Sew Sampler Reveal June 2018

It’s a ‘Block Party’ and you are invited! We are super excited to show you what we ‘whipped’ up in our June Sew Sampler box. It’s filled with all things sweet and best yet…ZERO calories! Let us dig right in and reveal its contents now.

If you are not currently a member of the Sew Sampler Subscription Box, we’d love for you to join our ‘neighborhood’. Check out our website for more details regarding this program here.

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Friendship Quilt Along – Honest Block

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

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


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2018 Summer Book Club with Fat Quarter Shop!

Happy Summer everyone! Time for sunshine, lemonade and, of course, reading. We invite you to come join us for 10 Weeks of our 2018 Summer Book Club with Fat Quarter Shop! Each week, we’ll be showcasing one of our awesome quilt book authors, their book, and coordinating patterns. Starting on July 2nd, we will be featuring the books and patterns of our featured author for that week every Monday for 10 weeks until September 3rd. Here is the schedule for the next 10 weeks:

July 2 – Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet
July 9 – Sherri Falls of This & That Pattern Company
July 16 – Betsy Chutchian
July 23 – Pat Sloan
July 30 – It’s Sew Emma
August 6 – Kim Diehl
August 13 – Me & My Sister Designs
August 20 – Peta Peace
August 27 – Camille Rosekelley of Thimble Blossoms
September 3 – Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree Quilts

We will also be doing a giveaway at the end of the 10-week long Summer Book Club! Three winners will be chosen to get their choice of 2 books and 3 patterns from the final list! You will need to follow along every week with the reading club and fill out the google form at the bottom of each post. Once you’ve completed every form (10 in total), you will be entered to win your choice of 2 books and 3 patterns from these awesome authors!

Make sure to stay tuned Monday, July 2, for our first Summer Book Club book and pattern list!

Happy reading!

 

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Featured Andover Collection – Kaleidoscope by Alison Glass

Get ready to see gorgeous multiples with Alison Glass’ newest collection Kaleidoscope for Andover Fabrics! The gorgeous solid fabrics in this collection are sure to stand out as both foreground and background fabrics!

Get the entire range of colors in yardage or choose between two color ways for bundles in this collection: Jewel or Nile!

Jewel Kaleidoscope Nile Kaleidoscope

We also have some awesome patterns by Alison Glass that complement this collection very well. Dive into the Lumen Quilt Pattern, Trinket Quilt Pattern and Swell Quilt Pattern with Kaleidoscope to get these very vibrant quilts!

Lumen Quilt Pattern Trinket Quilt Pattern Swell Quilt Pattern

Be sure to grab your Kaleidoscope fabric today because this collection is sure to go quick!

Happy Quilting!

 

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Button Lovers Club 3: Nest Buttons

Get ready to lose your buttons with Just Another Button Company’s newest Button Lover’s Club, Words with Buttons! Each monthly box includes a word pack with button letters to spell the word of the month, plus an assortment of handmade clay buttons. All of the buttons are chosen to coordinate with a popular new fabric collection. This month, the featured collection is Nest by Lella Boutique!

In their third year of the Button Lover’s Club, JABC changed things up by giving you 2 Mini Party Packs and 1 pack of handmade, hand dyed buttons in every box that coordinate with a fabric collection.

Our quilty friend Pat Sloan has joined us this year to make her version of the project using the buttons and her Splendid Sampler blocks. Check out her blog post to see all the details of her project.

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Clementine Quilt Along: Month 6 – Strawberry Star

Welcome to the Clementine Quilt Along! We are continuing this Quilt Along with Month 6, Strawberry Star! 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 6 – Strawberry Star Pattern in exchange for a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!

Month 6 – Strawberry Star

Strawberry Star 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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Shortcut Quilt: Fat Quarter Snowballs

Cozy up with an adorable winter-themed quilt with our newest Shortcut Quilt! We have a fun quilt along featuring the Fat Quarter Snowballs FREE Pattern and video tutorial! The pattern includes sizing for instructions to make the quilt in a crib, twin and queen in addition to the lap. This quilt makes a great gift and is very beginner friendly! Kimberly shows you how to make these beautiful snowballs using the traditional method and a shortcut method using the Mini Simple Folded Corners Ruler.

The gorgeous Fat Quarter Snowballs Quilt Kit was made using Wintertide by Janet Clare 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 Fat Quarter Snowballs pattern step by step!

We were so happy to have some quilty friends make their versions of the Fat Quarter Cubes Quilts with us! Check out their blogs to see their unique twists on the Fat Quarter Snowballs FREE Pattern!

Amy of Sew Incredibly Crazy
(@sewincrediblycrazy)

Jen B. of The Smitten Chicken
(@thesmittenchicken)

Jen V. of Heritage Threads
(@heritage.threads)

Jennie of Over the Hill and Running
(@jkadcock)

Jessica of Skein and Hook
(@skeinandhook)

Kim of Lily Patch Quilts
(@lilypatchquilts)

Leah of Ponderings from my Heart
(@ponderingsfrommyheart)

Melissa of Happy Quilting
(@happyquiltingmc)

Pat of Scrapatches
(@scrapatches)

Rochelle of Raes Quilts and Things
(@rochelletmopda)

Sherri of This & That Patterns
(@sherfalls)

Stephanie of Quilt n Party
(@quiltnparty)

Tanya of Tanya Quilts in CO
(@tanyaquiltsinco)

Tracie of Riceford Streams
(@joyfully_tracie)

 

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NEW BOOK: Garden Sampler Block of the Month Book

Get your green thumb ready and grab your gardening gear, the Garden Sampler Quilt is here! It’s Sew Emma and Sherri Falls of This & That Pattern Company are so happy to present their newest book, the Garden Sampler Block of the Month Book! And there’s a Block of the Month Program complete with a matching Backing Set.

The Garden Sampler Quilt is comprised of 12 blocks using the Garden Variety collection by Lella Boutique for Moda Fabrics that are sure to get you into the gardening spirit!

Here are some of the Garden Blocks you’ll be creating as a part of the Block of the Month Program:

The Garden Sampler Block of the Month will begin November 2018 so be sure to sign up today to get in on the garden fun!

 

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