The Jolly Jabber Blog for Fabric, Quilting, and Cross Stitch Enthusiasts by Fat Quarter Shop

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.

Shortcut Quilt: Jelly Roll Relish

You’ll relish making this quilt! Jelly Roll Relish is the next installment in our beloved Shortcut Quilt Series. Shortcut Quilts start with precuts, so you can start sewing right away! Each of our Shortcut Quilt patterns is free and comes with a Fat Quarter Shop YouTube […]

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How to Dye Cross Stitch Fabric Using Rit Dye

Today, we’re sharing the steps to dye cross stitch fabric with Rit Dye. Follow along and learn with Kimberly as Priscilla and Chelsea of Stitching with the Housewives teach her! Rit Dye is an all-purpose dye that works for all cross stitch fabrics. Thanks to the tutorial […]

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How to Press Quilt Seams

Every quilter knows that pressing and ironing is a big part of the quilt-making process! Pressing fabric and quilt blocks makes for a more accurate and polished result. Today on the blog we’re sharing some tips for pressing quilt seams and a BIG giveaway of […]

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Sew Sampler November 2023 Box Reveal

Like our furry quilting companions, we share an unconditional love for November’s Sew Sampler box, and it’s time for the big reveal! Besties 9-piece Fat Quarter Bundle by Tula Pink for FreeSpirit Fabrics Some friendships last fur-ever! The Besties collection by Tula Pink for FreeSpirit […]

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21 DIY Holiday Gifts

The holidays are right around the corner and gift-giving is on everyone’s mind, so we gathered a list of the ultimate DIY holiday gifts to guide you in your handmade gift giving this season. Keep reading for quilting, no-sew, and sewing projects to make your […]

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