Sew Sampler December 2018 Box Reveal

Winter has blustered in and we are here to ‘keep you warm’ by revealing the contents of our December Sew Sampler Box. The soft color palette is sure to set the mood for this lovely time of year. If you’re not already signed up for this exciting membership, do so by visiting our website!

Woodland Rose Mini Origami Squares + Finishing Kit by Jera Brandvig for Lecien Fabrics

Butter soft yellows, greens and pinks are anchored with icy blues and poinsettia reds. The 2 1/2″ Mini Origami Squares are a bouquet of florals, paisleys, hearts and butterflies basking in sunshine. They are perfect for the Avondale Tote Bag, or to keep your stash warm!

With the Avondale Finishing Kit, you’ll have a sweet bag that will sparkle right on through the New Year!

Check out the full collection here.

Cherry Gingham Heart Snips by Quilting in the Rain by Jera Brandvig

Sewing = Love in our book! Wear your heart on your scissor handles with this set of Cherry Gingham Heart Snips by Jera. Small and sharp, these scissors are great for detailed handwork or simply snipping threads. With its adorable design, they also make a heartwarming gift for friends (though you may need to double up for yourself).

Check out the other colors Jera offers here.

50wt Aurifil Light Grey Turquoise Thread by Aurifil

This cool, blue thread will simply melt into your Woodland Rose fabrics from this month’s box. We have hand-selected Aurifil thread for its superior quality, which is ideal for piecing, quilting and more!

4.5″ Swiss Style Tweezers by Tula Pink Hardware

This iridescent Swiss style set of tweezers from Tula Pink Hardware is the best little helper in your sewing drawer, though you’ll always want to keep it out! Use the pointed tip for precision tasks, like pulling threads, or as a stiletto, then flip it over to grasp and maneuver buttons and other embellishments.

Sew Sampler members received this item first!

Avondale Tote Bag Pattern

Snowflakes melt away, but this one will stay forever! A beautiful star made from 2.5″ squares is set into a beautiful on-point block that we have turned into a classic tote bag. More 2.5″ squares make up the handles for a unique accent.

Finish at 16 1/2″ square, this bag will carry plenty of your holiday loot!

Barn Block Recipe #9 by Sew Sampler

Join us as we travel the countryside and make twelve unique and inspiring Barn Blocks! If you are sewing along with us, be sure to share your quilt with us on social media using the following hashtag:  #BARNBLOCKQUILT

Don’t wait to pick up a Barn Block Quilt Kit as well as a coordinating Aurifil Barn Block Thread Pack to get started!

FQS Rewind: The Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2018!

We’ve been counting down to the New Year on our Instagram and Facebook with the 2018 Fat Quarter Shop Rewind! This year’s rewind consisted of the top 10 YouTube videos of the year (check out the entire playlist here). If you are not subscribed to our YouTube channel yet, be sure to SUBSCRIBE so you can stay up to date with all things FQS. We even have channel membership where you can view exclusive content (outside of our regular content on our channel) and behind the scenes!

Here is the full list of all of our top videos of 2018:

2018 FQS Rewind

10. Shortcut Quilt: Fat Quarter Cubes – Our shortcut quilts are so quick and easy to make! This quilt even comes with a FREE Pattern!

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