Shortcut Quilt: Fat Eighth Fruitcake

Cozy up with an adorable winter-themed quilt with our newest Shortcut Quilt! We have a fun quilt along featuring the Fat Eighth Fruitcake FREE Pattern and video tutorial! The pattern makes a quilt that finishes at 64” x 75 ½” .

The gorgeous Fat Eighth Fruitcake Quilt Kit was made using Harriet’s Handwork by Betsy Chutchian for Moda Fabrics. We even have a matching Backing Set to help you finish up your quilt!


So let’s get quilting! Follow along with Kimberly on our video tutorial as she walks you through the Fat Eighth Fruitcake pattern step by step!


We were so happy to have some quilty friends make their versions of the Fat Eighth Fruitcake Quilts with us! Check out their blogs to see their unique twists on the Fat Eighth Fruitcake FREE Pattern!

Amy of Sew Incredibly Crazy

Fernanda of Sweet Quilt

Heather of A Creative Pursuit

Jennie of Over the Hill and Running

Jenny of Bit of Tea and Honey

Karen of Karen’s Sewing Room


Kristen of Meadowbrook

Leah of Ponderings from my Heart

Melissa of Happy Quilting

Michelle of Creative Blonde

Pat of Scrapatches

Tanya of Tanya Quilts in CO

Veronica of Nem Away Away


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All About Charm Packs!

We love all precuts, but Charm Packs are at the top of our list! These 5″ x 5″ squares of fabric are so perfect for a variety of projects, and really let your creativity shine! Charm packs are affordable, easy-to-use, and are cut to a size that is commonly used in quilting!

In fact, we love Charm Packs so much, that we have a fun “Lucky Charm Pack” sale for you! So if you’ve had your eye on some of the amazing new Charm Packs at FQS, today is your chance to stock up!

Once you’ve got your favorites selected, be sure to check out the brand-new Charm School Quilt Book by Vanessa Goertzen of Lella Boutique! These pages are packed with 18 unique quilt patterns to create from your Charm Packs!
This book is perfect for beginners and experienced quilters alike! Start with simple quilt blocks, and mix up your patterns with stars, flying geese, and more!
For more fun, try one of our free Charm Pack Shortcut Quilts!

Charm Pack Cherry Quilt Pattern

Charm Box Quilt Pattern

Layers of Charm Quilt Pattern

We can’t wait to see what charming quilt project you come up with! Happy sewing!