Yourself at Home with Moda, featuring farm, gingham and everything cozy! We got a look at the capsets of their newest collections and cannot wait to get our hands on them when they get into the store!

We met with Betsy Chutchian, whose booth showcased her newest collection Harriet’s Handwork!

Badda Bing, Me and My Sister Designs is here! This fun collection is great for quilts, textiles, and even the Jelly Roll Rug!

The dynamic Sherri & Chelsi duo’s booth was amazing and featured their new collection, Clover Hollow!

We visited Joanna of Fig Tree Quilts’ booth to check out her newest collection, Farmhouse II!

At the Riley Blake Booth, we saw the Harry & Alice collection by Amanda Herring and the Simply Happy collection by Dodi Lee Poulsen!

Katarina Roccella showed us her amazing new collection, Decadence, filled with feathers, flowers and whimsy!

We love seeing all the bright, fun colors of thread from Aurifil thread!

We were taken to a whole new world with the Camelot Fabric’s Disney Princess themed quilt!

The Woodland Rose Quilt from Lecien definitely got us ready for spring!

And the gorgeous wall at the RJR Fabrics booth was just too pretty not to look at!

We got to see the new Cuddle and Embrace Double Gauze lines (and their versatility) at the Shannon Fabrics booth!

Got into the spirit of the outdoors with Heather Givans’ collection Night Hike!

We got a chance to see one of our favorite notion’s designer, Doohikey Designs! Shari is now proud to announce that her notions are all made in the US!

And with autumn right around the corner, this quilt by Buttermilk Basin is just perfect!

Darlene Zimmerman’s newest collection Penny’s Dollhouse was just darling!

We got to see the newest from Dear Stella Design too!

And Sherri of This & That Pattern Company showcased her newest Block of the Month Book with It’s Sew Emma, The Garden Sampler!

We swung by the Maywood Studio booth and did a livestream with KimberBell, who showed us her newest collection, Broomhilda’s Bakery, and her Orange Pop Ruler Set!

And finally, we got to see the gorgeous and vibrant fabrics from Allison Glass!

We are finishing off our last day of Quilt Market with another giveaway! Today, we are giving away Twilight by One Canoe Two for Moda bundle! In order to win, enter your email to be signed up for our newsletter below [you can enter your email address even if you are already signed up for the newsletter]. Winners will be chosen at random. Good luck and thank you for following our journey through Spring Quilt Market 2018!

[This giveaway ends May 22, 2018 @ 6:00 AM]

Be sure to stay tuned on Monday for our Quilt Market wrap up and favorite finds from Spring Quilt Market 2018!

 

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Spelling Bee Sew Along: Week 33

 

Get back to school with our Spelling Bee Sew Along featuring the Spelling Bee Book! We are beyond excited to start week 33 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 Y and lowercase y blocks in the 33rd week of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

Capital Y Block by Sinta of Pink Pincushion

Sinta made her Capital Y block using Bee Basics and and Sew Cherry 2 by Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs.

Lowercase y block by Pat S. of Pat Sloan’s Blog

Pat S. made her lowercase y block using Welsummer Sweet Orange Kitchen Kitsch from Welsummer by Kimberly Kight and Essentially Yours Red on White Essential Dots from Essentially Yours 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 May 26 for Week 34 of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

 

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