Cotton + Steel Quarterly Booster Club

Have you joined our Cotton + Steel Quarterly Booster Club yet?? Well if you haven’t yet, you’re missing out!

When you sign up, each quarter you’ll receive:

The shipping months are November, February, May and August.

If you aren’t signed up yet, be sure to sign up for the Cotton + Steel Quarterly Booster Club using this link HERE and get ready to receive the May box!

 

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NEW BOOK: Sew In Love Book

Need a present for Valentines Day 2019? We’ve got just the thing for you! Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts is thrilled to partner with It’s Sew Emma to present her newest book all about her love of quilting, Sew In Love! And best of all, there’s even a Block of the Month to go along with it!

The Sew In Love Book 12 Sweetheart Blocks using her newest fabric line, Little Sweethearts by Laundry Basket Quilts for Andover Fabrics, that are sure to get you in the spirit of love!

Sew In Love will become your new obsession as Edyta encourages you to bring your creativity to this gorgeous quilt. Perfect for intermediate to advanced quilters, get ready to fall deeper in love with every stitch and see where your affair with Sew In Love will take you!

Our Block of the Month Program is available in two version: Pieced Block of the Month and Appliqued Block of the Month. Both include all the fabrics to make the quilt top and binding plus the Sew In Love Book! A Backing Set is available separately to help you complete your quilt.

Here are some of the very lovely sweetheart blocks you will be making as a part of the Block of the Month:

Both  Block of the Months start in August 2018. Be sure to sign up today for the Pieced or Appliqued Block of the Month and get ready to fall Sew In Love!

 

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Sew Sampler Box April 2018 Sneak Peek!

 April Sneak Peek
April marks our second birthday and YOU are invited to join our party! We will be bringing you a “birthday in a box” that includes some exclusive products and coupons galore. Let’s celebrate this occasion together! Leave us a comment and tell us what you think we may have included in this month’s box.

Birthday Bash Sneak PeekIf you are not yet subscribed, and want to join in on the fun, be sure to do so quickly because boxes ship out around April 20th!

Be sure to follow us for more box reveals and future sneak peeks on all social media outlets by using #SEWSAMPLER

Spelling Bee Sew Along: Week 27

 

Get back to school with our Spelling Bee Sew Along featuring the Spelling Bee Book! We are beyond excited to start week 27 of the Sew Along!

The Spelling Bee Book is by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet and features complete instructions for 100 letter, number, punctuation and picture blocks in two sizes plus 18 quilt projects!

This Sew Along will feature 88 of the blocks from the Spelling Bee Book! Lasting 44 weeks, our Sew Along will feature 2 blocks from the book each week. We are featuring the Capital U and lowercase u blocks in the 27th week of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

Capital U block by Pam of Pam Kitty Morning

Pam made her Capital U block using 30’s Playtime by Chloe’s Closet for Moda Fabrics.

Lowercase u block by Charise of Charise Creates

Charise made her lowercase u block using Bake Sale 2 by Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs.

 

We have a great group of 40 quilting bloggers joining us for each event. Each week, 2 of the 40 bloggers will be sharing their Spelling Bee blocks with you! Be sure to visit our bloggers for details on what they did with their Spelling Bee blocks! And check out #SpellingBeeSaturday on Instagram to keep up with the fun!

Here is a list of the quilters joining us for the Spelling Bee Sew Along – thanks for joining in on the fun, Quilters!

Spelling Bee Sew Along

Happy quilting everyone! See you back here on April 14 for Week 28 of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

 

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Year of the Fat Quarter at Fat Quarter Shop: April

Welcome to our Year of the Fat Quarter Quilt Along! This month, we are featuring the color gray in our April 2018 Year of the Fat Quarter Bundle! We are beyond excited to start month 4 of this year long quilt along!

We are dedicating 2018 to our favorite little precut, the fat quarter! We are doing this to celebrate our 15th anniversary as a company and because a fat quarter has 18″ x 20″ of usable fabric (too perfect!). Every first Friday of the month, we will be featuring one of our wonderful quilters and the project they make with their Year of the Fat Quarter Bundle!

March Project made by Melanie of A Bit of Scrap Stuff

For Melanie’s Year of the Fat Quarter project, she made the Riverside Quilt by It’s Sew Emma! Melanie used the gray colored fabrics featured in our April 2018 Year of the Fat Quarter Bundle to complete her version of the quilt. Get the Riverside Quilt pattern here!

We are sew happy to have 9 wonderful bloggers making projects out of each of the Year of the Fat Quarter Bundles with us! Be sure to check out their blogs to see the details of their projects and keep up with the Year of the Fat Quarter fun on with #fqsyotfq on Instagram!

 

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Spelling Bee Sew Along: Week 26

 

Get back to school with our Spelling Bee Sew Along featuring the Spelling Bee Book! We are beyond excited to start week 26 of the Sew Along!

The Spelling Bee Book is by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet and features complete instructions for 100 letter, number, punctuation and picture blocks in two sizes plus 18 quilt projects!

This Sew Along will feature 88 of the blocks from the Spelling Bee Book! Lasting 44 weeks, our Sew Along will feature 2 blocks from the book each week. We are featuring the Capital T and lowercase t blocks in the 26th week of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

Capital T block by Connie of Freemotion by the River

Connie made her Capital T block using Bella Solids by Moda Fabrics.

Lowercase t block by Amanda of Jedi Craft Girl

 

We have a great group of 40 quilting bloggers joining us for each event. Each week, 2 of the 40 bloggers will be sharing their Spelling Bee blocks with you! Be sure to visit our bloggers for details on what they did with their Spelling Bee blocks! And check out #SpellingBeeSaturday on Instagram to keep up with the fun!

Here is a list of the quilters joining us for the Spelling Bee Sew Along – thanks for joining in on the fun, Quilters!

Spelling Bee Sew Along

Happy quilting everyone! See you back here on April 7 for Week 27 of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

 

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Sew Sampler Reveal March 2018

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You asked for modern and we are beaming with excitement to give it to you. Let’s jump right into our colorful reveal for our March box. If you are not yet subscribed, be sure you do soon to receive our April box, which happens to be our 2nd Birthday box!

March Box Reveal Photo

Sparkler Ombre Confetti Metallic Half Yard Bundle by V and Co. for Moda Fabrics

If you already love V and Co. Ombre fabric, we think you’re going to go crazy for her Ombre Confetti with Metallic Dots! It’s the same colors of ombre that you know and love, but it’s been dressed up for a party with gold metallic confetti dots!

View the entire collection here.

Ombre Confetti Metallic Half Yard Bundle

Creative Grids 4″ Curvy Log Cabin Trim Tool by Creative Grids

Create the illusion of curves with this 4 inch Curvy Log Cabin Trim Tool. It comes with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions or just scan the QR Code printed on the template to view a video demonstration.

Ruler size: 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

Want to make Curvy Log Cabin blocks BIGGER? We also offer a 6 inch and 8 inch Curvy Log Cabin rulers. Check them out here.

4" Curvy Log Cabin Ruler

Bella Rose Gold Tape Measure by Fat Quarter Shop
Fat Quarter Shop Exclusive

This genuine leather rose gold tape measure adds a touch of luxury and a lot of function to your sewing accessories. With smooth tracking, easily legible measurements in inches and centimeters up to 60″, and a well-crafted pull tab and key chain loop, you can always keep this useful notion handy. Finished with a beautifully embossed quilt block, this well-appointed tape measure is one of a kind.

Bella Rose Tapemeasure

TrueGrips Adhesive Rings by TrueCut

Enjoy cutting without the constant slipping! Simply apply these little rings to the back of any ruler to increase safety and cutting accuracy by preventing slipping. TrueGrips Adhesive Rings are transparent so your project visibility is not impaired. Though designed for quilting, these rings work on any ruler and are great for any craft that uses a rotary cutter including scrap booking and fabrics!

Contains fifteen small grips and fifteen large grips.

Check out other items available from TrueCut here.

TrueGrips Non-Slip Adhesive Rings Photo

The Sparkler Quilt Pattern
Sew Sampler Exclusive

This modern variation on the classic curvy log cabin will send sparks flying, especially when paired with the glimmering metallic in Ombre Metallic Confetti by V and Co. for Moda Fabrics!

These mini blocks are perfectly made with the Creative Grids 4″ Curvy Log Cabin Trim Tool, so you can just trim away to your heart’s delight. For more curvy log cabin goodness, check out the bonus size option on the back!

Lap and Queen sizes are included!

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Your Sparkler Ombre Confetti Metallic Half Yard Bundle will get you started on your blocks and will finish off your scrappy binding. You just need to pick up some background fabric to finish it off. We used Bella Solids White Bleached found here.

The Sparkler Quilt Pattern Photo

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Basket Block #12 Recipe Card and Finishing Recipe Card Designed by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet

You have received the last of the Recipe Cards for our 2017 Basket Block quilt. Check out the full quilt reveal below. If you have been sewing along with us, be sure to share your quilt with us on social media using the following hashtag:  #basketsewsamplerquilt

Block #12 Photo
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2017 Basket Block Quilt

Don’t wait to pick up your 2017 Basket Blocks Sew Sampler Bundle as well as the additional yardage needed to add the perfect finishing touch to your quilt: Confetti Cotton C120-Cloud & C120-SweetMint.

Sew Sampler Subscription Quilting Box: June 2017 - Basket Block Fat Quarter Bundle

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Next month marks our 2nd Birthday of the Sew Sampler Box and we are excited to reveal a BRAND NEW recipe card theme along with some FUN box exclusive only items! You won’t want to miss out so make sure you’re subscribed.

 

Art Gallery Fabrics Color Master Contest – And the Winners are….

The polls are in and we have our first, second and third place winners! Here’s who they are:

Third Place

Congratulations to Amanda Taylor on her Bunny Quilt! This quilt is so adorable and perfect for the upcoming Easter holiday!

Bunny Quilt by Amanda Taylor

Second Place

Congratulations to Cynthia Brunz on her Circles Quilt! The contrast between the solids and prints of this quilt make for a stunning finished product!

Circles Quilt by Cynthia Brunz

First Place

Congratulations to Lisette Oscamou on her gorgeous Color Master Pillow! This was definitely a favorite amongst the Fat Quarter staff and a huge hit in this contest overall!

Pillow by Lissette Oscarmou

Congratulations to all of the winners and thank you to everyone who participated! We loved going through all of your entries and seeing how you used the Art Gallery Fabrics Color Masters into each one of your amazing projects! To see more entries for the Color Master Contest, check out #ColorMasterContest on Instagram. And if you are feeling in the Color Master Contest Spirit, be sure to get your Color Master boxes here and bring your creativity!

We are so happy we got the chance to partner with Art Gallery Fabrics on this challenge and would like to extend a huge thank you to them for sponsoring our awesome prizes!  We hope you enjoyed this contest and stay tuned on the Jolly Jabber and our social media accounts (Facebook and Instagram) to see more Fat Quarter Shop fun!

 

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Clementine Quilt Along: Month 3 – Peaches & Plenty

Welcome to the Clementine Quilt Along! We are continuing this Quilt Along with Month 3, Peaches & Plenty! Our quilt is made with Mama’s Cottage by April Rosenthal for Moda Fabrics and we have quilt kits and the matching backing sets available. If you are just joining us, you can find the full fabric requirements and all the patterns and videos posted so far on our Clementine Quilt Along page.

Most importantly, we are benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with this year’s quilt along. We are asking for a small donation in exchange for downloading each month’s pattern, and together, Fat Quarter Shop and Moda will match up to $20,000 of your donation. We are almost at $5,000, a quarter of the way to our goal! Thank you to everyone who donated and keep the donations coming so we can reach our goal!

Ready to get quilting? Click here to download the Month 3 – Peaches & Plenty Pattern in exchange for a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!

Month 3 – Peaches & Plenty

Peaches & Plenty Video Tutorial

We’re very excited that some of our favorite designers and quilting bloggers will be sewing along with us for our fundraiser for a great cause. Check out their blogs and Instagrams every month from January 2018 to check out the fabrics they’re using and see their progress!

*Psst! The fabric designer-April Rosenthal-is also sewing along with us! So fun!

 

*April of April Rosenthal
(@amrosenthal)

Bonnie of Sunset Family Living
(@sunsetfamilyliving)

Carrie of Moda Cutting Table
(@modafabrics)

Denise of Pieced Brain
(@piecedbrain)

Elise of Elise and Emelie
(@eliseandemelie)

Gina of Carpe Quiltin
(@gina_tell_carpequiltin)

Heather of A Creative Pursuit
(@acreativemama)

Hilary of By Hilary Jordan
(@byhilaryjordan)

Jan of Cocoa Quilts
(@cocoaquilts)

Jen of Heritage Threads
(@heritage.threads)

Joanne of Quilts by Joanne
(@turtlequilterjo)

Kairle of Kairle Oaks
(@kairleoaks)

Kendra of Good Starter
(@good_starter)

Kristen of 3 in the Nest
(@threeinthenestraleigh)

Kristina of Center Street Quilts
(@centerstreetquilts)

Leah of Ponderings from My Heart
(@ponderingsfrommyheart)

Melanie of A Bit of Scrap Stuff
(@mellierc)

Melissa of Happy Quilting
(@happyquiltingmc)

Pat of Pat Sloan
(@quilterpatsloan)

Pat B. of Life in the Scrapatch
(@scrapatches)

Patty of Elm Street Quilts
(@elmstreetquilts)

Rebecca of One Wee Bird
(@oneweebird)

Sarah of 123 Quilt
(@123quilt)

Sherri of A Quilting Life
(@aquiltinglife)

Sondra of Out of the Blue Quilts
(@sondradavison)

Stephanie of Quilt ‘n Party
(@quiltnparty)

Tanya of Tanya Quilts in CO
(@tanyaquiltsinco)

Teresa of Aurea’s Kitchen
(@aureaskitchen)

Vickie of Crocheting Vixen
(@crochetingvixen)

Please share your progress and creations with us on the 2018 Clementine Quilt Along Facebook Group! And post your blocks using #clementinequiltalong on Instgram and Twitter!

 

 

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Spelling Bee Sew Along: Week 25

 

Get back to school with our Spelling Bee Sew Along featuring the Spelling Bee Book! We are beyond excited to start week 25 of the Sew Along!

The Spelling Bee Book is by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet and features complete instructions for 100 letter, number, punctuation and picture blocks in two sizes plus 18 quilt projects!

This Sew Along will feature 88 of the blocks from the Spelling Bee Book! Lasting 44 weeks, our Sew Along will feature 2 blocks from the book each week. We are featuring the Capital S and lowercase s blocks in the 25th week of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

Capital S block by Sherri of A Quilting Life

Sherri made her Capital S block using Clover Hollow by Sherri McConnell for Moda Fabrics.

Lowercase s block by Sondra of Out of the Blue Quilts

Sondra made her lowercase s block using a variety of collections by Bonnie & Camille by Moda Fabrics.

We have a great group of 40 quilting bloggers joining us for each event. Each week, 2 of the 40 bloggers will be sharing their Spelling Bee blocks with you! Be sure to visit our bloggers for details on what they did with their Spelling Bee blocks! And check out #SpellingBeeSaturday on Instagram to keep up with the fun!

Here is a list of the quilters joining us for the Spelling Bee Sew Along – thanks for joining in on the fun, Quilters!

Spelling Bee Sew Along

Happy quilting everyone! See you back here on March 31 for Week 26 of the Spelling Bee Sew Along!

 

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