From Me to You: Debbie Taylor - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog

From Me to You: Debbie Taylor

Good Morning! To make Friday even more exciting than usual, we are announcing the winner of last week’s From Me to You and introducing another one, giving you another chance to win! Don’t even try to tell me that you’re not excited!
First things first…if you guessed that Kevin’s current favorite pre-cut was Welcome to Bear Country by The Berenstains, then you guessed correctly and now have a chance to win this darling jelly roll:
The lucky winner is…
It has to be Welcome to Bear Country! 
And it definitely takes me back to my childhood. 
I loved reading those books! πŸ™‚

Congratulations Katie! To claim your prize please email Jessica[at]fatquartershop[dot]com with your full shipping address.
And for those of you who didn’t win this time, you’re in luck because here is Debbie Taylor, giving you a chance to win her current favorite pre-cut! All you have to do is use the clues and the picture to try and guess which collection we are featuring this week:

Debbie’s 3 Clues:

1. This collection is based off a city where everyone remembers to β€œmind the gap”.

2. This collection is very cool and sometimes foggy.

3. If you were to sew some β€œpants” with this fabric, you’d actually be making underwear!

For a chance to win, leave a comment on this blog post with your guess as to what collection we are featuring! Contest will close Sunday at Midnight CST. The winner will be announced one week from today, in the next From Me to You feature. Good luck!


  1. I lived in London for a year, so there's no way I wouldn't recognize Cool Brittania! christina112358 at gmail dot com

  2. It's Cool Britannia. First I was thinking San Francisco but the other 2 clues steered me straight to London. Mind the gap! I can hear the voice in the tubes. How fun. Love the crisp, clean, bright colors. Thanks.

  3. will never forget the "mind the gap"announcement at the London train stations. Cool Brittania it is I am sure!

  4. It's Cool Britannia for sure! This collection really is super cool, love the crown prints in particular!

    And I have to say I love Debbies dress, so pretty!

  5. It is Cool Britannia by Benartex! Love that phrase "mind the Gap". Been to London a few times, so fun.
    Would love to win. Thanks for the chance.

  6. Cool Brittania! Crossing my fingers that I win this one as I have a hubby very obsessed with British cars who would LOVE to see this in our home!

  7. I would say London, Makower UK for Andover fabrics. So coloeful and bright! Love to win it!

  8. Cool Britannia better chance of winning this than the lottery I guess!
    Sue Kernan

  9. Had to look up what "mind the gap" was all about. Then I looked up London and the only thing that popped up was Cool Britannia, so that's my guess. Love the crisp blues and reds in this one.

  10. I think it's got to be Cool Britannia! Beautiful, vibrant colors–thanks for the chance to win!

  11. Has to be Cool Britannia !

    I am going to cross my fingers and the cat's paw….so maybe I win!!

  12. Those colours can only be "Cool Britannia" – simply fell in love with it few days ago. Thanks !
    Marion T.

  13. It has to be Cool Britannia.
    As a transplanted Brit I love to have some fabric that reminds me of home.

  14. I need this fabric! My daughter will soon move to London for 2 years of work. Gotta send some mom-love in a quilt!!

  15. I would have to say it would be Cool Britania. Their colors make me automaticly think of the neat flag of the British people.
    This cancer patient would certainly love to win these. It would give me fabric for working ion in bed when i have down time after drs appts. thank you for the chance.

  16. LOL I had to google search the first clue….I'm pathetic! But I got the last two, and it's Cool Brittania! Yay! Thanks for the chance to win!

  17. Cool Brittania! It is very neat fabric – the underwear would be your union jacks, reckoning back to the one piece red long johns, right? Thanks for opportunity to win!!!!

  18. well of course it has to be Cool Brittania from Benartex!!! I hope I win, thanks for the opportunity to enter!

  19. Cool Britannia by Benartex is my guess. What a 'hot' union suit it would make. ^_^

  20. This fabric is Cool Brittania from Benartex. Love this cute fabric. I would use this to make my dear friends daughter a quilt with it. (her father is from London)
    Thanks! -Melissa (

  21. Great clues; guessed right away but had to search just to be sure. The answer is Cool Britannia by Benartex.

    Thank you for the chance to win.

  22. Looks like Cool Britania. I'll be traveling there next year and it would be so fund to make a quilt to commemorate the experience! Thanks for the chance!

  23. I'd know that description anywhere seeing as I'm from London πŸ™‚ the collection is Cool Britannia πŸ™‚

  24. Cheers for Cool Britannia by Benartex! I've been planning to make a quilt for our daughter and son-in-law who live in Durham, England and this collection would be absolutely perfect!!!

  25. At first I thought it was the upcoming collection by Makower UK, "London", but after searching further found "Cool Britannia". So that is my guess, "Cool Britannia". Would love to have this to make my daughter a quilt so she can remember her visit to London!

  26. What a smashing giveaway! I quite fancy that line – it's Cool Britannia by Benartex! And it's brilliant!

  27. I'm pretty sure I agree with everyone else – it's got to be Cool Brittania from Benartex!

    Thanks for yet another chance to win!

    tangledknits [at] gmail [dot] com

  28. I think it is Cool Brittania! I need to make my snl, a huge fan of London, something from this fabric…
    Thanks for the chance to win!

    Jennifer Salazar
    jennifer [at] handcraftedfilms [dot] com

  29. Cool Britannia by Benartex. I'm making a memory quilt of my Mom's life and I've been looking and looking for fabric for an England block! This would be perfect! VermontPines at aol dot com

  30. Cool Britannia must be Debbie Taylor's new line of fabric by Benartex!
    Thanks for the opportunity to win a new fabric collection!

  31. I know the answer, I'm pretty certain that it is Cool Britannia by Benartex. I have been eyeballing it for a quilt to put in our RV, so fitting don't you think? Thank you for a chance to win. I am excited over all the new fabrics popping up and more to come !!

  32. ha,ha, ha made me laugh when I read that you would be making underwear. I am going to be honest and say I don't know, but everyone is saying Cool Britannia, so I guess I will jump on that bandwagon πŸ™‚

  33. I guess it is Cool Britannia by Benartex based on London. I would love to add some Cool Britannia to my stash, since I am living in *Cool Britannia*, having crossed the Channel from France years ago. Thanks for the chance
    Celine_Combet at

  34. I guess it is Cool Britannia by Benartex based on London. I would love to add some Cool Britannia to my stash, since I am living in *Cool Britannia*, having crossed the Channel from France years ago. Thanks for the chance.
    Apologies if my comment has been published more than once but I seem to be having trouble publishing it.
    Celine_Combet at

  35. The lovely reds, blues and white look like so many things in London. And this collection must be Cool Britannia. Love this material. Brings back special memories of the almost 15 years of living there.
    A great collection…ideas are already developing of what could be done with this material.
    Dolores Wuermli

  36. Cool Brittania.Mind the gap brings back fond memories of our London visit and riding the tube.What a year for the Brits.The queens diamond jubilee and the summer olympics.

  37. Cool britannia and what a great bunch of fabrics to make something for the 4th of July! Thanks for a cool giveaway!c

  38. Cool Britannia would be my guess along with many others I was looking at it only yesterday.

  39. Is it Cool Britannia?
    I also saw "London" precuts on FQS that were similar and cool! But I think the Britannia line matches better here.

  40. Cool Britannia. Reminds me of my visit there years ago. Already planning what I'll do with it!

  41. I think this is Cool Britannia. What a great collection – it can be used to make a quilt to celebrate The Queen's Diamond Jubilee!

  42. It's Cool Britannia by Bernatex, and my ex-pat crush right now, the longer I'm away the more patriotic I become I'm sure. Fingers crossed, I'd love to make some bunting with this, amongst other things.

  43. I think like everyone else it is Cool Britannia by Benartex Fabrics. I love London. Thanks for the giveaway.

  44. Yep, pretty sure it's "Cool Britannia by Benartex." My inlaws are all British and it would be fun to use this fabric. Good luck to all!

  45. Benartex Fabrics makes the prettiest collections. Cool Britannia is no exception. Count me in for your hunt. Hope I win. Jan

  46. I guess you can tell I dont do this very often. Didnt realize how much of my addy would actually post. Not looking for fans. Sorry, jan

  47. The Cool Brittania FQ Bundle is your pre-cut choice…..

    I searched quite a while looking for it then when I found it I knew it was the one….I could have just looked on the comments…but it was more fun to search

  48. I've been waiting for this one and can recognize it straight away: Cool Britannia! I can't wait to get some, to celebrate my Dad's paternal grandparents, both of whom were born in England.

  49. Cool Britannia by Bernartex Fabrics….and it is certainly cool and foggy here today! Love the prints and thanks for the competition.

  50. This is Cool Britannia by benartex. I'd love to win , have got lots of projects just waiting to be started.

  51. It is my mother country, Cool Britannia. I need a bit more England in my house!

  52. I think you are featuring London by Makower UK for Andover Fabrics. What a great line of fabric. Thanks for the chance to win.

  53. It's Cool Britannia …. I love it! Being English myself, and married to an American, I would love to make something out of it. This year we have the Queen's Jubilee as well as hosting the Olympics, so I have plenty of cool ideas!

  54. This definitely Cool Britannia by Benartex. I love this fabric. Please sign me up…would love to win it!!!

  55. Hello – My guess would be Cool Brittania from Benartex πŸ™‚

    Love the colors and would love to win! Becky Carmichael

  56. Cool Brittania! I love hearing Londoners say "Mind the Gap" Actually, I like hearing them say just about anything!

  57. Cool Brittania by benartex fabrics. Mind the gap is what gave it away!! Such a cool set. Why did I wait to check my email!!???!!

  58. Reminds me of the Carnaby
    Street Mods from the late 60s, early 70's. It must be Cool Britannia. Wow, I's certainly showing my age. Nevertheless, I have some young friends who would love items made from these great fabrics!

  59. I love reading Jolly Jabber.I think the collection is Cool Britannia by Bernatex Fabrics.
    Regards Judith B

  60. It has to be Cool Britannia.
    Pants means underpants here in New Zealand as well! Not quite at the stage of using my quilting fabrics for pants yet!!

  61. Mind the gap is from the London Underground, so it's gotta be the Benartex line Cool Brittania

  62. Cool Britannia by Benartex – lovely fabric and I remember "Mind the gap" at every station on the tube.

  63. Is it Cool Britannia? I love this. My Mom and her family are from England and I have great ideas for throws to make with this fabric collection!


  64. Debbie:

    I think it is Cool Brittania by Benartex. Love the collection! And I believe that you are describing London.