It’s a jolly holiday with Fat Quarter Shop! The Jolly Holiday Quilt is brimming with Christmas spirit, and we’re excited to share a special quilt along! This beautiful pattern by Lella Boutique is perfect for the holiday season, and we’re excited to share a special quilt along to celebrate. This quilt has everything you need to make seasons bright with a jolly Santa, patchwork gifts, and festive holly.
Shine Bright Quilt Along
These precious cross stitch and quilt patterns from The Bonnie & Camille Quilt Bee Quilt and Cross Stitch Book represent the celebrated mother-daughter team’s personal stories of how quilting has shaped their pasts and present while influencing future generations! Keep reading for details about the Shine Bright Quilt and Cross Stitch Along starting in October!
Happy Howl-oween! It’s almost time for this year’s Halloween Mystery quilt along and stitch along! We’re bringing you another FREE quilt and cross stitch pattern and video series. This one is called the Haunted Halloween Mystery Quilt and Stitch Along, and we can’t wait to celebrate it with you. It’s a good time to start stitching something for the spooky season. Join us in sewing along to uncover this mystery!
Are you ready to make memories with this new quilt along? Join us for the Summer Memories Quilt Along starting Monday, May 1. We’re ready to start sewing the beautiful Summer Picnic quilt from Susan Ache’s new book Summer Memories! Read on for the full schedule and quilt along details.
The Vintage Kite Quilt finishes at 64.5″ x 76.5,” and Kimberly is making hers using the Bee Cross Stitch White Alpine Background and Bee Vintage collections by Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs. We’ll put the 6″ Vintage Kite Quilt Block on repeat for a classic quilt that will take your sewing to new heights! Starting Wednesday, April 12, 2023, we will sew these scrappy blocks into a beautiful quilt.
Triangles On A Roll Quilt Along for Worldwide Quilting Day
In celebration of Worldwide Quilting Day 2023 on Saturday, March 18 we’re hosting a Triangles on a Roll Quilt Along, complete with a giveaway! Worldwide Quilting Day is held each year on the third Saturday in March. The Triangles on a Roll Quilt Along is a seven-week sew along with a free quilt pattern designed especially for Triangle Paper. We’re already on a roll with fabric requirements and details ready for you.
The Home Again Quilt Along will take place from April 4 to May 2. We will sew one row each week for four weeks, then spend one week adding the borders and finishing the quilt. To join the five-week Home Again Quilt Along, gather your pattern and supplies so you’re ready to start April 4.
Every quilt tells a story, and next year’s Stronger Together quilt tells a history – of exploration, innovation, and remarkable achievements of three intrepid African Americans! To celebrate Black History Month in 2023, we’re sharing two special patterns to fundraise for UNCF.
Barn Star Sampler Quilt Along
This new quilt along is going to be a star! Join us for the Barn Star Sampler Quilt Along in 2023, designed by Shelley Cavanna, with 20 different blocks. Keep reading for details about the Barn Star Sampler Quilt and this new quilt along that’s sure to shine!
To celebrate the release of Jolly Bar Book Vol. 4, we are hosting the Jolly Bar 4 Quilt Along! We’ll sew a few blocks weekly from January through March of 2023.
We are all aflutter it’s time to present the 2023 Bountiful Quilt and Stitch Along! Join us in making this bright sampler quilt overflowing with Spring’s bounty and designed by Corey Yoder, featuring her fabric collection Sunwashed, for Moda Fabrics! We hope you’ll sew along with us.
Every month throughout the year, we’ll be sewing different blocks from the pattern. To join the year-long Sew Scrappy Spools Quilt Along, gather your scraps and supplies so you’re ready to start on January 12.
Today we’re sew excited to announce we are bringing back Sewcialites with the Sewcialites 2 Quilt Along! We are celebrating our quilting community with a free block of the week for 24 weeks. We’ve joined forces with 24 highly talented designers to bring you all new unique sampler blocks and so many options!
Join us for the Scrappiness is Happiness Quilt Along, inspired by Lori Holt’s new book, Scrappiness is Happiness! This quilt along is a little “extra,” as in using your extra fabric to make a scrappy sampler quilt!
We’re so excited it’s time to kick off the Simply Stars Quilt Along. This half yard-friendly quilt along to celebrate Simply Half Yards will be five weeks and starts today. More details, including the schedule, can be found below. We hope you’re excited to start sewing along with us!
Support breast cancer survivors by donating and joining us in the Support Group Quilt and Cross Stitch Alongs. Lori Holt’s designs honor her mother, who survived breast cancer, with literal symbols of support, and we think they couldn’t be cuter! Read on to learn more about the charity we’re supporting and the details of the quilt and stitch along.
Do you hear what I hear? Sleigh bells are jingling and, for us, Christmastime is here. We’re bringing you Christmas in July with another FREE quilt and cross stitch pattern and video series, the Christmastime Mystery Quilt and Stitch Along, to get in the holiday spirit.
BOO! It’s time for our next Halloween Mystery quilt along and stitch along! We’re bringing you another FREE quilt and cross stitch pattern and video series, this time called the Boo Crew Mystery Quilt and Stitch Along, to celebrate Halloween. It’s a good time to start something for the holidays. And… it’s a MYSTERY!
Spotted Snail Trail Quilt Along
Last month, we released a new and easy way to make the classic Snail Trail quilt block using foundation paper to master the swirling shape and intricate piecing. We were so inspired by this incredible vintage design that we designed a free quilt pattern and wanted to invite you to join in the Spotted Snail Trail Quilt Along!
Great Granny Squared-Along
Celebrate the summer with Lori Holt and the classic Granny Square block, the star of Lori Holt’s second book, Great Granny Squared! Join us June 3 as we kick off summer with a unique sew along that features three ways to participate: quilting, crochet, and cross stitch!
Follow along with Kimberly as she quilts, crochets, and cross stitches through the summer!
Every quilt tells a story, and this year’s Stronger Together quilt tells a history. To celebrate Black History Month, we’re back to share a new pattern and fundraiser for UNCF! We’ve released the 2022 Stronger Together Quilt Pattern and Stronger Together Cross Stitch Pattern in support of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). We encourage you to donate $15 to our United Negro College Fund campaign for the use of each of these free patterns! 100% of your donation will go to help under-represented students earn a college education. The Stronger Together Quilt Along and Stitch Along will last for four weeks, from February 1 – 28, 2022.
We’re putting the “sew” back into your social life with the Best Friends Quilt Along! Invite one, two or all of your quilty BFFs to create a beautiful quilt together.
Make it a modern-day quilting bee as a block swap for everyone to piece their own quilt or pool your blocks together into one quilt to share. No matter which way you do it, every stitch of this friendship quilt will be fun and fulfilling! The Best Friends Quilt Along will last for five weeks, from January 7 – February 4, 2021. Learn more.
We are sew excited to launch this sew along for Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet’s newest book, Prim & Proper. Since Lori Holt’s new book came out we’ve been oohing and ahhing over this charming quilt. Lori pulls beloved elements from vintage medallion applique and cross stitch to create an exquisite sampler quilt. It’s sewn with traditional piecing techniques and it finishes at 63.5″ x 75.5″. There is no paper piecing or applique needed.
From November 17 through December 29, 2020, we’re making our way, block-by-block, through this beautiful quilt. Learn more.
When the stars align, it can only be Serendipity! We are proud to present the 2021 Serendipity Quilt Along! Please join us in supporting Make-A-Wish with an online stitch along AND quilt along. From March through July 2021, we will post free block patterns and finishing patterns on our blog to download and print on the 1st and 15th of each month. We offer the Serendipity patterns FREE downloads during the event for a suggested donation of $5 each to our Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas campaign. We’ll start releasing the seven patterns on March 10, 2021. Together, Fat Quarter Shop and Moda Fabrics will match up to $30,000 of your donations to Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas. Learn more.
We’re celebrating our quilting community with a free block of the week quilt along. We’ve joined forces with 18 talented designers to bring you a 38-week quilt along with amazing sampler blocks and sew many options! This quilt along is a chance for quilters all around the world to connect each week for a regular sewing spree, try a variety of blocks, and celebrate every single amazing quilt in progress. There is nothing that warms our hearts like fabric and friends, so spread the word! We’ll release one block every Friday, starting on Friday, September 25, 2020 and ending on Friday, June 25, 2021. Make a date with us each Friday for a new block pattern here on our blog, and see Kimberly show hers on our YouTube Livestream the same day. Each designer will also post their block on that day too! Visit the Landing Page to learn more.
Is there a sewing space that you inhabit that you can call your own Quilter’s Cottage? Whether it’s a sewing nook, a dedicated space, or a corner of the dining room, this is where the sewing magic happens and what the Quilter’s Cottage is all about!
If you’re ready to sew up a quilter’s cottage all your own, come join us for a Quilter’s Cottage Sew Along starting on August 7, 2020! Over the course of 9 weeks, we’ll make our way, block-by-block, through this enchanting quilt. Visit the announcement post for all the details to get started!
To celebrate the Jolly Bar Book Volume 2, we’re hosting the Jolly Bar Row Along! Join us as we go row-by-row to make this beautiful sampler quilt full of sparrows, butterflies, hearts and more! The Jolly Bar Book Volume 2 includes 20 quilt patterns designed just for these 5″x10″ precuts, compiled in one place for the second time.
Starting Monday, June 29, 2020, we’ll be sewing one row a week for seven weeks. The quilt we’re making uses a sampling of blocks from the book, and all together they make a beautiful lap-sized quilt. We have some friends sewing along with us who will be showing off their blocks each week so you can sew along with them and get motivation along the way! Visit this post to see more details, see the Jolly Bar Sampler Quilt and get started!
Get ready for red, white and blue sew along. We’re excited to share with you this sew along with Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet. Join us as we re-visit Lori Holt’s Vintage Christmas Book with an all-new quilt that’s worthy of a 5-star salute.
Just head over to Bee in my Bonnet on Monday, June 1, 2020. Visit this post for all the details.
Please join us in supporting Make-A-Wish with an online quilt along. This sampler quilt combines unique and historical designs in a vintage “make-do” style for a whimsical work of art.
From February through July 2020, we will post free quilt block patterns on our blog to download and print on the 1st and 15th of each month. We offer the Bloom-Topia patterns as FREE downloads for a suggested donation of $5 each to our Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas campaign. Together, Fat Quarter Shop and Moda Fabrics will match up to $20,000 of your donations to Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas. Learn more.
In Farm Girl Vintage 2, Lori Holt has rounded up 45 unique 6″ and 12″ quilt blocks, inspired by her rural roots. She has also designed 13 new projects, including quilts, pillows, a pincushion, and of course a fantastic new sampler quilt! The Farm Girl Vintage 2 Sampler features all 45 blocks, and room to add a few of your favorite blocks from other Lori books! The Farm Girl Vintage Sew Along will begin Friday, November 1, 2019 and last until Friday, April 3, 2020. We’ll showcase finished quilts on April 24. We’re calling it #FarmGirlFridays! Get all the details here and join us!
To celebrate the release of the Perfect 5 Quilts book, we’ve designed a Perfect 5 Sampler Quilt that includes blocks from the book. This sampler quilt is a taste of all the quilts, as blocks from all 16 quilts are included, so you’ll get to try them all in our Perfect 5 Quilt Along! Continuing in the tradition of It’s Sew Emma’s popular Perfect 10 Quilts book, Perfect 5 Quilts is a companion to one of our favorite precuts, the 5″ Charm Pack. If you have extra charm packs you’re itching to stitch with, you’ll love the versatility of the 16 quilt patterns in this book. The patterns are based on the number of charm packs needed: 1, 2, 3, or 4.
We’re starting the Perfect 5 Quilt Along on Wednesday, October 9, and we have a fun lineup of bloggers who will be sharing their blocks (and other Perfect 5 inspired projects) with us during the event! Check out all the details!
You are cordially invited to our Eight Carat Quilt Along, a fun introduction to the new Triangles on a Roll Quilts Book by It’s Sew Emma! This beauty sparkles and shines with half-square triangles in a Lone Star-inspired eight-point star.
Triangles on a Roll Quilts has 16 quilt patterns that are picture-perfect thanks to Triangles on a Roll™ triangle paper. With it, you can create perfectly accurate half-square triangle units in any size and amount you need. Unroll and cut just what you need, then roll it back up for easy storage. Learn more about this charming quilt and say, I do!
To celebrate Christmas in July we’re giving you a free pattern and video series called Merry Mini Quilt. It’s a good time to start something for the holidays. And… it’s a MYSTERY!
We invite you to join us for our Quilt Along as we stitch our way through the Sew Colorful Spools Sampler Quilt designed by Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts. The Spools Quilt cleverly uses different colored spools to feature scraps of fabric that you have on hand, or the color-themed bundles of our Sew Colorful Monthly Subscription bundle.
Kimberly Jolly and Corey Yoder will be quilting along with us on the blog and social media. This is a beginner-friendly project, and it’s fun for experienced quilters, too.
From February 2017 through November 2017, join along in the Bella Skillbuilder! On the first of each month, a new block will be revealed, and a new quilting skill will be practiced! This quilt along features fantastic basics from Moda! Click for all the details!
Simple blocks sparkle in a straightforward setting! Miniature blocks, all easily pieced, are a clean canvas for Bonnie & Camille Basics fabric. Our exclusive 2017 charity quilt measures 58.5” x 64.5”. This quilt along benefits Make-A-Wish! Click for all the details!
Quilt along with us to make the stunning Little Ruby Quilt, designed by Camille Roskelley from Bonnie & Camille. This FREE patterns yields two gorgeous quilts if you add some extra background fabric and binding – twice the quilty fun! This quilt along runs from May 30, 2016 to July 11, 2016
Join the 2016 Crossroads Quilt Along to look back and celebrate the myriad of crossroads in our lives to benefit March of Dimes. We only ask for a suggested $5 donation to our March of Dimes campaign for each time you download each of our patterns. This quilt along begins February 2016.
Get ready for the Moda Sampler Block Shuffle at Fat Quarter Shop! Beginning November 6, 2015 and ending February 2016, we will be releasing two block patterns every Friday. These 6″ block patterns are created by the amazing Moda Fabrics designers and are designed to increase piecing skills and help you learn new quilting techniques.
Join the Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet for #farmgirlfridays as she sews the 45 Farm Girl Blocks from her third book, Farm Girl Vintage. Get ready for some farm girl fun!
Join the 2015 Snapshots Quilt-Along to sew 12 picturesque blocks that capture and celebrate moments of happiness in our lives to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. We only ask for a suggested $5 donation to our St. Jude campaign for each time you download each of our patterns. Come and celebrate with us!
Join Sherri Falls for a #verysherrichristmas and sew along her Sleigh Bell Sampler from her Christmas book, Winter Wonderland. More info coming soon!
Join us for the most wonderful Quilt Along of the season, the Little Joys Quilt Along. We’re sewing up an adorable Christmas wall hanging designed by Elea Lutz of Penny Rose Fabrics with her Little Joys fabric collection. Come and join the fun!
Join the 2014 Wishes Quilt-Along to sew 12 sampler blocks to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of South & Central Texas.
Sew Along with us to make the cute Mama’s Crochet Quilt in our Great Granny Sew-Along, designed by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet! Our Sew Along project uses instructions from Great Granny Squared book! Get ready for this vintage-inspired sew along!
Come and celebrate Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet‘s first book, Quilty Fun by joining our Quilty Fun Sew-Along! You won’t want to miss a stitch!