Happy 4th of July!

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Happy 4th of July to all of you! We hope you are enjoying your day off, eating great food and watching the fireworks! We are hopping on the blog today to share that we are having a 50% OFF sale on a exclusive red, white and blue Patriotic Bella Solids Charm Pack Set! Grab yours HERE before they run out!

We also had the amazing opportunity to film with Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms where she showed us her Stars and Stripes Quilt Pattern, perfect for the July 4th Holiday!

And we have the Made in the USA Quilt Pattern by Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts to get into the patriotic spirit!

Hope all of you have a fun and safe 4th of July!

 

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Banana Bag by Lazy Girl Designs

In a pinch for a bag to store your rotary cutter, sunglasses, or pens/pencils? Check out the Banana Bag! A pattern by Lazy Girl Designs, the Banana Bag is so cute and very versatile in its use. And, since they’re super easy to crank out, you can make a bunch in one go, perfect for gifting!

Here’s what you’ll need to make your Banana bag:

And that’s it! Great for hanging off a school bag or a purse, these banana bags keep your knick knacks in one place and easily accessible. Give this a try and if you do, be sure to tag us in your photos (@fatquartershop) so we can see and share your work!

Happy Quilting!

 

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2018 FQS Summer Book Club – Lori Holt

Woohoo we are on our first week of our 2018 Summer Book Club! This week’s featured author is one of our favorite, quilty friends, Lori Holt. We’ve been lucky enough to host many quilt alongs for her best-selling books including Quilty Fun Book!

With this book, you get the complete instructions for Lori’s extremely popular Bee in my Bonnet row along and 10 additional projects exclusive to the Quilty Fun Book.

We even have a coordinating pattern designed to go hand-in-hand with her book called Have Yourself a Quilty Little Christmas Pattern by Lori Holt (which is downloadable as a PDF)! Get a head start on your Christmas quilts with this adorable quilt pattern. You will need the Quilty Fun Book to make this quilt so be sure to grab both!

We also have a huge giveaway at the end of this year’s Summer Book Club! Click below to enter by filling out a quick form. Fill out all 10 forms from each week of the 2018 Summer Book Club, and you’ll be entered to win!

Happy Reading!

 

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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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