Sew Sampler October 2020 Box Reveal - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog

Sew Sampler October 2020 Box Reveal

We want you to feel ‘at home’ in our October Sew Sampler box this month! Packed with classics and even some cutting-edge items we know you’re gonna love! We’ve all heard the saying, ‘there’s no place like home’ and with this box, you’re never going to want to leave.

Watch Kimberly reveal this box here.

Petite Paintbox Basics 10″ Stacker by Elizabeth Hartman for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

These Paintbox Basics, by Elizabeth Hartman for Robert Kaufman, are ready to color you happy! This petite set of 10″ squares revisits popular prints from Elizabeth’s past collections dripping in a wide palette of colors for you to play with, from bold spices to muted neutrals.

Check out the full collection here.

Scissor ID Magnetic Silicone Clips by It’s Sew Emma
Sew Sampler members got it first!

There is no need to get snippy about your fabric scissors with the help of Scissor ID Magnetic Silicone Clips! With 3 tags labeled as ‘fabric’, ‘paper’, and ‘thread’, simply snap these clips around the appropriate scissor handles to prevent dulled scissor blades.

Creative Grids 9″ Seam Guide Tool by Creative Grids

The Creative Grids 9″ Seam Guide Tool makes diagonal seams a cinch! Use this 1/2″ wide drawing tool to quickly mark the cut and sew lines you need to make half-square triangle units from two fabric squares.

We also offer a 15″ Seam Guide here.

6″ Courthouse Steps Quilt Block Foundation Paper by It’s Sew Emma
Sew Sampler members got it first!

Making Courthouse Steps quilt blocks is sew easy with Courthouse Steps Foundation Paper from It’s Sew Emma! The 6″ size is a terrific stash-buster and works well for 1 1/2″ strips and other precuts. With shaded diagrams and suggested fabric cut sizes, these papers will give you accurate and adorable 6″ blocks every time!

Is bigger really better? Be sure to check out the 12″ Courthouse Steps Foundation Pad here.

La Casita Quilt Pattern by Fat Quarter Shop
Sew Sampler Exclusive

Welcome to the coolest little casita around! The sweet La Casita quilt is built with 6″ Courthouse Steps, which you can make with the Petite Paintbox Basics Layer Cake and 6″ Courthouse Steps Foundation Paper included in this month’s box.

With two size options, pick the version that best suits your own casa!

La Casita Finishing Kit

Want to make a quilt just like ours? We’ve made it easy for you and are offering a La Casita Finishing Kit for the wallhanging version. This kit will include 1/2 yard for borders and 1/2 yard for binding. You just need to order an additional yard for backing.

Greatest Hits Album Quilt Track #7
Sew Sampler Exclusive

Hit all the right notes with the Greatest Hits Album Quilt! Dedicate this quilt to the most impactful individuals, all the “Greatest Hits,” in your life with this Album quilt. Make a special signature album quilt by asking friends and family to sign blocks. It will make a treasured gift for newlyweds, high school or college grads, and anyone else starting a new journey in life.

Pick up your Greatest Hits Album Quilt Kit and coordinating Aurifil Thread Set so you can make a quilt like ours!

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31 comments

  1. Another completely fabulous box. Thanks for including the Courthouse Steps papers! I’ve loved all of the foundation papers you’ve introduced. It’s a delight to be able to so easily produce perfect versions of classic blocks!

  2. I’ve already used the beautiful fabric and Courthouse Steps foundation paper to make a table runner for a Christmas gift. This was a fun box and I love it all!

  3. I absolutely love my October #sewsamplerbox! Y’all consistently exceed my expectations. Thank you Kimberly, Kevin & all your wonderful & creative crew!

  4. I really liked the October 2020 Sew Sampler box! I love your foundation papers and when I opened the box and saw the newest one there I was thrilled! I have used the Log Cabin foundation papers and they are just perfect, so I am sure the new Courthouse Steps will be too.
    Thanks Fat Quarter Shop for another winner.😀

  5. As always- not disappointed in October’s sampler box. Something to look forward to each month. Your choices are always perfect!!!

  6. Thank you FQS for another great box! Loved everything in it and can hardly wait to use the Court House foundation papers. You guys rock!

  7. This was a great box loved the bright fabric and everything else in the box hoping after the holidays to be able to make some more of the items in the box working and other projects keeps me from doing many but I’m excited to get mire of them made love seeing everyone’s versions

  8. One of my very favorite boxes —- love notions, as they seem like an expense I cannot justify. Needed the seam marker, so was thrilled. Pattern was so pretty! Will probably use some other Sampler fabric I have been saving. Good job all around

  9. Absolutely fantastic selections for this box. Everything, and I do mean everything, was exactly what I needed. Thank you so much for the thought that goes into these boxes!! You guys are awesome!!!

  10. Thank you FQS for another great box! Loved everything in it and can hardly wait to use the Court House foundation papers. My favorite was the ruler!!

  11. Loved the October box. Thanks again for the great selections. Can’t wait for the November selections.

  12. Thank you FQS! The October box is just so fun, I love every item! I had planned on purchasing the seam guide tool and the foundation paper, what a great surprise.

  13. Love getting my sampler boxes each month. I think my husband feels like he’s giving me a gift himself when he brings it in from the mail. Lol
    And another note: I made a purchase online in your store and I’ve got to say, you all are so kind and helpful. You go out of your way to make sure one’s purchase experience is good. And mine was indeed one! Thank you.

  14. I guess I’m in the minority in that I wasn’t at all enthused with this box. But, that’s the nature of the game! Most of the time I really like what’s in the boxes and I feel it’s worth the money. As we all know, you can’t please everyone all the time!

  15. This was my first experience with the Sew Sampler, and I am thrilled! I have already used the tools you included, my scissors are marked and I’ve successfully marked some half-square triangles with the seam guide tool! The fabric and papers provided are going to soon be a Christmas present for my sister-in-law! Thank you for a great selection!

  16. I absolutely LOVE this box! I have been searching everywhere for the little 1/2 inch creative grids seam guide tool! I cannot wait to work on this project. The fabrics just make you happy to look at them! Thank you for these great boxes.

  17. Once again I enjoy getting my SURPRISE box each month. Yes, it may be true that not everything in it is to my liking, but, I share with my other quilting friends if they are in need of whatever.