Wednesday, February 10, 2016

FQS & EQ7 Big Block Challenge!

We're helping EQ7 celebrate 25 years by kicking off their yearlong party of contests and giveaways! Using fabrics you've purchased from Fat Quarter Shop, create a big block mini quilt and post your pics on Instagram.

Share your big block mini quilt on Instagram using the hashtag #fqsbigblockchallenge and #EQ25. Don't forget to tag @fatquartershop and @theelectricquiltcompany! You can submit as many entries as you'd like! The contest closes on February 25, 2016 at 9AM CST.

If selected, you will win an Electric Quilt 7!

Electric Quilt has their own contest starting today!! They are giving away a $100 gift certificate to our website. Click on the link below for details and enter to win the GRAND PRIZE!

Monday, February 8, 2016

Be Our Valentine: Projects for Your Loved Ones

Love is in the air and we've gathered our ten favorite Valentine's Day projects for you and your loved one! So who's ready to get sewing?

1. Fold'n Stitch Wreath Sewing Pattern by Poorhouse Quilt Designs
A wreath is great for any occasion, especially Valentine's day! We gave our wreath a little twist by adding Makin' It Cute Heart's Delight Template by Me and My Sister Designs in the center. 

2. Sweet Pea Pods by Lazy Girl Designs
These sweet little things are great for storing your Alphabitties, Binding Clips, or your secret candy stash! 
3. Crushing on You Quilt Kit by Fat Quarter Shop
Show your love with our exclusive Crushing on You Quilt Kit featuring First Crush by Sweetwater for Moda Fabrics. 

4. I Heart You Mini Quilt Pattern by Cluck Cluck Sew
A little bit of love is all we need on Valentine's! 

5. Color My Heart Block by Fat Quarter Shop
A couple of years ago, we created this pattern in honor of National Quilting and Sewing Month, but it translate perfectly for this day of love! 
6. Gathered Heart Pillow by V and Co.
This Gathered Heart Pillow will comfort you during these cold winter months and brighten your room as well!

7. Fabric Covered Notebook with Applique by So Sew Easy
Remind your sweetie how much you love them with this adorable fabric covered notebook project! 

8. Huggable TableTop Pattern by Fat Quarter Shop
Our Huggable Tabletop pattern is great for seasonal decorating. Here is a link to the pattern. You can fussycut your favorite prints and use them as your center blocks! 

9. Bursting Heart Pillow by Blue Susan Makes
We are bursting with love with this pillow!

10. Heart Backpack by Sew Much Ado
We wear our hearts on our sleeves, why not on our backs? This adorable Heart Backpack is a must-have for Valentines! 

Last but not least, all of our Valentine's fabrics are on SALE this week only!

Friday, February 5, 2016

2015 Moda Sampler Shuffle Block - Blocks 27 & 28

Happy Friday everyone! It's time for our Moda Sampler Block Shuffle! This week we are sharing blocks twenty-seven and twenty-eight. We are almost done with this super fun quilt along!

Let's get sewing to our next blocks, by Sweetwater and Kate Spain

Here are Kimberly's blocks using the Eliza's Indigo collection by Betsy Chutchian for Moda Fabrics.
We just love Sarah's blocks using the Basic Mixologie collection by Studio M for Moda Fabrics.

Deborah's blocks look so sweet in the Aria collection by Kate Spain for Moda Fabrics.
Last but not least, here are Cheryl's blocks in Hyde Park for Moda Fabrics. 

Download your block patterns here, and sew along with us using #modasamplershuffle on instagram and twitter. 

Thursday, February 4, 2016

2016 Designer Mystery Block of the Month with Fat Quarter Shop

Hello fellow quilters! We have lots of surprises and fun things planned for your in 2016, including our annual Designer Mystery Block of the Month. Curious about this program? Watch our video trailer to learn more. 

By signing up for our 2016 Designer Mystery Block of the Month program, each month you will receive the fabric and pattern to create one block. We also have the finishing kit and backing set available separately.

Here's a little peek at the quilt...

We cannot wait to grow our floral garden with you! So sign up today! 

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

New Jolly Bar Collections at Fat Quarter Shop

Hello everyone! We wanted to show you the newest Jolly Bar collections and quilt kits available at our shop. If you're unfamiliar with our Jolly Bars, they are our EXCLUSIVE 5" x 10" precut using Moda Fabrics. Each Jolly Bar Precut also comes with a free pattern that you can only get from that Jolly Bar, so collect them all and mix n' match your favorites. Now let's take a look at our newest Jolly Bars!

Enjoy the sweet prints of the Strawberry Twist Quilt featuring Strawberry Fields Revisited by Fig Tree Quilts. 

Follow the Sparrow Tracks Quilt to unlock some quilty cuteness. This lovely quilt features the Gooseberry collection by Lella Boutique. 

Share the love with your sweetie with the Crushing on You Quilt featuring the First Crush collection by Sweetwater. 

With all the winter blues, let the Wind Chimes Quilt take you to the cool breeze and soft colors of spring, featuring the Windermere collection by Brenda Riddle. 

If love modern quilts, then you'll love the Tweed Quilt featuring Basic Mixologie by Studio M. 

Check out more Jolly Bar Precuts and Quilt Kits at our shop today and share your creations on Instagram using #jollybar. 

Monday, February 1, 2016

February 2016 Monthly Picks!

Hello everyone! Here are our February monthly picks, 20% OFF all month long, just for you!
The Art Gallery Pure Elements are so soft and we always have them ready in our stash! 
We are going back to basics with the Precut Primer book by Me and My Sister Designs. This book is a must have for beginners and advanced quilters!

Need a quick project for the valentines on your list? The Sweetpea Pods are so much fun and easy to make!
Our notion of the month is everything girly and sweet packed inside a little box. The It's a Girl Aurifil Thread Set coordinates perfectly with all of our "girl" quilts from the Fat Quarter Baby book.