Friendship Quilt Along – Gracious Block

We are sew excited for the third week of Amanda Herring’s Friendship Quilt Along! This week, you will be making the Gracious Block.

The Friendship Quilt Along was inspired by all the friends Amanda has made through the quilting community! Follow the Friendship Quilt Along on Amanda Herring’s blog, where she will be posting the block patterns and inspiration from quilters who have made the blocks every week!

We will be posting the video tutorials for and have the entire pattern set for the Friendship Quilt Along. Check out this week’s video tutorial on the Gracious Block!

In addition, we have all the goodies to make the Friendship Quilt!


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NEW VIDEO: How to Pinwheel Pincushion

We were so excited when our friends from Just Another Button Company paid us a visit and did an insane 17 videos in a couple of days! They showed us so many things using their awesome buttons.

In this video, Kimberly shows us how to make a Pinwheel Pincushion and Cecile from Just Another Button Company shows us how to add a button to embellish it!

How to: Pinwheel Pincushion

In addition to the Just Another Button Company buttons, we used these materials to make the Pinwheel Pincushion:

And some of our quilty friends made some of these adorable pincushions themselves using Grunge Seeing Stars by BasicGrey and Home Sweet Home by Stacy Iest Hsu for Moda Fabrics and

We hope you enjoy this awesome video on How to Hand Sew Buttons and be sure check out the entire array of buttons, clubs and products from Just Another Button Company we have at Fat Quarter Shop!

Happy Quilting!

 

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NEW VIDEO: How to Make the Bottlecaps Pattern

We are so happy to present our newest video with Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree Quilts, the Bottlecaps Pattern Tutorial! Follow along with our video tutorial as Joanna shows you how to make this gorgeous quilt!

Here’s what you’ll need to make this quilt:

Hope you decide to make this pattern and if you do, be sure to tag @fatquartershop so we can see and share your work!

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NEW VIDEO: How to Applique with Buttons

We were so excited when our friends from Just Another Button Company paid us a visit and did an insane 17 videos in a couple of days! They showed us so many things using their awesome buttons.

In this video, Cecile from Just Another Button Company shows us how simple and fun applique with buttons is. This project goes perfect with the new Button Lovers Club: Words with Buttons!

How to: Applique with Buttons

We hope you enjoy this awesome video on How to Hand Sew Buttons and be sure check out the entire array of buttons, clubs and products from Just Another Button Company we have at Fat Quarter Shop!

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Happy National Sewing Machine Day from FQS!

Happy National Sewing Machine Day! Today, we’re taking some time to appreciate our favorite device that allows us to create beautiful quilts!

At Fat Quarter Shop, we are celebrating with a huge giveaway! Everything from sewing machine fabric to sewing machine needles to an awesome sewing machine quilt pattern! To enter, post a photo of your sewing machine with the hashtag #nationalsewingmachineday and tag @fatquartershop on Instagram! We want to fill up the Instagram feed with sewing machine photos and stories of your sewing machine. We will be choosing a winner at random using the photos you post on Instagram [*Giveaway ends June 15 at 11:59 PM CST. Winner will be chosen at random and notified of their winning]

Here’s what the prize pack includes:

That’s a giveaway worth $120 to celebrate this awesome day! Get your photos up onto Instagram, tag @fatquartershop, hashtag #nationalsewingmachineday and make sure your Instagram is public so you are entered!

Good luck!

 

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NEW VIDEO: How to Embellish with Buttons

We were so excited when our friends from Just Another Button Company paid us a visit and did an insane 17 videos in a couple of days! They showed us so many things using their awesome buttons.

In this video, Rachel from Just Another Button Company shows us how to embellish a lap quilt with both hand dyed and clay buttons!

How to Embellish with Buttons

For this project, we used Home Sweet Home by Stacy Iest Hsu for Moda Fabric, Aurifil Thread, and Kimberly’s Garden Button Pack.

We hope you enjoy this awesome video on How to Hand Sew Buttons and be sure check out the entire array of buttons, clubs and products from Just Another Button Company we have at Fat Quarter Shop!

Happy Quilting!

 

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Scrap Happy Fat Quarter Bundles by Lori Holt

Oh scrappy day, we have scrappy bundles! We have come out with 5 Scrap Happy Fat Quarter Bundles using fabrics from our quilty friend Lori Holt and are perfect for any scrappy quilt!

Color themed bundles, Lori brings 12 fat quarters from her many collections. Daydream Aqua, Candied Pink, Sunlit Yellow, Fresh Green, and Cherry Red available.

These are hot commodities so be sure to grab your Scrap Happy Fat Quarter Bundles today!

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NEW VIDEO: How to Make a Button Boat

We were so excited when our friends from Just Another Button Company paid us a visit and did an insane 17 videos in a couple of days! They showed us so many things using their awesome buttons.

In this video, Rachel from Just Another Button Company shows us how to make these super cute button boats are perfect for storing any notions, office supplies, and of course BUTTONS!

How to Make a Button Boat

In addition to the buttons from Just Another Button Company, we used:

Once you have your materials, be sure to follow along with our video and make this button boat!

We hope you enjoy this awesome video on How to Hand Sew Buttons and be sure check out the entire array of buttons, clubs and products from Just Another Button Company we have at at Fat Quarter Shop!

Happy Quilting!

 

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