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The Jolly Jabber Quilting & Sewing Blog

The Jolly Jabber quilting blog not only offers resources for quilters, but also for cross-stitchers of all skill levels. Discover resources such as tutorials, free patterns and tips to help master the art of quilting and sewing. Whether you're a beginner learning how to cross stitch or an experienced quilter looking to expand your skills, the Jolly Jabber has something to offer. Here you can learn new techniques, find inspiration for your next project, join in quilt alongs and stitch alongs, and connect with a community of like-minded quilters. This blog for quilters and sewists is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the world of quilting.

Sample Spree Giveaway Winner

It is finally time to announce the winner of our Portland Sample Spree Giveaway! (If you think you may have posted more than once, don’t worry, we did our best to delete the duplicate comments.) And our winner (and their comment, since there were so […]

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Portland: Day 3

First off, we want to reassure you that we’ve gotten your e-mails about the error messages that show up when you try to comment on our blog posts. Although you get an error message, not to worry, your comments are still being published, and you […]

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Portland: Day 2

Hi again! We have ended the first full day of Market, and whew…exhausted but exhilarated! Today was a whirlwind of appointments with different manufacturers. We found some amazing new designs and designers that we can’t wait to show you! And we saw plenty of familiar […]

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Portland Sample Spree

Hey all! After a long, grueling, obstacle-riddled journey to the fair city of Portland (Oregon Trail after all?), we immediately went to work. No rest for the bleary-eyed! Here are a few peeks of booths we got to see….don’t worry, there are more to come! […]

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Onto Oregon

Dear Jolly Jabber readers, We are on our way to Quilt Market! I’m tempted to compare our journey to Oregon Trail, but we will be going by plane, and we will not lose any members of the Fat Quarter Shop party to dysentery or snake […]

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Valori Wells on “Olive Rose”

Valori Wells, one of our favorite designers for FreeSpirit Fabrics, has released a new collection that shows her unique twist on traditional themes. It’s called Olive Rose, and it combines big, bold prints with a bright, almost bohemian palette. Read on about Valori’s inspiration for […]

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