Here in Texas, it’s hard to believe that tomorrow marks the beginning of December! It’s a sunny 64 degrees and there’s no sign of Jolly Old Saint Nick in sight! We needed something to get us into the holiday spirit, and what better than a festive project? We peeked inside the pages of the Holiday Wishes book from It’s Sew Emma!
The pages are packed with projects that we can’t wait to deck our halls with! See for yourself:
After deciding on a project, we were only left with the dilemma of which fabric collection to choose! We pulled a couple of our new Christmas favorites…but we still need your help! Which one should we choose? Frosty Fun for some of our favorite Christmas themes or should we mix it up with the Silent Christmas collection?
If you haven’t noticed, we’ve been taking over the Bernina Instagram account for the past two days! We have a few tricks up our sleeves in the upcoming months, so be sure to follow us on social media! With all of this excitement, what better time than Kimberly’s new ambassador status with Bernina to jump on the book tour for Pat Sloan’s new book: Teach Me to Machine Quilt!? Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just getting into the quilting game, this book is sure to give you some tips and tricks to make your machine quilting as smooth as can be!
In addition to the information packed inside this book, there are also some gorgeous patterns and projects! See for yourself!
Quilting tips plus project inspiration?! We’re sold! Pat Sloan’s projects are always so much fun, and she holds your hand along the way so you really feel like you’re in it together! Head over to Pat’s blog for a sweet little giveaway, and buy your copy of Teach Me to Machine Quilt today! (Hint hint, so many gift ideas!)
Those who love to quilt, sew, or craft of any kind all have one thing in common: we love details! Sometimes, with so many ideas bouncing around it can be hard to stay organized, but The 2017 Quilter’s Day Planner by Stephanie Palmer has the perfect solution. Bringing together life organization and project organization in harmony!
As if keeping our lives and projects in order isn’t enough of a feat – this planner has a few other special features! With every planner you get access to a downloadable e-book that contains 12 exclusive patterns! Here’s a little preview of the quilts you’ll get:
We love hearing all of your feedback on your favorite books – keep the reviews coming! Congratulations to last week’s winner, Linda, for her review of the First Blush book! This week’s contest is a little different – share a photo with us for your chance to win!! On Instagram, tag @FatQuarterShop or on Facebook tag our Facebook page, with the hashtag #fqsbookblog and let us know which book your project is from! Thanks for sharing!
We shared some fun photos with you from Fall Quilt Market 2016 in Houston of some of our favorite Moda designers dressed up in their alter-ego superhero gear. Now, we’re bringing you a sneak peek inside of the book that inspired such a fun game of dress up: Mini Marvels: 15 Little Quilts with Big Style!
These 15 little projects show such a variation of style! We simply can’t choose our favorite!
Here’s another little treat for you! Our video from Fall Quilt Market 2016!
By now, you may have heard the words “Jolly Bar” tossed around our blog and website, but you may be unfamiliar with exactly what a Jolly Bar is! Exclusive to Fat Quarter Shop, Jolly Bars are collections of 5″ x 10″ cuts of fabric. The projects for these little bars are unlimited! Luckily for you, we’ve packed a whole bunch of fun projects into The Jolly Bar Book!
Dying to find out what projects the Jolly Bar precuts inspire? Take a look inside the cover!
We can’t get enough of this book! Here’s a peek at the blocks tucked inside:
If you’ve already got your hands on the First Blush book and are quilting away, share your progress with us on social media! We love seeing your projects!
Congratulations to the winner from last week’s Sneak Peek feature: Jeannine (scrappymommy2) for her review on The Jolly Bar Book!
Leave a review of your favorite book that Fat Quarter Shop carries on our book page to be entered to win a book of your choice! The winner will be announced Wednesday, November 2 on our next sneak peek feature!
Have you already scored a copy of this fun project guide? Let us know! What was your favorite project, and what are you looking forward to completing next?
Leave a review of your favorite book that Fat Quarter Shop carries on our book page to be entered to win a book of your choice! The winner will be announced Wednesday, October 26 on our next sneak peek feature!
Have a holly jolly December everyone! We’re bringing you some amazing Monthly picks for the holiday season. Remember that all of our monthly picks are 20% OFF all month long.
Our basic of the month features vivid colored brights of Ella’s Basics from Australian company, Ella Blue Fabrics. These basics would be great for colorful Christmas sewing,
Join a fun and festive celebration of the season with the Season’s Greetings Quilt book by Australia designer, Anni Downs of Hatched and Patched. This book includes twelve heartwarming designs including an advent calendar, gift bags, ornaments, and a table top tree skirt, to make your Christmas complete!
If you’re looking for a great stocking stuffer, look no further! These Thread Cutterz have recessed double-sided blades that’s perfect for quick and convenient cuts for all your sewing and crafting needs.