Ready, Set, Go, AND let us Giveaway! - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog

Ready, Set, Go, AND let us Giveaway!

We have a bright and colorful designer back here today after she joined us for the first time in December. If you recall, she not only designs fabric, but first became famous from her stationary you can find in Target and Barnes & Noble. This time around Kelle Boyd of Ann Kelle Designs for Robert Kaufman Fabrics also teamed up with one of your favorite bloggers… which I will let Kelle explain in further detail later. Oh, and one more thing, this new line also has something a little special to it.. it is organic!  So are you Ready for this one? You might want to get Set. And, lets Go!


1. What was the initial thought that inspired Ready, Set, Go?

My cousin had a baby and they decorated his room in planes. After hearing this, I told him “I think I’m going to do a plane design!” And he was like “Why was that not your very FIRST design?”. You see, the men in my family love all things aviation. My dad watches aviation television shows, collects model planes, attends flight shows and has even taken pilot lessons. You get the picture, he loves aviation. So, I thought it would be neat to create a collection with my dad, and the other guys in my family, in mind. When I sat down to design planes, it turned into cars, trains, etc. Oh, and my mom came up with the name.

2. Was there another line that you knew you wanted to tie colors in from, or are these all new shades? What inspired the colors or how did you choose them?

Yes, many of the designs coordinate with the Bermuda colorway from my Remix fabric collection. I just love this colorway. I did a couple of new colors as well.

3. Are you a quilter/ sewer yourself? What are a few of your favorite projects you have made or seen using Ready, Set, Go?

I’m a newbie sewer. I have a bunch of things I plan to sew, like baby burp cloths and bibs. My friend, Julie Herman, has sewn this awesome quilt. She created a new pattern called, Plaid Parade. I love how she mixed all the collection together. So cute.

4. What are you currently working on?

Currently, I’m working on new stuff in the paper world.

And now, guess what! Kelle Boyd has generously donated a Fat Quarter Bundle of her new line for a giveaway! Comment on this post telling us you did the following. You can have up to two entries, but can only use each option once:


1. Like Ann Kelle and Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook
2. Subscribe to Ann Kelle’s blog


The contest will close Thursday, March 17th CST. Now get on clicking!



508 comments

  1. So cute – if our next baby is a boy, this is what I want to use in his room! I liked Ann Kelle and Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook.

  2. I'm excited about the give away! I work in aviation, so I just love those little planes. They're so sweet! I also like Ann Kelle's blog. I'm now a subscriber and "like" you both! Thanks

  3. Love the Airplanes and I subscribed to Ann's blog. Thank you for the giveaway! jmdoliver-shopATyahooDOTcom.

  4. I liked Ann Kelle on Facebook and I have liked the Fat Quarter Shop for a long time! I also am following Ann Kelle's blog and I really want to win the give away! I have 3 grandsons and could make a really cute quilt for them!

  5. I wish this fabric line had been around when my boy was little! It would have been perfect. I am a fan of Ann Kelle and FQS on Facebook.

  6. I just "liked" Anne's FB page. What pretty, colorful fabrics she has. I love brights. And I "liked" Fat Quarter shop a looong time ago. So I hope I win those fat quarters cause I have another grandbaby coming in August.

  7. I would love to win this giveaway !! I am addicted to fabrics and recently bought some from The Quarter Shop for making boys clothing. I love the quality of the fabrics!! I wish I could buy more but for now I will have to wait, hope soon I could buy more. I am a follower of both at Facebook. Thanks for the opportunity !!

  8. I liked Ann on Facebook and already liked Fat Quarter Shop. This fabric is great – I'd love to win some – thanks for the opportunity!

  9. I have two girls, but my hubby is a pilot and so we LOVE all things aviation! I would love to win! I already like Ann Kelle and FQS on FB!

  10. I liked Anne Kelle and already liked Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook!! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE these fabrics, and would love to win of course!
    michelletripper(at)yahoo(dot)ca

  11. Love this new line! With three little boys at home to sew for, I will definitely be picking up some of this. Thanks!

  12. Love the Argyle pattern and the cute cute fabric!

    I like both Anne Kelle and Fat Quarter Shop ion Facebook

    And I subscribe to her feed for her blog!

    Thanks!
    Sandy A

  13. Wow….I already have done all three things and I just bought 3 yards of this fabric to make baby & kids thing with! I love this fabric it is soooo cute! I also have some of her other fabric too! Just love her designs & colors!!!

  14. I just subscribed to Anne Kelle's blog. I am already a friend of the Fat Quarter Shop on FB. I have 2 grandsons and what great fabric for them!! Thanks for having this giveaway!!

  15. I already like both FQS & Anne Kelle on FB… Absolutely love the fabrics – perfect for boys – I'll have to get some for my boys quilts… πŸ™‚

  16. I am now following Ann's blog. Love her fabric. My mother-in-law has made some clothes for my kids from some of her fabric. Thank you.

  17. I love Anne Kelle's fabrics and stationary too. I signed up for her newsletter, I will enjoy getting it. I also liked her on Facebook. I already had FQS as a like on Facebook.

  18. I liked Ann Kelle and Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook, and I subscribed to Ann Kelle's blog. I love her Remix fabric!

  19. Love Ann Kelle's blog and have been a FB friend for a long time. I absolutely love her paper and fabric designs … thank you for the opportunity to win. Good luck to everyone!

  20. Love that collection. It would make the perfect patchwork tablecloth for my son's upcoming 4th birthday.

  21. I'm a gramma for the first time (it's been a LONG wait) to a darling little boy. I'd LOVE the Ready, Set, Go line of fabrics to make Andrew a quilt.

    I LIKE Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook. I have just signed up to subscribe to Ann Kelle's blog.

  22. liked anne's FB page. Thanks. I LOVE her remix stuff. It's my favorite. Love this new stuff. Cute boy fabrics are so hard to find.

  23. Wow! It is fantastic fabric.. it is a joy to see fabric that is fun and fabulous and bright and a blessing for boys.. there just isn't enough of it out there.. so many flowers we need more frogs πŸ™‚

  24. I love the Ann Kelle prints. There is something about that helicopter pattern that is so cool. I have happily signed up for your newsletter.

  25. oh my word! i think i am in love!!!! all the fabrics and everything else too. the colors the prints…..

    i liked both on fb

    lovealwaysxox at gmail dot com

  26. I liked Ann Kelle on facebook – and have liked Fat Quarter Shop for some time! (Really I love Fat Quarter Shop!!!)

  27. Love Ann Kelle's line of fabrics, adorable! I have met all the requirements for winning the Fat Quarter Bundle and have all my fingers crossed that I win! I can just pix some wonderful quilts made with these fabrics, thanks for the opportunity. πŸ˜€

  28. I have always liked Ann Kelle and Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook too. Been following Ann's blog for a few weeks too. Keep it up!

  29. A first time commentor. I love this fabric line. With 4 grandsons, I think this would be perfect for a quilt for the 6 year old who love all things that move.
    Thanks,
    Barb G.

  30. I am a subscriber of Fat Quarters Shop (who has LIKED for a while and long time shopper… and I just liked Ann Kelle.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  31. I've added Anne's blog to my Rss Feed… I couldn't figure out how to subscribe or follow from her blog… I'm sure it's just a senior moment for me. πŸ™

  32. I like FQS and Anne Kelly on FB. No, really, I really like you guys…not just because of this great giveaway ;o) Thanks
    beth.dodd at att.net

  33. I love Ann Kelle's bright and beautiful fabric ranges. The owl print in Zoologie is soooo sweet!
    I like Ann Kelle and Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook! :0)

  34. I love this fabric line–I'm following Ann's blog now using Google Reader, and can't wait to see what she does next!

  35. Even though I don't have boys (other than a husband who doesn't get to have any input on quilts) I still love this fabric! So cute.

    And I've liked Anne and FQS for a while now πŸ™‚

  36. I'm a subscriber to Ann Kelle's blog via Google reader. Thanks for the chance, it's a wonderful giveaway!
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

  37. I'm trying so hard not to buy more fabric, but I love this. I love planes and I have a baby boy so I'm always on the lookout for "boy" fabrics. I liked Anne Kelle and The Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook!

  38. I "liked" the FQS on Facebook and Ann Kelle on Facebook. I have appreciated her designs for a long time but never knew the person to whom the designs belonged. They are super cute and fresh!

  39. I subscribed to Anne Kells blog. Beautiful photgraphy, fabics and blog posts! I truely appreciated the "thankfulness" post.

  40. I've already liked AnnKelle and FQS on FB. Alas, her subscribe feed will not work for me. I have some of Kelle's fabrics yet not quite enough for a quilt. Would enjoy adding these and then will be in good shape! Love the airplanes.

  41. I like you on facebook, and I definitely love this fabric set! My nephew would adore something made with the planes, and I'm just the aunt to do it! Thanks for the generous giveaway

  42. Ready, Set, Go is absolutely something I would love to make a quilt with for my nephew! Because his Uncle and Grandfather (my brother) are pilots! My New Year Goal was to make all the little people in my family a quilt to cuddle in bed, close to them that would have meaning for them. This would definitely fit the goal!

  43. i've subscribed to kelle's blog.
    love the new fabrics – who knows, it could be that i need them soon, because my sister is having her first baby (coming in september)!

  44. I subscribed to Ann's blog a while back. Love her fabric designs πŸ™‚ Thanks for the chance to win some of her latest!

  45. I don't do Facebook, etc, so I went to Anne Kelle's blog and subscribed! I love her blog!
    Jacque in SC
    quiltnsrep(at)yahoo(dot)com

  46. Subscribed to Anne Kelly blog (through RRS), like Anne Kelly on facebook and have liked FQS for quite a while now.

  47. Done! I like everybody and am following the blog! This design is SOOOO cute! I'm going to have to get my hands on it for a quilt for my boy-on-the-way!

  48. I signed up to subscribe to Ann Kelle's blog. That fabric is so cute. My one-year-old grandson has a big-boy bed now and I could make a sweet quilt from this fabric.

  49. I was already a follower of Ann Kelle's blog…does that count? I hope so, because I would love to win some of that fabric and make my friend who just had a baby-boy a lovely gift!

  50. Number 1 – check!

    I "like" Ann Kelle and Fat Quarter Shop on facebook!

    Thanks for the giveaway! Cute fabrics!! (As the mom of boys, it's always fun to find cute "boy" fabric.)

    b.

  51. I'm working on making lap quilts, wheel chair quilts, for an upcoming Wheelchair regatta where ~900 disabled people will be entertained for the day with breakfast and/or lunch, music, free boat rides on the bay. I know I can't make enough lap quilts for all of them, but trying to make enough to make as many as I can. This would certainly make a cute lap quilt for a young kid. Yeap, that is what I'd do with it. But there are a lot of great quilters out there with many wonderful ideas. I'm sure whomever wins it will make a beautiful quilt with it.

    SewCalGal
    http://www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

  52. I liked Ann Kelle on Facebook and Fat Quarter Shop! I am in LOVE with this fabric line! My husband and I are adopting a baby and if we get a boy I was going to make an airplane quilt because of my husbands love for aviation. If I dont win, I will definitely buy some! So fun!

  53. I have already liked Ann Kelle on fb, and now I have liked the FQS as well πŸ™‚
    Love this new line, and that it coordinates so nicely with Remix!

  54. What an absolutely "darling" and original line of fabric.
    Love the designs and colors. Such a great change from the normal train fabrics for boys. I know what fabric I will be using for my next boy boy blankie! Airplanes.

  55. I love the airplane fabric! If that had been available when I was shopping a year ago for my new baby, I would have gotten it. I liked Anne Kelle and Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook.

  56. Hi, I just subscribed to the blog. (My first and only, btw.) This would be perfect for my boys' rooms. My husband is an aircraft mechanic, so we are big into all things flying in this household. Thank you.

  57. I have 5 small grandchildren and one granddaughter that is 2. this would be a wonderful line to create with. Love it. I did the following
    1. Like Ann Kelle and Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook
    2. Subscribe to Ann Kelle's blog

  58. What beautiful designs! I would love to share these eye-catching fabrics in perhaps some cute blankies for my nephews! <3 the lil men in my life!

    I am also a fan on the Anne Kelle and The Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook pages!

  59. I LOVE the fabrics in that line. I have 2 little guys to make quilts for as well as for Project Linus so they would be put to good use. Thanks for the donation.

  60. At my office we are expecting the arrival of two babies. I have not found an inspiration for a little boy quilt and just love this fabric. I like Ann Kelle and Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook. Thank you!

  61. I can't wait to read more of your blog. I love all your bright colors. I love bright colors too, especially this drab time of year where I live.

  62. i just had a boy and i am in LOVE with this fabric!! there aren't too many good ones out there. πŸ™‚ THANKS!

  63. I've liked the shop for some time. And I love using the fabrics to makes surprise gifts for my grands!

  64. Done, done and done! Planes, trains, and automobiles! Helicopters just for the fun of it! How cool could this be for a family of BOYS?!

  65. i have 'liked' ann kelle on fb before, and now i've got the fqs as well…love them both!

    and with my having a boy in june, would love to win the giveaway to get me going on a quilt for him πŸ™‚

  66. I like Anne & FQS on FB and I visit them often…would love to win! My nephews would adore a quilt made with the new line:)
    *Fingers Crossed*

  67. I've "Liked" FQS and Ann Kelle for a long time. This fabric line is perfect for my 2 yr old transportation nut…

  68. I like both Ann Kelle and FQS…I already have Remix and Urban Zoology, but my little boy really loves trains, trucks and planes, so this would be the perfect fabric to use for his room…

  69. I liked Anne Kelle on facebook. I thought I left a comment yesterday but I forgot. So I am getting around to it today. Love the giveaway and the fabric!

  70. What a fantastic giveaway! I love this fabric line so much and can't wait to make projects with it (I have 2 little boys, so it is oh so perfect).

    I like both Ann Kelle and Fat Quarter Shop in Facebook.

  71. good afternoon
    What a awesome give a way .
    It would be great to win a bundle of this fabric πŸ™‚
    Like the prints and colors .
    Greetings from Canada

  72. Love the fabric! I added Ann's blog to my google reader. Can't wait to look back through it!
    crafts[at]oursideofthemountain[dot]com

  73. I liked the Fat quarter shop & Anne Kelle on FB. Thanks for the opportunity to win – I love her fabrics!! πŸ™‚

  74. I love the plaid parade Quilt that you have posted. This is a great pattern for males don't you think?
    I also have liked Ann Kelle and the Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook and subscribed to Ann Kelle's blog. I will be following these closely as I enjoy the designs.

  75. I "liked" Ann Kelle & I already "like" Fat Quarter on fb! (Natalie Alexander)

    natalie
    it (dot) iz (dot) nat (at) gmail (dot) com

  76. Already an Ann Kelle fan and now I like Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook also. Just wish I had a small child to use these awesome fabrics on. Still trying to figure out a use for her new line Ready,Set,Go.

  77. I love Love LOVE that fabric! And it's so convenient that I'm having a boy!!! I hope I win I hope I win I hope I win…by the way I do "like" both on facebook!

  78. I would love to win these awesome fabrics! One of these days I am going to try my hand at fabric design!

    I "Like" Ann and the Fat Quarter Shop!! and have subscribed to Ann's blog! yay!!

  79. Love the fabric and Fat Quarter blog. I don't have facebook (sorry). I have a baby quilt in my future and this looks like a perfect line for the sweet baby boy.
    Shawn in Michigan

  80. As a mom of three boys, this fabric is perfect…there are so mnay ways I can use it and still have original pieces for all of my boys. What a great line of fabric!!

  81. I am always searching for fabric that I can use for the grandsons next project. These are perfect! Thanks for sharing!
    FYI: I like both on FB!

  82. I love all the colors in this collection, I have a grandson that love planes to he is so overdue a quilt so I see this collection in his future. I Liked Ann Kelle on Facebook. I've liked Fat Quarter Shop since day one! I did subscribed to Ann blog via Rss. Thank you so much for a chance to win this beautiful Fat Qtr. Collection. Love the Plaid Quilt too. Thank you Sheri Whiteley