Throughout this year, It’s Sew Emma has SO much new coming your way! Today, we’re going to show you the brand new Peppermint Bark quilt pattern!
Are you looking for some more inspiration to satisfy your sweet tooth? Head over to these blogs to check out their sweet Peppermint Bark Quilts, too!
Tablerunner Bliss comes out in August 2017, but you can pre-order your copy now at a sweet 10% discount, so don’t “table” this for later!
If you’d like to sew some of these tablerunners just as they are shown in the book, you’ll love our Tablerunner Bliss Tablerunner Club! For six months, starting in September 2017, club members will receive the fabric to make six of the tablerunner tops pictured in the book! Backing sets can also be purchased!
- September 2017 – Sunshine Tablerunner – The Good Life collection – 13.25″ x 40.75″
- October 2017 – Picnic Tablerunner – Authentic Etc. collection – 14″ x 54.5″
- November 2017- Mingle Tablerunner – Creekside collection – 26″ x 66″
- December 2017- Garland Tablerunner – Farmer’s Daughter collection – 22.5″ x 62.5″
- January 2018- Blossom Tablerunner – Bloomsbury collection – 20.5″ x 56.5″
- February 2018 – Harmony Tablerunner – Flower Mill collection – 22.5″ x 66.5″
How sweet is this pillow?! We especially love the compass addition to the middle! If you missed the first two projects from the Pattern Makeover Series, you can still find the tutorials for a Hair Bow Pouch from Fat Quarter Baby and the Gingham Coaster Blocks from Farm Girl Vintage!
Are you making this fabulous pillow?! Share it with us on social media! We love to see your creative ideas! #patternmakeoverseries #blossompillow
Let’s hope that those April showers will bring us May flowers! This year is flying by and now we’re on month 4 of the Bella Skillbuilder! We’ve loved seeing all of your progress so far, and we have a Facebook Group for you to share photos of your blocks with other quilters!
Ready to hit the ground running?! Let’s grab our Bella Skillbuilder Quilt Kits! Kimberly and Sherri McConnell from A Quilting Life walk you through the Flying Geese block in this YouTube video! Be sure to download the free May 2017 pattern!
Don’t forget, visit our FAQ Page for information on all-things Bella Skillbuilder, including previous months’ blocks, fabric measurements, and more!
Some of our quilty friends have hopped on the Bella board to learn some new quilty tips and tricks! Be sure to check out their blogs throughout the next 9 months for more Skillbuilder fun!
- Paula from The Sassy Quilter
- Leanne from She Can Quilt
- Cindy from Live a Colorful Life
- Erin from Sew at Home Mummy
- Erin from Why Not Sew
- Connie from Freemotion by the River
- Lisa from In the Boon Docks
- Marni from Haberdashery Fun
- Natalia from Piece and Quilt
- Julie from 627 Handworks
- Megan from Canoe Ridge Creations
- Amy from Amy’s Creative Side
- Kim from Persimon Dreams
- Patty from Elm Street Quilts
- Denise from Pieced Brain Quilts
- Kaye from Miss Print
- Melissa from Happy Quilting Melissa
- Charise from Charise Creates
- Melanie from Mostly Crafty
- Dana from Old Red Barn Co.
- Kristen from Three in the Nest
- Vickie from Spun Sugar Quilts
Lately, we’ve seen some fun projects pop up that use zippers, like this Hair Bow Pouch from Fabric Mutt!
Zippers are a great addition and can really spice up any project! You can pick a neutral or matching color like the Ivory by Annie Zipper to blend into you project, or go with something wild like this Turquoise Green by Annie Zipper to really make a statement!
Can you believe that it’s already been one whole year of excitement with the Sew Sampler Subscription Box?! We hope that you’ve had as much fun opening each box as we have had picking out items for you to love! Are you ready to take a look inside April’s celebration box, and the first box of the Sew Sampler Series 2?!
Coney Island Moda Treat by Fig Tree Quilts for Moda Fabrics
This sweet, vintage, floral collection is sure to send you to the weathered boardwalks of Coney Island while enjoying a cone of sherbet ice cream! Each Moda Treat contains 42 pieces of 3 1/2″ squares of fabric. This bite-sized precut is perfect for quick patchwork quilts and other fun projects!
Dritz #61 Extra-Fine Glass Head Pins
These pins will be a useful addition to your sewing room! They are heat-resistant, so you can simply iron right over them without the worry of them melting. The shaft is extra-fine and will easily penetrate all types of fabrics while you sew and piece. The convenient clear plastic case contains 250 size 22 extra-fine glass head pins.
Peels Spool Huggers by Smartneedle
Do you recognize these bright colors from our Sneak Peek this month?! So many of you guessed right! Keep your thread from unwinding with these adorable little spool huggers. These fit on all brands of home sewing, quilting and embroidery thread spools. Made of quality rubber, these spools adjust to any spool diameter! Each pack contains 6 assorted peels that are easy-to-use, functional and FUN!
Cute Sewing Tin by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet
This tin is perfect for gifts, storing a special note to a friend, or even your quilty notions and fabrics! Adorn your sewing space with this sweet, vintage-style collectable tin that is available in six happy colors!
This Fat Quarter Shop exclusive Ruler Grip is an adorable and functional accessory for your sewing space! The suction grip allows you to lift rulers and templates quickly, without damaging your fingers! This grip enhances cutting and marking by steadily holding rulers in place. The suction cups can be released by slightly pressing on the ruler and lifting up on the grip.
All Boxed Up Pattern by Fig Tree & Co
This pattern is exclusive to Fat Quarter Shop and is the perfect size for a table topper or wallhanging! Combine your Coney Island Treats with some additional Bella Solids to make this fun and unique quilt!
Basket Block #1 Recipe Card Designed by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet
Sew along with us each month as we create these charming basket blocks featuring Confetti Cotton Solids by Riley Blake Designs! This pattern contains instructions to make 5 1/2″,
10 1/2″ and 15 1/2″ unfinished square blocks!
We’re sew excited for the 2017 Basket Sew Sampler Quilt, and we can’t wait to show you all of the fun block designs that Lori Holt has come up with! We’ve even put together a 2017 Basket Blocks Sew Sampler Dundle for you to purchase so that you have everything ready to go when you get your Sew Sampler box and recipe card each month!
If you’re selecting different fabrics, don’t worry! Here’s an easy-to-follow requirement chart:
We’ve got more fun in store for you next month, so be sure you’re subscribed to the Sew Sampler to get in on all of the treats!
The votes are in and it’s time for our FINAL round of voting! We have seen contestants use all of the Cake Mix Recipes and they have come up with some wonderful and creative designs!
Our Cake Mix Bake-Off Week 2 winner, Jocelyn, and her beautiful quilt pattern using fun prints from Early Bird by Kate Spain for Moda Fabrics!
Nova took the win on week three with this sweet, border ruffle featuring Sweet Blend by Laundry Basket Quilts for Moda Fabrics!
All of the projects in our Bake-Off have been so stunning, and it’s been so hard to choose a winner each week! Now that we’ve come to the end, it’s time to cast your votes for one overall winner! Who will take the Cake Mix Bake-Off crown?!