Our first day at Spring Quilt Market was spent at school. Schoolhouse to be exact! This year, we listened to great speakers, saw adorable projects and are now our brains are stuffed full of valuable information. This year we give Schoolhouse an A+. Keep reading for a lesson in Schoolhouse, but we promise the quiz at the end will be easy!
A breakfast of champions before Schoolhouse! Mother’s Bistro in Portland is highly recommended by Fat Quarter Shop!
Joanna of Fig Tree Quilts and Kimberly before the Fig Tree Schoolhouse!
Joanna and Debbie showing off quilts at the Fig Tree Schoolhouse
Joanna of Fig Tree is fantastic with basket blocks!
The adorable Camille at the Moda Size Matters Schoolhouse
Barb and Mary of Me and My Sister Designs showing of their new Giggles collection at the Moda Size Matters Schoolhouse!
Vanessa Christenson of V & Co. shows off an adorable ombre quilt at the Moda Schoolhouse.
Deb Strain’s block from the Size Matters Schoolhouse by Moda!
Anne Sutton of Bunny Hill Designs discusses her new petite Molly patterns!
The Moda designers after their Size Matters Schoolhouse session! They are all so fun and adorable.
A gorgeous butterfly quilt by Tula Pink shown at Schoolhouse featuring her collection, Acacia.
Tula Pink chatting about her new collection, Acacia, which coordinates perfectly with her Aurifil Thread Boxes!
Cindy and Jina of Riley Blake Designs debuting their “Gingham Style”! We much prefer “Gingham Style” to “Gangnam Style”!
This year we took a trip to India! Amanda Herring of The Quilted Fish featured her new collection, Madhuri at Schoolhouse.
Atkinson Designs shows off their new pattern, Stash Stars. Perfect for using up your stash or showing off a new collection!
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life debuting her new book. We can’t wait for it’s arrival!
Amy Butler showcasing her classic Belle collection! They are being reprinted in 24 of her favorite skus, and they are beautiful!
Fantastic projects made with Amy Butler fabric. Don’t you adore these prints? They are so versatile!
The adorable Heather Bailey chatting about her new embroidery patterns and her new fabric collection, Lottie Da!
Gerri Robinson of Planted Seed Designs shows of the Tumbling Spools Quilt Pattern and other projects made with Attic Treasures.
Denyse Schmidt showing her new line, Florence!
Verna Mosquera chatting about romantic florals for Westminister Fibers!
The Sample Spree craziness! Lucky for you, we got plenty of stuff for GIVEAWAYS! Are you ready, we have some fun to be had!
Tonight we are giving away two bundles from our Sample Spree loot. Want a chance to win a bundle of Barcelona by Zen Chic or a bundle of Sweet Serenade by BasicGrey?
As you know, we love Twitter. If you are following along, we tried to tweet as much as possible to give you live Schoolhouse experience. We tallied our tweets today and the number is astonishing! Comment below guessing how many tweets were sent from the Fat Quarter Shop account today for a chance to win. TWO winners will be chosen and announced on Tuesday 5/21/13. Check back tomorrow for more Market updates, giveaways and more!