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New Patterns from Thimble Blossoms

Today we have the 2nd half of the Bonnie & Camille team, bloggin’ on her latest round of spunktacular patterns. Why do I say spunktacular? Besides it being fun to say, in my definition it fits Camille’s bill. Her Thimble Blossoms designs are spectacularly classy […]

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French Hatbox by Tanya Whelan

Tanya Whelan has kept us busy this week. What with two of her fabulous Grand Revival Designs bag patterns getting some magazine love (Flea Market Bag and Practical Bag, if you’re wondering), as well as the recent release of her fourth line for Free Spirit […]

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New Patterns from The Pattern Basket

We’ve loved every The Pattern Basket pattern design to come through our shop doors. They are always whimsical, elegant, vibrant and fresh. And her choice is fabrics is delish as well! Margot Languedoc’s newest designs are no exception. Dressed in flowers, butterflies, and baby bottles, […]

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New Fig Tree Quilts Patterns!

Happy Friday! We’re ending our blog week with a feature on the always luscious designs of Joanna of Fig Tree Quilts. She’s doing her Market recaps blogs now, so head on over after this to see her bee-yoo-tiful photos! Today she introduces her newest patterns […]

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Clementine by Me and My Sister

These ladies are always so fun to have around. They’re forever laughing, smiling, and poking fun at each other, like true sisters. You may have already had a taste of Clementine, but if the happy colors haven’t swayed you yet, check out what Barb and […]

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Peppermint Cottage by Diane Knott

Diane Knott does it again! The follow up to her last collection, Summertime, is here and it’s the polar opposite…the North Pole really. Har har har 🙂 Peppermint Cottage is filled with her wonderful illustrations of gingerbread houses, smiling gingerbread men, and other scrumptious holiday […]

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New Patterns from G.E. Designs

Happy Friday! Before we get to our main focus for today’s post, just wanted to show off the lovely blocks we received this week from Barbara Lee for our Jolly Jabber Block Lottery! She made up our Designer Mystery block designs in black and white, […]

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New Patterns from Cotton Way

Our store is bursting at the seams with gorgeous new fabrics and patterns, and we’re still recuperating from Market, but we didn’t want to miss highlighting a new set of patterns from one of our most tried and true pattern designers, Bonnie O. of Cotton […]

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New Patterns from Heartspun Quilts

We adore Pam Buda of Heartspun Quilts. She is a sweet lady, so talented, and she has a superb eye for colors and fabrics, AND her patterns are so clear! We got to experience those gifts firsthand with our Heartland Heritage BOM. She has recently […]

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New Patterns by Barbara Brandeburg

Prolific quilt book author and pattern designer Barbara Brandeburg has mixed a bit of old with new in her newest set of patterns, and we think they are Awesome (with a capital A!). I mean, just look at those owls!! You will love the fun, […]

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Melly & Me Toy Patterns

Perhaps we’ve got baby fever — we’ve got it bad for these toy patterns from Melly & me! It’s a step into a new pattern zone for Fat Quarter Shop, but heck, if they aren’t just the cutest little creatures! It’s a veritable menagerie, from […]

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New Quilt Patterns from Crazy Old Ladies

So it turns out that the Crazy Old Ladies, who design such interesting quilt patterns, are not crazy or old at all. In fact, they are quite young and pretty. I know, talk about misleading! We can forgive that bit, though, because we love their […]

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Free Quilt Pattern — What Do You See?

Yay! We are so excited to debut our first original Fat Quarter Shop pattern, What Do You See? designed by our own Debbie Taylor! Brown Bear, Brown Bear fabric, inspired by Eric Carle’s timeless children’s book for Andover Fabrics, decorates this whimsical little panel quilt […]

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