From Me to You: Kathy Watt - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog

From Me to You: Kathy Watt

Happy Friday everyone! We hope your April showers haven’t been too heavy this week! We also hope you’re just as excited as we are for the announcement of one more From Me to You winner…and another chance to win! In last week’s post you had to guess the collection correctly for a chance to win…if you guessed Meadow by Blackbird Designs then you were correct and now have a chance to win this gorgeous Fat Eighth Bundle!

And the winner is…
I think it’s Meadow – a beautiful line of fabric. 
Thanks for the chance to win.

Congratulations Joyce! To claim your prize please email jessica[at]fatquartershop[dot]com with your full shipping address.

And if you didn’t win, don’t fret! There’s another chance to win right now! Please welcome Kathy Watt as she gives 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:

Kathy’s 3 Clues:
1. My Navy Seal nephew would relate to this collection.

2. This collection’s color and prints reminds me of one of my favorite places—Blue Hill, Maine.

3. You’ll find a form of my middle name in this collection—Starr.

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 think it is By the Sea. I hope that I am right.
    Thanks for continuing this great competition. I love searching your site for the answer.

  2. By the Sea!! beautiful, i will buy some for sure! I think I need all of them—maria elena

  3. It's By the Sea by Helen Weinman for Marcus Brothers Fabrics. 🙂 Love those seashells!!! Thanks for a chance to win this fabric!

  4. "By The Sea", put our by Helen Weinman for Marcus Brothers. Crisp cool white and blue, just love this collection!

  5. By the Sea by Helen Weinman for Marcus Brothers Fabrics.

    Thank you for a chance to win!

    PS I would love to have just the fabric with the tiny dragonflies. Too cute!

  6. What a lovely blue/yellow collection. It is , of course, By the Sea, and it is beautiful.

  7. This collection is so pretty – By the Sea is my guess. Blue is my favorite color.

  8. Thanks for the encouragement to check out your amazing range of fabrics..I think this is "By the Sea" and it also is delightful.
    toni-anne:) grace(at)amnet(dot)net(dot)au

  9. The collection is "by the Sea"- thanks for a great contest for fabricaholics!! Keeping my fingers crossed!

  10. It is By the Sea by Helen Weinman for Marcus Brothers, and oh, how I would love to win some! The colors are gorgeous!

  11. It's Marcus Brothers Fabrics "By the Sea" designed by Helen Weinman. I absolutely LOVE the blues in this collection & the designs – it just shouts "Summer"!
    Carol G

  12. Everyone agrees. It's By the Sea. I've been looking for some good blues for a grandson's quilt. Thank you for the contest.

  13. HELLO, the collection this time is BY THE SEA,
    I always loves the color blue, maybe this beautifull fabric comes to Belgium,
    thanks for the chance, katelijn

  14. By the Sea. Love the plaid, the stripes, the blues, the dragonflies… I could go on and on.

  15. By the Sea! Love the little sand dollars and the star fish.
    The diagonal stripes would make a lovely binding.
    Thanks for the giveaway.
    shelquilts at aol dot com

  16. I think it is By the Sea by Helen Weinman. What a great collection, especially with the summer months coming up. I always love blues and white together.

  17. This wonderful collection is called By the Sea from Helen Weinman for Marcus Fabrics.


  18. Helen Weinman is the designer of this gorgeous fabric called By the Sea (Blue). If you are ever on Cape Cod, Mass….you have to go visit her fabulous quilt shop. Thanks for the chance to win.

  19. Hi. I love this collection. I think it is By the Sea by Helen Weinman for Marcus Brothers Fabrics.

  20. By the Sea!!!! I would love to make something with this fabric for our beach house…would be perfect! Thanks for the chance to win.

  21. "By the Sea" by the sea, the beautiful sea!! very pretty fabrics. Thanks for the second chance to quess.

  22. It's "By the Sea" and I love it! It makes me wish I was by the sea in Camden, Maine.

  23. It's By the Sea by Helen Weinman for Marcus Brothers Fabrics. Such a cool collection for summer.

  24. "By the Sea" which I absolutely love! This line is so refreshing and I love the blues color palette – it is so calming.

  25. I'm going to say By the Sea. I would love to use this to make a quilt for the screened porch at the lake. Thanks for the chance to win! VermontPines at aol dot com

  26. The sun is out today–Yippee! and this collection,"By the Sea," just fits the spring/soon to be summer mood. Thanks for the chance to win. ~ Delcia R.

  27. Aha, tossed starfish! By the Sea by Helen Weinman for Marcus Brothers. Wonderful blues. Would love to win!



  28. By the Sea because of these fabrics
    Seashells Navy
    Cottage Plaid Blue
    Egg Speckle Blue
    White Stars Blue
    LOVE IT! Blue is my Favorite Color

  29. By the Sea – Helen Weinman. I found some more great stuff in my search!!! Because I want – scrap that – NEED more fabric, just don't tell my husband.

  30. Love the blues in By The Sea. Thank you for these chances to win some beautiful fabric.

  31. I hunted around before I realized everyone has been commenting here and so I know that it's definitely by the sea by Helen Weinman! 🙂

  32. It's By the Sea, by Helen Weinman- reminds me of the summer we didn't have this year here in Sydney. The fabric blues will remind me of what we can look forward to in 2012-2103 hopefully!!

  33. I love this collection. It would look so good in a cottage by the sea,and in my case, by the lake.
    The collection is called "By the Sea".

  34. It's Helen Weiman's By the Sea. I've been looking for the perfect fabric for redecorating my son's room and this is it!

  35. By THe Sea. Love the color combination. I'm a staar, live by the gulf, love blue and yellow.

  36. At first I thought it was Freedom's Star by Color Principle for Henry Glass Fabrics but the fabric didn't match – it's By the Sea by Helen Weinman for Marcus Brothers Fabrics!

  37. I think it is By the Sea. Thanks for the chance to win this beautiful collection. Blue is my favorite color!

    Donna Myers

  38. I think it is By the Sea by Helen Weinman for Marcus Brothers Fabrics, and I love it.

  39. My guess is By the Sea by Helen Weinman for Marcus Brothers Fabrics. You can see lots of dragonflies on the sea grass in Oregon.

    Thanks for the chance to win some beautiful fabrics!!

  40. By the sea is a real beautyfull collection of blue fabrics. It remainds me at all my hollydays on the seeside and I will take those fabrics in my shop. My customers will love it-


  41. Thanks for the opportunity to say Thank you to your nephew for his service as a Navy Seal….I sure he feels right at him BY THE SEA…such beautiful blues in this fabric collection.

  42. By the Sea would be my guess. I grew up in Maine and have been to Blue Hill! There is nothing like viewing the beautiful ocean from the rocky shores of the great state of Maine. Be especially blessed, Kathy

  43. By the Sea. I'm collecting blue and white fabrics for a quilt and I'd love to add this to my stash!

  44. I think it's By the Sea because I just bought some of the All Over Seashells…lovely fabrics…makes me homesick for the Mississippi Gulf Coast where I grew up!!!

  45. It's the "By the Sea" collection.
    Thanks for the chance! Love the hydrangea bunch, and the blue/yellow diagonal stripe makes for an interesting binding.

  46. By the Sea! I am nuts about blue and plaid! Would love to use this
    in a patriotic quilt for my AF son!

  47. It is "By the sea" and it really makes me feel like summer is on the way! I really love a couple of the fabrics in that line too. Thanks for the giveaway!

  48. I believe the collection is:
    By the Sea–by Helen Weinman–for Marcus Bros Fabrics

  49. By the Sea Fat by Helen Weinman for Marcus Brothers Fabrics. Lovely collection, love all things nautical.

  50. By the sea….. Posted by Kerry…. Geraldton, Western Australia…. and I live By the sea 🙂

  51. It is most probably "By the Sea", lovely blue fabric. Yummy!
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    Celine_Combet at

  52. It is By the Sea by Helen Weinman for Marcus Brothers Fabrics. So pretty and refreshing!

  53. By the Sea. My husband just retired from the navy so I hope this is the answer!! amysalbums2004[at]yahoo[dot]com

  54. Looks like "By the Sea" by Marcus Brothers – thanks for the chance to win such yummy fabric!