Spring Quilt Market 2015: Schoolhouse - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog

Spring Quilt Market 2015: Schoolhouse

It’s time for Schoolhouse! We had such a great time listening to speakers, seeing new projects, and learning some tips and tricks from some of our favorite quilters. We hope you have been keeping up with us on Instagram and Twitter to see more tasty treats. 

We had some amazing breakfast at Hell’s Kitchen.
Some of our favorite Moda Designers are here and I spy some new faces this year, can you find them?
We have the Frivols fever! Learn more about Frivols in our video here.
Give us an F… Give us a Gโ€ฆ Give us a Vโ€ฆ what does that spell? Farm Girl Vintage
Sherri’s Schoolhouse was a huge success! We’re so excited about her Winter Wonderland book signing this weekend. 
Kimberly with Penny Rose Designs’ new designer, Elea Lutz.
Introducing Riley Blake’s new designers, Simple Simon & Co. 
Darlene Zimmerman’s Naptime Friends quilt is simply adorable. 
Inspired by twelve amazing authors who left a literal legacy, the Storytellers Block of the Month is breathtaking.
Five contributing authors to the Quick Change book by Martingale!  Jocelyn, Kimberly, Brigitte Heitland, Stephanie Prescott and Heidi Pridemore.
These Purfectly Pieced kitties by Bonnie Sullivan are just so purrrrrfect. 
Festive trees, yes please! From the Angles With Ease 2 Book by Anka’s Treasures.
The King of the Jungle makes an appearance in Violet Craft’s new Jungle Abstractions Series.
Ginger Snap never looked so fresh with Heather Bailey.
Learning tips and tricks of appliquรฉ with the amazing Pat Sloan.
Melissa Corry happily presenting her new book, Irish Chain Quilts.
Carolyn Friedlander with her new pattern Austin Houses.
We love Elizabeth Hartman’s Kittens Quilt, don’t you?

After Schoolhouse, we headed straight to Sample Spree to snag some goodies for you to win during our giveaways this week. 

Now on to our giveaway! We are giving away a Farmhouse Fat Quarter Bundle by Fig Tree Quilts with two coordinating Aurifil threads to one winner and a Prairie Fat Quarter Bundle by Corey Yoder (a.k.a. Little Miss Shabby and one of Moda’s newest designers debuting this Market!) with two coordinating mini Aurifil spools to another winner. 

Enter our giveaway through Rafllecopter and this contest will close on Friday, May 15th at 11:59 pm CST. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 19th on the Jolly Jabber. Good luck everyone and tune in tomorrow for our first day of Quilt Market! 
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  1. I love the happy bright colors of Hi De Ho. These fat quarter bundles look wonderful! Thank you for your great giveaways and market reports. Love them!

  2. The Farmhouse Jolly Bar is pre-ordered on FQS and it would be so great to also have fat quarters to match. Thanks for chance.

  3. I love seeing all the market pics. Looks really exciting! Thanks for the chance to win.

  4. Day Sail for sure is mine. Things look so nice new and bright. So envious of you being there!! Show more pics please

  5. All the new fabrics and patterns are wonderful. I love the Farmhouse collection! Favorite jolly bar is Aloha Girl!

  6. I love them both but if I had to pick one, it would be the Farmhouse fq bundle with the matching Aurifil threads.

  7. The Bandana Jolly Bar from Me and My Sister would be fun for a summer project. Thanks for the giveaway! Farmhouse is beautiful can't wait until it is available.

  8. Lexington! love the jolly bar quilt made out of the blues from that line.

    Kept looking for y'all downtown last night. I was down there volunteering for a race, was wondering if I'd see you walking along the skyway (#totalfangirl).

  9. Love seeing the pictures and thanks for the opportunity to win these lovely fabrics – soooo hard to choose, but I'd have to go with Day Sail.

  10. The new Farmhouse line by Fig Tree is on the top of my list. Thanks for sharing all the Quilt Market photos for those of us that can not attend.

  11. Love seeing all the Market posts – TFS!! My FAVORITE fabric is Hello Darling – in a jolly bar.. a charm pack.. layer cake.. yardage.. truck load ๐Ÿ˜‰

  12. I just love seeing what you're all up to at Quilt Market. It must be so fun to see all the new fabric and patterns.

  13. Thanks for taking us to schoolhouse….could pretend I was there for a few moments. I love the Hello Darling Jolly Bar. So bright and happy.

  14. Fav Jolly Bar would be Union Blues! You guys look like you have so much fun at market, but I know it is lots of work too.

  15. Tough choice, as there are so many nice ones! I think "Under the Mistletoe" would be my favorite, with "Fresh Air" a very close second.

  16. Somerset!!! Looks like you are all having a great time!!! Thanks for the chance to win more fabric!!!

  17. Thanks for giving us a peek at the new lines. I absolutely love the fresh colors in both bundles. I will try not to wish time away until they are released!

  18. I love Somerset. I'm hoping you'll make Prairie into a Jolly Bar as well. Thanks for all the Market coverage.

    Sandy N

  19. I've never used jolly bars, but I love the daysail collection. Thanks for all the Market info! kathleendotlutzatcomcastdotnet

  20. Love, love, love the farmhouse. Where would we be without farmers growing our food? If I had to live off what I can grow, I'd be eating grass and flowers. Not a happy thought! But I really love farmhouse anyway! You girls rock!

  21. Wonderful giveaway…thank you! jolly bars are so much fun…did a small quilt with Daysail and one of the patterns included in another Jolly Bar I had purchased.

  22. I love Farmhouse. Can hardly wait until it comes out.

    lv2kwilt at gmail dot com

  23. I love the Hello Darling Jolly bar. I am a Bonnie and Camille fiend, but I also adore Corey Yoder and would love her new fabric. Thanks for the opportunity to win,

    bettyharden at charter dot net

  24. what a wonderful time you must be having at market.. love the colorful quilts- very fun..
    Thanks for sharing these fun photos..

  25. I have so many favorites; it's hard to choose! I like Jingle for Christmas gifts and I also love Ambleside….it just reminds me of spring (my favorite season!)

  26. I love the Ambleside jolly bar. Thanks for the chance to win and for all the pictures from Quilt Market. I love reading these posts!

  27. I love the Farmhouse Jolly Bar. Thanks for the chance to win these beautiful fabrics. Diane M.

  28. I think persimmon is my favorite jolly bar or maybe daysail. hard to choose. thanks for all the fun market pics

  29. Hi-De-Ho Jolly Bar is definitely one of my favorites! Market looked like a blast. I'm loving all the goodies! ๐Ÿ™‚

  30. All of these are so beautiful it is hard to pick just one! I would have to choose Best Day Ever! As for the new Fat Quarter Bundles, Prairie Fat Quarter Bundle by Corey Yoder is to die for!!!!

  31. Love the farmhouse collection. Such great colors. Thanks for the great giveaway. I would love to win. pegwatkins at comcast dot net

  32. Trying to pick a fave fabric is like picking a fave child .. lol, but I think FarmHouse is my pick today. kountrypat at Hotmail dot com .. Thx for the giveway. Patti K

  33. Varsity is my fav. I would love to make a quilt for one of my brothers out of this. He would love it!

  34. I would have to say that Daysail is my favorite Jolly Bar because I'm over the moon about all of Bonnie and Camille's designs!