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Feels Like Home Week 3 + May-nia Update

We are back and we are releasing the third part of the Mystery Feels Like Home Stitch Along. We’re over halfway through our pattern. Can you guess what comes next? We invited some stitchy friends to stitch along with us and they’re sharing their Feels […]

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Feels Like Home Week 2 + May-nia Update

We are back and we are releasing the second block of the Mystery Feels Like Home Stitch Along. If you’re a member, you received your pattern today, and I hope you like it! The interesting thing about this design is that when we designed it, […]

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Join us for Parade of Homes Stitch Along

The Fat Quarter Shop team is stitching up a neighborhood for 2020! The 2020 Parade of Homes Stitch Along celebrates all those cute cottages and homes in all of our favorite cross stitch patterns! Join us in stitching a house or cottage pattern once a […]

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Quilty Love Cross Stitch Along

How do I love thee? Let me “count” the ways. The Quilty Love cross stitch pattern by Lori Holt is an expression of all the feels for Valentine’s Day with hearts and stars aplenty! Quilt blocks and cross stitch create a charming design, and adding […]

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Bringing Home the Tree Cross Stitch Along

Lori Holt’s latest cross stitch pattern, Bringing Home the Tree, commemorates a wonderful holiday pastime. Do you remember piling into the car and heading out on your annual Christmas tree farm trip? The whole family got together to pick just the right tree that you […]

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2020 Bloom-Topia Stitch Along

We’re ready for our Inaugural Charity Stitch Along, and we hope you’ll join us for what is sure to be a special event! This is our 7th quilt for charity, and our first year to invite both quilters and cross stitchers to join us in […]

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Happy Camper Cross Stitch Along

We can’t wait to get started with this fun new cross stitch pattern by Lori Holt of A Bee in my Bonnet called Happy Camper. Because we know you’re going to want one of these for your sewing room, Kimberly is starting a 7-week cross stitch […]

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Jolly July Cross Stitch Ornaments

Have you heard about Jolly July? I’m partnering with Priscilla and Chelsea of The Real Housewives of Cross Stitch to make 31 ornaments in July! When December rolls around I’ll have a tree full of handmade cross stitch ornaments, which I hope will look as […]

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Sew She Did Cross Stitch Along

Are you a cross stitcher who appreciates the ultimate power tool – the sewing machine? Well we are too! And we’re showing it off with a new frame-worthy cross stitch pattern by Lori Holt of A Bee in my Bonnet called Sew She Did. Because we know […]

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How to Cross-Stitch

How to cross stitch

Cross-stitch is one of the oldest documented forms of needlework in existence, with pieces dating back to the middle ages (source). What is it about this form of needlework that’s survived the test of time? All those little X’s add up to something beautiful with […]

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