Inside the Cover Sneak Peek: The Jolly Bar Book

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!
Get your hands on The Jolly Bar Book today, and find all of the fabric, thread, and accessories that you may need all in one place! 

If you’ve been working with Jolly Bars and the Jolly Bar Book, let us know! We love seeing your projects! Share your photos on social media with the hashtag #jollybar.

The Jolly Bar Book – Vol. 1!

It’s Sew Emma has a brand new book you’re going to love!  It’s called the Jolly Bar Book – Vol. 1, and it includes our first 20 Jolly Bar patterns, all compiled in one place for the first time ever!

In case you’re wondering what a Jolly Bar is, it’s a precut exclusive to Fat Quarter Shop! Jolly Bars measure 5″ x 10″, and are great for making fabulous quilts quickly and easily.


The majority of the 20 patterns in this fun new book can be made with a single Jolly Bar, which is sew fun and is such a great way to try out a variety of patterns!

Our Jolly Bars and this new book make quilting easier than ever!

Step 1. Order a copy of the Jolly Bar Book – Vol. 1
Step 2. Order your favorite Jolly Bar (Or two, or six)
Step 3. Pick one of the patterns in the book (Ooh, so hard to choose!)
Step 4. Start working on your Jolly Bar quilt – you’ll be finished before you know it!


We’re sew excited about the release of this new book that we asked some of our quilting blogger friends to pick their favorite Jolly Bars and a pattern from the book to see what they’d create. Please visit each of the bloggers below to see their quilts, and tell them Fat Quarter Shop sent you!


This book is a bargain at $9.95, especially since you’ll reach for it again and again over the years. So grab your copy today and get ready for some quilty Jolly Bar fun! Oh, and please share the quilts you make with us on social media using the hashtag #jollybarbook.  Happy Quilting!