Friday, July 31, 2015

Farm Girl Fridays Week 14 with Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet

Happy #farmgirlfridays! We can't believe it's already week 14 of this amazing Sew Along. This week, we are sewing up the Old Glory and Old Red Barn Blocks from the book, along with a few other surprises so keep reading!

First things first, here are our Farm Girl blocks of the week....


Now for the SURPRISE! Say 'oink oink' to Penny the Pig! She's the first BONUS block that Lori created for #farmgirlfridays and we have the PDF pattern EXCLUSIVELY available for purchase at our shop. Penny comes in the 6" and 12" block size so she can be a part of all of your Farm Girl projects. 

Hungry for some apples? Lori's next BONUS quilt pattern is the Apple Picking Quilt. This charming quilt is filled with apples that's good enough to eat. Pattern is also EXCLUSIVELY available at our shop in PDF form for purchase. 

Here are our Penny Pig Blocks and Apple Picking Blocks...


It's never too late to join the Farm Girl fun, so grab your copy of Farm Girl Vintage and some of your favorite fat quarters and background fabric. For more information, visit our blog page here

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Fat Quarter Style Birthday Celebration: Marquee Quilt


Happy First Birthday Fat Quarter Style! We're chatting about the Marquee quilt from our Fat Quarter Style book. This pattern is so simple and fun to make for any beginning or advanced quilter. This quilt pattern is great to showcase your favorite fabrics (just imagine, fussy-cutting your favorite Heather Ross prints for each block!). 

Our lovely staff, Cheryl transformed her Marquee quilt into a Christmas quilt that will brighten up any room with the Under The Mistletoe collection by 3 Sisters for Moda Fabrics. 
Have you sewn a quilt from our Fat Quarter Style book? Share your Fat Quarter Style quilts with us on InstagramTwitterFacebook, or our Customer Gallery on Flickr and you might be featured on our social media! Oh and did we mention you can win a Fat Quarter Shop $100 gift certificate as well? 

To enter our Fat Quarter Style Birthday GIVEAWAY, share with us any of your Fat Quarter Style quilts until August 7, 2015 on any of our social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, & Flickr) and use #fatquarterstyle and #fqsfun. We will pick one random winner on Monday, August 10, 2015.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Fat Quarter Style Birthday Celebration: Blossom Quilt

We're celebrating Fat Quarter Style's First Birthday all week long with wonderful quilts from the book. Today, we are featuring the Blossom quilt pattern!

Our original Blossom quilt was made with some of our favorite 30's fabrics to give it a vintage feel that will be treasured forever. 

Our quilty staff Nova decided to make her own version of a Blossom tablerunner with the Cultivate collection, Wanderer Collection and Essex Linen as her background. Check out her scrappy binding too! Can we just say that this tablerunner would be perfect for any Summer party. 
Have you sewn a quilt from our Fat Quarter Style book? Share your Fat Quarter Style quilts with us on InstagramTwitterFacebook, or our Customer Gallery on Flickr and you might be featured on our social media! Oh and did we mention you can win a Fat Quarter Shop $100 gift certificate as well? 

To enter our Fat Quarter Style Birthday GIVEAWAY, share with us any of your Fat Quarter Style quilts until August 7, 2015 on any of our social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, & Flickr) and use #fatquarterstyle and #fqsfun. We will pick one random winner on Monday, August 10, 2015. 

Little Joys Quilt Along Week 5: Finishing Pattern

Happy Wednesday! The Little Joys Quilt Along has finally come to an end. We are blown away by all of the support and beautiful blocks you've created for this Quilt Along, and it's time to finish all of your blocks and get quilting! 

Download our Finishing pattern today!

REMINDER: PDF Patterns will only be available from now until August 14, 2015. After that, it will be available separately for purchase at our shop.  

If you are just joining us, we still have a few Little Joys Quilt Kits available in our shop and you can download all of the block patterns here until August 14, 2015.

Thank you so much for joining us, and if you're in the mood for more Christmas projects, join our Winter Wonderland Sew Along starting this Saturday, August 1! 

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Fat Quarter Style Birthday Celebration: Circuit Quilt


It's Fat Quarter Style's Birthday Celebration all week long and we're showing off 12 quilts for 12 days! Our resident quilt staff have sewed up their favorite quilts from the book and we cannot wait to show you.

Today, we're featuring the Circuit quilt. This modern quilt is definitely one of our favorites from the book. It's a great way to play with shapes and fabric placement. 

Our It's Sew Emma Editor, Sarah transformed her Circuit quilt into a tablerunner using the Wanderer collection and Mochi Linen Dots. Can we just say that these colors and textures work so well together to create the look of fire and earth. 


What fabrics would you use for your Circuit quilt? Share your Fat Quarter Style quilts with us on InstagramTwitterFacebook, or our Customer Gallery on Flickr and you might be featured on our social media! Oh and did we mention you can win a Fat Quarter Shop $100 gift certificate as well? 

To enter our Fat Quarter Style Birthday GIVEAWAY, share with us any of your Fat Quarter Style quilts until August 7, 2015 on any of our social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, & Flickr) and use #fatquarterstyle and #fqsfun. We will pick one random winner on Monday, August 10, 2015. 

Keep up with us on the Jolly Jabber for upcoming Fat Quarter Style Quilts. Good luck everyone and stay quilty! 

2015 Summer Book Club: Winter Wonderland

Ho Ho Ho! Happy Summer everyone! It's never too early to start your Christmas projects. That's why we picked Winter Wonderland by Sherri Falls as one of our top picks for the Summer Book Club. Not only will this book bring some Christmas cheer to your hot Summer days, it's also jam packed with adorable Christmas and holiday quilts (including a tree skirt pattern).

Here's a quick peek at what you can expect from this Christmas-tastic book.

And, the best part is that we are hosting a Winter Wonderland Sew Along (or as we like to call it, #verysherrichristmas) starting this Saturday, August 1st, on the blog! We will be sewing the Sleigh Bell Sampler from the book, so for more information, please visit our blog page here

Our quilty staff Deborah sewed up some of her favorite blocks from the sampler with the Santa Claus collection to create this joyful wall hanging! Cute right?

Now for our 2015 BIG BOOK GIVEAWAY! We are giving away a stash of our favorite books and some surprise prizes to one lucky winner. For a chance to win, here is how to enter...
1. Visit our Christmas Collection page and let us know in the comments section of the blog, which fabric collection you're smitten with for your Christmas projects. 
2. Winner will be announced September 1, 2015

Monday, July 27, 2015

Fat Quarter Style Birthday Celebration: Raindrops Quilt


Happy First Birthday Fat Quarter Style! We're talking about the Raindrops quilt today from our Fat Quarter Style book. This quilt is perfect for your favorite solids and tonal fabrics. 

Our resident quilt designer, Jocelyn, sewed up a version with V&Co.'s upcoming Simply Color II collection and Brushed Bella Solids. We love the greens and aquas of this quilt inspired by the Colorado River that runs through Austin, Texas. 

What are you inspired by when making quilts? Show us your Fat Quarter Style quilts on InstagramTwitterFacebook, or our Customer Gallery on Flickr and you might be featured on our social media! Oh and did we mention you can win a Fat Quarter Shop $100 gift certificate as well? 

To enter our Fat Quarter Style Birthday GIVEAWAY, share with us any of your Fat Quarter Style quilts until August 7, 2015 on any of our social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, & Flickr) and use #fatquarterstyle and #fqsfun. We will pick one random winner on Monday, August 10, 2015.