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Make Halloween Memories with Susan Ache!

Remember the thrills of Halloweens past? Susan Ache’s new Halloween Memories Book is almost here! It features eight quilt patterns and nine cross stitch designs that capture the spooky fun of Halloween. Perfect for bringing a touch of enchantment to your seasonal decor, these projects are sure to delight. Read on to discover more about this exciting new release and what we have planned with the whimsical patterns waiting inside.

The Halloween Memories Book showcases Susan Ache’s love for the season with patterns that capture its magic. The eight quilt designs are full of Halloween spirit, using rich oranges, blacks, and purples to create an enchanting atmosphere. Similarly, the nine cross stitch patterns offer a range of playful and spooky designs that are perfect for adding a festive touch to any space. Each project in the book reflects Susan’s creative take on Halloween, ensuring you’ll find plenty of inspiration for your seasonal crafting.

Join Susan Ache and friends for a nine-part sew along as we piece the Moonlight Quilt from the Halloween Memories Book this fall. We’ll share the full schedule closer to the start date so you can be prepared to sew along with us, but you can download the fabric requirements now! It’s a beautiful quilt made with seasonal colors as seen in the book or for anytime of year like the colorways below. Click on any image below to view it larger and find the name of the collection.

Besides sharing her stunningly spooky quilt and cross stitch designs in Halloween Memories, Susan has curated a Halloween Memories Starter Bundle for quilters who appreciate her eye for scrappy elegance.  Aurifil’s Trick or Treat Aurifloss Thread Box contains all the colors you’ll need to stitch the projects in the book, plus a free bonus pattern!

That’s not all, for more spooky season delights, join us to sew some frighteningly cute cross stitch pinkeeps in a Halloween Memories Stitch Along! Choose your favorite design to sew and show during the stitch along. How about grabbing a few friends and having a Halloween pinkeep swap? It’s a wonderful way to share and swap little bits of Halloween. Have fun as a group while creating a special memory.

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Right-click the images to download and share if you’ll be joining in on the Halloween Memories fun!

You can reserve a copy of Halloween Memories at Fat Quarter Shop now and get ready. The book is due out in July, and we’ll start sewing in August! Learn more about author Susan Ache on her Instagram (@yardgrl60).

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates, and check out #HalloweenMemoriesQAL for more information as we get closer to the quilt along!


  1. I am so excited to be getting this book. I made sure I preordered so I wouldn’t miss out. Halloween is my favorite holiday! I will make sure I sign up for your Halloween Memories SAL.

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