With so many types of quilting fabrics available, choosing the right one can be overwhelming. It’s important to understand their differences so you can choose the best one for your next project. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about quilting fabrics. Types […]
5 Tips for New Quilters
Today I’m sharing some of the best tips I can think of for new quilters. As a newbie to the quilting community, I had the joy of making my first ever quilt and documenting it here on the Jolly Jabber. If you keep reading, you can learn about the top five things that I think new quilters should know before making their first quilt, according to someone who just made theirs!
Needles Guide: Best Types of Needles for Hand Quilting, Cross Stitch, and Sewing Projects
Today we’re telling you everything you need to know about the different types of needles! Between sewing machine needles, cross stitch needles, and hand sewing needles, we know things can get a little confusing, but Fat Quarter Shop is here to help. We thought we’d […]
Aurifil Thread Weight Comparison
With so many thread weights on the market, it’s tough to tell which one is perfect for a project! We’re here to help you distinguish between those tricky little spools with some descriptions and up-close stitch comparisons of Aurifil threads. Print out this post and […]
Try Big Stitch Hand Quilting with Corey Yoder
We’re back in the studio with Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts to learn how she hand quilts! Corey grew up helping her mother and grandmother hand quilt their quilts since she was four years old. Corey uses a Big Stitch Hand Quilting technique designed to […]
Project Tutorials and Fabric Collections with Christopher Thompson
We recently had the wonderful opportunity to have one of our very close quilty friends, Christopher Thompson aka The Tattooed Quilter (@the_tattooed_quilter), come visit the Fat Quarter Shop and make some video tutorials with us! Today, we are sharing the videos where Christopher shows us […]
Pin Pals: Pin Cushion Projects with Carrie Nelson
Who says pincushions have to look like tomatoes!? The sky’s the limit when it comes to these little patchwork pinnies. Carrie Nelson brings us a delightful selection of 40 patchwork pincushions in her book, Pin Pals. She visited the Fat Quarter Shop studio to film […]
Tips and Tricks with Christopher Thompson
We recently had the wonderful opportunity to have one of our very close quilty friends, Christopher Thompson, aka The Tattooed Quilter (@the_tattooed_quilter), come visit the Fat Quarter Shop and make some video tutorials with us! Today, we are sharing the video tutorials where Christopher shows […]
A Closer Look at the Scrappy Project Planner by Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet!
Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet has designed the ultimate tool for the avid quilter. The Scrappy Project Planner! With over 200 useful pages for writing, scheduling and sketching, this incredible 7.5″ x 9″ planner is packed with everything you need, plus a few […]
Sherri McConnell’s Favorite Notions & Quilting Tips!
We’re back again with another informative and fun video featuring Kimberly and special guest quilter Sherri McConnell. This video shows you all of Sherri’s favorite notions, from rulers to thread, pre-cuts and more, so sit back and enjoy learning what she uses to quilt everyday! If you’re interested […]